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CPD Training with Quest for Learning

Do you feel that your teaching is a little stale? Are you worried that some of your subject knowledge isn't quite as up-to-date as it should be? Are you managing a team of teachers who feel undervalued or whose skills need to be refreshed?

As part of our commitment to raising education standards for all children, Quest for Learning runs a programme of high quality, affordable, continuous professional development courses for primary school teachers and teaching assistants. We employ experienced consultants to deliver the CPD courses. The consultants work extensively with primary schools across the UK, ensuring course content is always relevant and up to date.  

English Courses

The programme includes refresher courses on English topics such as phonics, developing greater depth in writing and guided reading. We also run three workshops each year for KS1 and KS2 teachers focusing on Moderation and Assessment at the end of Year 2 and Year 6 respectively, giving teachers an often unique chance to work with colleagues from other schools, under the guidance of the consultant.  

Maths Courses

Our Maths courses include sessions on Cuisenaire Rods and we occasionally offer our Promoting Mathematical Learning for Teaching Assistants, a nine-hour course run across three mornings, which has been developed to empower teaching assistants to feel confident in supporting pupils, across the primary age-range. The course is developed to tie in with schools’ own calculation policies and the mathematics National Curriculum (2014). 

BookQuest and NumSkills courses

From time to time, we run courses to train teachers and TAs in how to use our own BookQuest programme and NumSkills/NumSkills Money resources.  

Want to know more?

For current courses and to book, see our Eventbrite page or click on the course headings to the right.  

If you would rather pay by invoice, contact us directly on but please be aware that we charge a £5 administrative fee for bookings requiring an invoice.  



Most of our courses will continue to be delivered online. However, we are delighted that our Moderation and Assessment sessions will be in person this year, in Didcot Civic Hall, with appropriate safety measures in place. 

Please click on the courses on the right hand side of the page for more information and to book. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email us on

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