To look at a brief overview/update of the KS1 Writing standards. An opportunity to meet with other KS1 colleagues (focus on Y2 Teachers) and work alongside them to review and refine writing assessment judgements.
This is an opportunity to meet and talk with colleagues from KS1 (particular focus on Y2) and discuss/moderate each other’s work. This session may be particularly useful for teachers new to Y2 or working in a single form entry school. Year 2 teachers who are expecting moderation this year may find the workshop particularly useful as it is being led by the KS1 Moderation Lead and supported by the team.
*Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course.
South West Teacher Training (SWTT) and Exeter Consortium Schools’ Alliance warmly invite interested colleagues to attend our upcoming Journal Club on Thursday 21st April, 4:30pm – 5:30pm, via Zoom.
This will be a half termly hour-long meeting, with a research paper shared in advance and discussed together to consider how it might be applied to ITT and teaching. Join us for an informal, online session – open to Mentors, Teacher Training Coordinators and all interested in Teacher Development.
The first journal to be discussed is: https://bibliotecadigital.mineduc.cl/bitstream/handle/20.500.12365/17388/dunloskyimprovinglearning.pdf?sequence=1
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for the Zoom link.
We look forward to welcoming you!
The aim of these termly HR Hub sessions are to enable HR Managers to tap into the latest employment law updates, build upon specialist knowledge in the HR field and collaborate with fellow HR colleagues to share experiences and ideas.
Summer Term Agenda TBC
About the Facilitator
From graduating with a Business Management Degree, Josie Medforth has over 20 years business operation experience, predominantly in the education sector. She worked for 4 years as a Director of Operations for a successful Trust in Exeter, is currently providing part time interim Chief Operating Officer support for an organisation and enjoys being a Trustee for a Trust in Torbay. These roles have built her experience at an Executive Level.
Message from the Facilitator
I am really excited to be given the opportunity to facilitate the new School Operations and Resource Management Network – HR Hub. I look forward to being able to share my knowledge, experience and networks to support you by sharing ideas, key information and resources that could help you deliver your outcomes. I would very much like to work in partnership with you, therefore please feel free to contact me via the dedicated Microsoft Team that has been created.
All meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams. Upon booking, you will be added to the ‘School Operations &
Resource Management Network’ Team. From there you can access the ‘HR Hub’ channel where you can send
messages to other colleagues, ask questions, join meetings and share files.
Open to Trust HR Managers and Business Managers from Primary and Secondary Schools.
Following on from Jen’s successful nutrition podcasts and webinars last year, SWIFT South are delighted to bring you eleven, 30-minute podcasts covering different areas of wellbeing and health focussing on nutrition:
• The power of rainbow eating
• Eating to boost immunity
• Sleep, energy and motivation
• Nourish the body at Christmas
• Simple and safe ways to detox
• Eating to lift your mood
• Low sugar Easter eating
• Supporting female health
• Supporting male health
• Supporting the body whilst stressed
• All about gut health
Additional information and recipes will also be provided alongside each session. The podcasts will be released monthly, starting in September 2021 through to July 2022. You will be sent an invitation link to the podcast via email each month.
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|1||30 September 2021||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|2||18 October 2021||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|3||15 November 2021||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|4||13 December 2021||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|5||17 January 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|6||14 February 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|7||14 March 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|8||18 April 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|9||16 May 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|10||13 June 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
|11||18 July 2022||09:00 - 09:30||Online Delivery||Map|
The Teen Brain Matters workshop combines the latest understanding of neuroscience and developmental psychology with practical strategies to help teachers understand the changes students are going through, and what they, as teachers, can do to support learning and personal development. The workshop has been developed for The Charlie Waller Trust by Dr John Coleman OBE, a psychologist with an international reputation for his work on the teenage years. *Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course
To work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure consistent, accurate assessment of writing across KS2.
This session is led by the KS2 Moderation Manager/ Lead and allows colleagues to discuss and refine their assessment judgements in writing by reviewing samples of writing from their own pupils and those of KS2 colleagues in other schools.
*Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course.
To create a support network in which schools share ideas and effective practice and discuss issues surrounding RE. To focus on practical solutions to common challenges and gain expert advice and guidance from RE lead professionals. In each meeting we will:
• Find out about development and updates in the field of RE
• Share and learn from good practice
• Network with colleagues from other regional schools
Updates on OFSTED Research Review. What are the ‘ways of knowing’ in RE? What are the keys to building a religion and worldviews curriculum?
Building a challenging and connected RE curriculum. We will be discussing curriculum design, sequencing, building pupils’ schema.
Primary: exploring curriculum design and learning journeys with practical examples explained.
Secondary groups: discussing curriculum planning at KS3 and KS4 non-exam RE
Professional Community Leads
Ed Pawson is the adviser to Devon and Torbay SACREs and an educational adviser for schools in the Diocese of Exeter. He spent 23 years as a secondary RE teacher and subject leader. He is the Deputy Chair of the Religious Education Council (REC), the Programme Director for Learn, Teach, Lead RE (SW) and the former Chair of the National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE).
Katie Freeman is the RE and Church School Distinctiveness lead at Bickleigh Down Primary School. She is Chair of the National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE) and RE lead for Plymouth Learn, Teach, Lead RE hub.
Cost: FREE for SWIFT member schools | £25 per person for non-member schools
The session will take place online, via Zoom.
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