Primary and Early Years partnerships

Department Shout Outs, supporting Associate Teachers and Mentors

Photograph of teacher and children

Welcome to the Department Shout Out. This sway is for all Associate Teachers, Mentors and University Tutors in school to be kept up-to-date with supportive actions whilst on placement. 

Please access the link below:

Summer Term 2 Shout Out

Summer 2 Week 2 This edition includes information for Lead Mentors about the revised mentoring processes for 2024/25

Summer 2 Week 1

Summer Term 1 Shout Out: 

Summer 1 Week 1  , Summer 1 Week 2Summer 1 Week 3Summer 1 Week 4Summer 1 Week 5Summer 1 Week 6,  End of Summer 1

Spring Term Shout Out:

Spring 2 Week 1Spring 2 Week 2Spring 2 Week 3Spring 2 Week 4Spring 2 Week 5

Placement documents

Use the hyperlinks below to access key information  for either our BAQTS (Hons) Primary Education with QTS or PGCE Primary Education and Early Years courses.

BAQTS (Hons) Primary and Early Years Education: All years | Year One | Year Two | Year Three

PGCE Primary and Early Years courses  

Key documentation for mentors
Phonics 

Specific documentation to support Mentors and Associate Teachers with developing an understanding of systematic synthetic phonics.

Giving effective feedback

Use the relevant observation template in the grid below for core/foundation of systematic synthetic phonics. To support you further we have added subject specific prompts which you can use to guide with explicit subject feedback. 

For feedback on core and foundation subjects use:

Lesson Observation Feedback Form

Maths Lesson Observation Feedback Example 

English Lesson Observation Feedback Example

Foreign Languages Feedback Example

History Lesson Observation Feedback Example

Music Lesson Observation Feedback Example

Physical Education Feedback Observation Example

Religious Education Lesson Observation Feedback Example

For feedback on Systematic Synthetic Phonics use:

Systematic Synthetic Phonics Lesson Observation Form

Phonics Observation Feedback Example

For feedback for Associate Teachers' working in an SEN setting

Lesson Observation Feedback Form

SEND Lesson Observation Feedback Example

Subject Specific Prompts

Art and Design Subject Prompts

Computing Subject Prompts

Design and Technology Subject Prompts

Early Years Subject Prompts

English Subject Prompts

Languages Subject Prompts

Geography Subject Prompts

History Subject Prompts

Mathematics Subject Prompts

Music Subject Prompts

Physical Education Subject Prompts

PSHE Subject Prompts

Religious Education Subject Prompts

Science Subject Prompts

For associate teachers:

BA (Hons Primary Education with QTS)

Year One

For associate teachers:

For mentors:

School Colleague Mentor Briefing Meetings for BA Year 1

The School Colleague Mentor Briefings have been split to support you with both the Preliminary days from January to March and the Block Teaching period from April to May. Please join the relevant links below:

Preliminary Days   Held on Link
BA1 Joint SBT1 School Mentor Briefing Recording  9 and 11 January  Click to access BA 1 Joint SBT1 School Mentor  Briefing Recording 
BA1 Joint SBT1 School Mentor Briefing PowerPoint  9 and 11 January  Click to access BA1 Joint SBT1 School Mentor Briefing PowerPoint
Teaching Block  Time Link
BA1 SBT 1 Block Placement School Mentor Briefing Recording  14 and 18 March  Click to access BA 1 Block Placement Recording
BA1 SBT1 Block Placement School Mentor Briefing PowerPoint  14 and 18 March   Click to access BA 1 Block Placement PowerPoint

Year Two

For associate teachers;

For mentors;

School Colleague Mentor Briefing Meetings for BA Year 2

Please access the BA2 School Based Training, School Mentor Briefing information below:-

BA2 Joint SBT2 School Mentor Briefing Recording  Click to access BA2 Joint SBT2 School Mentor Briefing Recording
BA2 Joint SBT2 School Mentor Briefing PowerPoint  Click to access BA 2 Joint SBT2 School Mentor Briefing PowerPoint

 

Year Three

For associate teachers

BA3 Summer Resit Progress Journals 2024

General information BA3 Hons

School Colleague Mentor Briefing Meeting supporting BA3 including Summer Resits 2024

BA3 School Colleague Mentor Briefing PowerPoint (SUMMER RESITS) Click to view PowerPoint
BA3 School Colleague Mentor Briefing Video Recording (SUMMER RESITS) Video to follow
BA3 School Colleague Mentor Briefing PowerPoint Click to view PowerPoint 
BA3 School Colleague Mentor Briefing Video Recording  Click to view video

Mentor supporting documentation 

PGCE Primary and Early Years courses

These documents have been shared with associate teachers to support their development and progression. Please refer to the PGCE Primary and Early Years Course Handbook and School-Based Training Handbook for further information.

For mentors and associate teachers:

PGCE Part-Time or Rescheduled SBT3

PGCE School Based Training 1

For mentors:

Please click on the appropriate link to access the PGCE School Based Training 1 (SBT1) Mentor and School Colleague Briefing resources:

School Colleague Briefing Recording PGCE SBT1 Click to access Recording
School Colleague Briefing PowerPoint PGCE SBT1 Click to access PowerPoint 

PGCE School Based Training 2 (SBT2)

PGCE SBT2 School Colleague Mentor Briefing: Please click on the link below to access the relevant information and resources: 

School Colleague Briefing PowerPoint PGCE SBT2 Click to access PGCE SBT2 PowerPoint
School Colleague Briefing Recording PGCE SBT2 To be uploaded

PGCE School Based Training 3 (SBT3)

Please access the school based training mentor SBT3 PowerPoint or recording (below) for further information about processes for this placement.   

School Colleague Briefing PowerPoint PGCE SBT3 Click ro access SBT3 PowerPoint
School Colleague Briefing Recording PGCE SBT3 Click to access SBT3 Recording