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  • 2018 27th
    September

    KS3 for non-science specialists 4 day course (working scientifically, biology, chemistry and physics)

    Summary Does your school have non-science specialist teaching science at Key Stage 3? Indeed, are you a non-science specialist teaching science? This course is designed so that you will be able to teach pre-GCSE...more

  • 2018 27th
    September

    KS3 for non –science specialists 2 day course (working scientifically & biology)

    Summary Does your school have non-science specialist teaching science at Key Stage 3? Indeed, are you a non-science specialist teaching science? This course is designed so that you will be able to teach pre-GCSE...more

  • 2018 27th
    September

    KS3 for non –science specialists 2 day course (working scientifically & chemistry)

    Summary Does your school have non-science specialist teaching science at Key Stage 3? Indeed, are you a non-science specialist teaching science? This course is designed so that you will be able to teach pre-GCSE...more

  • 2018 27th
    September

    KS3 for non –science specialists 2 day course (working scientifically and physics)

    Summary Does your school have non-science specialist teaching science at Key Stage 3? Indeed, are you a non-science specialist teaching science? This course is designed so that you will be able to teach pre-GCSE...more

  • 2018 5th
    October

    Secondary Science NQT Conference

    Summary The day will include workshops aimed at developing teaching and learning, improving subject knowledge and exploring a range of strategies to promote literacy and numeracy development within...more

  • 2018 9th
    October

    ‘Wrapping English around a text’ – Y5 & Y6

    Using high quality texts to ensure the best possible outcomes in reading, writing and grammar in Y5 and Y6  This course will cover: how to choose a high quality text for years 5 and 6 - there will be a wide range of...more

  • 2018 11th
    October

    Bolton NQT Primary Programme 2018/19

    NQT Primary Programme 2018-19 We are delighted to offer the Bolton NQT Primary Programme for 2018/19. This programme builds on the past experience of delivering the programme and in particular the revisions that were made this...more

  • 2018 11th
    October

    Bolton NQT Secondary Programme

    NQT Programme 2018-19 The Secondary NQT Programme has been created by St. James’s and Ladywood Teaching Schools in association with Bolton Secondary School Improvement Group (BSSIG) and Bolton Local Authority. The Programme...more

  • 2018 18th
    October

    ‘Wrapping English around a text’ – Y3 & Y4

    Using high quality texts to ensure the best possible outcomes in reading, writing and grammar in Y3 and Y4 This course will cover:  how to choose a high quality text for years 3 and 4 - there will be a wide range of...more

  • 2018 30th
    October

    ‘Wrapping English around a text’ – Y1 & Y2

    Using high quality texts to ensure the best possible outcomes in reading, writing and grammar in Y1 and Y2 This course will cover: how to choose a high quality text for years 1 and 2 - there will be a wide range of...more

  • 2018 30th
    October

    Are You Really Teaching Design Technology?

    This course will ensure that subject leaders in primary DT have a secure knowledge of the curriculum and its requirements and develop subject specific knowledge and understanding. Those attending will develop confidence...more

  • 2018 1st
    November

    Working Scientifically in the Primary Curriculum – Pupil-led Investigations

    Summary Pupils are enthused and motivated when they are involved in planning their own enquiries and when they can see the relevance of them to their everyday life. You will explore a range of techniques to draw out...more

  • 2018 1st
    November

    Programming and Control in Primary Design Technology

    Through a series of practical and enjoyable workshops, teachers will build products and use a variety of methods to program and control them. They will then be able to lead this area in their own setting with confidence. The...more

  • 2018 6th
    November

    Supporting Pupils with English as an Additional Language in Primary Schools – A One Day Workshop with Sofia Ali

    Bolton's Achievement, Cohesion and Integration Service (ACIS) invite teachers to join us for a free training course run by Sofia Ali, an EAL Language and Literacy Consultant. Based in London, Sofia has 20 years experience in...more

  • 2018 8th
    November

    (NPQML)The National Professional Qualification for middle Leadership

    THE TCTL NPQML We offer a unique NPQML programme with excellence, critical reflection and high quality school-based practice at its heart. Our tailored programme will ensure your learning is relevant to your needs and offers you...more

  • 2018 8th
    November

    Raising achievement and closing the gaps: high attainers

    Summary Effective tracking enables you to shape your approach to maximise student attainment. During this course you will learn a variety of strategies to track and improve students' progress, by developing an...more

  • 2018 9th
    November

    Strengthening Practical Work in Biology

    Summary We will explore strategies for teaching topics across the biology curriculum and develop an understanding of how practical work can be made more relevant and effective. There will be hands-on opportunities to...more

  • 2018 9th
    November

    Strengthening practical work in Biology

      Summary We will explore strategies for teaching topics across the biology curriculum and develop an understanding of how practical work can be made more relevant and effective. There will be hands-on...more

  • 2018 13th
    November

    Outstanding Teacher Assistant Programme

    The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Programme is for teaching assistants who are, or who have the potential to be, outstanding in their roles. It is intended to develop the potential for teaching assistants to have a wider impact...more

  • 2018 14th
    November

    Y6 Writing Moderation Briefing

    This session is intended for Y6 teachers The STA teacher assessment framework for writing at the end of KS2 will form the basis of this session to ensure clarity about: The assessment statements for writing within the end...more

  • 2018 15th
    November

    Effective preparation for exams: retention, not re-teaching

    Why attend? The move away from modular examinations and controlled assessment requires teachers to develop effective strategies that promote a holistic view of the subject. This continuing professional development...more

  • 2018 19th
    November

    Y2 Moderation Briefing

    This session is intended for Y2 teachers   Led by: Catriona Fletcher, School Improvement Professional supported by Deb Butler, School Improvement Professional.   The revised STA teacher assessment framework at...more

  • 2018 20th
    November

    Engaging Science in Key Stage 1

    Summary Science provides a context through which play-based learning activities can develop children's skills and knowledge and understanding of their world. You will try out ideas for practical science that can be...more

  • 2018 20th
    November

    Is your Science Provision Ofsted Ready?

    This session is intended for all primary school staff. Provided by: Hester Binge In 2016 Sir Michael Wilshaw said Science was treated like 'a poor relation'. His inspectors would 'need to put as sharp a focus' on Science as...more

  • 2018 21st
    November

    Teaching Reading Comprehension

    This Professional Development course is intended for English Subject Leads, Teachers and Teaching Assistants working in Year 2 to Year 6 Provided by: Andy Taylor, Fischer Family Trust, Literacy. Andy Taylor is the Training...more

  • 2018 22nd
    November

    Strengthening practical work in Chemistry

      Summary Research evidence indicates that practical learning improves student motivation, attainment and overall school performance. Through hands-on activities you will undertake new and established...more

  • 2018 6th
    December

    Raising achievement and closing the gaps: girls and boys

      Summary Effective tracking enables you to shape your approach to maximise student attainment. During this course you will learn a variety of strategies to track and improve students' progress, by...more

  • 2018 7th
    December

    Speaking & Listening Intervention to Develop SLCN – Early Years & KS1

    Struggling to find the time to plan and make resources for SLCN? Struggling with how to record impact for SLCN? Have you identified that children's limited vocabulary and speaking and listening skills areimpacting upon...more

  • 2018 7th
    December

    Strengthening practical work in physics

      Summary The aim of this course is to enable teachers and technicians of physics to explore a range of ideas for teaching topics across the physics curriculum. Through hands-on activities you will undertake...more

  • 2018 11th
    December

    Assessment and Progression in Primary Science

    Summary Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Now that formal recording of levels has been removed, you need to be secure in your understanding of how to make...more

  • 2019 10th
    January

    Working Scientifically in the Primary Curriculum – Pupil-led Investigations

    Summary Pupils are enthused and motivated when they are involved in planning their own enquiries and when they can see the relevance of them to their everyday life. You will explore a range of techniques to draw out...more

  • 2019 14th
    January

    Signalong in Education

    Signalong is a holistic sign supported communication system designed to support children and adults with a range of learning needs. It is designed to reinforce spoken language and reduce barriers to learning for all....more

  • 2019 15th
    January

    Outstanding Teacher Programme

    OLEVI’s OTP provides good (and outstanding) teachers a set of high level skills and strategies that enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding. A nine week course that focuses on a range of aspects of...more

  • 2019 17th
    January

    Raising attainment and closing the gaps: pupil premium and EAL students

      Summary Effective tracking enables you to shape your approach to maximise student attainment. During this course you will learn a variety of strategies to track and improve students' progress, by...more

  • 2019 22nd
    January

    Developing Vocabulary

    This Professional Development course commissioned for Bolton Primary Schools is intended for Teachers, Teaching Assistants and English Subject Leads working in Year 1 to Year 6. Led by:      Andy Taylor, Fischer Family...more

  • 2019 7th
    February

    Making powerful connections between mathematics and science

    Summary Collecting, analysing and presenting data in science requires and provides opportunity for the use and development of mathematical skills. Throughout this course, you will identify how to maximise your pupils...more

  • 2019 7th
    February

    Making powerful connections between mathematics and science; literacy and science

    Summary Collecting, analysing and presenting data in science requires and provides opportunity for the use and development of mathematical skills. Throughout this course, you will identify how to maximise your pupils...more

  • 2019 7th
    February

    Making powerful connections between primary literacy and science

    Summary You will explore a range of strategies designed to improve children's ability to use scientific language. You will be able to maximise the opportunities for developing literacy skills and improving attainment in...more

  • 2019 8th
    February

    Speaking & Listening Intervention to Develop SLCN – KS2 and KS3

    Struggling to find the time to plan and make resources for SLCN? Struggling with how to record impact for SLCN? Have you identified that children's limited vocabulary and speaking and listening skills are impacting upon...more

  • 2019 13th
    February

    English Subject Leaders

    Key messages following the sequence of ‘Wrapping English around a text’ CPD for teachers This course will cover:  a summary of key messages shared during the CPD offered to KS1, LKS2 and UKS2 teachers (October 2018,...more

  • 2019 26th
    February

    Developing the role of the science subject leader

    Summary Good subject leadership has a positive impact on the quality of science teaching in primary schools. You will explore a range of strategies to audit and lead science in your school, understand your role more...more

  • 2019 28th
    February

    Why Children need to Work Scientifically and how they can

    Summary Effective teaching of scientific enquiry is central to developing children's ideas, skills, knowledge and understanding in science. You will be able to implement strategies for planning, resourcing and...more

  • 2019 4th
    March

    Teaching Science in EYFS

    Summary Science can be used to support the development of the three characteristics of effective learning through exploration of the immediate environment. This course will increase your confidence in using a range of...more

  • 2019 14th
    March

    Promoting Thinking and Talking in Primary Science

    Summary Children must be given extended opportunities to talk about their investigations, to experience the excitement of discovery and to develop higher level thinking skills. During this course you will take part in...more

  • 2019 26th
    March

    Assessment and Progression in Primary Science

    Summary Evidence shows that effective Assessment for Learning (AfL) leads to raised attainment. Now that formal recording of levels has been removed, you need to be secure in your understanding of how to make judgements...more

  • 2019 3rd
    April

    Teaching Science in EYFS

    Summary Science can be used to support the development of the three characteristics of effective learning through exploration of the immediate environment. This course will increase your confidence in using a range of...more