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Code: TTSA/22/0095 KS1 Cross-School Writing Moderation * (Cancelled)

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.

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1 27 May 2022 13:30 - 15:30 Oldway Primary School Map
Torbay Training SA

Code: TTSA/22/0081 Primary Science Subject Leader Briefing ONLINE

The aim of these subject leader meetings is to enable leaders to keep up to date with the latest developments in primary science and share effective practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 June 2022 13:30 - 15:45 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: ECTSA/22/0036 Journal Club (Cancelled)

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 carrie.mcmillan@westexe.devon.sch.uk or dawn@exeterconsortium.com for the Zoom link.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 June 2022 16:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery Map
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Code: ECTSA/22/0002 School Operations & Resource Management - HR Hub

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.

Microsoft Teams
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.

Eligibility
Open to Trust HR Managers and Business Managers from Primary and Secondary Schools.

Cost: Free

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 June 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: SWTSA/21/0015 Health and Wellbeing Nutrition Podcasts | 11 Monthly Podcasts

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
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
SWIFT South

Code: SWTSA/22/0005 Charlie Waller Trust | Student Wellbeing Series | Teen Brain*

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 15:45 - 17:45 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT South

Code: TTSA/22/0098 KS2 Cross-School Writing Moderation * (Cancelled)

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 June 2022 13:00 - 15:30 Oldway Primary School Map
Torbay Training SA

Code: ECTSA/22/0049 RE Professional Community | Crossphase

Meeting Aims
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

Agenda

4.00pm-4.20pm
Updates on OFSTED Research Review. What are the ‘ways of knowing’ in RE? What are the keys to building a religion and worldviews curriculum?

4.20pm-5.00pm
Building a challenging and connected RE curriculum. We will be discussing curriculum design, sequencing, building pupils’ schema.

5.00pm-5.30pm
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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2022 16:00 - 17:30 Online Delivery Map
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Code: VTSA/22/0014 Secondary Computing Professional Community Summer 2022

Secondary Computing Professional Community Summer 2022 session

Introduction to Isaac GCSE Computer Science

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2022 16:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: TTSA/22/0110 SEND Support Group for Teaching Assistants * (Cancelled)

Understanding the links between behaviour and communication.

*Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
Torbay Training SA

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