TSST Physics 2020 - 2021

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 the Physics TSST programme for the sixth year in 2020 / 2021. 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 to teach Key Stage 3 and 4.

Venue: St Clement Danes School, Chorleywood WD3 6EW

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 2020 / 2021

  • Monday 12th October 2020
  • Monday 11th January 2021
  • Monday 8th February 2021
  • Monday 15th March 2021
  • Monday 26th April 2021

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: