Monthly Archive: October 2018

Using Physical Activity to raise attitudes and attainment in mathematics

Course description

The course looks at the research, rationale and benefits of ‘active learning’ and gives teachers practical ideas on how to implement ‘Active Maths’ in to the curriculum. Delegates will be introduced to the highly acclaimed and praised resource ‘Maths of the Day’ – a website that provides teachers and teaching assistants with over 1000 lesson plans on how to deliver ‘active maths’. The resource is used in schools across the UK and internationally and is having a huge impact on attitudes to maths, attainment in maths, levels of physical activity and whole child development. “As a result of Maths of the Day, attainment in maths – and children’s enjoyment of maths – is improving” Ofsted

Who is the course for?

Maths leaders/PE leaders/HT’s/SLT  – Any teacher concerned/interested in raising standards in maths / increasing levels of physical activity

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday 28th November, 9-12 noon at The World of Glass, St Helens.

HOW TO BOOK: Please email: Paula Foster or Sarah Makin

* Please note: This course is not appropriate for Teaching Assistants or PE coaches/ outside agencies working within schools.

Please see attached further details about the impact of the training.

Strategic School Improvement Planning – Ensuring Impact

The St Helens TSA in association with ECM would like to offer all Secondary Schools to attend:

Strategic School Improvement Planning – Ensuring Impact

This is a one-day secondary course which has been previously been one of our very successful courses. We have updated the course to ensure it is relevant, up to date and references new examples. During the course, you will have the opportunity to ‘Get a job done’ and make substantial progress in writing your school development plan in a day.

By the end of the course you will:

  • simple and manageable systems for whole school Strategic Development Planning;
  • linked the Ofsted Evaluation Schedule to the Strategic School Improvement Plan (SSIP);
  • developed an annual cycle for self-evaluation and School Strategic Development Plan writing;
  • ensured that school improvement priorities are informed by robust self-evaluation; and
  • begun to write action plans focused on success criteria and impact on children’s learning;

To take place on: 12th October 2018 at St Helen’s Chamber, St Helen’s, WA10 1FY, 9am-3pm.

Cost: £250 + VAT per delegate

Further details: SEC SL03 Strategic School Improvement Planning – Ensuring Impact

To reserve a place please contact:

Helen Caunce – ECM Education School Liaison Manager