Recent Qualified Teachers


The Recently Qualified Teacher Programme is a series of seminars aimed at colleagues in years 2 to 5 of their teaching career. The programme is designed to enhance all areas of a teacher’s responsibilities and ultimately improve classroom practice. This programme would suit both those looking to secure their own classroom practice or those looking to make their first steps into a leadership role. In order to achieve the title qualification, delegates must attend all of the sessions below.

Book the WHOLE RQT PROGRAMME - All 7 sessions for £200 on Eventbrite    Eventbrite - Secondary Recently Qualified Teacher (RQT) Programme - 2017/2018


Session Title Overview Date and Venue Eventbrite Booking (Session)

Establishing a Positive Climate for Learning

This session will provide a series of strategies and ideas for improving classroom management, ensuring that you are in control of establishing the correct environment within which learning takes place. There will be discussion and activities designed to enhance your behaviour tool kit as well as ideas on how to foster a culture of behaviour for learning.

Tuesday 7th November 2017

4.30pm - 6.30pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT - Establishing a positive climate for learning

Ask the experts - Real life lesson resources

A session built from 4 mini-sessions. A number of practising teachers will show you a skill/ technique/ lesson resource that they use in their own classrooms with repeated success. They will explain the resource and how they put it into practice themselves.

Monday 4th December 2017

4.30pm - 6.00pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT - 2 - 1718 - Ask the Experts: Real life lesson resources

Developing a teachers toolkit

A teacher must be nothing if not adaptable. This session focuses on the need for every teacher to have their own 'toolkit' for use in their lessons. The session will explain how you develop your own toolkit and then give a huge range of strategies that you could use or adapt for use in your own toolkit.

Thursday 11th January 2018

4.30pm - 6.00pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT - 3 - 1718 - Developing a teacher's toolkit

Career Progression

In this session you will hear from our four different school leaders who have progressed up the leadership ladder. A head teacher, a head of year, a head of department and an SLE will give you different perspectives about how to progress in your teaching career.

Tuesday 6th February 2018

4.00pm - 6.00pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT - 4 - 1718 - Career progression

Active and engaging learning

This session will seek to build upon some of the key elements crucial to this programme. The expectation will be that by now you’ve started to establish strong habits regarding planning for and creating a productive learning environment, so what’s next? The primary focus is to further develop personal practice and develop increasingly effective strategies.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

4.00pm - 6.00pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT 5 - 1718 - Active and engaging learning

Developing Resilience

This session will focus more upon your habits and practices as a teacher as opposed to strategies to develop teaching. The primary focus will be centred upon managing your workload by such developing effective habits around marking, planning, resourcing and looking after yourself.

Tuesday 5th June 2018

4.00pm - 6.00pm

Archbishop Holgate's School

Eventbrite - RQT 6 - 1718 - Developing resilience

School Based Experience

Delegates will complete a morning or afternoon in an alternative school to their own, undertaking a series of lesson observations delivered by experienced outstanding practitioners.

Session will be confirmed once enrolled on the course


The cost of the programme is £200 per delegate. Individual sessions can be purchased for £45, school experiences can be purchased for £100. Bookings can be made directly via the Pathfinder Teaching School If you have any queries please contact Chris

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