This course is designed for school administrators and data managers with little or no knowledge of SIMS Reporting. Delegates will be shown how to create new reports, edit existing ones and become familiar with the SIMS Reporting structure, enabling them to produce class lists, letters and labels in an efficient way.
At the end of the course, delegates will be given the opportunity to email the reports they have created back to their school, for use in their SIMS database.
This course, comprising of three half-days, empowers practitioners to understand the essential elements of high-quality provision in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
The content of the course is informed by up-to-date research and key national agenda items.
This training is aimed at all governors of maintained schools. Whilst based on the HCC model policy, the concept of governors' roles and responsibilities is the same although other model policies may differ in terms of stages within a procedure
This session will:
Five reasons why we should teach mental maths to our pupils:
1. it develops deep conceptual understanding, increasing their overall understanding of number
2. it relieves cognitive load and frees working memory allowing them to focus on new learning
3. it is a critical life skill
4. it increases confidence in and enjoyment of maths
5. it will improve their overall achievement in mathematics.
How do we, as teachers, ensure that all pupils are provided with an enabling learning environment that allows them to develop varied, adaptive and efficient calculation strategies? This course is supported by the HfL Mental Maths progression document which provides teachers and pupils with a sequenced approach so that new knowledge and skills systematically build on previous learning.
Come and enjoy a day full of practical ideas that will ignite your pupils’ ability to work mentally with facts at their fingertips and strategies aplenty. This course is aimed at LKS2 teachers and is part of the suite of mental mathematics: the secret to success courses.
This two-day course is aimed at teachers new to the role of science subject leader, those who want to develop confidence or those aspiring to take on this role. The course will provide participants with an overview of the role in terms of monitoring, evaluating and developing science teaching and learning in primary settings.Essential Information
The HfL science team will be offering support and guidance following the 2019 GCSE exams. The session will cover:
- results and lessons from the GCSEs
- the most recent information and updates from exam boards
Teaching pupils to visualise as they read aids their ability to recall key information and ideas from texts in greater detail.
Very few people suffer from aphantasia, a condition in which a person is unable to visualise mental images. Most pupils in our schools are able to see key mental images in their heads.
Through observing drawings and asking key questions we can begin to understand how the process information and make sense of text.
The course will take delegates through how to assess pupils' visualisation skills, teach key skills and support pupils to independently visualise, in order to better comprehend what has been read. This course is suitable for teachers of Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 classes, as well as subject leaders.
Early Years managers' professional development annual programmeEssential Information