School Direct Route (Tuition Fee)

School Direct Route (Tuition Fee)

As a school direct trainee you have an opportunity to be more specific about where you would like to train and potentially work as a newly qualified teacher.

As a school direct trainee you are able to select a lead school where you will spend the majority of the year working within that school and their locally based cluster schools. 

Although your training is based in a school, they’re not your employers, and your training will be the same as a provider led place. You’ll pay fees, but you might be eligible for funding through tuition fee loans or training bursaries.

The school direct lead schools are:

Durham Teaching School Alliance at Prince Bishops Community Primary School Federation of Abbey Schools Swaledale Teaching School Alliance at Richmond Methodist Primary School

Gibson Street
Coundon Grange
Bishop Auckland DL14 8DY

Abbey Road

Darlington Road
DL10 7BH