NQT Programme

The Gryphon offers an intensive programme of training and support for Newly Qualified Teachers. The programme develops outstanding teachers who have a broad range of skills and experience in all aspects of pedagogy. NQTs are mentored by outstanding practitioners and receive a personalised programme of support. All NQTs undertake a piece of action research which allows them to develop expertise in a chosen area.

The NQT programme starts with a paid week in July (see sample programme below) and continues with a range of training and mentoring throughout the first year.  All NQTs will have bespoke sessions covering:

  1.    Data Reviews and cover lessons zz The NQT programme starts with a paid week in July (see sample programme below) and continues with a range of training and mentoring throughout the first year. All NQTs will have bespoke sessions coverin
  2.    Parents’ Evenings & Profiles
  3.    Building positive relationships with students
  4.    Behaviour management
  5.    Time and stress management
  6.    Starters and Plenaries
  7.    Working with TAs
  8.    AfL
  9.    Organising trips and visits
  10.    Faking it!
  11.    Preparation for your tutor group
  12.    Preparing for appraisal

Sample NQT Induction Week

NQT Induction

 

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Don’t miss the Leweston Fashion Show on Fri 8th December – it promises to be a great event and is a joint project between Leweston, The Gryphon and Sherborne Girls School. This is a fundraising event for the Asha Project in India which we have supported for a number of years.

Sixth Form Open Evening

for September 2018 entry

Weds 8th November 2017, 5.30-7.30pm

Headteacher's address at 5.30 / 6.15 / 7.00pm