Wiltshire Partnership – NQT Training Programme 2014/15


Wiltshire Partnership – NQT Training Programme 2014/15

1 Oct ’14 CPD and INSET 0

This afternoon the Wessex Partnership convened our first NQT meeting, bringing newly qualifies teaches from three local schools together to share their journey into the profession. It was a real privilege to meet with the various staff from across the county, to be a part of a relatively modest group of school leaders who see value and benefit in collaborating.

We started with a short video as a metaphor for the year ahead…

We then completed a ‘Find Someone Who…’ sheet to break the ice, followed by a series of ‘Odd one out’ slides.


We make introduction and subject connections and discussed the start of term.

We flicked through the fantastic (if ageing) ‘Movemeon

It started with a simple idea: what if elements of teacher professional development could be carried out in small bursts?

Hundreds of tweets – but only a few weeks – later we have this book. It is a testament to power of social networking to produce something worthwhile. Movemeon editorial.

The remaining meetings certainly presents a valuable NQT CPD menu.

Date Time Session Details Venue
Wednesday1st October 4pm-5pm Introduction  The Wellington AcademySP11 9QD
Wednesday26th November 4pm-5pm Planning and Management of Workload Pewsey Vale SchoolSN9 5EW
Wednesday4th February 4pm-5pm Behaviour for Learning South Wilts Grammar SchoolSP1 3JJ
Wednesday18th March 4pm-5pm Making Use of Data Avon Valley CollegeSP4 8HH
Wednesday6th May 4pm-5pm Making an Impact Trafalgar School at DowntonSP5 3HN
Wednesday8th July All Day

As promised, this video, the links are here.

My thanks to Juliette Baldwin from drafting the schedule.

An extra late bonus – David Riley had offered 25 NQT Triptico accounts for the remaining 10 months of the academic year. If you are one of those colleagues – drop me a line.

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