Contact Us

Davenant Foundation School, Chester Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 2LD
Telephone: 020 8508 0404
Fax: 020 8508 9301

We are in easy reach from various methods of transport.

Buses: 20, 667
Underground: Debden Park, Theydon Bois or Loughton. All on the Central Line.
SATNAV users: IG10 2LW. Parking at Davenant is available for visitors.
Welcome to Davenant Teacher training


**The application cycle for next September (2020) opens on Tuesday 8 October. For more info about making an application, visit our 'How to Apply' page.**

**We're holding 3 events in October - in West Essex, Harlow and Chelmsford - for those interested in finding out about their best route into teacher training. Visit our
Upcoming Events page for more info and to register your attendance.**

At Essex School Direct, we enjoy a successful partnership with Tes Global, who have a reputation for innovative, online learning.

We are based at the lead school, Davenant Foundation School (Loughton, Essex), and work as a partnership with 20 other schools in West Essex, Harlow, Chelmsford and Havering to provide both secondary and primary initial teacher training.

All of our partnership schools have made a commitment to work together through the School Direct programme with our provider Tes Institute  to offer the very best of school-based teacher training programmes. The 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. 

Essex School Direct are committed to attracting, training and developing both graduates and career changers to enable all schools within our area to reach the same level of excellence and quality of provision thus ensuring that all our trainees achieve their full potential.






“Training has given me real confidence and skills to begin my NQT year - I feel like I have the preparation and experience to build on and become an ever more effective classroom teacher. " 
Dan - Geography trainee 2018-29, now teacher 

Upcoming Events