The General Treasurer informed December Council that given that this has been an exceptional year and that we have a substantial surplus, the committee had agreed to recommend to Council no increase in the rate of subscription.  That would mean that the subscription rate remains at £175.45 (£175.45 last year) for annual payers.  For those who chose to pay monthly, this would mean payments remaining at £15.95 per month (£15.95 last year).  This was approved by Council.

The reduced annual subscription for 2021 for full-time members will be £175.45 and £87.78 for part-time, temporary, job-share, supply and retired members, if their fees are paid by annual direct debit or cheque by 31 January 2021.  This saving is clearly of advantage to members and is only available to those who pay before the end of January.

The rates for 2021 are as follows:

Full-time members

£175.45 if paid annually by 31 January 2021, or £191.40 if paid afterwards;

£15.95 per month from January 2021 when paid by monthly direct debit.

Retired, part-time, job-share, temporary or supply members:

£87.78 if paid annually by 31 January 2021, or £95.76 if paid afterwards;

£7.98 per month from January when paid by monthly direct debit.

We should like to remind you that your SSTA subscriptions are a tax allowable expense. Two-thirds of the annual subscription payable to the Association is allowable for income tax relief. Section 343, Part 5, Chapter 2 of the Income tax (Earning and Pensions) Act 2003. Further information on how to make a claim can be found on the HMRC website

New Entrants

New entrants to the profession, including former Associate members, are admitted free for 16 months from the August of the year in which they complete their initial teacher training.

Month of Joining Full-TimeTemporary, Part-Time, Job-share, Supply
February £175.45 £87.78
March £159.50 £79.80
April £143.55 £71.82
May £127.60 £63.84
June £111.65 £55.86
July £ 95.70 £47.88
August £ 79.75 £39.90
September £ 63.80 £31.92
October £ 47.85 £23.94
November £ 31.90 £15.96
December £ 15.95 £ 7.98