TSST Physics

Train to become a Physics Specialist with Teacher Subject Specialist Training (TSST) 

The purpose of this training is to improve the subject knowledge of non-specialist and returning teachers. It will increase the number of hours taught by offering school-led teacher subject specialism training opportunities. 

This training is delivered FREE to participants. This includes: 

  • non-specialist teachers who could potentially teach a relevant subject in addition to their main subject 
  • non-specialist teachers who are currently teaching a relevant subject either full-time or in addition to their specialist subject 
  • teachers looking to return to the profession 

The Herts and Bucks TSA are running Physics TSST training for the second year 2016 / 2017

About the Course 

Ideal For

Secondary teachers or Primary teachers to teach cross phase 
Key Stage: KS3 and KS4


St Clement Danes School



  • Each of the two courses prepare non-specialists to teach Physics confidently up to GCSE 
  • The courses draw upon up-to-date research to improve subject knowledge, pedagogy and practical skills 
  • The training will blend 5 face-to-face days with guided independent learning and online support

Dates for 2016 / 2017

  • Tuesday 18th Oct.
  • Monday 28th Nov.
  • Wednesday 25th Jan.
  • Thursday 2nd March
  • Friday 30th June 

Outcomes for Participants

  • Wider teaching opportunities 
  • Improved overall quality of teaching and learning in your lessons 
  • Extension of your subject knowledge and the opportunity to learn and develop skills with others from schools across the region 

Outcomes for Schools 

  • Improved quality of teaching and learning in Physics lessons 
  • Measurable improvement of Physics provision within the school 
  • Greater flexibility of staffing for example . . . 

. . . an opening up of opportunities for the Science department to run separate sciences at KS4 

Book your Place

For further information or to apply for either course please email:

This programme is free but missed sessions will be charged to your school at £150 to ensure that the course is completed and you are fully committed.