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Building Capacity in the Key Stage Three Languages Classroom – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Building Capacity in the Key Stage Three Languages Classroom – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Building Capacity in the Key Stage Three Languages Classroom – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


Start: 9.30
Session 1: MFL in the new curriculum. The revised National Curriculum in Modern Languages from September 2014. The first part of the morning will look at the detail and implications of the changes and what adjustments to planning, classroom practice and schemes of work may be needed to meet the requirements.
Session 2: Assessment. Building in excellent formative assessment practice as well as approaches and responsibilities in regard to summative assessment in the absence of National Curriculum Levels.
Session 3: Practicalities. What excellent teaching and learning looks like in practice and how to achieve it through heightened learner motivation, quality teaching and smart use of resources. The session’s main aim is to work on smart, time-saving approaches in classroom delivery.
Finish: 15.30
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Let's Get Talking in the EYFS – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Let's Get Talking in the EYFS – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Let's Get Talking in the EYFS – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


Start: 9.30
Session 1: Speech and language development. Early communication and how children’s speech and language skills develop.
Session 2: Communicating for success. Current research and developing strategies to support children with early language development. SEN, EAL, selective mutism, extreme shyness and transitions.
Session 3: Providing the context. The learning environment and developing effective speaking and listening activities. Adult led and child initiated opportunities and looking at the role of play.
Session 4: What is my role in all this? The essential role of the teacher in providing positive relationships, opportunities for observation, effective planning and making assessments. We also deal with using assessment effectively in tracking progress.
Finish:15.30
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Progression in Calculation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Progression in Calculation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Progression in Calculation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


9.30 Start
Session 1: Teaching Calculation. Considering the importance of place value and how to teach it from Year 1 to Year 6; introducing and developing mental calculation, moving into informal methods such as the empty number line. Throughout the day, considering the role of key resources to support children.
Session 2: Progression in multiplication and division. Exploring progression in multiplication and division, from sharing, grouping, empty number line towards a formal compact written method.
Session 3: Progression in addition and subtraction. Exploring progression in addition and subtraction from metal methods, to using an empty number line, expanded and compact written methods.
15.30 Finish
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Accelerating Progress through Effective Mentoring – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Accelerating Progress through Effective Mentoring – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Accelerating Progress through Effective Mentoring – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


Start: 9.30
Session 1: Key mentoring models. Why do we need mentoring? – How mentoring might make a difference to your students’ learning. Different types of mentoring – Knowing which mentoring model is right in a particular learning situation.
Session 2: Strategies for effective mentoring. What does good mentoring look like? – Exploring existing models of good practice. What do we need to put in place for mentoring to be effective? Exploring systems that support outstanding mentoring.
Session 3: Types of mentoring. Academic mentoring SMART targets. Pastoral mentoring. External mentors – when to use outside agencies – models for good practice.
Session 4: Mentoring and the bigger picture. How mentoring can help raise attainment? – Key strategies to support outstanding learning through highly effective mentoring.
Finish: 15.30
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Curriculum 2014: Assessment without Levels in PE - London – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Curriculum 2014: Assessment without Levels in PE - London – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Curriculum 2014: Assessment without Levels in PE - London – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


9.30 Start
Session 1: Changing the Goalposts. Many teachers will not remember a time when levels and sub-levels were not used to monitor learners' attainment and progress. What exactly are the current requirements and what implications do these have back in school? What is the justification behind the scrapping of levels?
Session 2: Flipping the Picture. Using assessment to improve learning rather than prove learning. Applying current research to inform assessment. Identifying a simple step-by-step process to ensure assessment enables pupils to progress to and exceed end of key stage 'floor targets'.
Session 3: Demonstrating Progress. Identifying practical steps that can be put in place to demonstrate learning and progress which fulfil Ofsted expectations. Time effective methods of keeping records and profiles. How to use information collected to support reporting
15.30 Finish
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Developing Early Writing in the EYFS and Y1 – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Developing Early Writing in the EYFS and Y1 – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Developing Early Writing in the EYFS and Y1 – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


Start: 9.30
Session 1: What makes a writer? The skills and abilities needed to become a writer and how we can teach children to progress through the developmental stages of learning to write.
Session 2: Positive contexts for writing. The EYFS and National Curriculum (2014) with regard to writing, how we can capture children’s imaginations and engage all children in writing and create a supportive environment for writing.
Session 3: The issue of gender. Research and strategies which address the issue of boys, girls and writing.
Session 4: What is my role in all this? The essential role of the teacher in providing positive relationships, opportunities for observation, effective planning and making assessments. We also deal with using assessment effectively in tracking progress.
Finish:15.30
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Preparing for Headship in the Independent Sector – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Preparing for Headship in the Independent Sector – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Preparing for Headship in the Independent Sector – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


9.30 Start
Session 1: Why do you want to be a Head? What governors are looking for. The skills and attributes needed to lead a school successfully. This session will focus on looking at styles of leadership and essential qualities needed to lead a school successfully. We shall look at what governors look for when making an appointment and the role of executive recruitment companies.
Session 2: The day-to-day issues and how to handle them. Case Studies: A discussion session. How to respond to issues great and small that cross every head’s desk. This session will focus on looking at a broad range of issues that heads have to deal with and how to successfully respond to a range of everyday problems.
Session 3: How to make a successful application. A practical session. This session will focus on the practicalities of making an application and the selection process: formal interview, making a presentation, in-tray exercises, psychometric testing.
Session 4: The first six months: establishing yourself in a new role. Looking at making the transition from deputy to Head. This session will focus on how to make the transition from deputy to head, how to establish yourself as a new head, the do’s and don’ts, the pitfalls to avoid.
15.30 Finish
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Rapid Progress Through Effective Differentiation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School Rapid Progress Through Effective Differentiation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School

Rapid Progress Through Effective Differentiation – Call 01283 568440 to run this INSET in your School


Start: 9.30
Session 1: Challenges and benefits. What is differentiation, why does it matter and what are the benefits? What does effective differentiation look like? Using models of differentiation, motivation and engagement.
Session 2: Links to learning and progress. Ability, potential and difference – what do we know about ability? Appropriate levels of support and challenge for students’ learning.
Session 3: Refining Learning. Differentiating via curriculum, outcome, task and resources. Differentiating through pace, choice and negotiation.
Session 4: Effective AfL. Differentiation through extension, enrichment and display. Effective feedback and target setting, and developing self-assessment.
Finish:15.30
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