Monthly Communication Archives: May 2016

Devon Education Finance Training

This one day workshop is designed for new or inexperienced school administration staff, giving an overview of finance and financial administration in the school environment. There will be opportunities throughout the day to explore best practice delivered through group discussions and practical application as well as instruction based training.

Making sense of mastery in mathematics

Exploration of the tasks will include considering how, by varying how they are introduced and varying the probing questions used, the same task can have a focus on different aspects of mathematics and can provide opportunities for children to deepen and extend their understanding. Variation will also be explored through considering multiple entry points, multiple […]

26 May 2016

Teaching and assessing maths through rich learning experiences

Key aspects of the curriculum in each year group (please see flyer) will be examined in depth, with a focus on what children need to understand, how to support children to develop understanding, what misconceptions and wrong reasoning need to be exposed and how to asses understanding. The use of rich learning experiences and variation to support […]

26 May 2016

Sims input for Payroll

Please check your Sims input for Payroll to alleviate errors.

Enhanced Redundancy Pay Calculation for Support Staff Update

Following consultation, the recognised Unions have agreed to accept the Authority’s final offer to change the enhanced redundancy pay calculation for support staff from a multiplier of 2 x statutory redundancy pay using actual week’s pay, to a multiplier of 1.5 x statutory redundancy pay using actual week’s pay.

Primary English Training courses – Spring 2017

In Spring 2017, the Babcock LDP Primary English Team are running a wide variety of training courses, please see our flyer for further information and details of how to book your place.

DASH Update – Summer Term – Issue 3 – 19 May 2016

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). To subscribe, please send an email to daph@devon.gov.uk

Primary English Training Courses – Autumn 2016

The Babcock LDP Primary English Team are offering a wide range of training courses this Autumn, please see flyer via the link below for further information and details of how to book your place.

DAPH Update – Summer Term – Issue 3 – 18 May 2016

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH). To subscribe, please send an email to daph@devon.gov.uk.

24 May 2016

Making sense of mastery in mathematics at KS1 and KS2

Mastery has become a key aspect of the National Curriculum with a focus on all children understanding. This course will explore how to provide all children with rich learning experiences by using tasks which focus on conceptual understanding whilst providing opportunities to practice  

24 May 2016
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