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Code: SCH/21/39 Literacy/English Subject Leaders - Research Discussion Group

Audience
Literacy/English Subject Leaders and/or Senior Leaders

Description
This is an opportunity to come together as a group of leaders to discuss how to put literature at the heart of the Primary Curriculum

The group will be asked to read sections of James Clements’ book ‘Teaching English by the Book’ and then join a group to discuss their thoughts on how this could be applied to their setting

James has very kindly offered to support this group with materials and answer any questions that may arise

Outline
Session 1: Teaching by the book
• Choosing the right texts: exploring the potential of great books
• The English curriculum: planning for meaningful learning
• English Lessons: creating rich units of work

Session 2: Teaching reading by the book
• A model for teaching reading
• Teaching reading: becoming a reader
• Choosing to read: building an authentic reading culture

Session 3: Teaching writing by the book
• A model for teaching writing
• Teaching writing: learning to be a writer
• Teaching grammar and punctuation: using language features for effect

Session 4: Teaching writing by the book
• Teaching English by the book
• Spoken language: the importance of oracy
• Drama: bringing texts to life
• Multimedia and film texts: developing visual literacy

£60 per person (for all 4 Sessions) for all Peterborough schools and Cambridgeshire LA maintained schools
£70 per person (for all 4 Sessions) for all other LA schools and independent schools

Please note: Failure to attend, without notification prior to the event, will incur a full charge

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 November 2020 14:00 - 16:30 Venue - Weston Homes Stadium, Peterborough United Football Club Map
2 12 January 2021 14:00 - 16:30 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
3 24 February 2021 14:00 - 16:30 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
4 14 April 2021 14:00 - 16:30 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map

Code: SCH/21/44 Strategies to Support Memory, including Precision Teaching

The ability to store, recall and manipulate complex information is essential for academic achievement. There are several memory systems we use to store information, working memory in particular is commonly used for classroom based tasks. An estimated 10% of children have working memory deficits which limit their academic progress (Gathercole, 2009). This course provides an overview of the mechanisms of memory and how targeted interventions such as precision teaching can support children who struggle to retain information.

Course content:

  • Theories of memory, including working memory
  • The links between memory and learning
  • Strategies to support memory in the classroom
  • The use of Precision Teaching as an intervention to support retention

Course structure:
  • This is a whole day course organised by the Educational Psychology Service
  • The course runs from 9:30 (prompt start) to 15:00
  • The cost is £115 per delegate
  • The course includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 November 2020 09:30 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map

Code: ASC/20/17 ASC/CS Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Advanced for PCC Practitioners Workshop **FOR PCC & CPFT STAFF ONLY**

For PCC & CPFT seconded staff.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Venue - SMH Training Room Map

Code: CHS/19/33 CS Adolescent Mental Health **PCC STAFF ONLY**

*Please note, this course is specifically aimed at Social Workers and Child Practitioners*

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Venue - SMH Training Room Map

Code: SCH/21/47 Maths Subject Leader Meeting - Spring Term

Termly half day meetings provide opportunities for networking with colleagues, exploring examples of mathematical activities and discussion of pedagogical issues.

There will be ideas and support for leaders to develop staff training and professional development in their schools and opportunities to deepen subject leaders own subject knowledge.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 February 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Venue - KingsGate Conference Centre Map

Code: SCH/21/3 Literacy/English Subject Leader Network Meeting - Spring Term

Termly meetings provide opportunities for exploring effective leadership and discussing pedagogical approaches, particularly considering strategies which support pupil progress. Sessions aim to enable leaders to provide support for teachers to meet the demands of the curriculum, whilst identifying the need to support all pupils to make progress. Ideas for staff development and training will be shared.

Session 2: Spring Term

Guest Speaker: James Clements – Curriculum Design for Primary School English: Principles and Practice Assessment

• Principles of Curriculum Design:
• Helping Schools to consider their own principles and vision for their English Curriculum
• An introduction to key concepts in curriculum design
• Building the curriculum: content, structure and experiences
• Practical Approaches to Curriculum Design
• Curriculum vehicles for teaching and learning in English
• Weaving the elements together: case studies and effective curriculum models
• Curriculum planning for your school

£70 per person per session for all Peterborough schools and Cambridgeshire LA maintained schools* 

£80 per person per session for other LA schools and Independent schools*

Please note: Failure to attend, without notification prior to the event, will incur a full charge.

*No charge for schools who have bought into the leadership package

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 February 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Venue - KingsGate Conference Centre Map

Code: ASC/20/15 ASC Safeguarding Lead Practitioner Workshop **FOR PCC & CPFT SECONDED STAFF ONLY**

PLEASE NOTE FOR NON PCC STAFF THERE IS A CHARGE OF £100 FOR TWO DAYS. To update and further develop skills in undertaking safeguarding enquiries, including risk assessment, risk management and outcome based approaches to supporting adults at risk (Role of Case Co-ordinator in Sect 42 Enquiries)

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Venue - SMH Conference Room Map
2 18 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Venue - SMH Conference Room Map

Code: SCH/21/48 Maths Subject Leader Meeting - Summer Term

Termly half day meetings provide opportunities for networking with colleagues, exploring examples of mathematical activities and discussion of pedagogical issues.

There will be ideas and support for leaders to develop staff training and professional development in their schools and opportunities to deepen subject leaders own subject knowledge.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 April 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Venue - KingsGate Conference Centre Map

Code: SCH/21/4 Literacy/English Subject Leader Network Meeting - Summer Term

Termly meetings provide opportunities for exploring effective leadership and discussing pedagogical approaches, particularly considering strategies which support pupil progress. Sessions aim to enable leaders to provide support for teachers to meet the demands of the curriculum, whilst identifying the need to support all pupils to make progress. Ideas for staff development and training will be shared.

Session 3: Summer Term

Updates and latest news
• Subject focus: writing for a purpose and for pleasure
• Developing writing with disadvantaged pupils

Cost Details

£70 per person per session for all Peterborough schools and Cambridgeshire LA maintained schools

£80 per person per session for other LA schools and Independent schools

Please note: Failure to attend, without notification prior to the event, will incur a full charge.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Venue - KingsGate Conference Centre Map

Code: SCH/20/73 Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA) Supervision


Why commit to keeping the ELSA accreditation?

  • ELSAs will access ongoing psychological support and updated training for a role in school which involves complex issues related to children
  • Builds capacity in schools to prevent and manage social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Accreditation status will benefit school development in relation to the mental health agenda
  • Psychological support for ELSAs may reduce the need to gain direct psychological work with children

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Venue - Peterborough Educational Conference Centre Map
2 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
3 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
4 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
5 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map
6 TBA 13:00 - 15:00 Z Admin Purpose Only – Archive PCC To be confirmed Map