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  • 2018 13th
    June

    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

  • 2018 18th
    June

    Effective Principles and Strategies for K2/3 Transition

    Summary It is important to keep up-to-date with current science matters, including pure subject knowledge, topic specific developments and general pedagogical methods. These short modules will allow teachers of science...more

  • 2018 21st
    June

    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

  • 2018 22nd
    June

    Physics for non-specialists

    Summary If you have been asked to teach physics and it is outside your specialist area, this course is for you. It has been developed with the Institute of Physics and throughout the course we will develop your...more

  • 2018 25th
    June

    Applying Cognitive Load Theory in KS3 & KS4 science

    Summary It is important to keep up-to-date with current science matters, including pure subject knowledge, topic specific developments and general pedagogical methods. These short modules will allow teachers of science...more

  • 2018 28th
    June

    Teaching the tricky bits in the new Chemistry GCSE

    Summary It is important to keep up-to-date with current science matters, including pure subject knowledge, topic specific developments and general pedagogical methods. These short modules will allow teachers of science...more

  • 2018 3rd
    July

    New to EYFS for Teaching Assistants

    Course Description This course aims to provide a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities, discussions with experienced practitioners and exploration of the underlying principles...more

  • 2018 3rd
    July

    New to EYFS for Teaching Assistants

    New to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for Teaching Assistants Description This course aims to provide a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities, discussions with...more

  • 2018 4th
    July

    Experienced Science Subject Leadership

    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

  • 2018 5th
    July

    New to Science Leadership

    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

  • 2018 10th
    July

    Introduction to EYFS for QTS

    Course Description This course aims to provide a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities, discussions with experienced practitioners and exploration of the underlying principles...more

  • 2018 10th
    July

    Creating a Buzz and Raising the Profile of Primary Science

    Summary This action packed course will leave you full of practical ideas to enrich primary science in your school. You will be inspired to enthuse your pupils about the thrill of scientific ideas and science...more

  • 2018 10th
    July

    Introduction to EYFS for QTS

    Description This course aims to provide a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities, discussions with experienced practitioners and exploration of the underlying principles and...more

  • 2018 12th
    July

    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...more

  • 2018 16th
    July

    Linking Core Subjects: Science and Mathematics

    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...more

  • 2018 16th
    July

    Linking core subjects: science and mathematics; making powerful connections between primary literacy and science

    Summary Maximise your pupils' opportunities to develop their numeracy skills and improve attainment in science by planning lessons in which children effectively handle data.  Explore the curriculum links  between...more

  • 2018 16th
    July

    Making Powerful Connections between Primary Literacy and Science

    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 science by...more

  • 2018 13th
    September

    Creating a Buzz and Raising the Profile of Primary Science

    Summary This action packed course will leave you full of practical ideas to enrich primary science in your school. You will be inspired to enthuse your pupils about the thrill of scientific ideas and science...more

  • 2018 17th
    September

    Ofsted Briefing

    The Ofsted Common Inspection Framework and Evaluation Schedule Briefing on Updates & Implications for School Leaders This day is intended for Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers and Assistant Headteachers Provided by:...more

  • 2018 18th
    September

    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

  • 2018 19th
    September

    Embedding Working Scientifically in the Primary Curriculum

    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 20th
    September

    Science for lower attaining students: supporting the 1-3 agenda

    Summary Within schools there are likely to be students for whom appropriate outcomes at the end of Key Stage 4 in science are in the range of grades 1 to 3. This course is designed to address needs, provision and...more

  • 2018 20th
    September

    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

  • 2018 21st
    September

    Essential skills for new and aspiring subject leaders

    Summary Working with an experienced science leader, you will develop your vision and leadership skills to enable you to lead an effective and vibrant science team. By improving your leadership and management skills you...more

  • 2018 21st
    September

    Essential Skills for New and Aspiring Subject Leaders (two days)

    Summary Working with an experienced science leader, you will develop your vision and leadership skills to enable you to lead an effective and vibrant science team. By improving your leadership and management skills you...more

  • 2018 24th
    September

    Implications for teaching Reading, Writing and GaPS post 2018 KS1 and KS2 SATs/Moderation

    This Professional Development course is intended for Head Teachers and English Subject Leads Maddy Barnes, is an English consultant and provides training for schools and alliances. She is passionate about ‘getting it...more

  • 2018 25th
    September

    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

  • 2018 26th
    September

    Developing the Role of the Primary 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

  • 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 28th
    September

    CLEAPSS Radiation Protection Supervisor Training

    Summary This  hands on one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science...more

  • 2018 28th
    September

    Improving progress and closing the gaps in science

    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 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 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 6th
    November

    Raising Attainment in Primary Science

    Summary Where there has been a drop in attainment in science it is important to identify and evaluate possible causes and consider strategies for making good lessons outstanding. During this course you will make use...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 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 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 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

  • 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 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