Teacher Training for NQTs and Regional Centre for NQT Professional Devlopment

Partner: University of East Anglia, Cambridge University, NTTC, SNITT, Buckingham University, Independent Schools Teacher Induction Panel
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Academic

Norwich School supports teacher training and professional development for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) in the region by offering placements for PGCE students and is the regional centre for professional develpoment for NQTs across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Aims of the project

Training future teachers and helping with retention.

In 2016/17 Norwich School trained ten teachers who successfully gained their qualification and are currently working in schools.

Background and goals

Since 2002, Norwich School has worked with the UEA and in recent years has expanded these links to other institutions.


Norwich School offers placements to trainees during the Lent and Trinity Terms and hosts termly regional training days in our on-site conferece facilities.

Pupil involvement

Trainees are able to develop their teaching practices by teaching our pupils from age 7-18.

Frequency and duration

We annually employ between 1 and 6 NQTs a year and train typically 6 - 8 trainees.