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Code: ASS/19/193/P Assessment moderation clusters for teachers in Years 3 and 4 - Royston, Baldock and Letchworth

These sessions will focus on exploring accuracy of assessment judgements against age-related expectations (focusing mainly on HfL assessment criteria, although also relevant where schools are using different assessment systems), as well as promoting good formative assessment practise that can be built into everyday learning. They also provide an excellent opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 teachers to work together to achieve greater consistency in standards. The meetings will focus on assessment of maths and reading.

Delegates will be asked to bring some examples of work and there will be suggested activities to support the assessment discussions – please see information sent to schools, as well as teacher guidance on the grid: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 11 November 2019 09:15 - 11:45 St Mary's CE (VC) Junior School Map

Code: ASS/19/194/P Assessment moderation clusters for teachers in Years 3 and 4 - Stevenage

These sessions will focus on exploring accuracy of assessment judgements against age-related expectations (focusing mainly on HfL assessment criteria, although also relevant where schools are using different assessment systems), as well as promoting good formative assessment practise that can be built into everyday learning. They also provide an excellent opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 teachers to work together to achieve greater consistency in standards. The meetings will focus on assessment of maths and reading.

Delegates will be asked to bring some examples of work and there will be suggested activities to support the assessment discussions – please see information sent to schools, as well as teacher guidance on the grid: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 11 November 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Fairlands Primary & Nursery School Map

Code: EAY/19/228/P Early Years transition surgery (EVENT FULL)

Early Years transition surgery - supporting smooth transitions


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1 11 November 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Stanborough Centre Map

Code: 19ASS/035P Making the most of FFT Aspire (primary)

The tools and reports available in FFT Aspire continue to evolve to give schools a powerful insight into pupil attainment and progress.

This course will help delegates to use it to its full potential by exploring how to use its full range of features, including analysis of attainment and progress at Key Stage 2 (using the latest 2019 data), the Governor Dashboard and Extended Dashboard, term of birth analysis, pupil estimates to inform target-setting and the powerful Student Explorer.

Delegates should use their FFT Aspire username and password that gives access to pupil level data. We strongly advise that delegates check that these log-in details are working well in advance of the course.

Please note that this session is offered at a specially discounted rate for schools that have subscribed to FFT Aspire via Herts for Learning.

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1 11 November 2019 09:00 - 12:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: FSS/19/274/P Sustainable Schools Workshop

Herts for Learning in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council is planning a series of Sustainable Schools Workshops from November 2019 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 are being 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 11 November 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: 19ENG/031P Teaching assistants: spotlight on reading

This course is for teaching assistants who are supporting the teaching of reading both in and outside of the classroom, working with individual pupils, small groups or within whole-class sessions.

It will deepen knowledge about how reading skills progress, and consider strategies for accelerating progress in reading.

During this one-day course, delegates will have the opportunity to extend their knowledge about the principles that underpin successful reading.

Delegates will explore ways of working with pupils and extending their word reading, comprehension and inferential skills. A range of practical activities will be shared and practised, which can be used with pupils across the primary phase.

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1 11 November 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage Map

Code: ASS/19/196/P Assessment moderation clusters for teachers in Years 3 and 4 - Hemel Hempstead, Abbots Langley and Kings Langley

These sessions will focus on exploring accuracy of assessment judgements against age-related expectations (focusing mainly on HfL assessment criteria, although also relevant where schools are using different assessment systems), as well as promoting good formative assessment practise that can be built into everyday learning. They also provide an excellent opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 teachers to work together to achieve greater consistency in standards. The meetings will focus on assessment of maths and reading.

Delegates will be asked to bring some examples of work and there will be suggested activities to support the assessment discussions – please see information sent to schools, as well as teacher guidance on the grid: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 12 November 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Kings Langley Primary School Map

Code: ASS/19/195/P Assessment moderation clusters for teachers in Years 3 and 4 - North Watford

These sessions will focus on exploring accuracy of assessment judgements against age-related expectations (focusing mainly on HfL assessment criteria, although also relevant where schools are using different assessment systems), as well as promoting good formative assessment practise that can be built into everyday learning. They also provide an excellent opportunity for Year 3 and Year 4 teachers to work together to achieve greater consistency in standards. The meetings will focus on assessment of maths and reading.

Delegates will be asked to bring some examples of work and there will be suggested activities to support the assessment discussions – please see information sent to schools, as well as teacher guidance on the grid: http://www.thegrid.org.uk/learning/assessment/ks2/moderationclusters.shtml

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1 12 November 2019 09:15 - 11:45 Beechfield School Map

Code: 19MFL/016S Hertfordshire schools AQA A level forum: insights and updates on A level languages from AQA

An AQA expert will provide insights and updates on A level languages and details of support available. There will be time for delegates to ask questions in addition to an A level ‘show and tell’ best practice session.

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1 12 November 2019 15:30 - 17:30 The Bushey Academy Map

Code: 19CON/009S Hertfordshire Secondary Headteachers' Conference Programme 2019-2020

This programme of conferences for secondary headteachers is a must. Comprising of three sessions throughout the academic year with a thread linking them all together.

The conferences, planned by headteachers, for headteachers, are an ideal opportunity to hear leading experts, pick up new ideas and network with other headteachers.

Half-Day Autumn Conference
Keynote by Peter Hymen - Big Education

Residential Spring Conference
Keynotes by:
James Handscombbe - Harris Westminster School
Becky Earnshaw - Voice 21
Carolyn Roberts
Gary Lewis - Character Education

Half-Day Summer Conference
Keynote and workshop by Lucy Crehan

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 November 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map
2 05 March 2020 09:00 - 16:15 Fanhams Hall, Ware Map
3 06 March 2020 09:00 - 14:45 Fanhams Hall, Ware Map
4 26 June 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map