CPD – Training

Attending our CPD (Continuous Professional Development) training courses is all about developing your skills and becoming a reflective practitioner whatever the stage of your career. By collaborating with our strategic partners, we offer a varied programme to support all staff who work in schools.

This is linked to, and builds on, our initial teacher training (ITT) programme and induction, as part of a comprehensive continuum of support.

CPD Programme

DateCourse TitleTimeVenue
Thursday 7th June 2018 NQT/RQT Summer Conference 9am Shaw House - Map
Tuesday 4th September 2018 “Raising Achievement in Writing” 9am The Downs School - Map

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    “Raising Achievement in Writing”

    £50.00£80.00

    Greater depth in writing is proving difficult to moderate and secure consistent judgements and therefore needs careful consideration.

    This course will advance your understanding of:

     The meaning of greater depth in the context of writing.

     The ‘concept’ of greater depth and the ‘label’ as used in the current inter-im frameworks for teacher assessment.

     Questions and activities that promote greater depth in writing.

    The four ‘corners’ of greater depth in writing.

    Take away from the course:

    Strategies to improve pupils’ outcomes in:

    Understanding the purpose of writing, including varying levels of formality.

    Organisation of writing

     Writing with precision and clarity using the full range of spelling, punctua-tion and grammar taught.

     Producing Imaginative and engaging writing that interweaves dialogue, settings, characters and plots.

    Testimonials from previous courses run by Alex

    “The day was really inspirational. Every aspect of the course was highly beneficial. All of our staff members were fully involved in the day and because of this we can work together as a whole team on our planned developments.”

     

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    Amazing Middle Leadership

    £150.00

    This course, designed especially for relatively new as well as experienced teachers, will enable you to recognise, develop and extend your leadership capabilities as well as fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a middle leader. The programme focuses on exploration of inspirational and functional leadership skills and application of these to fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a middle/subject leader in a school today. What makes a truly successful middle leader? Clarity of vision – strategic direction and development of your subject. Teaching, Learning and Standards. Leading and Managing staff. Efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources. Middle Leaders roles and responsibilities. The range of monitoring; observing a lesson and giving feedback. Understanding how to create a strategic plan and move to action.

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    Aspiring to Senior Leadership / Deputy Headship

    £225.00

    This two day course is designed for secondary middle/subject leaders who are looking for their next leadership post.
    Day 1 will explore:-
    • The qualities of inspirational leadership
    • How to create an empowered team
    • The importance of vision and what stops us achieving it
    • Engaging with people at every level

    Day 2 will explore:-
    • How to optimise everyone’s leadership capacity
    • How to create a climate where everyone wants to work to raise the bar
    • How to develop different leadership styles and when to use them
    • Creating a school action plan
    • The keys to motivation and the impact of change to help you lead your team to your school’s vision

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    Beyond the Classroom: LOTC Planning a Trip

    £75.00
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    Child Protection Level 1 Safeguarding

    £30.00
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    Child Protection Level 1 Safeguarding

    £30.00£50.00

    Level 1 Child Protection

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    Child Protection Level 1 Safeguarding

    £30.00£50.00

    Level 1 Child Protection

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    Child Protection Level 1: Safeguarding

    £30.00
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    Child Protection Level 1: Safeguarding

    £30.00
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    Child Protection Level 1: Safeguarding

    £30.00
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    Child Protection Level 1: Safeguarding

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    Computing

    £75.00

    How do you develop your teaching of computing within the new national curriculum as a non-specialist? You will leave with resources and practical strategies to use in the classroom

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