Information for Applicants

Details of our School Direct 2021/22 courses are listed below.

All applications for teacher training must be submitted through UCAS. UCAS is open for 2021/22 course applications now.

Course List & status


Fees & funding (scholarships & bursaries)
The tuition fee for our 2021/22 courses is £9,250.

There are 3 types of funding available for teacher training & depending on 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

For full details of available funding options for 2021/22 & eligibilty criteria for please see the DfE Get into Teaching website.

Travel requirements
During the course trainees will undertake placements in two of our schools & have to make their own travel arrangements. Please note that whilst we are unable to guarantee exactly which schools trainees will be allocated for their placements, consideration will be given to individual trainee circumstances, home locations & access to travel wherever operationally possible. Trainees will also be required to travel to the university linked to their respective course on a regular basis although sessions bmay be conducted online depending on circumstances at the time (requirements for this vary between universities) & also travel to King James´s School in Knaresborough most Wednesday mornings (September-March) for Professional Studies sessions.

Please see the other pages in this section for details of the qualities the WRA look for in applicants, how to apply for a School Direct place and details of further information.

UCAS have produced some useful videos for applicants & links to them are as follows: