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NQT Downloadable Forms


Newly Qualified Teachers – West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance

To register a Newly Qualified Teacher please use this form.


To request a reduction in the NQT induction time.

Request to shorten NQT induction (1)


Assessment Forms

Please note that for newly qualified teachers who start on a full time basis for academic year 2019-20, assessment forms will need to be sent to us by the deadlines below:

Autumn Term 2019 – Wednesday 11th December 2019
Spring Term 2020 – Wednesday 18th March 2020
Summer Term 2019 – Wednesday 8th July 2020


WCTSA NQT induction (final assessment)


Other Useful Documents


What is School Direct?

School Direct is a direct route into teaching, where successful applicants can follow a PGCE (with QTS) course. The main difference to the traditional PGCE course is that you will do a significant amount of your training within a school.

Find out more about School Direct


There are many success stories from the West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance. Here are just a few of them.

Read the testimonials

What is a Teaching School?

Teaching Schools have been established in order that schools and groups of schools take increasing responsibility for managing the school system…

Read about Teaching Schools

a brighter future in the northwest Lake District