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20/05/22

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Give yourself permission to take breaks during revision. It’s normal to feel worried about exams. But it’s so important to look after yourself. Here are some tips for managing stress. https://t.co/vmW3qUmcQf

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17/05/22

Y8 students attended the 'Kids in IT' day in Feltham. They used technology to draw shapes, working out how to adjust the 'buggy' to improve accuracy. As well as a dragons den style competition to come up with new ideas for Apps https://t.co/cvls76U5PF

16/05/22

Sixth Form Academic Mentor, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/MrOw7Li4Re

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16/05/22

Over 180 Y9s enjoyed their Bronze DofE preparations with Aim High Expeditions learning a variety of skills including map reading, route planning, setting up stoves and tents, and learning what to pack in their rucksacks. https://t.co/mhbyAQGu0x

16/05/22

Best of luck to all our Y11s who start their GCSEs today. Don’t forget your teachers are here if you need any support over the next few weeks. Stay focused but make sure you take time out to relax too!

13/05/22

Teacher of Mathematics, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/0Da6RjnZJQ

13/05/22

Y12 has finished a packed Careers week culminating in a Public Sector event with speakers from the Home and Foreign Offices, NHS, Met Police, Environment and Work & Pensions Offices and TFL. Thank you to all those who gave up their time to impart their wisdom.

http://www.twitter.com/waldegravesch/status/1525085529561341953

13/05/22

Retweetd From AfCLocalOfferKingstonRichmond

Next week re are running two "in person" workshops to talk about SEND independent advice and information services for families in Kingston and Richmond. Please come and join us https://t.co/E4EVveVu94 https://t.co/Dc9E5IdO1D

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11/05/22

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

We all need people in our lives we can turn to when we’re struggling. Being around supportive people you trust can really help your mental health. This is 1 of the strategies we're highlighting this 👉https://t.co/6F20y73bZ3 https://t.co/Hq31pIIvDJ

10/05/22

Teacher of PE, Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/RcOvtBDV2i

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10/05/22

Retweetd From Anna Freud NCCF

This , we're sharing resources to tackle feelings of . We're often kinder to others than we are to ourselves, but being kind to yourself is important for your wellbeing. This is 1 of 94 self-care strategies👉 https://t.co/6F20y73bZ3 https://t.co/siZdsWzZHh

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10/05/22

Thanks to everyone who helped out at our Sixth Form Apprenticeship Day. Students gained valuable insights & are excited about the opportunities open to them. https://t.co/uzN9Hj210F

09/05/22

Come and support our at the Spring Fling Party on Friday 20 May. Tickets via ParentPay £5 now! Entertainment by THE JAM FACTORY and supporting acts who will rock the school with a 'heady fusion of rock, pop & blues.' Door and bar open at 7pm, bands around 7.30.

09/05/22

Y7 has been hard at work fundraising for including sponsored silences, extra household chores & weeding. As a thank you, students enjoyed a Zumba dance class on Friday afternoon which they all thoroughly enjoyed! There is still time to donate: https://t.co/Fz8yTQ199g

06/05/22

Head of PE, Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/DD8fPh4tx2

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06/05/22

Retweetd From Knights Basketball

🏀🥈NATIONAL RUNNERS-UP 🥈🏀 U16 Girls Head Coach Isaac Omirin Read the full weekend round-up by Richmond Knights founder James Merchant Live link in bio or below ⬇️ https://t.co/yTcfuy0nZI Graphic Design Brandeer https://t.co/Glaq7TaPIY

05/05/22

Retweetd From Sarah ButtonStephens

Very proud to have launched our appeal. With an education, girls will be fearless, successful, happy…girls will be whatever they want to be. Donate to the appeal now and the UK government will double all donations: https://t.co/Iqwnmy9Jyv

05/05/22

Teaching Assistant (Permanent), Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/RLXPhWkQvp

05/05/22

Head of PDC (Personal Development Curriculum), Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/qdlAdYqYJi

Training Bursaries and Scholarships

You may be eligible for a teaching bursary or scholarship when training to teach.

These are tax-free amounts of money you receive to train in certain subjects. You do not need to pay them back.

You’ll need a first, 2:1, 2:2 degree or a PhD or master’s degree to be eligible for a bursary, as well as meeting the bursary scheme’s individual terms and conditions.

Find out more about your eligibility for teaching bursaries

For a scholarship, each professional scholarship body sets its own criteria. These bodies include:

Check which subjects have bursaries and scholarships

Teaching bursaries and scholarships are only available for the subjects listed below. You cannot receive both a teaching bursary and a scholarship.

Subject Bursary Scholarship
Biology £10,000  
Chemistry £24,000 £26,000
Computing £24,000 £26,000
Design and technology £15,000  
Geography £15,000  
Languages
(including ancient languages)
£15,000  
Maths £24,000 £26,000
Physics £24,000 £26,000

 

Maths Teacher Training Scholarships

If you have a passion for mathematics, want to inspire future generations of mathematicians and have a desire to teach, then apply for a Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship. 

The Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships is awarding up to 270 Scholarships to talented individuals with strong mathematics knowledge, have the potential to be an inspirational teacher and who will be commencing a mathematics teacher training course in 2022/23. 

Along with a £26K tax-free bursary during your teacher training year, a Maths Scholarship also comes with a package of support which includes; two years free membership of professional bodies; access to superb professional resources and invitations to exclusive CPD and networking events.

Are you Eligible to apply?

To apply for a Maths Scholarship, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • You are eligible for student finance (please see the eligibility section of our FAQ page for more information)
  • You have, or are expected to achieve:
    • A first or 2:1 undergraduate degree, or a postgraduate degree (MSc, MRes, MPhil or PhD), or;
    • A 2:2 undergraduate degree, and also have significant relevant experience.
  • You meet one of the following:
    • Have, or are studying for, a degree with strong mathematical content (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering.)
    • Have a degree with strong mathematical content and will complete, or have completed, a Maths Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course of any duration prior to September 2022.
    • Have a non-mathematical degree and will complete, or have completed, a Maths SKE course of a minimum of 20 weeks in duration prior to September 2022.
    • Have a non-mathematical degree with extensive mathematical professional experience.
  • Secure a training place on an eligible secondary mathematics PGCE or unsalaried School Direct course in England which leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) status for the 2022/23 academic year.

Want to find out more?

Come along to one of our webinars where the Maths Scholarships Team will be live, talking about the Scheme and answering all your burning questions such as: how it is different to the government’s normal bursary for initial teacher training; what additional benefits do Maths Scholars receive as part of the Maths Scholarship; how can the Scheme help an ITT trainee during their initial teacher training year.

We will also be joined by a representative from an outstanding teacher training provider who will answer any questions concerning the process of applying to teacher training.  Please note that this advice is provided independently of any provider.

To sign up to a webinar, email scholarships@ima.org.uk with your preferred date from the following list:

  • Monday 13 December 7.30-8.30pm
  • Tuesday 25 January 2022 10.30-11.30am
  • Thursday 10 March 2022 2-3pm
  • Saturday 9 April 2022 9.30-10.30am
When are we Opening/Closing Applications?

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Interested?

In the meantime, more information about the Maths Scholarship can be found on our website, including full details of the application process.  We want to help you through the process of applying so you will also find blogs on how to submit a successful application, and writing a personal statement.  We also have blogs by our current, and past, Maths Scholars talking about their experiences as a mathematics trainee teacher or as a Maths Scholar.

BCS Computing Teacher Training Scholarship Programme

We’re pleased to announce that applications for this year’s BCS Computing Teacher Training Scholarship Programme are open, offering successful applicants £26,000 tax free funding.

Along with tax free funding scholars also receive support and guidance from subject matter experts through webinars, workshops, and other CPD.

We also offer a coaching programme that scholars can access throughout their training year.

Please see the Computing Scholarships and Scholar Benefits leaflets for further information.

Institute of Physics Teacher Training Scholarships

We'd like to remind you about the IOP Teacher Training Scholarship which we are awarding to 175 individuals looking to train to become a physics teacher. There are still spaces left, please visit www.iop.org/scholarships for further information and to apply.

The scholarship offers a range of benefits, including invitations to online CPD workshops to help scholars develop their teaching skills. This year we are arranging our first in-person workshop in over two years, at the National Space Centre in Leicester. 

The final scholarship application deadline is on 18 July 2022.

Webinars
We are also running a series of free webinars where we answer questions about physics teaching and the IOP Teacher Training Scholarship.