Monthly Communication Archives: September 2016

Enhanced Redundancy Pay Update – School support staff

The Government has announced that there will be a further consultation this autumn on regulations for the £95,000 Exit Payment Cap, so the regulations are expected to come into force early next year as opposed to later this year as previously anticipated. This means that Devon County Council’s enhanced redundancy pay change will also be […]

Annual Early Years Foundation Stage Conference: Using Leadership to Develop High Quality Staff Practice | Wednesday 19th October 2016

This conference will explore the role of leaders and staff in delivering and sustaining high quality EYFS practice through effective staff development within their schools and settings. The sessions will help you consider your role in supporting staff development, what you need to know and how to articulate your approach to sustaining high quality in […]

Improving maths results in KS2

The changes to the end of KS2 tests this year have resulted in data which continues to show schools in Devon collectively performing well, especially in relation to statistical neighbours, but with a different profile to previous years. This includes an increased number of schools where a significant proportion of pupils, and in particular disadvantaged […]

28 September 2016

South West Maths Conference: South West Maths Conference: Tuesday 11 October 2016 | Exeter Racecourse | Devon

Mathematics is about more than solutions. Exploring alternative approaches and discussing why one is more elegant than another is a key aspect of developing fluency, reasoning and problem-solving; elegant solutions are built on understanding of structure and relationships, key components of mathematics. Elegant solutions are also essential to school development. This conference provides an opportunity […]

Making sense of mastery in Mathematics at 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. Exploration of the tasks will include considering how, by varying how they […]

27 September 2016

EXPIRED Babcock LDP Music Conferences – East, South and North Devon

Babcock LDP Music Leads will facilitate ‘hands-on’ music making sessions across all Key Stages supporting delivery of the new music curriculum and whole class ensemble teaching. Devon Music Education Hub supports schools with a contribution towards cover costs to allow staff to access training opportunities. Contact the DMEH team for more info.

Devon Schools Newsletter for Religious Education

RE newsletter for the Autumn Term, giving up-to-date information on RE-related matters including a list of courses available this year.

Moving on with Teaching Sequences

This course is suitable for teachers with some experience of using English Teaching Sequences, who wish to develop their practice. It will explore ways in which adaptations and changes can be made to the structure and strategies within the sequence to maximise progress. The course will explore: Alternative outcomes The use of film and other […]

27 September 2016

Planning with Teaching Sequences

This course is suitable for teachers new to English Teaching Sequences who want to learn how to make best use of these resources. Teachers will: explore creating writerly knowledge charts analyse elicitation tasks use assessment information to adapt planning develop clear understanding of the progression through a teaching sequence

27 September 2016
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