This course is designed to support EYFS staff in providing exploration and learning opportunities around technology. It will provide innovative approaches, which can be used to engage children’s interest, not just using technology, but also developing a curiosity about how that technology works. The course aims to support EYFS teaching staff in providing an essential foundation for the 2014 computing curriculum.
Included in this course is the EYFS section of the Herts for Learning Primary Computing Scheme, which includes examples of resources, essential vocabulary and behaviours a child could demonstrate to show understanding of technology in the different areas of play.
This termly primary 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 questions of our data management consultants and network with other school administrators. The sessions are free to schools that have a support contract with data management services. We would recommend attendance at these user groups to keep you up to date and informed.Essential Information
A bespoke forum for reflection, discussion and sharing of effective practice. Content will be tailored in response to feedback gathered from Early Years leaders and respond to local and national agenda items.
Each seminar will be held in a different school setting within the locality, offering the opportunity to visit other Early Years settings and build on sharing best practice.
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.Essential Information
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
Delivered by the education services director for primary, and a range of specialist advisers from Herts for Learning, this half-day session will provide updates on current topics in primary education.
Headteachers are invited to book themselves and another member of their senior leadership team to support school discussion. The full agenda will be available closer to the event.
Due to circumstances beyond our control this session has been cancelled. Please book onto one of the other venues or book onto our Virtual User group when this is available
Working in consultation with the primary advisers, Data Management Services has created resources to enable schools to record pupil assessments within SIMS Assessment Manager 7 (AM7).
These include reports to analyse assessment data for an individual pupil, cohort or vulnerable group, based on information already held in the SIMS database, e.g. pupil premium, SEN, low attendance, etc. The purpose of this course is to maximise delegates' understanding of how to utilise SIMS to record assessment data for pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 and run assessment analysis reports, using the HfL AM7 resources.
The processes covered in the session are applicable once the teacher assessment judgements have been determined by the class teachers.
This half-day session is aimed at headteachers, school leaders, assessment coordinators, INCOs/SENCOs and not administrative staff.
Delegates will be able to analyse their own assessment data remotely from our training room, with Data Management Services consultants on hand to provide guidance and support. SEND and Assessment advisors will be providing a short session during the course to provide further advice and guidance.
Delegates will gain a good understanding of assessment principles and procedures and understand how to analyse attainment and progress for groups of pupils in their school using key reports within AM7. This course is applicable to any schools who are subscribed to the HfL Primary PA Plus assessment resources.
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 worksEssential Information