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Teacher Training 2023-24

Aylesbury Grammar School  is proud to be in partnership with the Astra School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider (SCITT), an innovative, Ofsted Outstanding and non-profit organisation which provides outstanding training opportunities for new entrants into the teaching profession.The Astra SCITT is part of the Astra Teaching School Hub, accredited by the DfE as one of only 87 Hubs in the country to offer the ‘golden thread’ of training and support for teachers at all stages of their career.

Astra is currently recruiting Primary and Secondary trainees in the following subjects/phases across over 50 local selective, non-selective, primary and special schools for 2023-24: Art; Biology; Business; Economics with Business; Chemistry; Computer Science; Drama; English; Geography; History; Maths; Modern Foreign Languages; Music; PE; Physics; RE; Primary; Primary with Maths.  Some part time routes are also available.

For 2023, the following bursary-led / unsalaried training places are available at Aylesbury Grammar School:

Art & Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, MFL French, MFL German, Music, PE, Physics

More information can be found on the DfE train to teach portal, as well as the Astra website, and applications can be made via DfE Apply.

You may qualify for a generous bursary to train!

To find out more, follow Astra on Twitter http://twitter.com/@astra_hub

visit www.astra-alliance.com, email at hello@astra-alliance.com or contact Aylesbury Grammar School directly.  (Vanessa Beckley vbeckley@cheapcialissupport.com)