Bobmore Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 1JE
Telephone - 01628 483 752
Company Registration No.07690054

Teacher Training

Train to Teach with GMS.

Great Marlow School is rightfully proud to be in partnership with the Astra School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider (SCITT), which is an innovative, Ofsted Outstanding and non-profit organisation providing outstanding training opportunities for new entrants into the teaching profession. The Astra SCITT is part of the Astra Teaching School Hub, accredited by the DfE as one of only 87 Hubs in the country to offer the ‘golden thread’ of training and support for teachers at all stages of their career.

Great Marlow School is offering 2024-2025 unsalaried placements in Maths, Chemistry and English in partnership with the ASTRA SCITT.

Astra is also currently recruiting primary and secondary trainees in the following subjects/phases across over 50 local selective, non-selective, primary and special schools for 2024-25: Art, Biology, Business Studie,; Chemistry, Computer Science, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, PE, Physics, RE, Primary, Primary with Maths.  Some part time routes are also available.

More information can be found on the DfE train to teach portal, as well as the Astra website, and applications can be made via DfE Apply.

You may qualify for a generous bursary to train.

If you have active Social Media accounts, it would be great if you could follow Astra. Their social media handles are as follows:

To find out more, follow Astra on Twitter @astra_hub, visit the website (, email at or contact the school directly.

Highslide for Wordpress Plugin