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TSST Offer

TSST Physics 2018 - 2019

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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. 

New River Teaching Alliance will deliver a Physics TSST programme 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:

Teachers with a passion for Physics, Secondary or Primary teachers to teach cross phase 

Key Stage

KS3 and KS4


Alexandra Park School



  • Allows you 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 6 face-to-face days with guided independent learning and online support
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 . . . opening up of opportunities for the Science department to run separate sciences at KS4

Please contact to express interest or with any questions.