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26/09/22

Tackling a famous Dürrenmatt novel was of course ´gar kein problem´ for hard-working A-Level German students. Their in-depth analysis display is ‘ganz wunderbar’ taking pride of place in our busy MFL department ürrenmatt https://t.co/2XNTxE2YBr

23/09/22

Has your child had a growth spurt over the summer? That school jumper looking a bit worse for wear? Stock up on quality pre-loved uniform at the sale: in school on Saturday 24 September 10am-12pm. Got something to donate-we're happy to accept clean, quality items.

21/09/22

Teacher of Computer Science, Waldegrave School, Twickenham https://t.co/gXtsXiy75n

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21/09/22

Another successfully completed school improvement project - thank you to who have done a magnificent job of fitting these new windows! https://t.co/UP0r5KcefZ

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16/09/22

Team building on the Thames? What better way to start Y7! Thank you to and Thames Young Mariners for the kayaking, raft building and other fun activities. By the end of next week over 200 Waldegrave girls will have taken part. https://t.co/ysEiypOHGl

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13/09/22

Retweetd From AfCLocalOfferKingstonRichmond

Places are filling up on the SEND Futures conference on 12 October. Join us if you are the parent or carer of a child or young person with special educational needs and or a disability in Kingston or Richmond. https://t.co/PFHUfNtJxu https://t.co/oBuHQPT26n

13/09/22

Teacher of Science, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames https://t.co/DfNHwwUF3v

13/09/22

Retweetd From Department for Education

Monday 19th September will be a Bank Holiday to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral. Schools and colleges will be closed for the Bank Holiday. https://t.co/T3DtHiBKgp

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12/09/22

Retweetd From Safer Schools

We have recently been made aware of a phishing scam circulating popular messaging app WhatsApp, known as the 'Hi Mum' scam. We encourage you to read our article for guidance on identifying phishing scams and how to deal with them if you have been targeted: https://t.co/oxx04dp9cm https://t.co/OwLo8sCzmw

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09/09/22

All at Waldegrave are commemorating the remarkable life and mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today. We are taking time to reflect on her resilience and sense of duty, in special assemblies, and thinking of her family in their grief. Rest in Peace Ma’am. https://t.co/uD5LfhuOTl

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06/09/22

Here is a sneak peek inside our lovely new Sixth Form Learning Centre. A huge thank you to and Woodland Commercial Ltd for their astounding work in bringing this together in time for the new school year. Students are excited to start using their new study zone! https://t.co/jDyQFLompx

05/09/22

A big thank you to - our new signs looks fantastic! Navigating around school is so much easier for students, staff and visitors https://t.co/91KpHshTjj

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05/09/22

A warm welcome to our new Y7s who started with us today! The students spent the day doing ice breaker games to get to know each other and a treasure hunt to familiarise themselves with the school. They all left with happy smiles! https://t.co/UKEun9wHhl

25/08/22

Retweetd From Kingston&RichmondEBP

Best of luck to all students getting their results today!! Remember that doing your best is always enough 🥇 & don’t forget… if you would like support with employment/further education after finishing school, including with maths & English, feel free to get in touch! 📚

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22/08/22

Retweetd From AfCinfoKingstonRichmond

Worried about your results or have you not achieved the qualifications you hoped for? Our exam support helpline is open, speak to one of careers advisers about your concerns. For more information please visit our webpage: https://t.co/EuUJeIP9mb ☎️ https://t.co/tvYuAne6IM

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18/08/22

Retweetd From AfCinfoKingstonRichmond

Not achieved the grades you'd hoped for this summer? Our exam support helpline is now open. The helpline will be open from 18 to 31 August 2022. For more information please visit our webpage: https://t.co/EuUJeIP9mb ☎️ https://t.co/qXqcM3ZuhQ

18/08/22

Absolutely! We didn’t have permission to name her until just now but thoroughly deserved!

18/08/22

Record number of students accepted to Oxbridge this year: Tomi, Florence, Emily, Ella, Silvia, Arden, Amalia, Lili (Oxford), Poppy (Cambridge). Also congrats to Milly & Flora (Medicine), Amelie & Bryony (Veterinary Science), Allegra (Unilever apprenticeship). Well done!

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18/08/22

A fantastic set of A Level results: 24% A*, 53% A*/A, and 80% A-B. We couldn’t be more proud of each and every one of our students! A true demonstration of their academic ability and resilience. https://t.co/OOt1cqItta

14/08/22

Retweetd From Sport In Richmond

We're looking for athletes aged 11 to 17 who live and go to school in to represent Richmond in the TCS Mini London Marathon Championship event on 1st October 2022. Find out how you can apply to be part of our team: https://t.co/3oWmQbwx7r

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.