NQT

NQT Induction Training Programme 2019-20 (EYFS and Primary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year. All dates are suitable for EYFS and Primary NQTs, and several are suitable for Secondary NQTs, too. We welcome NQTs from Royal Greenwich schools, as well as NQTs working in schools outside of the borough. The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop the skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of induction and beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS and Primary Stages

NQT Induction Training Programme 2019-20 (Secondary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year.

The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of induction and beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the Secondary Stages

Educational Inclusion – Providing Effective Learning Opportunities for Pupils

Description
NQTs will be given an introduction to the local and national context for inclusion, including legislation such as the Disability Discrimination Act and the opportunity to explore what inclusion means within their setting. NQTs will be introduced to a range of materials to support the development of inclusive practice, including personalising provision, the National Curriculum Inclusion Statement and examples of good practice.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from increased access and appropriately resourced learning
NQTs
  • Will have an updated knowledge of legislation
  • Will develop an understanding of inclusive classroom practice and make reasonable adjustments to increase access
  • Will have a better understanding of their role and responsibilities relating to inclusion
Settings:
  • Will benefit from wider use of available resources to enhance provision
  • Will have established systems to increase access
Audience

Primary & EYFS NQTs


Date
12th November 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from Support Team for Education in Primary Schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
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Precise Learning: Excellent Progress

Description
Experienced primary practitioners will model excellent practice to support NQTs in delivering outstanding lessons. NQTs will work through some theory and move on to look at effective questioning and planning outstanding lessons.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from precisely matched learning intentions, tasks and outcomes that enable them to clearly measure and articulate the progress in their learning
NQTs:
  • Will understand the elements of what makes learning outstanding
  • Will be more confident in planning lessons with clear success criteria
  • Will be shown a wide range of strategies to enable excellent teaching and learning to take place
Settings:
  • Will benefit from increased levels of higher order thinking through effective questioning and challenging within the classroom
Audience

EYFS and Primary NQTs


Date
19th November 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from schools in Royal Greenwich
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
Secondary £200 for all applicable sessions within the package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £220 for package or £70 per session)
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NQT Recruitment Fair

Description
ROYAL GREENWICH: THE PLACE TO LEARN, BELONG, GROW AND ACHIEVE
Are you a trainee teacher looking for the right place to start your career in September?

With our family of schools having a fantastic record for supporting teachers during their NQT year and beyond, you can be sure to find the school that is right for you.

We are holding a NQT recruitment fair to give you the opportunity to meet face to face with schools who will be recruiting NQTs in the coming year. You can find out more about each school and ask questions to discover and explore which school is right for you.

You will also hear from the following guest speakers, all of whom have taught in Royal Greenwich:

  • Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Councillor Danny Thorpe – 11.00am
  • Julie Taylor, Head of School Improvement – 12.30pm
  • Tracy Russell, Senior Assistant Director, Inclusion, Learning and Achievement – 2.00pm
The NQT Induction Service will be available all day to speak with you and answer any queries you may have about finding your first post and your NQT Year.

We suggest you allow at least two hours for your visit.

Working and living in Royal Greenwich can be your reality: a place where we can all learn, belong, grow and achieve.
Impact Statement
Secure your first teaching post.
Audience

Trainee teachers looking for their first teaching post


Date
26th November 2019 (10:00am - 3:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
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Creating a Reading Community

Description
An exploration of a range of teaching strategies that can be applied to children of different ages and groups of different sizes. The session will focus on building comprehension and inference skills through re-imagining the way that reading is taught and helping NQTs to build a community of readers within their classroom.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their listening/speaking and reading/writing skills because their teacher has given them verbal feedback regarding success
  • Will be able to take more responsibility for their learning and understand how effort and practice supports their progress
  • Will be able to use and apply their reading experiences to their writing
NQTs:
  • Will devise action plans to implement feedback on success in their own classrooms
  • Will explore practical classroom strategies
  • Will learn how to train children to become peer and self-assessors
  • Will reflect, evaluate & develop their own classroom practice
  • Will establish for themselves a clear rationale for their formative teaching and assessing practice
Settings:
  • Will benefit from teachers who understand the importance of collaborative enquiry approach to their own professional development and who are motivated to develop their evaluative skills
Audience

EYFS and Primary NQTs


Date
3rd December 2019 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from RBG schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Supporting the Learning of Looked After Children in the EYFS and Primary Phase

Description
This course will provide colleagues with knowledge and understanding of what being looked after means for a child or young person, and how it impacts on their education. It will outline key reasons why children go into care and how daily life is affected. It will also provide information on the needs of children who were previously looked-after but are now adopted, on a special guardianship order or a child arrangements order.

The course will briefly outline attachment theory and help delegates to recognise behaviours associated with attachment. Importantly the course will give delegates Some key strategies for managing behaviour of children affected by this and ways which help them to learn.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from more inclusive teaching strategies as well as increased understanding of the issues they have faced in the past, and difficulties they may continue to face
NQTs:
  • Will demonstrate an understanding of how to support learning in the classroom for children who have attachment issues
  • Will be able to make adjustments to curriculum planning to take account of the social, emotional and behavioural impact of being in foster care
  • Will understand how to work with other professionals, as well as adoptive parents, foster carers and the designated teacher, to support looked after children and those who were previously in care but are now adopted, on a Special guardianship order or a Child arrangements order
Settings:
  • Will have staff more able to include children who have suffered trauma through improved behaviour management and curriculum planning
Audience

NQTs from EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
14th January 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Headteacher of Royal Greenwich Virtual School
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Early Communication and Phonological Readiness (Letters and Sounds Phase 1)

Description
This course will cover:
  • An in-depth look at developing pedagogy and practice of early communication and phonological readiness through a play- based approach
  • Assessment and tracking of children’s development of phonics skills
Feedback from previous participants:
“Very interesting and interactive. A fun course, would highly recommend.”
“Very engaging and immediately applicable. Great to share experiences.”
“After a long absence from work it’s a fantastic refresher.”


Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their early listening, speaking and phonics skills in a multi-sensory play-based way
  • Will be confident communicators and develop a readiness for phonics as they move into reception
Practitioners:
  • Will identify pupils at risk of language delay
  • Will develop their understanding of the importance of engaging parents in their child’s learning
  • Will use effective intervention strategies and identify

Settings:
  • Will understand the importance of developing a systematic, planned approach to the development of early communication and early phonic skills
  • Will develop effective and robustassessment systems to identify pupils at risk of language delay
  • Will develop effective early intervention strategies that support all pupils
Audience

Nursery teachers, NQTs, school based teaching students, practitioners new to nursery classes or PVIs, including EYPs and TAs


Date
21st January 2020 (9:30am - 3:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)

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Developing Best Practice in the EYFS

Description
This is a three part course, providing an in-depth look at best practice in the EYFS including:
• Understanding the statutory requirements of the EYFS curriculum
• Creating an environment that really enables learning for children and adults
• Developing manageable assessments, including readiness for the EYFS Profile
• Building an effective team

Participants will have the opportunity to explore current research and deepen their understanding of how they can provide the best early years experience for their children.
The final session will provide participants with the opportunity to share their own action research and developments based on their learning across the course.

"The course has enabled me to develop my knowledge further...” Class teacher

“As someone new to not only early years but teaching as a whole, I found it helped me to understand the process and goals of the early years...” School based student

“The course has provided a lot of info and increased my knowledge...” Deputy Head
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will experience a high quality EYFS provision which will meet their needs
Practitioners:
  • Will increase their knowledge of EYFS pedagogy and how they can effectively deliver this in their setting
Setting:
  • Will make links with other settings and share effective practice through wider networking
Audience

NQTs or teachers new to Nursery or Reception who want to develop their knowledge of EYFS pedagogy and practice.


Date
4th February 2020 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
10th March 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
24th March 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£230 (non RBG school £260)

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NQT Conference

Description
The annual conference invites NQTs from all schools and all phases to come together to share ideas and best practice. Quality sessions on relevant topics will be delivered by experts from across the borough. NQTs will be sent invitations and further details of the programme nearer the time. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be taught by teachers who evaluate their own practice and have renewed confidence in trying appropriate new strategies
NQTs:
  • Will make links with each other and share experiences
  • Will learn strategies which promote good learning and engaged, motivated pupils
  • Will have the opportunity to reflect on their progress thus far
Settings:
  • Will have NQTs who feel motivated and encouraged and bring fresh approaches to teaching
Audience

All NQTs


Date
4th February 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Children's Services and Royal Greenwich Schools
Cost
£120 (non RBG school £150)

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Behaviour Management Day 2 – I'm a Survivor!

Description
This second session recaps some of the techniques covered in the first day with NQTs encouraged to share experiences, but with a greater emphasis on practical solutions to support behaviours as well as ensure that NQTs well-being is managed and are equipped to cope with the emotional side of daily behavioural management.

The training will cover:
  • Recap of previous behavioural management techniques to ensure a consistency of approach
  • A safe space for NQTs to explore issues they are having and to receive practical support
  • Understanding how to de-personalise behaviours
  • Understanding what pushes your buttons
  • Body language
  • What to do when you get to a point of no return
  • The difference between de-escalation and diversion
  • Tracking behaviours for patterns
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have more strategies to support their own behaviours and de-escalate
  • Will have a continued and consistent approach to behavioural management
  • Will have a teacher who is able to support them when their behaviours are difficult or distressing to manage
NQTs:
  • Will become more reflective in their approach to behavioural management and use/adapt strategies to support behaviours
  • Will receive additional strategies to support behaviours in line with schools behavioural policy
  • Will understand that extreme behaviours can be supported and challenged
Schools:
  • Will have NQTs who are not phased by distressing behaviours and who can deal with them according to both school policy and national guidance
  • Will have classrooms that are conducive to learning, with supportive, reflective practitioners
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
25th February 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, Nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Rich Reasoning in Maths

Description
Delegates will explore a variety of techniques to weave oracy throughout daily teaching of maths and numeracy skills. This will enhance children’s reasoning skills and ensure a language-rich environment to support mathematical development across all year groups
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their understanding of mathematics because their teacher gives them verbal feedback regarding success
  • Will have opportunities to use and apply their knowledge of mathematics
  • Will take more responsibility for their learning/effort
  • Will be actively involved in peer and self assessment opportunities
NQTs:
  • Will have a secure understanding of what formative teaching, learning and assessing might ‘look like’ for mathematics
  • Explore practical formative processes & classroom strategies
  • Will learn how to train children to become peer and self-assessors
  • Will reflect, evaluate & develop their own classroom practice
  • Will establish for themselves a clear rationale for their formative teaching and assessing practice
Settings:
  • Will benefit from teachers who understand the importance of collaborative enquiry approach to their own professional development, and will be motivated to develop their evaluative skills
Audience

EYFS and Primary NQTs


Date
10th March 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from across RBG
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Developing Teaching Strategies and Making Reasonable Adjustments to Increase Access to the Curriculum for SEN Pupils

Description
This session will provide colleagues with a brief overview of current provision for pupils with SEN in Royal Greenwich. Participants will be given guidance about making reasonable adjustments within the inclusive classroom, planning appropriate learning opportunities, target setting, tracking progress and additional provision and resourcing. The use of practical resources to increase access will be outlined and demonstrated and colleagues will be signposted to further CPD opportunities.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from increased access and appropriately resourced learning
NQTs:
  • Will demonstrate an increased understanding of their role and responsibility in providing effective learning opportunities for pupils with SEN
  • Will develop their understanding of inclusive classroom practice and make reasonable adjustments to increase access
Settings:
  • Will benefit from wider use of available resources to enhance provision
  • Will have established systems to increase access to the curriculum for SEN pupils
Audience

Primary & EYFS NQTs


Date
21st April 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Leading Practitioners from Support Team for Education in Primary Schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Learning in and Through Physical Education Early Years Foundation Stage & Key Stage 1 (am) Key Stage 2 (pm)

Description
This course will give NQTs an insight into the national curriculum for physical education to establish what constitutes high quality PE and school sport. NQTs will be supported to develop their planning for physical education.

Please note: FS and KS1 teachers will attend in the morning and KS2 teachers will attend in the afternoon.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have enjoyable physical education and School Sport lessons
  • Will have improved self-esteem and motivation for their physical education and School Sport
NQTs:
  • Will deliver physical education and School Sport confidently
  • Will have a wider range of teaching strategies for PE
Settings:
  • Will benefit from good or outstanding PE lessons
Audience

Primary & EYFS NQTs


Date
19th May 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
EYFS and Key Stage 1 session
Venue
Sherington Primary School Wyndcliff Road SE7
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Date
19th May 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Key Stage 2 session
Venue
Sherington Primary School Wyndcliff Road SE7
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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Behaviour Management Day 3 – Believe

Description
This third and final session will look at using techniques covered in the previous two sessions and support NQTs in the development of their own classroom / behavioural management.

The training will include:
  • Understanding the difference between learned and diagnosable behaviours and how to manage them accordingly
  • Understanding of dynamics, links to positive re-inforcement and reward
  • Understanding that all behaviours can be modified effectively and holistically
  • Additional skills and techniques to support both low level and extreme behaviours
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have more strategies to support their own behaviours and de-escalate
  • Will have a continued and consistent approach to behavioural management
  • Will have a teacher who is able to support them when their behaviours are difficult or distressing to manage
NQTs:
  • Will believe in their own abilities to support a wide variety of behaviours
  • Will use techniques learnt consistently and empower pupil attainment
  • Will understand the differences between learned and diagnosed behaviours and have support mechanisms to manage them
  • Will have a clear understanding of their responsibilities within behavioural management
Schools:
  • Will have NQTs who are not phased by distressing behaviours and who can deal with them according to both school policy and national guidance
  • Will have classrooms that are conducive to learning, with supportive, reflective practitioners
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
9th June 2020 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, Nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
£420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG schools £440 for entire package or £70 per session)
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