School Staff CPD Programmes

Sutton Secondary Teaching School Alliance offers professional development opportunities for teachers and support staff at all stages of their careers. This development is linked to, and builds on, provision for initial teacher training (ITT) as part of an continuum of support. The career development programme is responsive to local and regional needs.

Available courses are:

NQT Programme

The Sutton Secondary Teaching School Alliance NQT Induction Programme is a comprehensive programme of CPD which supports NQTs to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in their first year of teaching.



Who's it for?

The programme provides both opportunities for NQTS to spend valuable CPD in  their home schools whist also providing taught session which are designed to develop best practice in teaching and...

NQT plus 1 Programme

Designed to stretch a teacher’s understanding  of the principles of learning and teaching and challenge thinking

in the context of practice  in a secondary school.


Who's it for?

The NQT +1 programme is designed to build on skills learnt during the NQT year by giving teachers in their second year the opportunity to reflect on their practice, engage with some literature,...