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Code: SCI/19/394/P Primary Science funded subject leader cluster - Stevenage

This funded (free to attend) cluster meeting is an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in science. This terms focus will support subject leaders to further enhance the curriculum and secure highly effective teaching and learning across the school. Attendance will ensure delegates are up to date with effective leadership, key messages and the possible actions to undertake.

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1 16 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Woolenwick Infants & Nursery School Map

Code: FSS/20/138/P Sustainable Schools Workshop

Herts for Learning in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council has planned a series of Sustainable Schools Workshops to support financial management and efficiency in maintained schools. It is evident that pressure on school budgets is likely to be sustained in the short to medium term and the workshops have been developed in this context.

Please note these events are for invited attendees only, please only register if you have recieved the letter from HfL. 


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

Code: ENG/20/12/P Key Stage 1 Reading Fluency Project


HfL have now taken over 1000 pupils at KS2 through the highly successful Reading Fluency Project. Pupils who participated in the project made, on average, over 2 years’ progress in reading comprehension age through the 8 week intervention (based on analysis of YARC assessment data). This innovative project is now being adapted for key stage 1 pupils. Our initial trials demonstrate the same level of success.

 
This project has been designed to address the issues that we find many of our KS1 pupils are faced with: insufficient sight vocabulary and an over-reliance on sounding out; insufficient stamina to get through the SAT paper at year 2; lack of comprehension skills when reading aloud. This project offers strategies that will have a swift and powerful impact on pupils’ reading achievement in a short space of time. Following successful implementation of the project, pupils in Year 1 and 2 will be on an improved trajectory towards EXS at the end of KS1; have a more positive relationship with books; be more enthusiastic, confident readers with an increased understanding and engagement with texts. 

The project will focus predominantly on the need to improve pupil’s reading fluency of sufficiently complex texts. The past few years have seen increased reference to the need to develop fluency in reading. The DFE exemplification materials and test papers highlighted heightened expectations around swift comprehensive reading. A lack of fluency impacts upon understanding, motivation, confidence and rates of progress. Research has shown that specific instruction around fluency enables pupils to free up cognitive space
which can be directed more effectively towards other activities “… such as comprehension, analysis, elaboration and deep understanding.” [Hattie 2014]

The cost of this project is £780 (plus VAT). The full project outline is given below. Please note that it may be possible to include an additional delegate – this may be suitable for two-form entry schools - subject to a nominal £100 fee to cover costs for the sessions, resources and additional TLA time needed for data analysis. Should you like to include an additional class teacher, please detail this information on your participation agreement form. 

For more information please follow the link below:
KS1 Reading Fluency Project

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1 17 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 10 February 2020 16:00 - 18:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
3 29 April 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19PSE/017A PSHE subject leaders course

With the shift to statutory status for RSHE from September 2020, PSHE has increased status in schools. This three-day course explores the role of the PSHE subject lead in this new context. Whether a new or experienced PSHE leader in primary, secondary or special school settings this course will ensure participants are equipped to fulfil their subject leader role. From ensuring that their school is inspection ready by September 2020 through to identifying best practice in delivery of core aspects, assessment and monitoring of PSHE, this course will provide delegates with the confidence they need to lead their school’s evolution.

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1 22 November 2019 09:30 - 15:30 South Hill Centre Map
2 17 January 2020 09:30 - 15:30 South Hill Centre Map
3 10 July 2020 09:30 - 15:30 South Hill Centre Map

Code: MAT/20/41/S Herts for Learning GCSE Mathematics 2020 revision workshops: Foundation Tier - Number

Our GCSE Maths workshops are designed to motivate and challenge students in an engaging, focused and active learning environment.

Subject experts provide additional tuition with one goal – to help your child perform to their full potential in the summer examinations.

Workshops will have a maximum of 30 students and will always be delivered by highly experienced subject experts, following the very latest guidance.

The cost to attend this workshop is £45 including VAT.

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1 18 January 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Samuel Ryder Academy Map

Code: MAT/20/165/S Herts for Learning GCSE Mathematics 2020 revision workshops: Higher Tier - Number

Our GCSE Maths workshops are designed to motivate and challenge students in an engaging, focused and active learning environment.

Subject experts provide additional tuition with one goal – to help your child perform to their full potential in the summer examinations.

Workshops will have a maximum of 30 students and will always be delivered by highly experienced subject experts, following the very latest guidance.

The cost to attend this workshop is £45 including VAT.

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1 18 January 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Samuel Ryder Academy Map

Code: ASS/20/95/P Analysing data in ASP – for primary schools

This course is aimed at new users to Analyse School Performance (ASP). It will support delegates to navigate the site and to interpret their 2019 school results (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2). Delegates will be supported to make the most of the tools and options available within ASP, such as filtering the data and drilling down to individual pupils, and to explore the key points for school improvement.

The course will also explore the key features of the Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) which has changed from last year's format.

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1 20 January 2020 13:15 - 16:15 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: ASS/20/81/S Analysing data in ASP – for secondary schools

This course is aimed at new users to Analyse School Performance (ASP). It will support delegates to navigate the site and to interpret their 2019 school results (Key Stage 4). Delegates will be supported to make the most of the tools and options available within ASP, such as filtering the data and drilling down to individual pupils, and to explore the key points for school improvement.

The course will also explore the key features of the Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) which is expected to be available with 2019 data by the date of this course and, if available, the 16-19 IDSR.

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1 20 January 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19ASS/039P Assessing and securing greater depth in Year 6 writing - follow-on session

New for 2019-20, this half-day follow up session is provided for a strictly limited number of delegates who have attended the autumn session of our Assessing and Securing GDS in Year 6 writing course. The same advisers from the English and Assessment teams will deliver the session.

Across the morning, delegates will have the opportunity to explore their pupils’ progress in writing in light of the earlier training and be supported to evaluate areas of strength and areas for further development.

This session will provide plenty of scope for professional discussion around Year 6 writing and progress towards the greater depth standard, as well as the opportunity to share in good practice across a range of settings.

Places are strictly limited in order to facilitate tightly focused professional dialogue and guidance.

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1 20 January 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: MAT/19/142/S Beyond Foundation Tier: Securing Grades 6 and 7 in Year 11

One of the challenges of the current GCSE specification is making the Higher Tier accessible for students who should be gaining Grades 6 and 7. There are many students who are good enough to work beyond the Foundation Tier, but who find the Higher Tier papers daunting.
Using the experience gained, since 2015, of the new-style GCSE, this course will support teachers and schools in enabling such students to succeed.
The day is divided into two equal halves, to enable the course to be shared between different delegates if this is more convenient for schools.

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1 20 January 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map