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This is what strength and grace looks like. 💪🏻🌟👇🏻


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Our Parents Helpline experts share their advice for supporting a child returning to school after lockdown.


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Up to 70% of children and young people who are sexually exploited go missing or run away. All children and young people who go missing or run away need urgent help. Missing children should be reported to the police.


We are wishing our brilliant speaker Siena the best of luck for tonight’s quarter final


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Here's our programme for tonight's Digital Final Good luck everyone!


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No child should go hungry. I welcomed the Government’s U-turn to provide free school meal vouchers over the summer but thousands of eligible children aren’t registered. It’s crucial that families get this information and register by 10 July. Please share:


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Updated, inclusive Relationships & Sex Education makes a real difference to health and wellbeing. We're supporting


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We believe sex and relationships education is vital for young people. From September, children in the UK will be taught how to recognise what constitutes abuse or inappropriate behaviour and how to raise any worries or concerns with a trusted adult.


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Our confidential helpline is open for anyone with a concern about child sexual abuse. If you don't have anyone to talk to, you can talk to us. ☎️: 0808 1000 900 💻:


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One in seven children and young people under the age of 18 will have lived with domestic violence at some point in their childhood. If you are worried about a child, please speak to a professional by calling 020 8547 5008.


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It's and all around the country there are lots of great ideas of activities for children to celebrate, understand and explore this important day - here are a few we've seen


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What a great idea for age appropriate learning to help children understand why the campaign is necessary


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Child safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Watch this video and make sure you report any concerns so that we .


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Extended periods of stress can cause someone to experience suicidal thoughts. If you are worried about someone you know, find out how you can help them.


This sounds fantastic! Let’s get some Waldegrave students involved!


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As many as 1 in 5 children and young people experience domestic abuse. Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. If you see or hear something, report it by calling 020 8547 5008.


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Well done to our GC students who took part in the Virtual LYG last week. Richmond are currently 2nd in the south and 9th overall! More info on how to take part to follow. Working with &


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Fantastic effort by our Richmond Schools! Let’s do even better this week!


Our first Year 10 have arrived 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Training Bursaries and Scholarships

There are three types of funding available for teacher training - depending on your circumstances, you could receive all three:

  1. Tax-free bursary or scholarship
  2. Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan
  3. Additional financial support if you’re a parent or have a disability

An overview of the bursaries and scholarships available can be found in the on the Get into Teaching Website. You'll need a first, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Master's to be eligible for a bursary or scholarship. Further information on tuition fee and maintenance loans and additional financial support can be found on the funding my training page.

Funding by subject

With tax-free funding available while you train to teach, it’s a great time to think about joining the profession. Different subjects attract varying levels of funding,

Your eligibility for financial support, and the amount you can expect to receive, will depend on the subject you choose to teach and your degree classification or highest relevant academic qualification.

Priority subjects include PhysicsMathsChemistryComputingLanguagesBiology and Geography.

Bursaries are also available in a number of other subjects: English, Design & TechnologyHistoryREMusicArt & Design, Drama and Business Studies.

Your eligibility for financial support, and the amount you can expect to receive, will depend on the subject you choose to teach and your degree classification or highest relevant academic qualification.

Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships - Now open

Teaching mathematics in secondary schools is exciting and dynamic. You can make a real difference at every level – even while completing your initial teacher training.

If you’ve got a love of mathematics, a desire to teach and the potential to be an inspirational teacher, then you can apply for a Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship.  You could receive £34,000 to teach mathematics - a £28,000 tax-free scholarship to support you while you train and a further £6,000 after tax once in teaching.

If you have what we’re looking for in a Maths Scholar, then we want you to apply!  Applications for the Maths Teacher Training Scholarship open on Friday 11 October 2019 and are made via the online application form on the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships website.

Benefits of a Maths Scholarship

In addition to the tax-free bursary and early-career payments*, you will receive:

  • Two years free membership of professional bodies
  • Access to superb professional resources
  • Invitations to CPD events arranged, and run, by specialists in maths education.  Have a look at this blog by a Scholar and find out why he was asked to bring a Pringles tube to a maths conference…
  • Keep abreast with developments in maths, education and teaching
  • Membership of a like-minded and passionate community of Maths enthusiasts
  • Recognition of your potential to boost your confidence
  • Looks good on your CV!

* You’ll receive three additional early-career payments of £2k each in your second, third and fourth year of teaching - enhancements to these payments are available if you teach in specified areas in England. You must have taught in a state-funded school in England since completing your teacher training course. View the full terms and conditions.

Maths Scholarship Criteria

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

  • You are a UK/EU citizen and have also been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years.
  • 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 2020.
  • 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 2020.
  • Have a non-mathematical degree with extensive mathematical professional experience.
  • Secure a training place on an eligible Secondary Mathematics PGCE or unsalaried School Direct mathematics course in England which leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) status for the 2020/21 academic year.


More information about the Maths Scholarship can be found on our website, including details of the application process.  Visit the News section of the Maths Scholarships website to find other blogs by current Scholars about how they are finding the first few weeks of the initial teacher training.

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.

In previous years, we have received an overwhelming number of applications to the Maths Scholarships which led to the Scheme closing earlier than expected. Should this happen again, then we will close early so follow us on social media to stay up to date; TwitterFacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.  If you would like to join our mailing list, then drop us an email at

Application close on Monday 6 July 2020, and we also advise you not to leave submitting your application until nearer the closing date.

We look forward to receiving your application!

The Maths Scholarships Team

Royal Society of Chemistry Scholarships

We are awarding £28,000 tax-free funding to 130 talented individuals entering chemistry teacher training in England in the 2020/21 academic year.

Applications open on 31 October 2019 and will close on 26 July 2020. We run a rolling application process, however 26 July 2020 is the final date for applications for the next academic year. You can apply at any time in the year, but remember the number of scholarships we can award is limited, so it may benefit you to apply earlier.

Our Initial Teacher Training Scholarship scheme is run in partnership with the Department of Education.