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Writing Moderation for Year 2

Starts: Tuesday 11 February 2020 - 16:00 - 17:30
Venue : Edith Neville Primary School, 174 Ossulston Street, London, NW1 1DN map
Who is this event for
Year 2 teachers.
What does this event cover
These are twilight sessions to support teachers with the end of key stage assessments in writing.

There will be an opportunity for Year 2 teachers to work together moderating their children’s writing against national standards.
Please note

Excellence in Support Staff Leadership

Starts: Wednesday 15 January 2020 - 09:00 - 11:15 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Support staff leaders in schools and non-teaching pastoral leaders who wish to consolidate and strengthen their leadership skills.
What does this event cover
Workshop 1: What does it mean to be a great leader in schools?

  • Exploring models of leadership
  • When to lead and when to manage 
  • Situational leadership
  • Juggling the leadership balls
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them!
Workshop 2: Understanding self and others

  • Reflect on your own style and how to user this knowledge to build effective teams
  • Vision and values
  • Learning from experiences of great leadership
Workshop 3: Building Trust

  • What the research tells us about the importance of trust
  • Strategies for building trust: the behaviours and approaches
  • Commonly identified dysfunctions and what to do about them
  • Effective delegation 
Workshop 4: Holding others to account and having those courageous conversations

  • Monitoring and evaluating your team’s performance
  • Exploring the moral purpose of holding your team to account
  • Practise courageous conversations live using typical scenarios
  • Create a blueprint for excellence in this area
Workshop 5: Effective meetings

  • The why and wherefore of meetings 
  • Exploring strategies for making the best use of meetings
  • Investing time wisely to raise achievement and improve well-being
Workshop 6: Developing your team

  • Looking forward for you and your team
  • Identifying professional learning and planning how to deliver this
  • Managing Out Performance
  • Book group exploring the middle leaders’ role in excellent schools
Please note
There are 6 sessions between Wednesday 15 January 2020 and Wednesday 20 May 2020

Secondary Maths Subject Leaders

Starts: Wednesday 12 February 2020 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Maria Fidelis Catholic School, 34 Phoenix Road, London, NW1 1TA map
Who is this event for
This event is open to secondary school staff.
What does this event cover
We will meet as a group once a term. At each meeting we will:
  • Ensure coordinators are up to date with national development in mathematics, for example, OFSTED guidance, assessment developments and curriculum innovations.
  • Develop skills as a coordinator
  • Share good practice Regular meetings will also enable a building up of networks, open classrooms and expertise sharing to strengthen our schools partnership.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Network Package.

Carrying out Safer Recruitment

Starts: Thursday 13 February 2020 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For anyone who is recruiting new staff, such as Managers, Deputies, Committee Members. This course is also appropriate for Childminders who work with assistants.


What does this event cover
When a vacancy arises in your setting, you will always want to employ the best person for the role. While making recruitment decisions it is important to ensure that everyone in your setting is safeguarded from harm.

During the course we will explore the key points in managing a safe recruitment and induction to your setting.

The session will focus on:

- Pre-recruitment planning
- Application Forms (what they should contain)
- Interviewing
- Checks and references
- Induction
Please note

Safeguarding Children for All

Starts: Saturday 15 February 2020 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners working in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The importance of safeguarding and protecting children.
- Legislation and the requirements of the EYFS.
- Understanding the signs and symptoms of abuse.
- What to do if you are concerned about a child.
- Record keeping and sharing information.
- Safer working practice.

Please note

Geography KS3 Standardisation and Moderation

Starts: Monday 24 February 2020 - 16:00 - 17:30
Venue : Acland Burghley School, 93 Burghley Road, London, NW5 1UJ map
Who is this event for
Heads of subjects and KS3 subject leads attend subject specific sessions.

Building on learners’ strengths achieved in primary school, secondary subject specialists discuss how exemplification of ‘age-expectations’ will aid their assessment of both progress and attainment in KS3. Through discussions around the evidence produced from common tasks, or assessment rubrics, teachers gain confidence in their judgements about progress and attainment. These discussions link t ...
What does this event cover
Annotated exemplification of an agreed end-of-Year 7 standard for each subject.

Meet subject specialists from other schools, share resources, ideas, confirm understanding, raise questions.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Moderation Package.

Economics KS3 Standardisation and Moderation

Starts: Tuesday 25 February 2020 - 16:00 - 17:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
Heads of subjects and KS3 subject leads attend subject specific sessions.

Building on learners’ strengths achieved in primary school, secondary subject specialists discuss how exemplification of ‘age-expectations’ will aid their assessment of both progress and attainment in KS3. Through discussions around the evidence produced from common tasks, or assessment rubrics, teachers gain confidence in their judgements about progress and attainment. These discussions link t ...
What does this event cover
Annotated exemplification of an agreed end-of-Year 7 standard for each subject.

Meet subject specialists from other schools, share resources, ideas, confirm understanding, raise questions.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Moderation Package.

Safeguarding Children for the Designated Person

Starts: Tuesday 25 February 2020 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For Settings and Childminders working in the EYFS with children aged 0 - 5 who are the designated person, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The role and responsibilities of the designated person.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements.
- How to make a referral to MASH.
- Multi agency working.
- Allegations made against the adult.
- Creating a safer early years environment.
Please note

Celebrating Difference and Challenging Gender Stereoptypes Throughout Primary School

Starts: Thursday 27 February 2020 - 16:15 - 17:45
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
EYFS and Primary Inclusion Leads, EYFS Leaders, PSHE Coordinators.
What does this event cover
A forum and training for schools to support their work on celebrating difference and diversity and promoting equality, including how primary schools can include LGBT content in the curriculum and across the school.
Please note

Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA) Network

Starts: Thursday 27 February 2020 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Maria Fidelis Catholic School, 34 Phoenix Road, London, NW1 1TA map
Who is this event for
Strategic leads for Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA) within Camden.
What does this event cover
The Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA) Network supports schools, settings and communities in raising the aspirations and attainment of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) children and young people in Camden.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Network Package, costing 6 learning blocks per school.