Meeting the challenges of the 2014 national curriculum
Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT and Subject Leaders are invited to attend a FREE* PD with James Clements, Independent English Adviser on Tuesday 6 March 2018, 9:00 -3:30, Orford Jubilee Hub.
The session, sponsored by Oxford University and organised by Warrington Teaching School Alliance, offers the opportunity to attend a free full day of professional development, looking in more detail at:
Outstanding reading schools
Reading in the 2014 national curriculum - challenges and opportunities
Effective strategies for creating lifelong readers
Numbers will be limited (max 2 delegates per school) so please book early with your name, school address and postcode, e-mail address and position - please register by e-mailing WTSA@WPAT.warrington.sch.uk
* There will ne a non-profit charge of £10 made by the organiser to cover the cost of the venue and refreshments.
NW Maths Hub 3 - Spring Summer CPD Offers (Primary)
NW Maths Hub 3 is offering the following Primary Maths CPD opportunities in the spring and summer term 2018 (please see attached for further details).
Differentiation in a mastery context - Starting in March 2018
To support teachers to differentiate effectively within a mastery mathematics curriculum
To identify the big mathematical ideas that underpin learning of key concepts
How equipment and images can be used to build conceptual understanding
To give children opportunities to work at greater depth within year group expectations
Assessment of Mastery – various dates in February
How to meet the needs of all learners including rapid graspers and lower attaining pupils
Supporting teachers to monitor current provision, identifying gaps and planning next steps to ensure children are prepared to meet end of year national expectations
Teachers will need to bring 3 pupil books that show a difference in mathematical attainment and thinking
KS1- Tuesday 6th February 2018, 9.00-3.30pm.
LKS2- Tuesday 20th February 2018, 9-3.30pm.
UKS2- Tuesday 27th February 2018, 9-3.30pm.
Mathematics Subject Leader Day 2- Friday 23rd February 2018, 9.00am – 3.30pm
Assessment of Mastery; moderation and standardisation
Mathematical updates and current thinking. There will also be an opportunity for quality assurance of Maths practice via NW Maths Hub 3 as they share their experiences from current national practice and policy.
Mathematics lesson design and structure – various dates and year groups on February and March
Achieving Greater Depth in a Mastery Context- starting in June 2018
Places are limited and will be given on a first come, first serve basis.
A full days course costs- £150, this includes: refreshments (including light lunch) and all course materials.
½ day training costs- £70, this includes: tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.
Alliance members receive 25% of all training opportunities.
Maths SL network meetings and Head Teacher briefings are Free of Charge to all alliance members.
To reserve a place for any event please contact: Sarah Makin email@example.com and/or Paula Foster firstname.lastname@example.org
WSCB Training Vacancies
There are places available on the following Training which is funded by WSCB (Please note there is a cancellation fee of £25 chargeable if cancellation is less than 7 days before the course).
14th March 2018 : Responding to Domestic Abuse : 1 place only
14th March 2018 : Child Protection Conferences : Limited availability
13th April 2018 : Responding to Domestic Abuse
16th April 2918 : Sexual Violence Workshop
17th April 2018 : Working Together to Safeguard Children
Booking is through www.warringtonsafeguarding.org , www.myschoolservices.co.uk or www.myearlyyearsservices.co.uk
National Apprenticeship Week 2018 - 5th to 9th March
National Apprenticeship Week 2018 takes place from 5 to 9 March 2018. The theme of the week is Apprenticeships Work to showcase how apprenticeships work for employers, individuals, local communities and the wider economy.
Schools, colleges and universities have a key role to play in both inspiring young people and delivering apprenticeships.
You can support the week by getting involved in #10KTalks by inviting a passionate apprentice, or former apprentice, to talk to your students about their experience and help inspire the next generation of apprentices.
Visit Amazing Apprenticeships https://amazingapprenticeships.com/ to book a #10ktalk and find out more about National Apprenticeship Week.
Terry Caffrey- Performance Poet
Terry Caffrey is a local performance poet who has worked in over 3000 schools, 28 prisons and a range of theatres, bars and clubs, amassing an impressive involvement in over 1000 projects across the United Kingdom.
As well as being one of the National Literacy Trust’s Reading Champions, Terry is writer in residence at England’s National Football Museum, at the National Coal Mine, the Bridgewater Hall and the Citadel Theatre.
Please see attached flyer for more information about Terry, his offer to schools and testimonials.
Please contact Terry directly for any further enquiries.
0773 301 6646