How to know your class: reading the data
Using your TA for effective interventions
Time Management
26/3MaidenhallConducting observations: what to look for
Leading a team/subject
25/6PutteridgeSuccess with interviews

Sessions currently on hold because of Covid 19. These are supplementary sessions specifically for NQTs teaching in Reception. ​All sessions are a 4 for 4.15 start.

Date in July tbc, at Putteridge Bury Conference Centre

​More information to follow

Twilight NQT sessions

Network meetings for EY NQTs

NQT induction programme​ and RQT training   2020-21

Primary NQTs         

Welcome day conference:  15 July  2021 

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At Putteridge Bury Conference Centre, near Luton



8.30 coffee on arrival

9.00 welcome (Debbie Bosher, former Headteacher and current Chair of Governors)

​9.10 Getting to know you (John Manning)

​9.30 The NQT Induction Process (John Manning)

​10.00 The Governing Body, and why it matters to you (Debbie Bosher)

​10.15 Things I wish I'd known when I started (current NQTs)

11.00 coffee

11.15 Setting boundaries - getting to know your new class (Jenny Bush, LBC)

​12.00 Being a member of a professional association (Rhys Martin, NEU)

12.15 Q&A on the NQT year (Panel)

12.30 Year group challenge (John Manning)

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Integrating pupils with SEND into the classroom (Sam Gooding, Leagrave)

​14.45 Team challenge (John Manning)

​15.15 EAL (John Manning)

16.00 Closing remarks

​16.05 Close

RQT programme 2019-20



Someries Infants
observation / assessment of children, including SEN
12/3Someries Infantsstatutory documents & continuous provision

NQT welcome day 2021

2020-21 programme currently on hold. All sessions 4 for 4.15 start

For sessions in autumn 2020 and spring 2021, these will be online (Zoom) starting at 4pm. It is hoped that face to face sessions can resume after Easter, when all sessions are to arrive at 4 for a 4.15 start. Sessions run for around an hour, followed by an optional tour of the host school.

17/9onlineA Scott-SmithPlanning
8/10onlineR HiltonTop Tips when being observed
12/11onlineJ BushClassroom management
3/12onlineJ ManningEAL
21/1onlineL MorrisChallenging the more able in maths
4/2onlineV JamesAssessment
25/2onlineE DarcyTechnology for remote learning
22/4onlineA Hodges / R HiltonStimulating children to write
10/6onlineV JamesChallenging the more able in English
1/7StopsleyA Scott-SmithSPAG