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NQT Induction and Training Programme 2020-21

South Bromsgrove High Teaching School is committed to providing your NQTs with the very best quality support and guidance as they enter the next phase of their professional development. Our aim is to help your NQTs to establish and develop a successful and rewarding career in teaching and make sure they pass their NQT year with flying colours.

Led by James Siddle, our NQT Director,  training sessions will develop NQT's knowledge and skills so that they become a confident and effective teaching professional.  You can watch James giving some of his top tips in our Youtube videos below!

Three Part Reprimand




Planning for Behaviour



Non verbal Classroom Management




The full NQT Programme package includes 4 full day sessions for NQTs covering the following topics:

  • Differentiation
  • Marking and assessment
  • Effective lesson planning
  • Creating a climate for learning
  • Voice Coaching
  • Tracking Progress
  • Leading your own CPD
  • Meeting the Teaching Standards
  • Behaviour Management

It also includes two 1/2 day Mentor training sessions covering the following topics:

  • What makes a good mentor?
  • Understanding the Teacher Standards
  • Coaching vs Mentoring
  • How to give constructive feedback
  • Using Growth Mindset
  • Paperwork and procedures
  • Difficult conversations and ‘cause for concern’

Dates for 2020-21 NQT sessions are: 

  • 22nd September 2020 
  • 18th November 2020
  • 2nd March 2021
  • 18th May 2021

Dates for 2020-21 Mentor Sessions are:

  • 6th October 2020
  • 13th January 2021

These sessions are delivered by a range of experts from across the Alliance and teaching professionals within an ‘outstanding’ setting.  The cost for each participant is £399 or £749 for two NQTs in one school setting. Flexible pricing is available for schools with 3 NQTs or more, please contact us for details.

South Bromsgrove High Teaching School will also manage the relevant verification and administrative processes for each NQT. This includes:

  • Registering the NQT with the Department for Education
  • Maintaining and collating records and assessment reports
  • Working with Headteacher/Induction Mentor of the school to assess the NQT’s performance against the Teaching Standards
  • Informing the Department of Education of the induction outcome
  • On-site visits for failing NQTs

To register your NQTs, book here complete the registration form below or email