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Storytelling

Starts: Tuesday 30 November 2021 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
Books and storytelling have a high profile in the revised EYFS.

This workshop will be a chance to reflect on your storytelling skills and refresh your practice so that books and storytelling are at the heart of your curriculum.

You will:
  • Learn ways to engage children in books and storytelling
  • Explore ways in which books can inspire activities across all areas of learning.
  • Learn ways to engage children in books and storytelling so that you ignite their curiosity and build a love of books and reading.

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The Power of Collaborative Activity - Capacity, Ability, Practice

Starts: Tuesday 30 November 2021 - 16:30 - 17:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Teachers in all phases who wish to better understand how collaborative activity can be facilitated in their own professional practices and how it can be applied within the classroom to aid the facilitation of collaborative, group and mixed ability learning.

Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders who would like to enhance their own ability to collaborate with others and develop effective systems of collaborative activity and group dynamics within their teams, departments and at a whole sch ...
What does this event cover
  • Participants will develop an understanding the what and why of Collaborative Activity at different levels of scale from the Individual to the Global
  • Understanding of the nature of Collaborative Activity; our capacity to, our ability to and our practice of collaboration with others
  • Understanding of how effective Collaborative Activity can be developed within schools; from team dynamics and learning within the classroom
  • An ability to apply principles of effective Collaborative Activity into teachers and school leaders daily practices
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Leadership Masterclasses - Difficult Conversations

Starts: Wednesday 1 December 2021 - 16:00 - 18:00
Venue : Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ map
Who is this event for
New middle and senior leaders
What does this event cover
Each masterclass and will cover  the practical realities , essential skills and knowledge required for successful leadership in key areas. Leaders will  feel  confident and ready to implement  the key ideas and strategies back in their own school.
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Reading and Writing Moderation for Year 1

Starts: Wednesday 1 December 2021 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Torriano Primary School, Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2SJ map
Who is this event for
Year 1 teachers.
What does this event cover
These are half day training sessions to support teachers with the end of year assessments judgements in reading and writing.

There will be an opportunity for teachers to work together moderating their children’s reading and writing as well as identifying gaps which may need addressing. By the end of the sessions teachers will be more secure in end of year expectations in reading and writing for their year group. Gaps will be identified which will inform teaching and learning to enable children to reach end of year expectations.
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Reading and Writing Moderation for Year 3

Starts: Wednesday 1 December 2021 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Torriano Primary School, Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2SJ map
Who is this event for
Year 3 teachers.
What does this event cover
These are half day training sessions to support teachers with the end of year assessments judgements in reading and writing.

There will be an opportunity for teachers to work together moderating their children’s reading and writing as well as identifying gaps which may need addressing. By the end of the sessions teachers will be more secure in end of year expectations in reading and writing for their year group. Gaps will be identified which will inform teaching and learning to enable children to reach end of year expectations.
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Early Reading and Phonics Leader Meetings

Starts: Tuesday 7 December 2021 - 16:00 - 17:00
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
Phonics and Early Reading Leaders.
What does this event cover
  • Keep leaders up to date with the latest national and local developments in early reading and phonics         
  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on and evaluate provision and practice and to identify improvements and developments needed to raise standards.
  • Provide an opportunity for school-to-school sharing of best practice
  • Prepare for OFSTED by sharing experiences.
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From knowing to deep understanding - Engaging with Global Concepts through the curriculum

Starts: Tuesday 11 January 2022 - 16:30 - 17:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Teachers in all phases who wish to better understand how Global Concepts (big Ideas that span multiple subjects) can be used to
facilitate and implement curriculum, shape teaching, and aid the move from knowing to a deep understanding within the process of learning.

Middle Leaders and Senior Leaders who would like to enhance their understanding of the role Global Concepts can play in shaping curriculum, teaching and learning.
What does this event cover
  • Participants will gain an understanding of what a concept is as an organising idea and mental construct
  • Understanding of the what and why of Concepts at different levels of scale - Global, Macro & Nested
  • Understanding of the benefits of engaging with Global Concepts (e.g. Rules, Systems, Culture) through the curriculum
  • Understanding of the hallmarks of an effective Concept driven curriculum 
  • Ability to apply Concepts in the design and delivery of curriculum
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Primary PSHE Leads Network Meeting

Starts: Tuesday 11 January 2022 - 16:15 - 17:15
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
PSHE leads in primary and special schools.
What does this event cover
Get up to date news, information, guidance and training about leading and managing PSHE, planning, the curriculum, high quality teaching and learning, assessing, monitoring and evaluating PSHE and citizenship.

  • Find out about good resources
  • Share ideas with other Leads about the role
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An introduction to Letters and Sounds Phases 1 - 4

Starts: Wednesday 12 January 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Edith Neville Primary School, 174 Ossulston Street, London, NW1 1DN map
Who is this event for
EYFS and Primary staff
What does this event cover
Participants will develop their confidence, knowledge and understanding of phonics teaching.

Participants will:
  • To develop/ revise phonics subject knowledge
  • To develop an understanding progression in phonics teaching
  • To be able to plan an effective phonics lesson
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How Ofsted inspects leadership and management, the role of middle leaders

Starts: Wednesday 12 January 2022 - 09:00 - 12:30
Venue : Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ map
Who is this event for
Heads of Department / Faculty Leads and Senior Leaders
What does this event cover
An understanding of how school leadership will be judged under the 2019 Education Inspection Framework. The session will cover:

  • What inspectors are looking for
  • What you need to do to prepare
  • How inspectors will gather evidence
  • Possible ‘evidence of ‘outstanding leadership’
  • Understanding of the grade descriptors
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