Enhanced Teacher programme (ETP)

Brief Overview:

Coventry Teaching Schools’ Network is delighted to offer a new CPD programme for teachers. It will provide the opportunity to engage in a support programme that will help to update their knowledge, skills and ability in key areas that are essential in becoming an effective and competent teaching practitioner.

This course will run over 4 whole day sessions covering:

  • Challenge and Engagement in Teaching and Learning
  • Knowing your learners
  • Assessment
  • Developing Yourself

It will provide delegates with the opportunity to share good practice and learn from one another. Participants will need to attend all sessions and have an in-school mentor.

Facilitators: All are accredited facilitators/trainers:

  • Hayley Williams – Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School,
  • Rachel Peavoy – Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School,
  • Megan Hill – St Thomas More Catholic Primary School,
  • Ann Rayns – Caludon Castle School,
  • Lynne Burns – Spon Gate Primary School,
  • Liz Pyne – Finham Park School

Who is it suitable for:


Teachers who have completed their NQT year and are in their second or third year of teaching. Available to primary, secondary, EYFS and special educational needs colleagues.
What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc. A wealth of ideas and resources that can be brought back to the classroom.
What is the intended impact for you?
  • Develop your role in the school, forge strong relationships, plan for your future
  • To be supported in maximising the impact of your lessons.
  • Improve skills and confidence as you continue your teaching careers
  • Develop teaching and learning strategies
  • Opportunities for colleagues to network with other recently qualified teachers from their area.
What is the intended impact for your school?
  • Develop effective teaching and learning strategies with which to raise standards and ensure pupil progress
  • Increased teacher quality and school Improvement
Contact: Claire Donnelly
Teaching School: Castle Phoenix
Tel: 024 7644 4822 extension 107
Email: enquiries@castlephoenix.org.uk
Costs: £575


Session Date Time Venue Brief Outline
Session 1



Full day session

Caludon Castle School


Challenge and Engagement in Teaching and Learning

  • Starters and plenaries
  • Differentiation and match
  • Questioning
  • Role modelling
  • Promoting independent learning
  • Lesson observation-focus on challenge and engagement
  • Skills audit for above areas
Session 2 02/12/16 Full day session

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School


Knowing your learners

  • Presentation of starter activities
  • Behaviours for learning
  • Lesson observation with a focus on inclusion and differentiation and match
  • During the afternoon, there will be a workshop session run by an Educational Psychologist, discussing vulnerable groups and student behaviour.
  • Skills audit for areas linked to inclusion
Session 3



Full day session

Caludon Castle School



  • Sharing of work in school around behaviours for learning and around inclusion of all learners
  • Assessment of learning
  • Assessment for learning
  • Effective marking and feedback
  • Pupil self-evaluation
  • Setting effective learning intentions
  • Target setting
  • Analysing data (RAISE)
  • Lesson observation with a focus on AfL
  • Skills audit linked to assessment
Session 4 24/03/17

Full day session


Primary delegates hosted in Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School


Secondary delegates hosted in Caludon Castle School

Developing Yourself

  • Sharing work on promoting pupil self-assessment from last session
  • Short presentation from a teacher who is three or four years in to their career
  • Personality traits
  • Lesson observation linked to participants own subject area and/or year group
  • Phase specific areas e.g. effective use of TAs in primary and subject leadership and working as part of a team for secondary
  • Evaluation of skills audit
  • Setting a six month action plan with their mentor (mentors to attend for part of the afternoon session)