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Code: MAT/19/321/P Enabling teaching assistants to support and develop pupils’ resilience and reasoning in mathematics - afternoon session

Many pupils lack resilience in mathematics. Teaching assistants can make a real difference to improve this.

This brand-new, two-hour practical session will support TAs to develop pupils’ resilience in mathematics.

Delegates will leave with a range of practical strategies that they can use to:
• support problem-solving
• teach pupils to sustain their focus when asked to think for themselves
• improve pupil’s confidence and understanding of fractions.

The local cluster training is repeated in morning and afternoon sessions so as many TAs as possible can benefit.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2020 13:15 - 15:15 Highover JMI School Map

Code: MAT/19/320/P Enabling teaching assistants to support and develop pupils’ resilience and reasoning in mathematics - morning session

Many pupils lack resilience in mathematics. Teaching assistants can make a real difference to improve this.

This brand-new, two-hour practical session will support TAs to develop pupils’ resilience in mathematics.

Delegates will leave with a range of practical strategies that they can use to:
• support problem-solving
• teach pupils to sustain their focus when asked to think for themselves
• improve pupil’s confidence and understanding of fractions.

The local cluster training is repeated in morning and afternoon sessions so as many TAs as possible can benefit.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2020 09:30 - 11:30 Highover JMI School Map

Code: ENG/20/9/P HfL SOS Spelling Key Stage 2 Project: Implications for classroom practice- Warren TSA (LIMITED SPACES)

This one-day CPD event will offer an overview of strategies used in the Herts for Learning SOS Spelling KS2 Project used to improve pupils’ spelling achievement over an 8-week period.

The project draws on the following strategies to improve pupils’ achievement in spelling:

  • tracking back to review prior learning and make connections
  • prioritising key learning and addressing specific gaps through miscue analysis
  • simplifying and repeating core activities to aid with cognitive load
  • equipping children with the language of spelling
  • modelling the use of metacognition when spelling
  • providing opportunities for pupils to articulate their thinking

Headline Project data is showing that pupils from participating schools made on average 13 months of progress in spelling age during the 8-week project period. 91% of all participating pupils made four or more months of progress in spelling age gains. 75% of all pupils made six months progress or more in spelling age.

Furthermore, following the 8-week project period, pupils typically demonstrated the following improvements in spelling:
  • deeper enjoyment and engagement
  • increased self-monitoring and self-correct
  • improved recall of spelling conventions taught
  • increased confidence and willingness to have a go at more adventurous vocabulary in independent writing
  • more transference of skills across contexts
  • greater ability to articulate knowledge including specific spelling terminology

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Warren Road Primary School Map

Code: 19NQT/010P Primary NQT induction programme for NQTs in KS1 and KS2 (East)

Providing development and support for NQTs during their induction period. A wide-ranging programme tackling key aspects of the induction period and promoting good progress against the Teachers' Standards.

Sessions enable NQTs to receive high-quality training, share experiences and explore strategies for managing the pressures of their first year.

Day 1: Managing (whole-day)
Overview of the induction year, behaviour for learning, feedback for progress, liaising effectively with parents and working effectively with teaching assistants.
Day 2: Developing (whole-day) Responding to pupils' diverse needs, the interactive classroom, drama techniques across the curriculum and a toolkit for effective time management.
Day 3: Refining (half-day) Good to outstanding, preparing for NQT+1, subject leadership, reflection on the induction period and professional self review.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Marriott Hotel, Cheshunt Map
2 29 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Marriott Hotel, Cheshunt Map
3 24 June 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Marriott Hotel, Cheshunt Map

Code: MAT/19/419/P Year 5 mathematics challenge – Stevenage

Entries are invited for the Year 5 mathematics challenge 2019. Each school is encouraged to submit a team of four Year 5 pupils for this friendly inter-school competition. The challenge will comprise a mixture of challenge, problem-solving and fun. There are 12 event heats. We look forward to seeing you at one of these. Winners from the individual heats and eight best runners up will go forward to the final, to be held in Stevenage on Friday 20th March.

Schools are limited to one team each initially. Additional teams will be transferred to the waiting list and schools will be contacted nearer the date of their chosen heat if there is capacity to enter these additional teams.

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1 29 January 2020 16:00 - 17:30 Martins Wood Primary School Map

Code: 19MAN/017P Deputy and assistant headteacher induction: session three - school finance

This session will help delegates to gain an increased understanding of the financial planning and management issues relevant to primary schools.

We will cover: - essential checklist for financial reporting - roles and responsibilities in financial management - producing a strategic financial plan - areas of expenditure and key KPIs - key risk areas in the school’s financial plan - how to find and fund plans - strategies for reducing spending - schools Financial Value Standards - latest update in areas affecting schools finance

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1 30 January 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: EAY/19/7/P Early Years Conference: Our Passion, Their Future. Placing Children at the Heart of the Early Years Curriculum

This conference will focus on the importance of inspiring young children to become lifelong learners by ensuring they are provided with a curriculum that places them at core of teaching and learning. It is a must for teachers and Early Years practitioners working with children aged 3-5 years in Nursery and Reception classes.

Ofsted specialist adviser for Early Education, Phil Minns, will provide a keynote on ‘lessons so far’ since the launch of the new education inspection framework with a focus on early reading.

Neil Farmer, International Educational Consultant supporting schools and settings, will be speaking about the purpose of what we do in Early Years and why. A clear intent informed by stakeholders that drives the tangible quality of well sequenced learning and development.

Billy Hickling, a veteran performer with the international hit percussion show STOMP will engage the audience in the award winning TrashBang music endnote. Billy has performed globally including at the London Olympics 2012 closing ceremony and recent TV appearances on Blue Peter and Live at The London Palladium. Delegates will embark on an exciting, fun and interactive journey into ‘found sound’ creating music using everyday available resources.

Delegates will be able to attend engaging, thought provoking and practical workshops throughout the day that will provide the opportunity for further reflection. These will focus on:

  • language development and phonic acquisition
  • deepening learning in maths
  • children’s emotional security and positive attitudes to learning

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19HAS/024A Fire safety and fire risk assessment training

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the significant fire safety issues within schools and practical advice on the completion of the schools fire risk assessment.

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

Code: 19SCI/010P New and aspiring primary science subject leaders (LIMITED SPACES)

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 30 January 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: PVI/19/404/P Paediatric First Aid (EVENT FULL)

Paediatric First Aid

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 January 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Stanborough Centre Map
2 06 February 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Stanborough Centre Map