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TESTIMONIALS

"I have really enjoyed the SJP School Direct programme because it has allowed me to feel a part of a school community from day one. The structured weekly activities have equipped me with the skills and confidence to get the most out of my time spent teaching in schools. The variety of support, guidance and tuition that SJP has offered me has made the transition into teaching not just smooth but also thoroughly enjoyable." School Direct participant

 

“The OTP course has given me the skills to be an outstanding teacher. The hands on practical experience approach is reassuring and encouraging. I feel like I have learnt so much. The SLEs are really inspiring and I have seen my teaching  really improve.” OTP Participant

 

“The Moving Teaching Forward programme was excellent.  It clarified structures, systems, processed and resources, raised morale and confidence, always focussed on improving the quality of teaching and learning.”  Assistant Head Teacher, Liverpool

 

“The SJP Teaching School Alliance is central to our drive to raise the quality of teaching. We see the partnership as one of mutual benefit in helping to transform the aspirations and expectations of teachers and their confidence to make an impact in the classroom.” Head Teacher, Sefton

 

“Networking with other schools was invaluable. I need to consider what people already enjoy teaching and how this can be harnessed. The opportunity to sign up to SJP’s network groups to share ideas on developing our pedagogy within my subject area was just what was needed.” Head of Faculty, St Helens

 

“Great to have examples of what an outstanding schools has done and a real chance to think through where we are going to go.” Deputy Head Teacher, Lancaster

 

“SJP offered our staff a high quality of leadership and mentoring for the Senior Leadership Team which developed their leadership and management skills. This allowed the school to grow and improve and subsequently be judged as 'Good' in our most recent full Ofsted inspection.” Principal, Manchester

 

“We received rational advice, coupled with clear educational direction and guidance which instilled confidence in all the staff. Ideas and strategies for CPD improved staff self esteem and thus the educational experiences of the students.” Head Teacher, Stoke

 

“Thanks for another NPQSL training day – I really enjoyed it and will really miss the invaluable and inspirational guidance that makes me feel like I can change
the world!’ NPQSL Participant, Cohort 1

 

"The NPQH has really galvanised me to believe that I am ready for headship and I now feel more confident about the type of Head that I want to be.” NPQH Participant, Cohort 2

 

"The NPQML course has challenged my thinking in a way that I have not experienced before. The Facilitator developed my thoughts so that the action plan I produced was one that I used directly in my school. The results of the plan are evident in school already." NPQML Participant, Cohort 3

 

“SJP has had an enormous influence on the improvements taking place at the school I asked them to support. The leaders returned completely re-energised and have drawn on their learning from the visit to make changes that will have a significant impact on the quality of students’ learning. More importantly, the lack of ambition and aspiration has now gone. Seeing SJP students and what they can achieve regardless of their backgrounds or starting points has clearly been a revelation to colleagues at other schools.” HMI Ofsted

 

The partnership with SJP is bringing about rapid improvements in leadership, learning and the quality of teaching by providing coaching for leaders and teachers and opportunities for them to see and learn from outstanding practice.” HMI Ofsted