Monthly Communication Archives: November 2018

DAPH Update: Autumn Term – 27 November 2018 – Issue 4

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27 November 2018

EXPIRED KS1 and KS2 Statutory Assessment Training in Y2 and Y6

These one day courses will provide KS1 Year 2 and KS2 Year 6 teachers with the key information and knowledge required to ensure an informed and robust approach to statutory assessment at end of Summer Term 2019. The content will include: Statutory test administration. Statutory teacher assessment including understanding the changes to the statutory assessment […]

27 November 2018

Mental Health of Boys Masterclass with Natasha Devon MBE and Martin Daubney

Is it true that girls are more prone to emotional issues, while boys struggle more with behavioural problems, or is this diagnostic trend another example of how gender stereotypes can warp our perception? Natasha Devon MBE will explore the notion of what is gender and our understanding of what we mean when we say ‘masculinity’ […]

Curriculum masterclass with Rob Carpenter

Curriculum Masterclass: Designing the Curriculum for the 21st Century Job Market Monday 4 February 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter –  09:00am – 12:30pm This event will explore how to ensure curriculum design provides our children and young people with the knowledge, skills and competencies to thrive in a complex world. Rob Carpenter will share […]

Governance Masterclass: The Role of Governors in Creating Vision, Ethos and Culture

Saturday 2 March 2019 – Exeter – 08:45 – 13:30 ‘Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction’ is one of the three core functions of the governing board as set out in the Governance Handbook. How much time and thought do we give to this as part of our role? How do we want […]

SW Peninsula Music Education Conference

Friday 8 February 2019 – Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, Buckfast – 08:45 – 15:45 – £70+VAT The Music education hubs of Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth and Torbay are once again collaborating to present the 2018 South West Peninsula music education conference. A day of practical and informative workshops for all key stages to including specialist secondary music […]

27 November 2018

Effective Learning Masterclass: How Children Learn

Monday 21 January 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:45 Last few days of the Early Bird Offer! This half day event will bring together three keynotes (Professor Debra Myhill, Lorwyn Randall and Samantha Chapman) focussing on various elements of what makes children effective learners. The sessions will explore: The external drivers […]

EXPIRED Secondary English – What’s New about Literature?

How many English teachers and departments treat the study of Literature as a new subject? How many of us have realised that Literature is in many respects a new discipline for our Year 7 pupils? This practical course will support English Subject Leaders and English teachers in enabling a successful transition between Key Stages 2 […]

27 November 2018

EXPIRED Secondary English – Subject Training for non-specialist English Teachers

This course is suitable for experienced non-specialist teachers who are teaching English. Finding good classroom teachers in English who are also suited to your children and your school’s context has never been more challenging. Nor is it unusual for key English classes to be taught by non-specialist English teachers with availability on their timetable. Harness […]

27 November 2018

EXPIRED Secondary English – Nipping ‘The Gap’ in the bud

In your current Year 7 cohort there will be a group of vulnerable pupils, most likely disadvantaged, who were achieving well in Year 6. Experience and data suggests that the attainment gap between these Year 7 pupils and the rest will now begin to grow. So, what exactly was it about the learning environment of […]

27 November 2018
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