418 courses found

Code: 19DMS/052A School Workforce Census

This half-day session is provided by Data Management Services to assist schools in the production of an accurate School Workforce Census (SWC) return. The first part of the session will involve understanding the data in Personnel within SIMS and running and checking reports relevant to the SWC return. The second part of the session will involve running the SWC return, correcting errors and checking the details reports generated. These sessions are offered to nursery, primary, special, middle and secondary school users.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 23 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19DMS/053A School Workforce Census (on school data)

This additional course, will allow delegates to carry out the processes covered in the School Workforce Census training, on their own school data, enabling delegates to complete the process with guidance from a DMS consultant.

Delegates should have a basic familiarity of Personnel in SIMS and have their own login to the system.

Shortly before the course your school will be provided with instructions for setting up the remote connection. It is the school’s responsibility to ensure that these instructions are followed and it should be noted that failure to do so may result in the delegates being unable to work on their school’s own data during this session.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 23 October 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19MFL/001P Subject leadership for Key Stage 2 languages

The content of the three-day intense leadership course is assessment, curricular targets, analysis of data, carrying out an audit, creating an action plan and contributing to SEF, improving the learning environment for languages, raising the profile of languages, resources and ideas for languages days/weeks, marking and feedback, monitoring, planning, teaching, work scrutinies, carrying out pupil perception surveys, helping pupils reach age-related expectations, intervention programmes, policy documents, cross-curricular links and most-able resources.

Delegates who have recently completed this course have thoroughly enjoyed looking at insights into the future Ofsted inspections and how to prepare the school and activities for more-able pupils. Sharing ideas and a chance to talk through the different techniques has been a great experience for everyone who have been on the course and could not wait to feedback to SLT and colleagues.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 23 October 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage
2 05 February 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage
3 20 May 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19SEN/032A The Hertfordshire SEND Toolkit launch workshop - Harpenden

This essential workshop is part of a county-wide programme to introduce schools to the Hertfordshire SEND toolkit. This newly developed resource accompanies the Hertfordshire SEND Quality Offer and the SEND Benchmark & Planning Tool. Together this suite of materials provides schools with a vision, a self-evaluation framework and now has a toolkit providing a range of resources, tools and guidance to support the onward journey.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 23 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 Rothamsted Conference Centre, Harpenden

Code: 19MFL/010S Assessment and moderation cluster for MFL – Barnwell Middle School

This new forum is for language departments that want to validate their professional judgement in marking, enhance their moderation processes, and improve outcomes for their pupils. It will also provide an opportunity for delegates to compare and discuss different types of assessment used across a range of contexts and their impact. Each session will focus on a particular aspect of assessment, before moving on to live moderation of speaking and writing tasks, and will end with a summary of the lessons learned to improve outcomes for pupils, departments and schools.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 24 October 2019 15:30 - 17:00 Barnwell School
2 12 March 2020 15:30 - 17:30 Barnwell School
3 18 June 2020 15:30 - 17:30 Barnwell School

Code: HUM/19/174/P Leading RE for the first time

This course is for those teachers who have never lead on religious education (RE) before. We will evaluate the skills needed to be an effective subject leader. Using discussion, guidance and workshop activities, there will be a focus on leadership of the subject area, the statutory requirements for RE planning and resourcing, teaching and learning and strategies for raising standards of pupil attainment.

New RE subject leaders will formulate action planning and develop an RE policy which can be put into practice with colleagues.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 24 October 2019 09:15 - 15:45 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19NQT/034P Phonics: effective planning and teaching through ‘Letters and Sounds’ for NQTs in Early Years and Year 1

Designed to support NQTs and teachers new to Early Years or Key Stage 1.

Delegates will have the opportunity to both secure their own phonic subject knowledge as well as develop familiarity with the guidance for phonics teaching through exploration of the ‘Letters and Sounds’ publication.

Delegates will explore key strands of the phonics curriculum through practical approaches and hands-on activities, explore the relationship between speaking and listening and early phonological awareness, and explore useful strategies for assessment of phonics.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 24 October 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19ENG/049P Securing age-related spelling at Key Stage 2

This new course aims to support Key Stage 2 teachers gain a deeper understanding of how children learn to spell and how to manage differentiation in an increasingly demanding classroom environment.

During the day, we will unpick the aspects of spelling that often hold children back and will then look at approaches to support their understanding in these areas.

Delegates will discover how to deliver discreet spelling instructions as well as how to create a word rich environment in which pupils can refine their skills and apply their learning in engaging contexts.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 24 October 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage

Code: 19SEN/034A The Hertfordshire SEND Toolkit launch workshop - Hemel Hempstead

This essential workshop is part of a county-wide programme to introduce schools to the Hertfordshire SEND toolkit. This newly developed resource accompanies the Hertfordshire SEND Quality Offer and the SEND Benchmark & Planning Tool. Together this suite of materials provides schools with a vision, a self-evaluation framework and now has a toolkit providing a range of resources, tools and guidance to support the onward journey.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 24 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 South Hill Centre

Code: NQT/19/39/S Subject specific training for secondary art NQTs and trainees

This unique, subject-level programme for secondary art NQTs and trainees offers intensive and specialist art 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 art.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 25 October 2019 09:00 - 16:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield
2 09 March 2020 09:30 - 15:30 St George's School
3 26 June 2020 09:30 - 15:30 St George's School