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Code: ENG/20/71/P Securing full stops in Years 1 and 2

The writing programme of study for Year 1 states that pupils should be taught, in the first instance, to compose sentences in writing in order to secure the basic concept of a sentence. Many pupils enter Year 1 not having secured this and need more time and experiences which will help embed these core, basic, but essential skills. NC2014 asks that pupils 'master' certain basic skills to enable them to be on a strong trajectory for the next part of their learning journey.

This course focuses on those basic sentence structure and punctuation skills and dives into methods of teaching those aspects. Many pupils entering Year 2 will continue to need to learn how to secure the concept of a sentence within the sentence range with which they are familiar before expanding their understanding of the wider range of different sentence forms, use of conjunctions and punctuation. It is important therefore, that any weaknesses in conceptual understanding are identified and addressed early on so that teachers can embark upon supporting their pupils to move to the next step of learning.

This course will support delegates to address this issue through the combination of a subject knowledge development session, and a tailored in-school consultancy visit. At the half-day session, delegates will have an opportunity to explore the common barriers that their pupils experience, as well as consider a range of tried and tested techniques to improve sentence structure and punctuation. During the half day in-school consultancy visit (to be arranged at a time to suit the school), the class teacher and subject leader (if available) will have an opportunity to consider how the techniques have worked for their pupils and how they can be adapted to further develop pupils' skills in this area.

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1 22 January 2020 09:15 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19HAS/016A Asbestos training for schools

This course covers the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining on the school premises. Areas covered include: risks of asbestos- locations and type HCC asbestos policy and guidance types of asbestos survey and understanding survey data the use of asbestos management plans the effective use of the permission to work procedure incident management asbestos works

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1 23 January 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19MAT/031P Becoming a highly effective mathematics subject leader

This training is aimed at mathematics subject leaders who are either new to the role or looking to enhance their contribution to improving maths across the school.

Throughout the course, delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the expectations of core subject leadership.Delegates will develop their capacity to evaluate teaching and learning across a range of evidence to drive improvement throughout the school.

The key elements of mathematics subject leadership will be explored through a spotlight on each of the different aims of the mathematics curriculum: fluency, reasoning and problem solving. This will enable subject leaders to deepen subject-specific knowledge and understanding. 

The course is delivered in five sessions throughout the year, across four days in total, during which attendees will be guided through the yearly monitoring and evaluation cycle.

The course is highly interactive and school-based gap tasks throughout the year will help leaders to consolidate the activities and reflections undertaken during the training to embed the tools and processes into everyday practice.

Delegates will be required to attend all 5 sessions of this training.

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1 26 September 2019 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 28 November 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
3 23 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
4 26 March 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
5 02 July 2020 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: HUM/19/253/P Cultural capital and the quality of religious education (an Ofsted focus)

A full day of primary phase religious education professional learning with an Ofsted focus on the ‘quality of education’ and pupils ‘personal development’. For the first time ever Ofsted has created a new framework that requires schools to develop their pupils’ ‘cultural capital’ as part of their ‘personal development’.

This interactive, practical exploration will enable schools to embed British values, respect, diversity and enhanced religious literacy throughout the school curriculum.

An opportunity to be creative and take risks with the curriculum in order to ensure children have access to high-quality learning experiences.

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1 23 January 2020 09:15 - 15:45 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: EAY/19/245/P Effective and efficient observation, assessment and planning in the EYFS

This course will support practitioners to develop effective systems and processes to meet the needs of the children in their cohort.

Delegates will take part in interactive activities including opportunities to reflect on their practice in order to make changes.

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1 23 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: PVI/19/447/P Introduction to child protection - safeguarding children (group settings)

Introduction to child protection - safeguarding children (group settings)

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1 23 January 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Stanborough Centre Map

Code: ENG/19/363/P Primary English funded subject leader cluster - Sawbridgeworth

These funded (free to attend) cluster meetings are an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in English. This term’s focus will support English 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 23 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Mandeville Primary School Map

Code: MAT/19/328/P Primary mathematics funded subject leader cluster - Sawbridgeworth area

These funded (free to attend) cluster meetings are an excellent way to keep up to date with all the news, issues and developments in mathematics. This term’s focus will support mathematics 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 23 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Mandeville Primary School Map

Code: SCI/19/397/P Primary Science funded subject leader cluster - Sawbridgeworth

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 23 January 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Mandeville Primary School Map

Code: DMS/20/111/S SIMS Examinations Organiser

This course covers setting up the Examinations Organiser module for use within school. It explains the process of creating seasons, downloading and importing Basedata from exams boards. It deals with allocating candidates to the season and assigning UCI and exam numbers, making entries and amendments and submission to the exams boards.

Delegates will get the opportunity to view the many reports that are available within the module; allocation of seating, production of seating plans and exam timetables will also be covered. Examinations has been designed to assist the examinations officer in the administration of external examinations, it utilises the Basedata provided by the examinations boards to enable examinations officers to both import and export electronic communication files with the examination boards in the nationally agreed format. This module allows delegates to gather and input candidate entry information. Once candidates are entered for exams, the module allows the production of seating plans, timetables and clash detection.

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1 23 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map