TSST Physics 2018 - 2019

FREE COURSE! 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. 

The Herts and Bucks TSA are running another Physics TSST programme for the fourth year in 2018 / 2019. The course is aimed at teachers with QTS who are already teaching or plan to teach some physics at secondary/FE level. The course is also suitable for those returning to teaching after a career break.

For teachers meeting the criteria, this course is FREE through funding provided by the government. 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 

About the Course 

Ideal For

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

Venue: St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood WD3 6EW

Cost: FREE for all eligible participants 

  • Allows you to teach Physics confidently up to GCSE 
  • The course draws 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 2018 / 2019

  • Tuesday 16th October 2018
  • Thursday 15th November 2018
  • Wednesday 16th January 2019
  • Tuesday 19th March 2019
  • Tuesday 4th June 2019

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 

For further information or to apply, please email:

Our funding relies on each teacher completing the five full days training which is why we ask schools for a £250 deposit. This will be returned on their completion of the course.

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