• NQT Support

    NQT Support


    The alliance is now an appropriate body for both early years, primary and secondary NQTs and offers an accompanying Primary NQT Induction Programme.

    Our offer includes:

    • Simple reporting and communication procedures using the NQT Manager system
    • A pool of experienced NQT Induction Tutors who can offer expertise and advice to colleagues new to the mentoring role and NQTs
    • Quality assurance of your school’s NQT offer
    • Administration and liaison with the Teaching Agency and DfE as appropriate;
    • An annual Induction Tutor briefing (attendance is obligatory for all participating schools)
    • Telephone and email support
    • Tailored consultancy support and advice for NQTs at risk of failing

    Register your NQTs for our 2020-21 cohort here.

    Primary NQT Induction Programme

    The programme consists of six afternoon sessions and six twilights. Schools can sign NQTs up for the whole afternoon, or just the first session, depending on their interests and professional development needs.

    Session details

    Afternoon session themes

    Session 1: Enabling effective behaviour for learning
    Date: Wednesday 7 October 2020
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Session 2: Formative assessment (including marking and feedback)
    Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Session 3: Meeting the needs of special needs pupils
    Date: Wednesday 25 January 2021
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Session 4: Teaching early writing / Developing writing at KS2
    Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Session 5: Developing early mathematical thinking / Developing mathematical thinking at KS2
    Date: Wednesday 5 May 2021
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Session 6: Teaching early reading / Developing reading at KS2
    Date: Wednesday 16 June 2021
    Time: 9am-12:30pm

    Twilight session themes

    Session 1: Effective Early Years practice
    Session 2: PE
    Session 3: DT
    Session 4: Challenge for all in a mixed achieving classroom
    Session 5: Philosophy
    Session 6: RE

    Sign up and cost

    Sign up your NQTs for our Primary NQT Induction programme here.

    NQT Appropriate Body service only: £270 per NQT
    NQT Professional Development Programme: £200 per NQT
    Members receive a 20% discount on professional development programme costs only.