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NQT EYFS Knowing Your Children: observation, assessment, planning and analysis and the 3 characteristics of effective learning

Description This session will look at how observations of children inform our assessment, daily and weekly planning. NQTs will look at ‘what makes a good observation’ and why taking teacher-led and child-led observations are an essential way of assessing children. NQTs will look at how important the early years outcomes are to plan effectively and […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 Behaviour for learning

The session will give teachers the opportunity to observe numerous teachers who have created optimum conditions for learning in their classrooms. We will unpick why these classrooms provide a platform for learning and encourage participants to apply what they observe in their own classrooms. There will be a particular focus on the power of routines, […]

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NQT EYFS, KS1 and KS2 – Managing Relationships – Working Effectively with Colleagues and Parents

The session will emphasise the vital role of positive professional relationships with all members of the school community. The first part of the session will give teachers opportunities to apply strategies to manage challenging parents. Each teacher will face two difficult conversations and will reflect on how they can use the experience for their current […]

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Networking Forum – NQTs

A facilitated, themed open discussion for NQTs to meet their peers (online) and share ideas and experiences. Each session will have a short input (10-15mins) followed by an opportunity for attendees to contribute, ask questions and generally discuss the session’s theme. There will also be time for more general discussion or questions for the group […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 – Classroom Practice 1- plan and teach well-structured lessons

This session focuses on how teachers can best introduce new content to pupils drawing upon Rosenshine’s principles of instruction and how to structure effective explanations. We’ll explore how to break new learning into component parts, the importance of teaching threshold concepts / foundational knowledge and how to use modelling, scaffolding and guided practice as tools […]

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NQT EYFS A focus on inclusive practice; removing barriers for all & the unique child: personal, social and emotional development

The Unique Child: Personal, Social And Emotional Development. This session looks at the ‘whole child’ and why PSED is a prime area. It will focus on the importance of PSED and how it shapes a child’s future. NQTs will explore the uniqueness of children and how we as practitioners can develop a child’s personal, social […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 – Classroom Practice 2: Plan and teach well-structured lessons

This session will explore strategies to stimulate, stretch and challenge pupils’ thinking as their knowledge and proficiency within a domain moves beyond the novice stage. We’ll consider what is meant by ‘deep’ learning and how to incorporate opportunities for this within our planning, recognising that access to critical thinking is an entitlement for all rather […]

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NQT EYFS, KS1 & KS2 SEN and Inclusion

SEND and Inclusion This session will introduce NQTs to their responsibilities for pupils with SEND. There will be an outline of the main high incidence SEND they are likely to come across in their teaching: – Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), dyslexia, autism and dyscalculia. NQTs will be introduced to the main features of […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 – Formative assessment and responsive teaching – Part 1

These two sessions are built around Dylan Wiliam’s 5 formative assessment strategies: Clarifying, sharing and understanding learning intentions and success criteria Creating learning tasks that elicit evidence of learning (e.g. questioning and other ways to check for understanding) Feedback that moves learners forward (child to adult, child to child and adult to child) Activating learners […]

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NQT EYFS, KS1 and KS2 – Supporting Understanding of the Autistic Spectrum

In this session NQTs will look at how autistic spectrum condition (ASC) affects the individual in the classroom, ways to support transitions during the day, access to and differentiation within the curriculum, strategies – what is already working and relationships with parents to support the child. Current myths and facts; diagnostic criteria communication/social/flexibility/sensory issues]; autistic […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 – Formative assessment and responsive teaching – Part 2

These two sessions are built around Dylan Wiliam’s 5 formative assessment strategies: Clarifying, sharing and understanding learning intentions and success criteria Creating learning tasks that elicit evidence of learning (e.g. questioning and other ways to check for understanding) Feedback that moves learners forward (child to adult, child to child and adult to child) Activating learners […]

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NQT EYFS Parental Engagement

Parental engagement in early years education is consistently associated with children’s subsequent academic success. A number of studies highlight the positive impact of actively involving parents in supporting their children’s learning and development. The aim of this session is to support NQTs in developing their confidence and abilities to build positive working relationships with parents, […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2 – Summative assessment

Assessment is a continuum and as we move along the continuum from minute-by-minute and day-to-day formative assessment it’s important to consider the design of periodic summative assessments and how best to capture a snapshot of a pupil’s performance in the subject as a whole. This varies from subject to subject, and school to school, and […]

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NQT EYFS – Getting ready for new ELGs

In July 2020, the DfE announced new Early Learning Goals (ELGs) that will be statutory for all EYFS settings from September 2021. ‘Early adopters’ were given the option to sign up to use these newly reformed goals as of September 2020. In this session, NQTs will explore the new developmental steps within the revised publication […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2: Progression in writing

In this session, NQTs will explore the teaching sequence for writing, moving pupils from reading into writing, and from modelled and shared to independent writing. NQTs will discuss the importance of using good quality texts as a stimulus for writing as well as providing opportunities for speaking and listening and drama to enable pupils to […]

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NQT EYFS Early Years Data Surgery

Accurate recording and tracking pupil progress is a necessary skill for teachers. This session will look at what constitutes a good level of development in the early years and how to support the development of provision to meet the needs of pupils in their classes. NQTs will have the opportunity to develop their confidence in […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2: Progression In Mathematics

Planning For Progression In Mathematics. A clear and consistent approach to the teaching of written calculation is key to child’s mathematical development. For NQTs, the process of becoming confident in teaching calculations can be quite daunting. This session aims to address this, providing NQTs with a robust foundation in numeracy in Primary school. Please ensure […]

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NQT EYFS Moderation in the early years

NQTs will develop their understanding of the Early Learning Goals to support accuracy in the EYFS Profile assessments. They will consider how to gather a variety of evidence and how different observations can be used to support their judgements of where pupils are in relation to the Early Learning Goals. Please ensure that you use […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2: Physical Education

This session aims to inspire confidence, provide ideas and answer questions regarding teaching physical education in the primary school. A particular focus will be on teaching gymnastics skills in a progressive way so that children are taught safely and NQTs understand how to differentiate lessons so that all children learn according to their ability. References […]

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NQT EYFS Music and Movement

This session aims to equip NQTs with strategies on how to include music and movement in all lessons and show the importance of music in the early years and how it links into all areas of the early years outcomes. NQTs will cover, the skills gained from music, the importance of movement and they will […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2: IT and Computing

The use of technology presents an invaluable opportunity to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom. This session is designed to equip NQTs with an understanding of what the national curriculum for computing is for their phase with some practical hands on tasks and ideas that can be put into practice in the classroom. This […]

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NQT EYFS Forest School

This whole day session will explore the benefits of learning in a natural outdoor environment. The day will consist of a visit to a forest school – transport provided. NQTs will observe the ethos and practice of a forest school. NQTs will learn about the principles of a forest school and how one setting organises […]

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NQT KS1 & KS2: Local and Outdoor Learning

The focus will be an introduction into recent relevant research on the importance of outdoor learning and how to apply this to the requirements of the national curriculum which include an increase in geographical field work skills and working scientifically. The session will include a practical aspect where NQTs can experience a local studies exploration […]

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NQT Induction Tutor Training – It is highly recommended that all new Tutors attend this training and for those who have experience, it will prove a useful refresher course.

This session is designed to give Induction Tutors an opportunity to explore, or refresh understanding of the requirements of the statutory induction process, and the knowledge and skills required to be an effective tutor. We will consider the implications of school closures and shortened ITE experience due to Covid-19, and how these might be addressed […]

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