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Up And Coming CPD Opportunities

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Secondary Early Career Teacher (ECT) Programme


Free for Opportunity Area Schools

Top Tips for Teaching: Helpful Workshops for NQTs/RQTS

  • Thursday 21st November 2019 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 5th December 2019 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 9th January 2020 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 23rd January 2020 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 6th February 2020 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 27th February 2020 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 12th March 2020 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 26th March 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm 
Scalby School
  • Sam Twamley and Helen Banks

James Durran - Writing with Purpose

James Durran returns to the theme of ‘Writing with Purpose’ with three more sessions through 2019-20 exploring ways of placing purpose at the heart of our children’s thinking when writing for different audiences.

  • Tuesday 26th November 2019 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 11th February 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Newby and Scalby Primary School 
  • James Durran

New HLTA - Development and Assessment Route 


Cost £1100

This programme prepares candidates to be assessed against the national HLTA standards, leading to the award of HLTA status. It is intended for teaching assistants who wish to further develop their teaching skills before being assessed for HLTA status.

  • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 2.00pm - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday 14th January 2020 - 9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday 11th February 2020 - 9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 28th April 2020 - 9.30am -

Newby and Scalby Primary School 
  • Rebecca McGuinness 

Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) Maths


Free if eligible 

Our Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) programme provides free, high quality Professional Development along with funding towards cover and travel costs.

The course is aimed at Secondary and FE teachers in numerate disciplines who are intending to teach some maths or are returning to teach maths and would like to refresh their subject knowledge. 

  • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 7th January 2020 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 28th January 2020 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 5th March 2020 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 30th April 2020 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 2nd July 2020 3.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Thursday 16th July 2020 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Scalby School
  • Stuart Beeby 
More details and booking information here 

NQT Programme 2019/2020


The cost of the complete programme is £375 (members) £450 (non-members)

Our NQT programme has been developed in collaboration with our colleagues across the North Yorkshire Primary Teaching School Alliances. Written and developed by Local Leaders of Education within our schools, this programme aims to support the NQTs and guide them as they steer their way through the huge learning curve that their first year in the profession will prove to be.

  • Wednesday 22nd January 2020 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Thursday 26th March 2020 1.00pm -4.00pm
  • Tuesday 9th June 2020 9.30am - 3.30pm
Newby and Scalby Primary School
  • Shaun Hopper (Deputy Headteacher at Northstead Community Primary School & Specialist Leader of Education Network Lead)
  • Katy Hopper (Teacher at Newby & Scalby Primary School and Chartered College of Teaching Early Career Teacher coach)
  • Claire Head (Scarborough Teaching Alliance ITT Programme Director)
For more information and how to book, download the flyer here