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Pimlico-London SCITT

The Pimlico-London SCITT

Finance and Benefits


Tuition Fee Payments

The tuition fee for the year is £9,250.

If you are applying for a loan from the Student Loans Company, your tuition fees will be paid automatically to us and you will pay them back, according to a pre-determined schedule, once you are employed and earning over the minimum salary threshold.

If you are not applying for a tuition fee loan then you will need to pay your tuition fees directly to us. We ask for this in 4 instalments, making it easier for you to pay.



The tuition fee is the same for international applicants. However, all applicants must have the right to work / study in the UK in order to qualify for our programme.


Government Bursaries

Most applicants applying for many of our secondary subjects through our fee-paying route are eligible for bursaries of up to £34,000 through the Department for Education. If your subject is eligible, and we offer you a place, you would receive a tax-free sum of money paid in ten monthly instalments throughout the year from October to July.

Click the link below to find the full list of bursaries on the Get into Teaching website and to read their terms and conditions.


Subject Scholarships

Scholarships are also available from several public bodies for applicants of Modern Languages, Physics, Chemistry, Computing and Geography. These prestigious awards top up the government bursaries and also provide other training benefits. You would receive this amount in 10 instalments from October to July of your training year.

In addition, for Modern Languages, Maths, Physics and Chemistry you would also receive an early careers payment of £6,000. This would be paid to you in instalments over the three years after you have successfully completed your teacher training course, provided that you are still teaching your subject in the UK.

They are aimed at high quality graduates with a 2:1 or above, who are passionate about their subject and have the potential to be inspirational teachers. Once you have secured a place with us, you would be able to apply for a Scholarship through one of these institutions. You will go through their rigorous application process to secure additional funding.

Please see details of these scholarships below.

Subject Institution Scholarship Amount
Modern Languages British Council £34,000 (£28,000 within your initial teacher training year)
Physics The Institute of Physics £34,000 (£28,000 within your initial teacher training year)
Chemistry Royal Society of Chemistry £34,000 (£28,000 within your initial teacher training year)
Computing The Chartered Institute for IT £28,000
Geography Royal Geographical Society £17,000
Maths Institute of Mathematics and its Applications £32,000 (£28,000 within your initial teacher training year)


If you are interested in applying for one of these subject scholarships, early application is strongly encouraged.



For all subjects, candidates applying through our tuition-fee routes through UCAS have the opportunity to apply for our Future Teach Scholarship. Future Teach Scholarships are awarded to candidates with exceptional subject knowledge, and strong academic qualifications. They can be awarded in any subject.

Candidates who are successful in securing a Future Teach Scholarship will receive a top-up of their government bursary up to £29,000 and will also have their £9,250 tuition fee paid for.

If you are interested in applying for the Future Teach Scholarship, early applications are encouraged.

Find out more about the Future Teach Scholarship.


Student Loans

You may be eligible for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of tuition fees which are £9,250. Such loans are available through Student Finance England. You can apply for a loan if you are on one of our fee-paying routes.

If you are applying for a loan from the Student Loans Company, your tuition fees will be paid automatically to us. You will pay back the loan, according to a pre-determined schedule, once you are employed and earning over the minimum salary threshold.

More information on the tuition fee loan can be found below.

Depending on your personal financial circumstances, you may also be eligible for a maintenance loan to contribute towards your costs of living. This is means-tested and will be completely individualised to each applicant. This is paid termly, at the start of each term, by the Student Loans Company.

Click here for more information.


Apprenticeship Route

If you are applying for our Apprenticeship route you could receive the salary of an unqualified teacher pay scale, which could be up to £32,515. Your school will pay your £9,250 tuition fee.

Click the link below to find out more about our different routes.

Find out about the salary available for unqualified teachers.


A future career with Future Academies

We look to recruit teachers with depth of subject knowledge, intelligence, courage and energy. Career progression at Future Academies depends upon what you do and what you know rather than length of service.

We are keen to have our SCITT trainees stay on with us once you have finished your training year, dependent on vacancies.



All candidates who are offered a place on our course and are placed in one of our schools in Future Academies have the opportunity to register an interest in renting one of our rooms. Rooms in our accommodation are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Contact Details


Teacher Training

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Future Training

Pimlico Academy, Lupus Street, London SW1V 3AT
Tel: 020 7802 3455