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RQT Development Programme 

The Swaledale Alliance runs a successful CPD programme for Recently Qualified Teachers in its schools.

The programme aims to develop participants’ pedagogical skills as well as their leadership skills.  Any teacher who is currently in their second or third year of teaching is welcome to participate. 

When are the sessions?

The programme is to run over 3 full days, one per term. This allows participants to focus on all of aspects of their RQT work whilst developing their network of peer support and collaboration with other colleagues from Alliance schools.

  Date Time Venue

Autumn Term

Wednesday 18th October 2017 

09:00 - 16:00

Masham C of E Primary School

Spring Term

Tuesday 6th February 2018

09:00 - 12:00

12:00 - 16.00

Observe a Peer Support Teacher

Richmond Secondary School

Summer Term

Tuesday 8th May 2018

09:00 - 16:00

Richmond Secondary School

What is the cost of the programme?

The full cost of the programme is £250 per RQT for Alliance Partnership schools and £400 per RQT for non-Alliance member schools. Lunch is provided for the delegates.  Please advise the office of any food allergies.

Further information:

RQT Flyer 2017 18

How do I apply?

If you  wish to apply for a place on the 2017/2018 RQT Development programme, please contact the Swaledale Alliance Admin Team.

Email: or Tel: 01748 828126

For a discussion about the programme, please contact Andrea Offord (Alliance Business Manager).