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She was a truly remarkable woman and an unforgettable part of Waldegrave. Thank you for sharing this memory ❤️


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This beautiful moment from Waldegrave Chamber Choir in Sunday, competing in


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Please RT Mindfulness in Schools Project are offering daily Mindfulness drop-in sessions - access the link from here:


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Any students at home make sure you enter our competition


Teacher of Biology, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames


Teacher of PE, Waldegrave School, Richmond upon Thames


For information about the school’s current situation regarding COVID-19, please check the school website


Key Stage 3 & 4 teams competing at the London Youth Games dance competition at the Copperbox. Fantastic performances 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


Before & after shots of our 6th form girls’ rugby team. Muddy & happy! Well played girls! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


Our students loved it & found it really useful. Thank you so much! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


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Well done to for an aca-mazing performance at the Pitch Perfect acapella contest tonight. Had a great time attending on behalf of .


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Great to see the partnership between and Hampton flourishing 👏👏


We were so proud to see the culmination of many months of hard work by our talented performers. What a fantastic performance! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


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Fab first night for the The Wizard of Oz starring young actors from Hampton and . This is the 9th co-production between our two schools. See below from the first show, The Diary of Anne Frank (2012). Recognise anyone?


Some of our fantastic career speed interviewers. Thanks everyone


On Friday 7 Feb, School was abuzz to the sound of careers for Year 9’s Speed Networking Event. A huge thank you to fantastic volunteers who informed and inspired students on a diverse range of careers. Now Y9 know their actuary from their architect. A truly inspiring morning.


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Today is . Together we must to challenge prejudice and hatred, and work towards a better future. Watch and share our film for .


Students marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and stood together for


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Well done ⁦⁩ Chamber Choir - through to the finals 👏


Absolutely! Thanks Silvia for all your work with us this year 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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.