Skip to content ↓

School Direct Tuition Fee - QTS

The Tuition Fee programme is a fee-paying programme open to graduates and leads to the award of QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).  

As a primary provider our programme covers the 5 - 11 age phase and you will be assessed within either the 5 - 9 age range  (covering early years, key stage one and lower key stage two), 5 - 11 age range (covering key stages one and two) or 7 - 11 (key stage two).


  • Award of QTS
  • £8,680 tuition fees (2022-2023)
  • Student loan available to cover fees and maintenance (repayable when employed)
  • Gradual increase of teaching hours over a year
  • Weekly professional studies sessions
  • Expectation of employment within the partnership

Am I eligible?

We are looking for people with the desire and passion to challenge and inspire children. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, resilience, and determination are essential qualities.

To apply for a place on our School Direct Tuition Fee programme you will need to meet the statutory entry requirements.

Use our checklist below:

GCSE passes or equivalent, at grade 4 (previously grade C) or above in English, maths and science
A degree or equivalent international qualification... click here to see the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) entry criteria


South Farnham SCITT is committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young children.