How to Apply

We are continuing to recruit for our Teacher Training Programmes

To apply for our Primary Teacher Training Programme, please visit the Teacher Training Portal and search for Redhill Primary Teacher Training’. Here you will find full information on the course we offer and how to apply via UCAS.


Who are we looking for?

We are seeking high quality, reflective graduates with a commitment to learning and a passion for education to begin training in September.

In order to apply for a place on School Direct, you must have:

▪ A good UK honours degree or equivalent: preferably a minimum of 2.1 in a subject which can be related to the Primary National Curriculum (you may still apply if your degree is still pending but must provide proof of your award prior to commencement of the training).

▪ GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at minimum grade C / 4+ or equivalent (you may still apply if these results are pending but must have them before starting to train with us.

▪ Disclosure and Barring Service and Prohibition Order checks.

If you studied outside of the UK, you should visit the National Academic Recognition Centre (NARIC) website to find out whether your qualifications are of an equivalent level to UK GCSEs, A levels and an undergraduate degree.

The School Direct Training Programme focuses on developing teaching skills. You should have a strong understanding of maths and English before you start training. Candidates applying for initial teaching training (ITT) are no longer required to have passed the literacy and numeracy professional skills tests before starting teacher training.


School Direct Training Programme: You will need to pay tuition fees to cover the cost of your course.

Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeships: You will be paid a salary by the school in which you train. This salary will be in line with the unqualified teacher pay ranges if you are employed by a local authority maintained school, or at the advertised rate at an academy. You will not be eligible for a training bursary.

Student finance

All candidates from the EU are eligible for a tuition fee loan. In addition, candidates from the UK can also apply for a means-tested maintenance grant and a maintenance loan. offers further information about student finance, including a finance calculator to help estimate the grants and loans that may be available to you.

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