Primary

EYFS and Primary: Package 1

Description
The Early Years, Primary and Secondary CPD programme offers a wide variety of courses, both as a subscription package and standalone. The courses aim to support leaders and practitioners to develop high quality provision in their own schools. Courses provide participants with opportunities to reflect, share best practice and ensure they are up to date with current pedagogies and statutory requirements.

This package includes one place at each of the following:
  • 3 x EYFS Network Meetings
  • 2 x KS1 Moderation Workshops
  • 2 x KS2 Moderation Workshops
  • 3 x Assessment Lead Network Forums
  • 1 KS1 and KS2 Assessment Briefing
  • Developing approaches to mathematical reasoning to support evidence for the requirements of the KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Understanding and Applying the Reading and Writing Standards from the KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Pre Key Stage Standards Moderation Workshop
Audience

All leaders and practitioners

EYFS and Primary: package 2

Description
This package includes all of package 1 plus one place at each of the following:
  • Developing mathematical reasoning for Years 5 and 6
  • Exploring a range of reading and writing approaches to develop challenge for all pupils in Years 5 and 6
  • Years 3 and 4 workshop to explore best practice in writing
  • Years 3 and 4 workshop to explore best practice in mathematical reasoning
  • Understanding the expectations of writing standards in the KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework
Audience

All leaders and practioners

Understanding the Expectations of Writing Standards in the KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework for teachers new to Year 6

Description
This session will provide participants with a greater understanding of the criteria for all 3 writing standards detailed in the STA KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework.

A range of high quality texts, activity ideas and useful resources will be shared, along with STA exemplifications and examples of writing from Royal Greenwich pupils
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • experience a range of engaging activities to support the development of their writing skills
Staff will:
  • be confident with the requirements of the STA KS2 Teacher Assessment standards for writing
Settings will:
  • be confident in the accuracy of their Teacher Assessments for writing at Year 6
Audience

Teachers new to Year 6.

Although this session is aimed at teachers new to Year 6, teachers from Year 5 and those who have taught Year 6 in the past are also welcome.


Date
5th November 2020 (3:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Included as part of the Primary CPD package, otherwise above charges apply
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Understanding and applying the reading, writing and mathematical standards from the KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks for teachers new to Year 2

Description
This course will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the criteria for the reading, writing and mathematical standards in KS1.

The session will include:
  • Examples of high quality writing and mathematical reasoning
  • Work from RBG pupils
  • STA exemplifications
10th November 2020 - Mathematics
19th November 2020 - Reading & Writing
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • experience a range of engaging activities to support the development of their reading, writing and mathematical skills
Staff will:
  • be confident with the requirements of the KS1 Teacher Assessment standards for reading, writing and mathematics
Settings will:
  • be confident in the accuracy of their Teacher Assessments for reading, writing and mathematics at Year 2
Audience

Teachers new to Year 2.

Although this session is aimed at teachers new to Year 2, Year 1 and 3 teachers, and teachers who have taught in Year 2 in the past are also welcome.


Date
10th November 2020 (3:00pm - 4:30pm)
19th November 2020 (3:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Included as part of the EYFS and Primary CPD packages, otherwise above charges apply
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Early Reading and Systematic Synthetic Phonics (Letters and Sounds Phase 2 - 6)

Description
This course provides an in-depth look at the pedagogy and practice of teaching early phonics and reading and shows how to develop this through a systematic teaching programme (Letters and Sounds). It also provides:
  • Assessment and tracking materials of children’s development of phonics skills
  • Ideas and strategies for creating an effective learning environment and resources
  • Ways of linking phonological skills and knowledge to shared/guided reading

Feedback from previous participants:

“Thank you, I feel much more confident and secure in my knowledge of phonics. Great training session.”

“Well delivered with information that was all relevant and useful to bring immediately into practice.”

Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • develop their listening, speaking and phonic skills in a multi-sensory, play-based way
  • blend and segment to decode and encode words using secure grapheme/phoneme correspondences
  • be able to apply their phonic skills independently in their reading and writing
Practitioners will:
  • accurately identifying pupils at risk of delay and know about effective early intervention strategies to support the development of reading and writing
  • use audit tools to evaluate current language provision and identify priorities for improvement
  • secure parental engagement in their children's learning
Settings will:
  • understand the importance of developing a systematic approach to reading and phonic teaching
  • develop effective and robust assessment systems to identify pupils at risk of delay
  • develop effective early intervention strategies
Audience

Practitioners new to Reception classes or KS1, including TAs, NQTs, school based teaching students, or staff wishing to increase their understanding of teaching and phonics


Date
2nd February 2021 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Restorative Approaches Facilitator Training 2020/2021

Description
A Restorative Approach (RA) is inspired by the philosophy and practices of Restorative Justice, which puts repairing harm done to relationships and people at the heart of its response to conflict and wrongdoing. The ultimate aim of the training is to contribute to the building of a respectful, safe and inclusive school community or setting.


The course is held over 4 days and provides intensive, interactive facilitator training, focusing on building an understanding of a restorative ethos and developing effective facilitation skills


After the Facilitator course, participants can go on to undertake the Restorative Approaches: Theory and Practice Level 5 programme. This is a course credit rated by the University of Greenwich, which will further develop their skills in this area and enable them to gain 60 credits at Level 5.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop essential life skills in conflict resolution, problem solving and emotional literacy; helping them to understand how to positively repair relationships damaged through conflict

Practitioners:
  • Will develop practical skills and knowledge, which they can apply to conflict situations in their work setting
  • Will have the opportunity to work towards a L5 University accreditation and on completion, can apply to achieve registration with the Restorative Justice Council

Settings:
  • Will benefit from having staff with specialist skills and knowledge who can support an enhanced conciliatory culture across the setting
Audience

All School Staff


Date
9th March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
16th March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
23rd March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
30th March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the Direct Services to Schools Team
Cost
£375 (non RBG school £400)
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