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/EU students  (Fees quoted for the 2020-21 academic year).

Reading University offers students the option to study for QTS only at a cost of £7,500.

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


Up to £26,000 is available in many subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Modern Foreign Languages, Computing, Geography, Biology, Maths, English, Design and Technology, History and Music   For further details about these Bursaries please visit the DFE teacher training funding website.


Scholarships may be available for trainees in Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Languages, Computing and Geography.  These are instead of the standard Bursaries and range from £22,000 to £28,000.  For more information please visit the DFE Website Scholarships.  Full eligibility criteria and application details are available on the following websites: Institute of Mathematics, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, BCS, Royal Geographical Society, and the British Council.  



About Us

Teach Maidenhead is the foremost teacher training provider west of London. We provide up to 60 unsalaried secondary School Direct places. Our teacher training courses are organised in conjunction with The University of Reading.





Phone: 01628 625308 (Ext 129)

Email: info@teachmaidenhead.co.uk

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


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