All texts are provided as electronic copies and / or available from LRC to borrow.
History subject area does advertise 3 texts (total £65) which are optional.
Core texts should be available via the Simmons Library search option, either as a hard copy or online text. Students are welcome to purchase their own copies for reference if they wish to do so. Module convenors will be able to advise on the most relevant texts delivered on the programme.
Equipment and Materials Equipment (inc IT)
None required but most students find access to own laptop beneficial.
No specific clothing needed. Smart professional dress required for school placements. No specific branded PE clothing needed. Smart and appropriate professional sports attire required for school placements.
Additional Printing and Photocopying Costs
English: Optional visit to Strawberry Hill House - Gothic Writing Workshop £5.00
Geography: One day visit to NE London and optional fieldwork weekend £85 (c£135 including travel) - Optional school placement in Ghana c£1990 total cost including flights and full board.
PE: OAA field trip: £50
Required additional three-day visit(s) to local schools. Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc) travel cost from home location.
RE: Required additional visits to places of worship (usually synagogue, church, mosque, mandir, gurdwara, temple). Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc) travel cost from home location.
Science: Optional weekend field studies c£50 Required additional one day visit to local school. Personal transport arrangement (Bike, bus, car etc) travel cost from home location. Visit to National History Museum – Free entry, travel cost from home location.
Placements (including Study Abroad Programmes)
Visits to local partnership schools for practical experience throughout programme. Personal travel expenses (home to venue)
History: 2 mandatory - Workshop at The National Archives,
Visit to Hampton Court Palace (total £20 + travel expenses),
RE: NATRE/RE Today Conference - Free entry, travel cost from home location.
Optional Visits and field trips (e.g. museums, galleries)
1 optional - The Historical Association (HA) Annual Conference (from £65 up to £125 based on 2021 prices)
Professional Exams and Subscriptions – all optional
All: Chartered College of Teaching free membership.
English: Membership of National Association of Teachers of English - Student membership is free
Geographical Association and Royal Geographical Society - St Mary's has an institutional membership - so no cost to trainee.
History: Membership of the Historical Association (HA) - £72.00 (2 year package for trainee membership) /
£40.50 (per annum at concession rate).
PE: Membership of Association for Physical Education (AfPE) £50
RE: Membership of National Association of Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE) £58
Science: Membership of Association for Science Education (ASE) £24