Blog Archives - The NQT Partnership


The 5 best plants for your first desk as a teacher

You have secured your first teaching position at your dream school and you are wondering how to personalise your desk. Why not a plant? Plants can help create a calming,…

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How to handle poor behaviour as an NQT

Inevitably, as a teacher, you will encounter poor behaviour in the classroom and the communal areas. At first, as an NQT you may find it difficult to know how to…

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Top 5 resources for primary NQTs

It’s time to head into the classroom! Your brain is full of wonderful PGCE theory that you’re just itching to put into practice. You’ve found a school, appointed a mentor…

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The challenges you will face in your first year of teaching

As with any new job, there is a steep learning curve when you first start. This is no different as an NQT. Many of the challenges you will face in…

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Why NQTs are moving to London

Did you know that 95% of the people we place into schools in London aren’t actually from London? It seems like every NQT and his/her dog/cat/hamster is moving down to…

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Why NQTs want to work in London

We have supported over 500 NQTs in relocating to London, Manchester and Birmingham and will give you advice and guidance on how to find housing and the right areas to…

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