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NQT Downloadable Forms


Newly Qualified Teachers – West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance

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 2020 – Wednesday 9th December 2020
Spring Term 2021 – Wednesday 24th March 2021
Summer Term 2021 – Wednesday 7th July 2021


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