An opportunity to share information, prompt ideas and keep yourself – and your board – up to date. The content changes every term to reflect the issues you and your board are likely to be dealing with currently and will support your agenda planning for the remainder of this term. An essential session for all clerks to share questions and solutions.
Managing complaints with confidence. This programme is aimed at leadership teams, governors or staff involved in the management of complaints to provide them with a complete guide to manage their parental complaints.
There are 2 sessions which include best practice pointers and real-life case studies to test skills and understanding. The associated handout booklets provide additional guidance and model documentation for you to adopt and use in your individual settings. There is an opportunity at the end of each session to address any specific questions you may have (in the group or confidentially).
Maximum number of delegates = 20.
This course is for School Leaders, Teachers, Governors and Directors, and Church members and is in three parts. Sessions are as follows:
Part one - 24th September 2021 from 09:30 - 13:00
Part two - 4th November 2021 from 13:00 - 16:30
Part three - 1st December 2021 from 13:00 - 16:30
Understanding Christianity has been written by RE Today and gives in-depth support to the Christianity sections of the new Plymouth, Devon and Torbay RE syllabuses. It aims to develop pupils’ understanding of key concept sin Christianity as a contribution to their understanding of the world and their own experience within it. This three session course will give teachers full access to this outstanding and nationally recognised system of learning in RE.
Audience: School Leaders, Teachers, Governors, Directors
This course will give an introduction to the Goodness and Mercy website, which has been set up to resource Church of England schools to deliver high quality RSHE resources. The resources and approaches offered on this site give expert guidance on health, relationships and sex education, and on wider issues in the PSHE curriculum.They have been written primarily for Church of England Schools, but are appropriate for all schools to use.
This is a mandatory training course for staff new to the role of EVC in schools. This DfE approved course covers the management checks and procedures for visits required by the DfE and the local authority/employer. This course is also recommended for those that are new to the role of Head.
Every school should have a named Educational Visits Co-ordinator who is trained and remains up to date.
Audience: School Leaders, Teachers, Governors and Directors
This course will introduce teachers and school leaders to the current SIAMS framework and self-evaluation form documents. It will offer guidance on what is inspected and how to prepare fully for a future SIAMS inspection. It is aimed at all staff and governors and will be an interactive, informative and enjoyable course. The course has been costed to encourage more than one member of staff/governor to attend.
Drawing on the information shared through EYFS reform updates, this conference will explore the wonderful opportunities available to early years children to support their understanding and development.
Through expert keynote speakers, including Julian Grenier, and a range of complimenting workshops, practitioners will be given the time to reflect on their practice, share and learn new ideas and feel reinvigorated with fresh strategies to take back to their setting.
This conference will offer delegates the opportunity to learn from international experts in developing fluency and also from practitioners developing practice in their own classrooms. Teachers from every age and phase will be able to take away effective, evidence based ideas to support readers in their contexts. The opportunity to hear Tim Rasinski and Herts for Learning in one virtual room is not to be missed.