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Code: ASS/20/453/P Assessment moderation cluster for teachers in Years 5 and 6: cluster 1 - North Watford and Abbots Langley

This year, the focus of this moderation session will be reading and writing. The session will provide an excellent opportunity for teachers to work together with colleagues across schools, to help to build a consistent understanding of the national curriculum standards and year group expectations. We will also use the sessions to promote good practice in building powerful assessment and formative feedback opportunities into everyday learning in order to plug gaps, build on existing learning and ensure progression in reading and writing skills.

It is essential that delegates bring along examples of pupils' work from their class. We will provide suggested assessment tasks for both reading and writing for teachers to use with the pupils in advance of the sessions. Information will be sent to delegates and also uploaded to the grid at:
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 03 March 2020 09:15 - 11:45 Coates Way JMI & Nursery School Map

Code: ASS/20/454/P Assessment moderation cluster for teachers in Years 5 and 6: cluster 2 - Hemel Hempstead and Kings Langley

This year, the focus of this moderation session will be reading and writing. The session will provide an excellent opportunity for teachers to work together with colleagues across schools, to help to build a consistent understanding of the national curriculum standards and year group expectations. We will also use the sessions to promote good practice in building powerful assessment and formative feedback opportunities into everyday learning in order to plug gaps, build on existing learning and ensure progression in reading and writing skills.

It is essential that delegates bring along examples of pupils' work from their class. We will provide suggested assessment tasks for both reading and writing for teachers to use with the pupils in advance of the sessions. Information will be sent to delegates and also uploaded to the grid at: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 03 March 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Kings Langley Primary School Map

Code: CSIB7 Chairs' Strategic Information Briefing (EVENT FULL)

This briefing is recommended for Chairs, Vice Chairs and Chairs of Committees and will cover a large number of important topics and will include an update from Human Resources, Finance, HCC and Governance.

There will be an update on Pupil Premium from Felicity Evans and a slot on HT Mental Health amongst the topics covered.

Up to 2 governors per school can attend (including the Headteacher if they are a governor).

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1 03 March 2020 17:30 - 20:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map

Code: EAY/19/251/P Moderating Early Years outcomes for schools and PVI settings (LIMITED SPACES)

This course is designed to discuss assessments on three children. It will support delegates in making judgements of children's development against the Early Years outcomes.

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1 03 March 2020 09:15 - 11:45 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: STN/20/271/S Moving into Sixth-Form leadership

The programme has been formulated by successful and experienced senior leaders from the education sector, and designed for recently appointed heads of Sixth Form who are aspiring to excellence.

Delegates will hear insights from Steve Oakes (researcher, author, associate lecturer in Psychology at MMU) about the VESPA mindset practice. The session will explore the theory that academic success is as much about non-cognitive skills as it is about intelligence. Developed by 2 teachers with over 40 years’ combined teaching experience, VESPA draws extensively on academic research and classroom experience to develop a system that supports student learning, helping every learner become the best they can be.

In addition to understanding the key leadership skills required to evaluate your Sixth-Form and hold your staff to account, the session will provide an opportunity to devise a development plan which will deliver real and noticeable improvements within school through a focus on the HfL Good Schools Framework.


This programme is for: current heads of Sixth-Form, aspiring/designate Heads of Sixth-Form, and other interested staff.

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1 03 March 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: GOV/20/101/A Safeguarding children (EVENT FULL)

This course is strongly recommended for all governors and is essential for the Designated Child Protection governor(s), the chair/vice chair. It is also recommended to refresh this training every 4 years.

This training looks at:

  • safeguarding in the school context
  • the role of Child Protection School Liaison Officers (CPSLO)
  • the nature of child abuse
  • safeguarding Responsibilities
  • gole of the governing board, the headteacher, all staff/volunteers
  • the role of the Designated Senior Person (DSP)
  • child protection policy and procedures
  • statutory child protection training timescales
  • vulnerability of staff in schools
  • management of allegations against staff
  • monitoring and review of school practice, policies and procedures
  • introduction to audit tools - Annual Schools' Safeguarding Practice Checklist and Annual Safeguarding Report
  • an opportunity to ask questions or arrange follow-up contact with your CPSLO.

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1 03 March 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Barnwell School Map

Code: DMS/20/246/S Secondary SIMS user group - Stevenage

This termly user group is designed to provide up-to-date information on developments within the Capita SIMS software and statutory returns, as well as exchanging information on processes and procedures undertaken on a day-to-day basis. It also offers the opportunity to ask Data Management consultants any questions, and network with other school administrators. This session is free to schools that have a support contract with Data Management Services. HfL recommends attendance at these user groups to keep up to date and informed.

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1 03 March 2020 13:15 - 15:15 Nobel School Map

Code: 19SEN/015A Special educational needs and disabilities… ready for Ofsted?

This full-day course is relevant for SENCOs and senior leaders with responsibility for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). It looks, in detail, at the evidence required to support self-evaluation using the essentials of day-to-day good practice. During the day, we will explore the Framework for Inspection and consider the implications on practice. Common themes and areas for development from recent Ofsted inspections will be shared and considered in the context of delegates own schools.

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1 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: STN/20/141/S Spring Sixth Form curriculum and funding update

This spring term’s briefing for Sixth Form leaders will focus on the funding cycle for 2020-21 Sixth Form allocations, and will examine the impact of policy and funding changes to the curriculum.

In addition to a 16-19 funding update, attendance at this briefing will provide delegates with up to date information on key post-16 curriculum, accountability and quality issues.

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1 03 March 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: MAT/19/143/S Year 7 Mathematics Challenge – Heat 1

Entries are invited for the Year 7 Mathematics Challenge 2020.

Each school is encouraged to submit teams of four Year 7 students for this friendly inter-school competition. (Maximum of 2 teams per school.)
The challenge will comprise a mixture of challenge, problem-solving and fun.

There are four heats scheduled across the County; winners from individual heats will go forward to the Final, to be held on Thursday 26th March at the Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2020 16:00 - 17:30 Adeyfield Academy Map