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Schools Library Service
We can help children to develop a love of reading for pleasure and information, enabling you to maximise their potential.
The Schools Library Service aim is to support school in improving children’s educational and life prospects by developing a love of reading and helping schools and children develop their skills and kn...
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29 Feb
Preparing for the new Inspection Framework
This course is going to explore the changes in the new inspection framework. It would look at the new judgements and descriptors and how you can use them to collect evidence and prepare for your inspection. We will explore how you deliver your educational approach by looking into your curriculum, how you are putting it into practice and how you are measuring its success.
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29 Feb
New Governors – Induction Training
By the end of the course governors will know more about: • the strategic role of governors in school improvement and their core role • Ofsted expectations and governors’ main powers and duties • how governors provide support and challenge and hold the Executive to account; • how Governing Boards are organised; • accountability and communication, working with the headteacher and staff; relationships with parents and the wider community • visiting the school and expectations • Dealing with complaints
03
03 Mar
Chair of Governors Forum
These termly meetings with senior officers from the Local Authority, as well as with external speakers, provide information and updates on Local Authority initiatives from the Director of Education, examine significant issues for all schools, look at areas of best practice and are an opportunity to network with colleagues from other schools.
03
03 Mar
Supporting Boys to become confident and capable learners follow up session
• Review up to date Early Years Foundation Stage Profile data to identify trends in boys attainment; • Identify ways on how your pedagogy can engage and support boys learning; • Reflect on how boys brains differ from girls and the impact this has on learning; • Reflect on your own perceptions of boys and the impact this may have; • Explore boys interests to engage sustained learning; • Reflect on the environment and identify an Action plan to take back to your own setting.
03
03 Mar
Bi-Borough Safeguarding and Child Protection for Governors (Option 2)
Three courses are available throughout the academic year (including evening sessions starting from 4pm and 6.30pm in order to accommodate attendee availability). Trainer: The trainer for the sessions will be Hilary Shaw, Bi Borough Safeguarding, Child Protection, Schools and Education Manager.
04
04 Mar
EYFSP Training: What does exceeding look like?
Participants will also have the opportunity to carry out a moderation exercise, with a focus on children who may potentially be exceeding in some of the ELGs, with colleagues from other schools and settings.
04
04 Mar
When to refer to Early Years Speech and Language Therapy
Key learning outcomes from this course: Revise your knowledge of speech, language and communication developmental norms for children from birth - 5 years of age Learn how to identify children’s Communication Needs and strategies to support them Know when and how to make a referral to the Early Years SLT service Have the opportunity to discuss conversations that you find challenging with parents when advising a referral to Early Years Speech and Language Therapy Services
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05 Mar
NQT EYFS, KS1 & KS2: Science
A unique and highly rated course, offering a hands-on approach to developing confidence and skills in delivering Working Scientifically. This aspect of Science is a key aspect of the curriculum and it underpins much of the pupils’ understanding. NQTs will be able to practice and become familiar with real-life, exciting and important activities which will significantly enhance their teaching, planning & confidence