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Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) Appropriate Body and Primary NQT Training
Guidance, support, quality assurance, administration and training of NQTs
Lewisham Council’s NQT service supports schools and their NQTs during the NQT’s induction period.

All qualified teachers who are employed in a relevant school in England must complete an induction pe...
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Training & Events

25 Feb
2020/21 Budget Setting (3 year Rolling Budget Setting process)
The purpose of this course is to: - Provide a funding update for the 2020/21 to 2022/23 budget setting process (3 year rolling ) - Guidance on timelines for Governors to submit budget plans and undertake engagement with their Schools (Including overall approval remains with the Governing Body) - Explaining Metrics Management (DFE plus) - Sound Financial Management in Schools – Responsibility of the Governing Body - Deficit Recovery Plans (Operational Deficit verses Structural Deficit) Please bring with you the Metrics Management aspect of your school's Budget Plan (as agreed with your school as part of the November budget setting process). Trainer: Mala Dadlani: Interim Finance Manager (Schools)
25 Feb
SEND Training – SEN Support for Childminders
- Understand the next steps if you have concerns about a child’s learning and development - Become familiar with the graduated response and the SEN Code of Practice - Explore a child-centred approach to SEN planning – This Is My Plan - Look at the legislation about Education, Health and Care needs assessments and plans - Discuss the EHC process in Lewisham - Look at examples of EHC needs assessment requests - Discuss a Lewisham EHCP needs assessment request (and how My World relates to This Is My Plan)
27 Feb
Grammar in the Primary setting - SESSION 8
The national curriculum and associated tests place a greater emphasis on grammatical knowledge and understanding now than they have done for decades. In this session, we will review subject knowledge, discuss key frameworks and resources, and explore surrounding pedagogy and teaching for learning strategies.
27 Feb
Preparing for Statutory Relationships, Sex & Health Education by Sept. 2020 - is your school ready?
The session will provide information to governors concerning the new updated guidance for Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education which is to become statutory in schools in September 2020. The session is designed to: • Increase understanding of the statutory guidance • Identify what needs to be included in an RSHE policy to ensure compliance with the new legislation. • Increase awareness of good RSHE in terms of development and teaching & learning • Have a better understanding of how schools can ensure that its provision for RSHE meets the needs of its’ community including those from LGBTQ+ background, religious or faith backgrounds Trainer: Michelle Boreland, Healthy Schools Officer
28 Feb
Introduction to EYFSP
This half day training session is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage profile. Any practitioner new to the EYFSP is welcome as are practitioners who wish to refresh their knowledge and understanding. This session may be particularly beneficial to NQT’s who are involved in the profile for the first time. Areas covered: •Principles of the EYFS •Characteristics of effective learning •Assessment and evidence collecting •Moderation •What to expect from a moderation visit