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EYFS - Making the Most of your Day! Swindon Teaching School
  • November 22, 2017 9:00 am

Audience – Reception Teachers and Teaching Assistants Outline of Session: This 1 day course will support Teachers and Teaching Assistants to plan their weekly timetables to ensure they effectively combine ‘adult-led’ and ‘child-initiated’ learning.   It will offer support and suggestions to: Enable practitioners to obtain useful child-initiated evidence Effectively timetable activities throughout the day to (more…)

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Phonics into Spelling Swindon Teaching School
  • November 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Linking phonics to graphemes and spelling, we look at the gaps in children’s writing and delve into strategies and whole school when phonics doesn’t work. You will develop a mini action research project to explore how you might change the way your school approaches spelling.   (more…)

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Curious City Briefing Day Swindon Teaching School
  • November 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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Writing Expectations Year 2 Swindon Teaching School
  • November 30, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of moderation experiences and feedback from schools, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This comprehensive training package will support teachers (more…)

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Andy Hind NQT Day 2- Meeting the Needs of Every Individual Pupil Swindon Teaching School
  • December 4, 2017 9:00 am

From good to great A series of professional development sessions for Newly Qualified Teachers – Academic Year – 2017/2018 From good to great is a professional development programme, specifically designed for NQTs, and consists of five full-day sessions. Each session focuses on discreet aspects of outstanding classroom practice, effective teaching and learning and necessary professional skills (more…)

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An Introduction to Word Aware: teaching vocabulary across the day, across the curriculum Swindon Teaching School
  • December 5, 2017 9:00 am

Suitable for primary and secondary age. Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive workshop style day, which will leave participants well equipped to start Word Aware in their schools or with individual students. You will leave the day with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school or caseload. This course (more…)

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EYFS Co-ordinator Network Meeting Even Swindon Primary School
  • December 5, 2017 12:45 pm

 Audience:  School Early Years Foundation Stage Lead Teachers Outline of Session:  o   Updates on EYFS Profile, including data highlights from last year o   Focus on evidence for Writing o   Training updates Venue:   Even Swindon Primary School, Pasture Close, Swindon. SN2 2UJ   PARKING: Please note there will be no parking at the school. Please use (more…)

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Primary Science Subject Leader Network Meeting Swindon Teaching School
  • December 6, 2017 1:00 pm

The meeting will include a session on national updates where we will be looking at the latest news regarding assessment, including the interim statutory framework. There will also be a session looking at the science sampling SATs taking place this year with a chance to analyse a question and then apply key principles identified to (more…)

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Writing Expectations Year 6 Swindon Teaching School
  • December 7, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of moderation experiences and feedback from schools, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This comprehensive training package will support teachers (more…)

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Writing Expectations Year 5 Swindon Teaching School
  • December 8, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of requests from Headteachers, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This comprehensive training package will support teachers in developing their (more…)

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Writing Expectations Year 1 Swindon Teaching School
  • December 8, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of many requests from schools, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This comprehensive NEW training package will support teachers in (more…)

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Writing Expectations Year 4 Swindon Teaching School
  • December 12, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of requests from Headteachers, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This comprehensive training package will support teachers in developing their (more…)

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Writing Expectations Year 3 Swindon Teaching School
  • December 13, 2017 9:00 am

To help ensure effective planning and assessment, it’s essential that provision is effective from the start of the year. In light of requests from Headteachers, we are running training to support teachers in understanding what age-related expectations in writing look like for each year group. This training package will support teachers in developing their understanding (more…)

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Effective Teaching Assistant Programme (ETAP) Cohort B Swindon Teaching School
  • January 8, 2018 9:00 am

Programme Content: This is a four-day programme which aims to maximize the effectiveness of Teaching Assistants’ work in both primary and secondary classrooms. The focus will be on developing TAs’ skills to enable pupils to become independent, self-determining learners. Participants will examine and reflect upon some key ideas and develop their skills and learning in (more…)

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Andy Hind NQT Day 3 - Teacher Intentionality of Practice (TIPs) Swindon Teaching School
  • January 10, 2018 9:00 am

From good to great A series of professional development sessions for Newly Qualified Teachers – Academic Year – 2017/2018 From good to great is a professional development programme, specifically designed for NQTs, and consists of five full-day sessions. Each session focuses on discreet aspects of outstanding classroom practice, effective teaching and learning and necessary professional skills (more…)

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‘If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.’ Yogi Berra. Strategic Whole School Development Planning Swindon Teaching School
  • January 11, 2018 1:30 pm

What you’ll get from attending this course: A clear structure and approach to whole school development planning that links directly to your SEF and which is strategic, focused and succinct What you’ll be able to do as a result of this session-Prioritise the ‘what we will do’ more effectively and articulate that in a way (more…)

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Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) Spring The Ridgeway School
  • January 15, 2018 8:30 am

Programme Description This is a cross-phase programme which has been designed with two aims in mind: to achieve clarity around and understanding of Outstanding and to move all teachers to being consistently Outstanding; to provide skills and thinking so that participants can develop their coaching skills to get Outstanding for their colleagues as well. The (more…)

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Further Phonics for KS2 Swindon Teaching School
  • January 16, 2018 9:00 am

Linking phonics to graphemes and spelling, we look at the gaps in children’s writing and delve into strategies and whole school when phonics doesn’t work. You will develop a mini action research project to explore how you might change the way your school approaches spelling. 2 day course with lunch – 19/01/18  &  26/04/18 all (more…)

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An introduction to the EYFS Profile for Teachers Swindon Teaching School
  • January 19, 2018 9:15 am

Audience:   Teachers who are new to the EYFS or returning to the EYFS and Newly Qualified Teachers working in Reception. Outline of Course:   o   Exploring the key principles of good practice in assessment o   Understanding observational assessment and the requirements of the EYFS Profile o   Sharing and consolidating expectations for making accurate judgements of children’s learning (more…)

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EYFS Profile Moderation Training 2017-2018 : Areas of Learning - Physical Development, Understanding the World, Expressive Arts and Design Swindon Teaching School
  • January 22, 2018 9:15 am

 Audience: Reception Teachers; EYFS Coordinators Course Tutors: Sarah Jerman and Alison Stone    (Associate Headteacher, Swindon Teaching School and EYFS Leader, Millbrook Primary School) Dates:   A choice of four dates are available : Monday 22nd January 2018 Tuesday 30th January 2018 Wednesday 7th February 2018 Monday 26th February 2018 Please see the link for full information EYFS (more…)

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EYFS Profile Moderation Training 2017-2018 : Areas of Learning - Physical Development, Understanding the World, Expressive Arts and Design Swindon Teaching School
  • January 30, 2018 9:15 am

 Audience: Reception Teachers; EYFS Coordinators Course Tutors: Sarah Jerman and Alison Stone    (Associate Headteacher, Swindon Teaching School and EYFS Leader, Millbrook Primary School) Dates:   A choice of dates are available : Wednesday 7th February 2018 Monday 26th February 2018 Please see the link for full information EYFS Profile Training 2017-18 Flyer (more…)

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EYFS Profile Moderation Training 2017-2018 : Areas of Learning - Physical Development, Understanding the World, Expressive Arts and Design Swindon Teaching School
  • February 7, 2018 9:15 am

 Audience: Reception Teachers; EYFS Coordinators Course Tutors: Sarah Jerman and Alison Stone    (Associate Headteacher, Swindon Teaching School and EYFS Leader, Millbrook Primary School) Available Date: Monday 26th February 2018 Please see the link for full information EYFS Profile Training 2017-18 Flyer (more…)

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Andy Hind NQT Day 4 - There is more learning in the question than the answer Swindon Teaching School
  • February 21, 2018 9:00 am

From good to great A series of professional development sessions for Newly Qualified Teachers – Academic Year – 2017/2018 From good to great is a professional development programme, specifically designed for NQTs, and consists of five full-day sessions. Each session focuses on discreet aspects of outstanding classroom practice, effective teaching and learning and necessary professional skills (more…)

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EYFS Profile Moderation Training 2017-2018 : Areas of Learning - Physical Development, Understanding the World, Expressive Arts and Design Swindon Teaching School
  • February 26, 2018 9:15 am

 Audience: Reception Teachers; EYFS Coordinators Course Tutors: Sarah Jerman and Alison Stone    (Associate Headteacher, Swindon Teaching School and EYFS Leader, Millbrook Primary School)   Please see the link for full information EYFS Profile Training 2017-18 Flyer (more…)

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KS1 Phonics Swindon Teaching School
  • February 27, 2018 9:00 am

Audience:       KS1 Teachers and Teaching Assistants This course will: Develop phonic subject knowledge Explore practical strategies & activities to support children’s phonic learning at KS1 Further develop the application of phonics to reading and writing. By the end of the session you will have: A clear knowledge of phonic expectations and how (more…)

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Getting Better Writing for Yrs 3/4 Swindon Teaching School
  • March 8, 2018 9:00 am

Looking at strategies to improve writing, you will deconstruct examples of work, look specifically at Years 3 and 4 writing and grammar expectations and analyse progression between the year groups.   This is an all day course with lunch. Please contact the Teaching School if any allergies (more…)

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Andy Hind NQT Day 5 - The Confident Learner - Developing Metacognition Swindon Teaching School
  • March 26, 2018 9:00 am

From good to great A series of professional development sessions for Newly Qualified Teachers – Academic Year – 2017/2018 From good to great is a professional development programme, specifically designed for NQTs, and consists of five full-day sessions. Each session focuses on discreet aspects of outstanding classroom practice, effective teaching and learning and necessary professional skills (more…)

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Effective Teaching Assistant Programme (ETAP) Cohort C Swindon Teaching School
  • April 18, 2018 9:00 am

Programme Content: This is a four-day programme which aims to maximize the effectiveness of Teaching Assistants’ work in both primary and secondary classrooms. The focus will be on developing TAs’ skills to enable pupils to become independent, self-determining learners. Participants will examine and reflect upon some key ideas and develop their skills and learning in (more…)

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Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) Summer The Ridgeway School
  • April 23, 2018 8:30 am

Programme Description This is a cross-phase programme which has been designed with two aims in mind: to achieve clarity around and understanding of Outstanding and to move all teachers to being consistently Outstanding; to provide skills and thinking so that participants can develop their coaching skills to get Outstanding for their colleagues as well. The (more…)

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Writing Expectations Yr 5/6 Swindon Teaching School
  • May 24, 2018 9:00 am

Through progressional dialogue you will explore what writing could look like at age-related and ‘at greater depth’. It is not about moderation, but exploring how to enhance and extend opportunities to get children writing well.   This is an all day course with lunch. Please contact the Teaching School if any allergies (more…)

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