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  • Teacher Training


    For details about eligibility of becoming a trainee teacher, please click on the following links:

    DFE website -
    Benfleet Teaching School Website -
    Essex and Thames SCITT -  


    For further information, please click on the additional attachments at the bottom of this page.

    Bursaries for teacher trainees

    Below are the bursaries available for teacher training (2022 to 2023):

    -  £24,000 in Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics and Physics

    -  £15,000 in Design and Technology, Geography and Languages (including Ancient Languages)

    -  £10,000 in Biology


    "St Bernard’s is a great school, the staff are very helpful, and they give us various opportunities to help us throughout all of our school years".

    — Year 10 Student