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  • Teacher Training


    For details about eligibility of becoming a trainee teacher, please click on the following links:

    DFE website -
    Benfleet Teaching School Website -
    Essex and Thames SCITT -  


    For further information, please click on the additional attachments at the bottom of this page.

    Bursaries for teacher trainees

    Below are the bursaries available for teacher training (2022 to 2023):

    -  £24,000 in Chemistry, Computing, Mathematics and Physics

    -  £15,000 in Design and Technology, Geography and Languages (including Ancient Languages)

    -  £10,000 in Biology


    "The opportunities, experiences and memories St Bernard's have created will stay with me forever, the students and the staff complete the experience, I’m really proud to be part of this school community". 

    — Anna (Head Student, Year 13)