Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

In line with other teacher training providers offering both QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate of Education), the fees for Teach Maidenhead courses are £9,250 for UK students  (Fees quoted for the 2021-22 academic year).

Reading University offers students the option to study for QTS only at a cost of £2,500. More details can be found under University of Reading Assessment only QTS

Fees are to be paid to the relevant training institute upon commencement of the course. Trainees are eligible for student loans to cover the fees, and also for maintenance loans, ranging from £6,900 to £10,700. Further details regarding eligibility can be found under Student Finance on the Government website and on the following websites depending on where you are coming from in the UK. 

Student Finance - For students in England

Student Finance Wales - For students coming from Wales

Student Awards Agency for Scotland - For students coming from Scotland

Student Finance NI - For students coming from Northern Ireland


Tax-free bursaries are available for the following subjects:

Chemistry, Computing, Maths and Physics - £24,000

Languages - £15,000 (for Teach Maidenhead you must be able to train to teach two out of three of the following languages - Spanish, French or German)

Design & Technology and Geography - £15,000

Biology - £10,000

For further details about these Bursaries please visit the DFE teacher training funding website.


Scholarships of £26,000 are awarded to the most gifted trainees in chemistry, computing, maths and physics in partnership with the professional subject associations. Scholarships are awarded in place of a bursary and the relevant professional bodies set their own eligibility criteria.

Full eligibility criteria and application details are available on the following websites: Institute of Mathematics & its applications, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, and the British Council.  

For more information please visit the DFE Website Scholarships.



About Us

Teach Maidenhead is the foremost teacher training provider west of London. We provide unsalaried secondary School Direct places. Our teacher training courses are organised in conjunction with The University of Reading.





Phone: 01628 625308 (Ext 129)

Email: debbie.harding@furzeplatt.net

Address: Teach Maidenhead, Furze Platt Senior School, Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ


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