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Code: BMS/20/75/S SIMS Nova-T6: Unit 2 - Curriculum Modelling

This is module one of five modules for new users; existing users may also attend any sessions as required. The series of half-day sessions is designed to support ‘new’ school timetablers, although each session is standalone and is suitable for existing timetablers, who may wish to refresh their knowledge of Nova-T6. In this session delegates will learn how to input all the base data required to construct a timetable in Nova-T6 and how it interacts in the software.

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1 28 February 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: ENG/20/55/S Herts for Learning AQA GCSE English 2019 revision workshops: Love and Relationships Poetry

Our AQA GCSE English 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.

Please give the following details by adding to the "Special Requirements" box when booking:

School Name:
Student name;
Emergency contact number;
Any relevant medical condition.

Pupils should bring their own pens, paper and equipment, drink or snacks (no nuts).

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1 29 February 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Samuel Ryder Academy Map

Code: FSS/19/378/A Financial procedures for school staff (LIMITED SPACES)

Aimed at support staff that are new to schools, new to Hertfordshire or new to finance, this two-day course will provide delegates with the key information that they need to effectively oversee the finances in their school.

Day one will focus on the key processes that will ensure the smooth running of the finance office, ensure compliance with financial regulations and provide oversight of the school finances.

Day two will focus on strategic oversight of the finances and will cover areas including monthly management accounts, the importance of medium term planning and how to prepare for setting the annual budget.

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1 06 February 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
2 02 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: DMS/20/480/S Secondary SIMS user group - Wheathampstead

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 02 March 2020 13:00 - 15:00 Wheathampstead Memorial Hall Map

Code: NQT/19/50/S Subject specific training for secondary history NQTs and trainees

This unique, subject-level programme for secondary history NQTs and trainees offers intensive and specialist history training and development from recognised experts in their subject.

It will develop subject expertise and practice in the classroom.

NQTs will be provided with a range of resources and strategies to try out at school as well as having the opportunity to network and share strategies with other NQTs and trainees teaching history.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 October 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map
2 02 March 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map
3 09 June 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

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: EAY/19/251/P Moderating Early Years outcomes for schools and PVI settings (morning session)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
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: 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2020 13:15 - 15:15 Nobel School Map