Astra Appropriate Body Handbook

Please find below links to our NQT handbook and associated documents (please note this page will be updated for 2021/22 as the statutory guidance for Early Career Teachers is changing).


Professional Review Form

Mentor Meeting Record Sheet

Mentor and NQT Meeting Schedule

Teacher Standards Record Form

Lesson Observation Form

Reduced Induction Period Policy

Reduced Induction Period Application Form

Please click here for the Department for Education revised statutory guidance for Newly Qualified Teachers (England).

In addition, post the 2015 Carter Review, a series of non-statutory mentor standards was published for ITT mentors. However, these standards are also very relevant for mentoring NQTs through their induction. Please click here to read more about the mentor standards.


Assessment Period Reports - template to aid completion

Word version

Google Docs version