School Direct

TESLA Teaching School Alliance is delighted to be able to offer initial teacher training places across primary and secondary phases, in a range of subjects, through the Teaching Agency’s scheme School Direct.

All of our School Direct courses result in a PGCE qualification, and QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

We train future teachers in primary education, including those who wish to specialise in Early Years or Maths. Secondary subjects available across the TESLA Teaching School Alliance include: Art & Design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Dance, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages (including Mandarin), Music, PE, Physics, Religious Studies, and Technology.

We have established partnerships with accredited ITT providers, in order to provide the very best support and choice for future teachers:

  • The Institute of Education
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Chichester
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Brighton
  • The Royal Academy of Dance

We have an excellent track record of success with teachers of the future. Our vision is to recruit the highest quality candidates and ensure an outstanding quality of training, in order to ensure the highest quality professionals are at work within our schools. Our package of continuing professional development throughout the NQT and RQT years, and beyond, ensures that our teachers remain at the cutting edge of pedagogical innovation.

To apply and find details on available placements for the coming academic year, please visit the UCAS Teacher Training website and search for lead school ‘Bohunt’. For more information or to ask any questions please email