Impetus RQT Training Programme

The Impetus RQT support programme is a structured programme of support for teachers who have qualified in the last 2 – 5 years. The main programme provides support for classroom teaching and subject leadership. Delegates have the option to include additional courses to further enhance their development.

Additional support features available to RQTs:
• Email support to delegates and mentors throughout the course
• In-built opportunities to visit other schools
• Potential personal tutorials from course tutors

Impetus RQT Programme of support 2017/2018

Cost: £300 + VAT per delegate for this package of support (includes refreshments and hot lunch)

Day 1

26 September 2017 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
High Quality Teaching and Learning
Course Facilitator: Janine Blinko

• Key teaching and learning strategies to ensure mastery and depth
• Best use of data to inform progression; differentiation and feedback to

Day 2 (half day)

22 November 2017 9.00 am – 12:30pm
High Quality Teaching and Learning
Course Facilitator: Janine Blinko

• Follow up from Day 1 with discussion of tasks
• Ideas for upgrading teaching and learning in the Primary classroom

Day 3

11 January 2018 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Subject Leadership as an RQT
Course Facilitator: Jeremy Crook

• Modelling the ideal methods and systems for subject leadership
• Methods for monitoring teaching in order to support all staff
• Preparing to speak to Ofsted about your subject

Day 4 (half day)

23 April 2018 9.00 am - 12.30 pm
Subject Leadership as an RQT
Course Facilitator: Jeremy Crook

• Follow up from Day 3 with discussion of tasks
• Preparing paperwork for effective subject leadership

Additional Courses

Additional cost: £100 + VAT per delegate per course (includes refreshments and hot lunch)

Session 1

1 November 2017 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Creating the ideal learning environment
Course Facilitator: Jeremy Crook

Why is the learning environment so important?
• What affects the quality of the environment?
• What can be done to make it a special place to learn?
• How will this increase pupil progress?
• Will my personality make a difference? Solutions to FAQs.

Session 2

22 February 2018 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Using models and pictorial images to support mathematical understanding
Course Facilitator: Janine Blinko

Exploring the use of models and images to support understanding and
convincing others in Mathematics
• What are the key images children need and what are they for?

Session 3

22 March 2018 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Using technology in Physical Education
Course Facilitator: Ilse Fullarton

• Use of iPads/tablets in all areas of PE
• Improving the fitness of children in your lessons with technology
• Making cross curricular links using technology in your classes

Session 4

13 June 2018 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Teacher Assessment in Maths
Course Facilitator: Janine Blinko

Using assessment to support teaching
• Keeping all the children learning together
• Strategies for supporting children in improving their ability to reason
and explain
• Identifying what children do and do not understand

Session 5

2 July 2018 9:00am – 4:00pm
Teacher Health and Wellbeing
Course Facilitator: Ilse Fullarton

• Managing work/life balance
• Nutritional support to manage stress
• Lifestyle factors which support wellbeing
• Ideas to improve mental wellbeing