NQT Induction and Mentoring


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Starts 17 Sept 2019
(full programme dates below)

13:30 – 16:00



Hatcham Oak Children’s Centre, Wallbutton Road , Brockley, SE4 2NX

STEEP NQT 2018-19

What we offer

Our NQT Induction programme is tailored to meet the needs of EYFS NQTs in nursery and reception (10 Monthly half-day sessions)

The programme provides quality input to support your NQT in meeting the required Teachers’ Standards and has specific emphasis on meeting the requirements of the EYFS Statutory Framework.

These NQT Induction sessions provide an opportunity for NQTs to meet, reflect upon, and share their practice with NQTs working within different contexts. Included in the programme is a free place for your NQT at the STEEP Early Years Conference at Goldsmiths University of London, plus  discounts on further tickets. 


The programme is also suitable for those teachers new to the EYFS and can be booked as the ‘New to the EYFS Development Programme’.

The programme consists of 10 monthly half-day sessions on Tuesday afternoons from 13:30 – 16:00 as set out below.


Book our NQT Induction 2019-20 and a follow on RQT 2020-21,  to get the discounted price of £1000 for both courses. To book this offer, please email bdo@chelwood.lewisham.sch.uk

Programme outline


Welcome event
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10


17 Sept 19 

15 Oct 19

19 Nov 19

10 Dec 19

14 Jan 20

11 Feb 20

17 Mar 20


12 May 20

16 Jun 20

07 July 20


(16:30-17:30) This is an opportunity to meet the course leaders and fellow NCT colleagues on the course.

The Early Years Statutory Framework – Sound foundations for high quality learning

Quality first teaching – inclusion through a personalised approach

The enabling environment: a balanced approach to child and adult initiated learning 

Autism in the Early Years

Early Language Development 

Inspiring a love of reading – Story & Narrative

STEEP Early Years Conference – full day event

Igniting writing in the early years

Meaningful maths 

Extending learning through challenge and creative questioning

What people are saying...

Past NQT
Past NQT(about) Igniting writing session
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"Lots of good ideas and helpful reminders of the links between gross and fine motor skills".
Past NQT
Past NQT(about the) Igniting writing session
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"Really informative about pre-writing skills, the physical things children should be doing before ever asking them to sit down at a table".
Past NQT
Past NQT(about the) Igniting writing session
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"Very helpful, especially in terms of how to justify the importance of 'physical literacy".


Full programme

Pay per session

£750 per NQT (10 sessions)
  • half termly NQT Induction Mentor network (see below for more details)
  • a free place for your NQT at theSTEEP Early Years Conferenceat Goldsmiths University of London, PLUSa discount on further places booked
  • Your NQT will be encouraged and supported to develop a professional network with other Early Years specialist colleagues through the STEEP network across Lewisham and Greenwich and beyond in the development of their EY practice
£75 per session
  • STEEP Conference places £125 (£99 Early Bird rate)
Terms & conditions: both ticket types are non-refundable

NQT Induction Mentor network


These sessions are an opportunity for (EYFS) NQT Induction Mentors to network, problem solve, share experiences and access support from EYFS specialists. There will be six sessions, one each half term from 4-5pm at Chelwood Nursery School (unless otherwise advised).

Dates: TBC