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Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)

Welcome to NQT Induction in Torbay 2017/18
Torbay Teaching School is the appropriate body for NQT Induction in all Torbay schools.  In the folders below you will find all the necessary documentation for NQT Induction.  Guidance is statutory for all maintained schools, but not compulsory for academies, free schools or independent schools.  However, most Torbay academies support induction as it is a valuable process for the NQT and the school.  Electronic copies of documentation will be sent to all schools and is also available below:



Torbay Teaching School Alliance offers free CPD opportunities for all Torbay NQTs over the academic year.  All courses and events are published on the TTSA CPD Online website (see link below).  For further guidance on the CPD Online system, please click here

Autumn Term 2017 CPD
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Annual Induction Training for NQT Induction Tutors

Thursday 21st September 2017

1.15 - 3.30pm (light lunch available from 12.45pm)

Conference Room, Oldway Primary School, Paignton


Recommended for all induction tutors, especially those new to the role.
The session will cover:
- Statutory Guidance for NQT Induction Tutors
- Roles & responsibilities for schools, Induction Tutors & NQTs
- Torbay's Continuing Professional Development Programme for NQTs
- Statutory monitoring & assessment procedures
The formal welcome for NQTs will follow at 4.30pm.
Places must be booked due to catering requirements - please ensure that you complete the dietary section of your personal profile if you have any special requirements.  Book online at


NQT Welcome

Thursday 21st September 2017

4.30 - 5.30pm

Conference Room, Oldway Primary School, Paignton


An opportunity for all new NQTs to meet at the start of this very important first year in their teaching careers, learn of the
Induction process, expectations, support available, CPD opportunities etc.


For those not able to make the above dates there will be an additional session for induction tutors and NQTs combined on Monday 25th September 2017 from 4.00 - 5.00pm.


Book online at (In order to enable you to book a place you will need to create a new user account if your school has not already done this on your behalf.  Click on 'New User' from the Home page of the website.