adult mental health first aid

Unipart Conference Centre Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire

This programme is certified by Mental Health First Aid England which aims to strengthen confidence in supporting and signposting to further Mental Health supports around anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal behaviours whilst keeping boundaries and staying safe. You will need to attend both sessions on Monday 5 December and Friday 9 December to qualify for […]

a whole school approach to greater depth writing

Online

The 2019 Ofsted framework requires schools to ensure that all learners will receive a high-quality, ambitious education and that leaders take on or construct a curriculum that is ambitious. Therefore, it is vital that our English writing curriculum reflects this in every year-group across the phases. This online session will consider and explore: the characteristics of greater […]

Principles of communication (SEND)

Online

This session focuses on the principles of effective communication, which can be used to guide interventions and support interactions. Communication can be a significant barrier for pupils with SEND. It can prevent them from learning, from having a voice, and from forming positive and meaningful relationships with others. ● Why is it important how I […]

principles of assessment (SEND)

Online

This session focuses on the principles of effective assessment, and how to respond to assessment outcomes. What do your pupils with SEND need to learn? Where are the gaps that are holding them back? Do some pupils leave you feeling stumped? This session focuses on the principles of effective assessment, and how to respond to […]

a whole school approach to greater depth reading

Online

The 2019 Ofsted framework requires schools to ensure that all learners will receive a high-quality, ambitious education and that leaders take on or construct a curriculum that is ambitious. Therefore, it is vital that our English reading curriculum reflects this in every year-group across the phases. This online session will consider and explore: the characteristics of greater depth readers […]

a whole school approach to developing writing fluency

Online

The 2020 EEF guidance for improving literacy states: Fluent writing supports composition because pupils’ cognitive resources are freed from focusing on handwriting, spelling, and sentence construction and can be redirected towards writing composition. Therefore, it is imperative that we support pupils to develop fluency in their transcriptional skills so that they can be applied to writing effortlessly, […]

a whole school approach to developing editing and proofreading

Online

The National Curriculum sets out a writing process from planning through to presenting. To become effective, reflective writers, pupils need to develop the skills of sharing, evaluating, reviewing, revising and proofreading their own and others’ writing so it is vital that these skills are taught and developed consistently across each year group. This online session […]