Information for new students 2022 entry

This section will give you the information you need to prepare for your PGCE study at Bristol in 2022/23 and will be updated when new information is available.

Please remember to update your correspondence details via DfE Apply. This is vital so that both we and DfE can contact you.

NEW INFORMATION (as of February 2022)

Information for all offer-holders for 2022 entry. You should read this and take action where appropriate.


DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificates

If you already have Enhanced Disclosure for the Child Workforce and have signed up for the update service; you do not need to make a new application through DBS. Further details on the service can be found here:

DBS Update Service

If you do not already have Enhanced Disclosure for the Child Workforce, you will need to make a new applicationApplication forms are currently being posted to all offer holders.  Please remember to keep a note of your application form number for tracking purposes. 

Training Bursary

There is no application process for the government training bursary - this is processed automatically by the PGCE office for eligible individuals. Once you have met the conditions of your offer and hold an unconditional offer which you have accepted, then we will send you a letter giving details of the amount of bursary and the payment structure. Please refer to the Get into Teaching website for exact training bursary figures. 

Bursary letters will be sent to firmly accepted unconditional offer holders on a rolling basis. 

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