“The sessions were relevant and helped me to reflect on my practice and consider improvements I need to make to secure outstanding teaching”.  NQT+1 Delegate


Our NQT +1 programme targets second year teachers who are aiming to become consistently outstanding practitioners. The focus of the programme is on consolidating practice developed during the first year of teaching and introduce leadership skills.

What are the aims?

The core aim of the programme is to develop consistently outstanding learning and teaching. Further to this we aim to introduce leadership skills to support teachers as they progress further in their careers. There will be a particular focus on the leadership of learning and teaching.

Programme Structure

The programme runs over the duration of the school year. Each half term there will be a session with a different focus. It is delivered through face-to-face taught sessions.

What does it involve?

The Ignite NQT+1 programme is half termly. Each session will involve a reflection on current practice and review ways of moving forward to secure consistently outstanding practice. Central to the programme is the action plan delegates will complete each session to plan next steps.

Over the year, the programme will cover:


Strategies removing barriers to learning to all students

Assessment for Learning

Embedding seamless outstanding AfL every lesson

Fostering independent learning

Strategies you can easily deploy to facilitate active learning every lesson

Fun, variety and flair, including the use of innovative technologies

Strategies you can use to create a fun learning environment

Raising achievement

Strategies you can use to tackle under achievement tomorrow

Moving forward into leadership

An introduction to developing coaching and mentoring skills


Ormiston Venture Academy

To book:

Email: [email protected]


£50 for 6 sessions

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