NQT Welcome Event

NQT Welcome
Southwark Council's NQT Welcome Event

Southwark Council's NQT Welcome Event

Southwark Council is inviting all NQTs (primary, secondary, EYFS, Special and alternative provisions) to a FREE event at Southwark Council Offices. I have attached a flyer to display in your staff rooms and for distribution amongst your NQTs.

Welcome to Southwark: A Guide To Making Your NQT Induction Year Count In Southwark

Aims of the session are to

  1. ensure a successful start to your NQT year in Southwark
  2. inform you of your statutory safeguarding responsibilities
  3. introduce the statutory NQT induction guidance. 

Throughout the day you will have an opportunity to: 

  • network and meet other NQTs in Southwark
  • find out about the offers and discounts for teachers in Southwark
  • meet the team that will be able to guide you through induction in Southwark.


Agenda Item




Outline of the day


Message from Terry Segarty (Head of the 0-19 Standards Team)


Message and welcome from the Mayor Charlie Smith


Coffee/Fruit and networking


Group 1



Group 2

Induction Guidance  and meet the NQT team


Market place and prize draw

Lunch provided



Group 2

Induction Guidance  and meet the NQT team

Group 1




An NQTs +1 guide to induction


Closing remarks and questions


Date 29 September 2017

Time 08:45 - 16:00

Venue Southwark Council Offices, 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH


The event will include:

  • An introduction to the Local Authority NQT team
  • A welcome from The Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Charlie Smith
  • What to expect from your NQT year
  • An introduction to NQT Manager
  • An introduction to the statutory requirements for NQTs
  • An introduction to the assessment process
  • Talks and advice from last year’s NQTs Practical tips and resources to support you during your NQT year
  • There will also be plenty of opportunities to network with fellow NQTs and Induction tutors across phases (primary, secondary, special and nursery schools).

During the event NQTs will have access to exclusive leisure and sport offers.

To reserve your place please email Vilma Edwards Vilma.Edwards@southwark.gov.uk