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        Primary and Secondary Network

This programme comprises four twilight sessions run throughout the school year.

Who is this course for?

This highly popular network is aimed at both primary and secondary NQTs who wish to establish supportive links with colleagues. 

What are the objectives or outcomes?

This programme will support you in:

  • Sharing good practice
  • Developing subject knowledge
  • Exploring questions in a friendly and collaborative forum

Practical Information

This course is hosted across alliance partner schools in St Albans. Twilight sessions run from 4.00pm to 5.30pm.  Each venue tbc.

Secondary NQT Dates:-

  • Wednesday 14th September 2016
  • Thursday 8th December 2016
  • Thursday 9th February 2017
  • Thursday 6th July 2017 (social)

2017-18 Programme
  • Wednesday, 20th September 2017
  • Wednesday, 6th December 2017
  • Wednesday, 31st January 2018
  • Thursday, 5th July 2018

Primary NQT Dates:-

  • Thursday 15th September 2016
  • Thursday 10th November 2016
  • Thursday 12th January 2017 (nb: 4:15pm start)
  • Thursday 2nd March 2017
  • Thursday 4th May 2017
  • Evaluation & Certificate presentation: 15th June 2017

2017-18 Programme

  • Tuesday, 26th September 2017
  • Tuesday, 21st November 2017
  • Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
  • Tuesday, 13th March 2018
  • Tuesday, 15th May 2018
  • Tuesday, 19th June 2018

The programme will be developed according to feedback and suggestions from delegates as the year progresses.

Meet the facilitators

Facilitators on this programme are Professional Mentors and Senior Leaders from across Alban Federation schools.


Network fee of £20 per delegate for the year.

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