City of Norwich School

Working at CNS: Professional Development

Professional development is at the heart of CNS. The school is dedicated to supporting the development of all staff through a carefully designed, coherent CPD programme that is bespoke to the needs and ambitions of all colleagues. This approach is key to securing effective development that supports whole school vision and objectives.

CPD programmes and strands at CNS

The school supports a wide portfolio of CPD approaches to ensure our programmes are bespoke and responsive, and to maximise the impact within our school. Our CPD is wide-ranging and incorporates a variety of opportunities and programmes as outlined below, with further details available via the links at the bottom of the page.

CPD programmes and strands at CNS

Pedagogy, teaching and learning Subject knowledge and subject pedagogy Support staff specialist training Leadership
  • T& L briefings and bulletins
  • Professional enquiry
  • Bespoke ITT and NQT
  • New staff induction programme
  • Faculty development time
  • External courses, including exam board courses
  • Ormiston and regional subject networks
  • Bespoke LSA CPD programme
  • Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Mentor training
  • NPQs
  • Internal and external secondment 
  • OAT led training
  • Internship
  • Specialist Leader in Education


Case Studies 

You can view some case studies exploring how current staff are developing their skills and knowledge, to enhance their professional practice HERE.

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