Teacher Training With Essex School Direct

Our Programmes

Find out about the wide range of programmes that we have to offer.


Thinking of applying for teacher training? Log onto our virtual information event on 30th November to find out more!

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Applications to train with us at Essex School Direct in Sept 2022 are now open.

Welcome to Essex School Direct

A Proud History of Successful Teacher Training

With Essex School Direct you will be in safe hands. We are a highly experienced provider with a long tradition of successful teacher training.

24 Partner Schools

Based at our Lead School, Davenant Foundation School in Loughton (Essex), we work as a partnership with 24 other schools in West Essex, Harlow, Chelmsford and Havering to provide both primary and secondary initial teacher training.

TES Institute Partnership

We provide a very special, school based training experience in partnership with Tes Institute, who have a reputation for innovative on-line learning materials, especially in shortage subjects, with its Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses. 

Committed To Working Together

All our partnership schools are committed to working together through the School Direct programme with our provider Tes Institute to offer the very best of school-based teacher training programmes. 


Face-To-Face Studies

Our programme will seek to maximise time spent in the classroom by ensuring that the face-to-face professional studies programme is of the highest quality and delivered within our locality. 

Achieve Your Full Potential

Our successful programme is reflected in the positive feedback from our learners. Read our testimonials to see what people have said about training with us!

Get Into Teaching

Every day you’ll get the chance to inspire young people and use your skills to give something back – making sure every pupil gets the same access to a quality education and the opportunity to succeed.

In your final year at Uni and unsure what to do next? Got a degree you're not really using? Sign up to our virtual event on 30 Nov at 7.30pm to find out why teacher training with us could be the right career for you! Details on Eventbrite: ow.ly/6wCJ50GNPVa #graduatecareers pic.twitter.com/FJEb2dsuSl

Don't Just Take Our Word For it

Student Testimonials

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