How to use maths journals to support KS1 moderators making assessment judgements

NW Maths Hub 3 are offering all schools and LA KS1 Moderators the chance to attend the following training:

Due to popular demand we have added another date…

Title: How to use maths journals to support KS1 moderators making assessment judgements

Aims:

  • To provide an overview of teaching for mastery
  • To become familiar with the structure of Maths No Problem lessons
  • To explore how Maths journals can be used to assess attainment in mathematics

The training has been designed as a result of moderator training feedback from a number of LAs. The sessions will look at providing evidence/securing judgements and what to look for when participating in moderation activities through journaling and the use of a scheme.

To Take place on: Tuesday 30th April – 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Venue: The St Helens Hotel, St Helens.

Cost: £50.00 per delegate to include all course materials and refreshments.

Trainer: Rachel Hounslow-Griffiths– Teaching for Mastery Specialist.

To book a place please contact: Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

 

Leading a Mentally Healthy School – Two Day Training Programme

The St Helens TSA would like to invite all schools to attend:

Leading a Mentally Healthy School – Two Day Training Programme

New dates due to popular demand

Leading a Mentally healthy school training modules have been funded by Health Education England (HEE) and created by the School Development Support Agency (SDSA) in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations.

The course is aimed specifically at Senior Leaders and focuses on reflection of current provision and strategic planning to help develop a mentally healthy school.

Target audience: Deputy Head and Assistant HTs, SENDCOs and Well being leads.

Leading a Mentally Healthy School aims:

To enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.

To equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school.

Module Content: This course is about LEADERSHIP of a mentally healthy school.

Module 1 : Ethos, culture and strategic leadership

What is mental health?

Why have a whole school approach to mental health?

The importance of ethos and culture.

Strategic planning.

To take place on: Thursday 13th June 2019, 9.30-3.30 at St Helens TSA POD, St Mary and St Thomas CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS.

Module 2: Policies and procedures for impact

Policies and leadership

Signs and Symptoms

Procedures for impact

To take place on: Thursday 27th June 2019, 9.30-3.30 at St Helens TSA POD, St Mary and St Thomas CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS.

Linda Smith- SLE and Well Being Director will deliver the programme.

The cost of the entire programme is: £50 per delegate. This includes a light lunch and all course materials.

To book a place please contact:

Sarah Makin- sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

Paula Foster- paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

Conference: Developing Vocabulary and the English Language to raise standards

Due to the huge success of last years’ Celebration of English Conference the St Helens TSA would like to offer both Primary and Secondary English Subject leaders, Senior leaders and anyone passionate about English, the chance to attend this year conference entitled:

Developing Vocabulary and the English Language to raise standards

The event will take place on: Wednesday 10th July, 8.30-4.15pm at Anfield Football Stadium, Anfield Rd, Liverpool L4 0TH (home of Liverpool Football Club).

The cost of the conference is £60 for the full day. This will include: all materials, tea/coffee and a light lunch.

During the day teachers will have the unique opportunity to hear from English specialists, poets and established authors. All delegates will have the opportunity to hear from the range of exciting speakers rather than having to select workshops to attend.

Guest speakers include: (please see attached for further information)

  • Michael Rosen
  • Lemn Sissay
  • Mary Myatt
  • Alison Wilcox
  • Darren Chetty
  • Mary Roche

Maddy Barnes will host the event.

Stalls and goodie bags will also be available during the day.

Target audience: Primary and Secondary English Subject Leaders, Head teachers, senior leaders, all teachers and anyone passionate about English!

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. To book a place please contact:

Paula Foster- paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk or Sarah Makin- sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

We look forward to seeing you all at the conference. I am sure it will be a memorable event!

Head Teacher and Leadership briefings Spring Term 2019

Dear Colleagues

The St Helens TSA would like to invite all Head Teachers and Senior Leaders to the following briefings in the spring term:

  • Analyse Your School’s Performance (ASP and IDSR) – How do you measure up?” for Governors- Thursday 28th Feb 2019, 6-8pm at The St Helens TSA POD.
  • Head teacher compliance briefing– NEW for 2019 (these will be run on a termly basis)- Thursday 7th March 2019, 1.30-3.30pm at The St Helens Hotel.
  • Nina Jackson- Teacher workload and WellbeingMonday 29th April, 1.30-3.30pm at The St Helens Hotel.

Please see attached flyer for further information and pricing of sessions.

Briefings are FREE of Charge for all St Helens TSA members.

 

Sessions will include: Tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email/call Sarah Makin TSA senior administrator or Paula Foster:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator TSA): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk 

Paula Foster (Administrator): paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

St Helens TSA – Reading for Stamina NEW DATE

Due to popular demand we are re-running the following training session:

Year 2 and 3 Reading for stamina

This training day will cover the following:

  •  Identifying the features of the KS1 Reading Paper 2
  • How can we support year 2 children so they can access it?
  • How can we ensure that year 3 children ‘nail’ this paper?
  • Exploring the texts in the 2018 test and the mark scheme
  • Writing our own versions to take home and use.

Delegates will need to bring laptops to this session so we can share resources.

The session will take place on: Monday 25th February, 9.30-3.30pm at Queen’s Park Primary School, St Helens.

To book a place please contact: Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

Spring term 2019 edition of the St Helens TSA newsletter

Please see here, the Spring term 2019 edition of the St Helens TSA newsletter.

Just to outline some of the key benefits of being part of the St Helens Teaching School Alliance:

  • Attendance at termly alliance members meetings to shape the future of the Teaching Schools work.
  • NQT package 1 FREE place.
  • Attendance at termly Mathematics and Literacy subject leader workshops- Free of Charge.
  • 20% off School to School support packages.
  • 25% off CPD opportunities (usually £150 per day or £70 per half day)
  • Free ½ day consultation to formulate a bespoke package of training for your school or a cluster of schools.
  •  An opportunity to engage in Research and Development activities of the alliance linked to National priorities including Maths Hub NW 3 events and projects.
  • To be kept abreast of all current initiatives and educational updates via the Teaching Schools mailing list and access to all areas via the St Helens Teaching School Website.
  • Schools Direct Student attached to your school- salaried and non-salaried routes.NEW for 2018-19:
  • FREE SBM network
  • SENDCo and Computing CPD and network offer 

In addition, all members will receive a FREE place at the annual alliance Leadership conference and Head Teacher/SLT termly briefings.

If you would like to find out more about the work of the alliance or becoming a member please don’t hesitate in contacting: Lisa Bradshaw (Director of the TSA and NW Maths Hub 3) lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk or Sarah Makin (TSA Senior Administrator) sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk or Paula Foster (TSA Administrator) paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk alternatively call: 077446463250 (Lisa) 07446446418 (Sarah).

For more information visit our website: www.sthelensteachingschool.co.uk or follow us on twitter- @SthelensTSA

I look forward to hearing from you and working with you and your school in the future.

St Helens TSA- Head teacher and Leadership briefings SPRING TERM 2019

The St Helens TSA would like to invite all Head Teachers and Senior Leaders to the following briefings in the spring term:

  • Daisy Christodoulou- Making Good Progress: how can we measure pupil learning?- Tuesday 22nd January 2019. 9-1pm: Secondary Workshop and 12.30-4pm: Primary Workshop at Ibis Styles Haydock.
  • Analyse Your School’s Performance (ASP and IDSR) – How do you measure up?” for Governors- Thursday 28th Feb 2019, 6-8pm at The St Helens TSA POD.
  • Head teacher compliance briefing– NEW for 2019 (these will be run on a termly basis)- Thursday 7th March 2019, 1.30-3.30pm at The St Helens Hotel.
  • Nina Jackson- Teacher workload and WellbeingMonday 29th April, 1.30-3.30pm at The St Helens Hotel.

Further details: HT and Leadership briefings spring 2019

Briefings are FREE of Charge for all St Helens TSA members.

Sessions will include: Tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email/call Sarah Makin TSA senior administrator or Paula Foster:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator TSA): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk 

Paula Foster (Administrator): paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

Mastery in Writing – ensuring depth; providing challenge and support; meeting the needs of ALL learners

The St Helens TSA would like to invite all primary teachers to the following training sessions:

Mastery in Writing- ensuring depth; providing challenge and support; meeting the needs of ALL learners

This training day will cover the following:

  • How do we really inspire our most able writers?
  • Who are our most able writers and how do we know?
  • Do we let them fly? Can they craft their own style?
  • Is greater depth about grammar?
  • High-quality books to inspire writing activities where GD children can soar
  • Pulling apart inspiring writers – looking at real samples of writing
  • Planning a unit of writing for the whole class that allows GD children to achieve their best be inclusive to all.

Sessions will take place on:

Upper Key Stage 2- Tuesday 5th February 2019, 9.30-3.30pm

Lower Key Stage 2- Wednesday 6th February 2019, 9.30-3.30pm

Key Stage 1- Tuesday 26th February 2019, 9.30-3.30pm

 

Venue: Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

Cost: £150.00 per delegate this includes: all course materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

A 25% discount will be given to alliance members.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email or call:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

Paula Foster (Administrator): paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

Year 2-3 improving reading stamina training for teachers

As requested by primary colleagues, St Helens TSA would like to invite all Year 2 and 3 teachers, support staff and English SLs to this one day training event:

Year 2 and 3 Reading for stamina

This training day will cover the following:

  • Identifying the features of the KS1 Reading Paper 2
  • How can we support year 2 children so they can access it?
  • How can we ensure that year 3 children ‘nail’ this paper?
  • Exploring the texts in the 2018 test and the mark scheme
  • Writing our own versions to take home and use.

Delegates will need to bring laptops to this session so we can share resources.

Time/date: Tuesday 29th January 2019, 9.30-3.30pm

Venue: Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

Cost: £150.00 per delegate- this includes all course materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

A 25% discount will be given to alliance members.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email or call:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

Paula Foster (Administrator): paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

Leading a Mentally Healthy School – Two day training programme

The St Helens TSA would like to invite all schools to attend: Leading a Mentally Healthy School Two Day Training Programme

Leading a Mentally healthy school training modules have been funded by Health Education England (HEE) and created by the School Development Support Agency (SDSA) in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations.

The course is aimed specifically at Senior Leaders and focuses on reflection of current provision and strategic planning to help develop a mentally healthy school.

Target audience: Deputy Head and Assistant HTs, SENDCOs and Well being leads.

Leading a Mentally Healthy School aims:

To enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.

To equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school.

Module Content: This course is about LEADERSHIP of a mentally healthy school.

Module 1 : Ethos, culture and strategic leadership

What is mental health?

Why have a whole school approach to mental health?

The importance of ethos and culture.

Strategic planning.

To take place on: Monday 21st January 2019, 9.30-3.30 at St Helens TSA POD, St Mary and St Thomas CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS.

Module 2: Policies and procedures for impact

Policies and leadership

Signs and Symptoms

Procedures for impact

To take place on: Tuesday 12th February 2019, 9.30-3.30 at St Helens TSA POD, St Mary and St Thomas CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS.

Linda Smith- SLE and Well Being Director will deliver the programme.

The cost of the entire programme is: £50 per delegate. This includes a light lunch and all course materials.

To book a place please contact:

Sarah Makin- sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

Paula Foster- paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk