As a secondary school teacher, you can inspire young minds with your enthusiasm and passion in teaching your preferred subject. If you don’t have a relevant degree or need to refresh your knowledge you could complete a fully funded subject knowledge enhancement course (SKE) before starting your training.

You can use this section to find out more about the different subjects you can teach.


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Subjects and funding

CESET providers and schools can offer training in a range of subjects.

Some subjects are particular priorities for schools. As a result, you’ll find there is a lot of support available to help you get into the classroom; from generous tax-free bursaries or scholarships to extra support during the application process.

  • Priority subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Languages, Computing, Biology, Geography

Other subjects include:

  • English, Music, Design & Technology, Religious Education, Drama, Dance, Art & Design, PE, Business Studies, History, Citizenship.

These subjects are very popular and teacher training places tend to fill up quickly.

If you choose to train via school-led School Direct route you could earn a salary while you train. Student loans could also be available to support you while you study and in some cases you may be eligible for a bursary. Visit the Get Into Teaching website for the latest funding information.

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