The Highcrest Academy

Train To Teach


The Highcrest Academy has an excellent reputation for training teachers across the curriculum.  For several years now, trainees have left us with good or outstanding results, prepared to enter any setting with both the knowledge and confidence to succeed.  We are very proud to be working closely again with the ASTRA SCITT for both salaried and non-salaried places.  Please see below for subjects offered or visit for more information.

We also offer School Direct non-salaried training places with the Buckingham Partnership SCITT ( and have links with Brunel, Reading, Middlesex and Bath Universities.

Subjects Offered 2020/2021:

Art & Design, English, Biology, Geography, Business Studies, History, Chemistry, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages, Design Technology, PE, Drama, Physics, Engineering & RS

For more information, please contact Mr David Mizera @ Highcrest by email or call 01494 529866

Useful links below:

About the Process for Skills Testing
Book and Pay for the Professional Skills Tests
Support for the Skills Tests
Online Skills Test Help Clinics
Getting School Experience
Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) Courses
Student Finance and Bursary Guidance
To apply through UCAS