Past Courses

Spring Term Courses 2019

Date Course Audience Provider
Thur 24th Jan 2019 Year 6 Reading – Challenging the More Able to Make Accelerated Progress Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
Thur 31st Jan 2019 Practical Strategies to Support Dyslexic Pupils Teachers, TAs, LSAs and SENCos Sharon Goldstone
Thur 14th Feb 2019 Encouraging Boys to Want to Read Primary English Co-ordinators (class teachers) Jo Heffer
Tues 26th Feb 2019 A Whole School Approach to Developing Mathematical Vocabulary Maths Co-ordinators Jean Knapp
Tues 26th Feb 2019 Year 6 Maths – Challenging the More Able Year 6 Teachers Jean Knapp
Mon 1st Apr 2019 Using the Principles of Metacognition to accelerate progress in Maths (building on the EEF research) Maths Co-ordinator and Primary Teachers Jean Knapp
Tues 5th Feb 2019 Year 6 Reading SATs Course Year 6 Teachers Hazel Glynne and Amanda Snowden
Wed 13th Feb 2019 Year 2 Reading SATs Course Year 2 Teachers Hazel Glynne and Amanda Snowden
Mon 4th Mar 2019 Mathematics Subject Leaders Spring Mathematics Conference Maths Coordinators Jean Knapp

Autumn Term Courses 2018

Date Course Audience Provider
11/10/18 Mental Health Awareness Training – A healthy school approach SENCOs, Teachers, TAs/LSAs Clare Edmondson
18/10/18 What does Outstanding Guided Reading Look Like? English Coordinators (and teachers) Jo Heffer
1/11/18 Teaching Vocabulary to Raise Standards in English English Coordinators (and teachers) Jo Heffer
15/11/18 Improving the Quality of Writing – End KS1 Year 2 teachers Jo Heffer
15/10/18 Improving Maths in the Early Years Setting Early Years Managers and teachers (Nursery and Reception) Jean Knapp
12/11/18 A Whole School Approach to Maths: From Good to Outstanding Maths Coordinators Jean Knapp
3/10/18 Analysing your School’s Performance: Is your monitoring and evaluating still fit for purpose? School Leaders (Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers and Assistant Heads) Clive Davies OBE
2/10/18 Effective Use of Pupil Premium Pupil Premium School Lead Clive Davies OBE
16/10/18 1-day Team Teach Training All staff Clare EDmondson
20/9/18 From Phonics to Spelling TAs, LSAs, NQTs and Teachers Hazel Glynne and Amanda Snowden
9/10/18 Planning for Year 1 Number Year 1 Teachers and TAs Jean Knapp
19/11/18 Modelling Number for Understanding in KS1 and KS2 KS1 and 2 Teachers and TAs Jean Knapp

Summer Term Courses 2018

Date Course Audience Provider
9/5/18 Introduction to Dyscalculia Primary SENCOs, Teachers and TAs Ronit Bird
19/4/18 Dyspraxia/DCD: Practical Activities to Support Gross/Fine Motor Control Primary SENCOs, Teachers and TAs LEAP Therapy

 

16/5/18 Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Primary SENCOs, Teachers and TAs Ruth Fidler
14/6/18 Cognitive Assessment: It’s not how clever you are but how you’re clever that’s important! Primary SENCOs Dr Natalie Moss (EP)
25/4/18 SEMH: Resilience Training – ‘Ordinary Magic’ and Learnable Skills Primary SENCOs, TAs & LSAs YoungMinds
2/5/2018 Reading Comprehension English Coordinators Nikki Gamble

Spring Term Courses 2018

Date Course Audience Provider
20/2/18 Preparation for Ofsted: The Role of the Maths Co-ordinator Primary Maths Co-ordinators Jean Knapp
1/2/18 Preparation for Ofsted: The Role of the English Co-ordinator Primary English Co-ordinators Jo Heffer
8/3/18 Preparation for Ofsted: The Role of the Computing/ICT Co-ordinator Primary Computing/ICT Co-ordinators Mary Rebelo
17/1/18 Preparation for Ofsted: The Role of the Science Co-ordinator Primary Science Co-ordinators Naomi Hiscock
7/2/18 The Route to Greater Depth Writing at KS2 Year 6 Teachers (any other KS2 teachers or English Coordinators) Jo Heffer
14/3/18 Primary Lesson Observations Using the Ofsted Inspection Framework Senior Leaders & Managers (Head Teachers, Deputy/Assistant Heads) Creative Education
31/1/18

8/2/18

Team Teach Training 2-day Basic (12 hours) Primary schools supporting pupils with challenging behaviour Clare Edmondson
22/2/18 Year 6 Reading SATs – Revision Techniques Year 6 Teachers Hazel Glynne & Amanda Snowden
1/3/18 Year 2 Reading SATs – Revision Techniques Year 2 Teachers Hazel Glynne & Amanda Snowden
15/1/18 KS1: Extending the more able in the Mathematics mastery classroom KS1 Teachers Jean Knapp
15/1/18 KS2: Extending the more able in the Mathematics mastery classroom KS2 Teachers Jean Knapp
22/1/18 KS2: Fractions – Difficult but crucial KS2 Teachers Jean Knapp

Autumn Term Courses 2017

Date Course Audience Provider
29/9/17 Maximising the Potential of Teaching Assistants (training for teachers) Primary Teachers and School Leaders Dr Paula Bosanquet (UCL)
17/10/17 Maximising the Potential of Teaching Assistants (training for TAs) Primary TAs Dr Paula Bosanquet (UCL)
11/10/17 Developing TA Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Subject Knowledge Primary TAs Jo Heffer
13/11/17 Year 2 Mathematical Content and Approaches to End of KS1 Revision Year 2 Teachers Jean Knapp
13/11/17 Year 6 Mathematical Content and Approaches to End of KS2 Revision Year 6 Teachers Jean Knapp
2/10/17 Ideas for developing multiplication tables in KS1 and KS2 Maths Co-ordinators Jean Knapp
23/11/17 Developing time and money in KS1 KS1 teachers and Maths Co-ordinators
15/11/17 End KS1 GaPS (SPAG) SATs Revision Techniques Year 2 Teachers Jo Heffer
15/11/17 End KS2 GaPS (SPAG) SATs Revision Techniques Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
27/9/17 SEMH: Introduction to Counselling Skills Primary TAs Place2Be
29/11/17 Talkabout: Assessing and Teaching Social Skills Primary TAs, SENCos Alex Kelly Ltd
8/11/17 Working Scientifically Science Course Primary teachers and science leaders Naomi Hiscock
2/11/17 Programming and Coding Using Scratch Primary Computing/ICT Co-ordinators and Teachers Mary Rebelo

Summer Term Courses 2017

Date

Course Audience

Provider

6/6/17 KS1 Bar Modelling (Singapore Maths) KS1 Teachers Jean Knapp
6/6/17 KS2 Bar Modelling (Singapore Maths) KS2 Teachers Jean Knapp
26/4/17 Motivating Boys and Reluctant Writers Primary Teachers Jo Heffer
24/5/17 Practical Solutions for Dyslexia Primary Teachers and TAs Dyslexia Association

Spring Term Courses 2017

Date Course Audience Provider
19/1/17 End of KS2: Interim Writing Assessment Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
19/1/17 End of KS1: Interim Writing Assessment Year 2 Teachers Jo Heffer
2/2/17 Yr2 Mathematical Content & Approaches to End of KS1 Revision Year 2 Teachers Jean Knapp
26/1/17 Interpreting the ‘new look’ RaiseOnline 2016/17 Head Teachers & Senior Leaders Helen Bailey
5/1/17 Speech Link: How to run Language Groups TAs leading running Language Groups Speech Link
9/2/17 Mindfulness for Children SENCOs and teachers Lynne Wilkes
18/1/17 Introduction to Music Teaching for Primary Schools Primary teachers and music co-ordinators Marek Maryniak

Autumn Term Courses 2016

Date

Course Audience

Provider

23/9/16 Outstanding Formative Assessment Assessment Co-ordinators & School Managers Margaret Longstaffe
22/9/16 Preparation for the end of KS2 Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling SATs Tests Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
22/9/16 Preparation for the end of KS2 Reading SATs Tests Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
13/10/16 Getting the most out of Google Docs Primary School Staff Mary Rebelo
5/10/16 ADHD – theory, classroom implications & strategies SENCOs, Primary Teachers & TAs Dr Natalie Moss
22/11/16 The Role of the Curriculum Co-ordinator All Curriculum Co-ordinators Martin Marsh
7/11/16 Mastery in Maths: The Singapore Approach Maths co-ordinators and Primary Teachers Jean Knapp
7/11/16 How to support pupils who are underachieving in Maths Primary Maths co-ordinators, Teachers and SENCOs Jean Knapp

Summer Term Courses 2016

Date

Course Audience

Provider

27/4/16 Co-ordinating English to Outstanding (revised Ofsted Framework) English coordinators Sharon Snowden
25/4/16 OT: Practical Activities to Support Gross/Fine Motor Control Teachers, TAs & SENCos LEAP Children’s Therapy
14/4/16 How to make your school website Legal and Outstanding Senior Leaders and Website Managers Paul Sample
25/5/16 Attachment Theory: Links to Mental Health & Behaviour Difficulties SENCOs/Primary Teachers Dr Natalie Moss
20/4/16 Advanced Autism SENCOs & Primary Teachers Hillingdon Manor Staff
18/4/16 Working with Challenging & Hard to Reach Pupils Teachers & TAs Siobain Degregorio
18/4/16 Promoting Positive Mental Health Teachers & TAs Siobain Degregorio
7/6/16 Working with Mental Health & Cultural Difference Teachers & TAs Siobain Degregorio

Spring Term Courses 2016

Date

Course Audience

Provider

28/1/16 KS1: Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling KS1 Teachers and TAs Jo Heffer
27/1/16 SEMH: Building & Developing Effective & Supportive Relationships with Pupils SENCOs Every Step Matters
3/2/16 All about Language Link: Training for New Users SENCOs, Teachers and TAs SpeechLink
14/1/16 Senior Leaders: Preparation for Ofsted Senior Leaders Helen Bailey
25/2/16 Introduction to Autism Primary Teachers & TAs Pam Sicklemore
19/1/16 Programming & Coding with Scratch Primary Teachers Mary Rebelo
18/1/16 Preparation for KS1 Maths Tests Year 2 Teachers Jean Knapp
18/1/16 Preparation for KS2 Maths Tests Year 6 Teachers Jean Knapp
11/2/16 CEOP: Internet Safety (Think U Know National Accreditation) Primary Teachers Mary Rebelo
Various dates National Accreditation for SENCO Leadership (NASENCO) SENCOs Satwinder Saraon

Autumn Term Courses 2015

Date Course  Audience Provider
15/9/15 Mastery and Depth in the new Maths NC Maths co-ordinators, school leaders and all primary teachers with an interest in developing their maths knowledge Jean Knapp
6/10/15 Planning the Creation of a Mobile app (Using ‘Appshed’ to create apps) Year 6 (or Upper KS2) teachersComputing/ICT co-ordinators Mary Rebelo
13/10/15 Creating a Web Page and Blogging (use of j2e: free content on lgfl) Primary Teachers and Computing co-ordinators Mary Rebelo
12/11/15 Outstanding Lessons in the EYFS EYs Teachers and Foundation Stage Managers Creative Education
18/11/15 Ofsted: Preparation for Middle Leaders Primary Middle Leaders (including subject co-ordinators) Martin Marsh
24/11/15 Occupational Therapy Support: Sensory Processing Basics & Gross/Fine Motor Co-ordination SENCOs, primary teachers and TAs delivering O.T support in school LEAP Children’s Therapy
29/6/15 FFT Wave 3 Reading/Writing Programme: Preliminary Meeting Senior Managers and Year 1 Teachers Jo Heffer
19/11/15, 26/11/15 and 3/12/15 FFT Wave 3 Reading/Writing Programme:3-day Course Year 1 Teachers and TAs Jo Heffer

Summer Term Courses 2015

Date

Course Audience

Provider

29/4/15 Practical Solutions for Dyslexia (Primary) Primary Teachers, SENCOs and TAs British Dyslexia Association
29/4/15 Introduction to Dyscalculia (Primary) Primary Teachers, SENCOs and TAs British Dyslexia Association
16/6/15 Reading for Pleasure and Purpose English/Literacy co-ordinators and all primary teachers Nikki Gamble
19/5/15 Introduction to Autism Primary Teachers, SENCOs and TAs Pam Sicklemore
30/4/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 1 Teachers Jean Knapp
30/4/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 2 Teachers Jean Knapp
22/5/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 3 Teachers Jean Knapp
22/5/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 4 Teachers Jean Knapp
1/7/15 Numicon Taster Session SENCOs and Maths Co-ordinators Numicon (Oxford Learning)

Spring Term Courses 2015

Date

Course Audience

Provider

20/1/15 Programming and Coding in the Computing Curriculum KS1/2 Teachers Denise Gray
3/2/15 Technology in the Early Years Setting EYs Teachers Wynn Kent
26/2/15 Leading Science KS1/2 Subject Leaders Ed Walsh (AQA)
25/3/15 (am & pm) Differentiation, Marking and Feedback KS1/2 Teachers Tim Nelson
21/1/15 Readiness for Ofsted Senior Leaders Helen Bailey
5/2/15 Achieve Level 6 Maths Training Year 6 Teachers Jean Knapp
30/1/15 iPad for Learning KS1/2 Teachers, Computing co-ordinators Trilby Multimedia Ltd
26/1/15 Assessment Without Levels Assessment co-ordinators Tim Nelson
19/1/15 Achieve Level 6 English Year 6 Teachers Jo Heffer
13/3/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 5 Teachers Jean Knapp
13/3/15 Problem Solving and Challenge for the More Able Year 6 Teachers Jean Knapp

Autumn Term Courses 2014

Date Course Audience Provider
10/9/14 Safeguarding NQTsAll primary teachers Andrea NixonJanice Altenor
10/9/14 KS1: Developing reading skills – word reading, comprehension and phonics. KS1 TeachersNQTs Jo Heffer
10/9/14 KS2: Developing reading skills – word reading and comprehension. KS2 TeachersNQTs Jo Heffer
2/10/14 Literacy Co-ordinators: Leading the new primary national curriculum. Literacy co-ordinators Jo Heffer
13/11/14 KS1: Good to outstanding literacy lessons. All primary teachers Jo Heffer
13/11/14 KS2: Good to outstanding literacy lessons. All primary teachers Jo Heffer
3/9/14 Write Dance Training EYs and KS1 staff Diana StraussNicole Barrons
18/9/14 Computing co-ordinators:Leading subject development in the new computing curriculum. ICT co-ordinators: primary Denise Grey
18/11/14 Middle Managers: Readiness for Ofsted – Data (RaiseOnline) and school self-evaluation (including lesson observations) Middle Managers Martin Marsh
17/9/14 EYs Essentials: The assessment and planning cycle, characteristics of effective T&L and the importance of play. NQTsStaff new to EYs Sue Hynds
22/9/14 Maths Co-ordinators: Leading the new primary national curriculum. Maths Co-ordinators Jean Knapp
13/10/14 Good to outstanding maths lessons. All primary teachers Jean Knapp