Secondary NQTs

Follows the biggest learning curve in the profession as various NQTs begin their careers and face new challenges as well as new rewards. What support can they access and how can they excel?

There are 14 videos in this series.

15 mins Lesson Planning
Clare Hewitt, a former air hostess and supermarket manager, now teaches modern foreign languages at Parkside school near Bradford. This programme charts her progress over her first term of teaching and takes a detailed look at how she is tackling her lesson ...
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15 mins Time Management
Stuart Tatterton is a former salesman. He now teaches maths at King James's school in North Yorkshire. This programme charts his progress over the course of his first term of teaching and takes a detailed look at how Stuart is tackling time management.
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15 mins Expert Advice 1
Dr Kevan Bleach has co-authored books for NQTs and gives seminars and lectures on good practice. In this programme he works with two NQTs, offering advice on lesson planning and time management.
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15 mins Lesson Observation
Kenneth Carmichael teaches business studies at King James's School in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. This programme follows him over the course of his first term of teaching, charting his progress and takes a detailed look at how Kenneth approaches the ...
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15 mins Classroom Management
Clare Hewitt, a former air hostess and supermarket manager, now teaches modern foreign languages at Parkside school near Bradford. This programme charts her progress over her first term of teaching and takes a detailed look at how Clare is tackling classroom ...
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15 mins Expert Advice 2
Dr Kevan Bleach has co-authored books for NQTs and gives seminars and lectures on best practice.
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15 mins Differentiation
In this programme, we look at how newly qualified teachers Clare Hewitt and Tracey Hall approach differentiation for two very different classes.
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15 mins Reporting to Parents
In this programme, we see how newly qualified teachers Clare Hewitt and Kenneth Carmichael tackle two very different aspects of the parent/teacher relationship. Dr Julian Stern also offers advice to the NQTs.
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15 mins Extending Your Range
NQTs Kenneth Carmichael and Tracey Hall have taken on extra responsibilities outside their own subject area. This programmes shows how they handle this new challenge and the difficulties that face them.
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15 mins Sharing the Load
In this programme we look at how sharing responsibility and resources can reduce workload and improve work-life balance. Cyriack Stevenson and Clare Hewitt are NQTs who employ different strategies to share the load.
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15 mins Secondary NQTs - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
A group of NQTs get together for a meal to discuss their experiences from their first year in teaching.
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15 mins Survival Secrets
This programme follows six NQTs through their first year of teaching, highlighting the highs and the lows experienced throughout the last 12 months.
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15 mins Making PPA Work for You
The idea of protected PPA time is fine in theory, but can it work in practice? This programme follows newly qualified teachers Finlay Curry and Michelle Burkitt as they attempt to maximise the value of their 10 per cent planning, preparation, and assessment ...
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15 mins Teaching with Style
Developing a personal teaching style takes time. This programme follows two NQTs as they take the first steps to teaching it their way.
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