Training Courses

Curriculum Subject

Curriculum Subject

These courses have been designed to deepen subject knowledge and support those leading subjects across the primary school curriculum. All courses include a practical element, which can assist participants in developing teaching strategies to implement in school. A variety of teaching methods will be used in order to make subjects fun for children and teachers.

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Leadership

Leadership

The LDBS has been running its popular leadership courses for more than twenty years. They are designed to cater for teachers at all stages of their career from Early and Middle Leaders to those aspiring to Assistant and Deputy Headteacher positions as well as aspiring and new Headteachers.

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NQT Training Programme

NQT Training Programme

We know how important it is that NQT’s are provided with good support and training during their first year in a school. This is why we have expanded our NQT induction training programme to include a balanced and high quality support package for new teachers. Our training is brought to you in partnership with St Mary’s University College, Twickenham and Roehampton University.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding

This brand new training programme has been designed to provide school leaders with relevant information and skills for today’s workplace. The courses in this section cover training and CPD opportunities for members of the senior leadership team, governors, class teachers, subject leaders, teaching assistants and office staff in both primary and secondary schools.

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Early Number Sense: Beyond Counting in EYFS and KS1

This course will examine best practice in Early Years and KS1 mathematics. It will identify the developmental stages that children progress through in order to develop early calculation skills and how children learn to calculate using non-counting strategies. Through the use of visual models, equipment and images we will explore how children develop a strong and flexible understanding of number,…

Price: £150.00

Date: 6th November 2017

Communicating mathematically KS1

Course outline This course considers the different ways we can encourage children to communicate mathematically. To be sure that our children have mastered national curriculum expectations we need to find out what they are thinking, so developing more literate mathematicians gives us an insight into their conceptual understanding. The training will explore a range of practical activities which…

Price: £150.00

Date: 9th March 2018

Mastery in KS2 Mathematics

This course will explore how to plan sequences of lessons that build mastery for all children in KS2 mathematics. This includes how maths knowledge can be built conceptually using equipment and images; how to help children with lower attainment to build understanding; and how to provide opportunities for learning at greater depth. Training will focus on identifying the key concepts or ‘big…

Price: £75.00

Date: 1st February 2018

Communicating Mathematically KS2

Course outline This course considers the different ways we can encourage children to communicate mathematically. To be sure that our children have mastered national curriculum expectations we need to find out what they are thinking, so developing more literate mathematicians gives us an insight into their conceptual understanding. The training will explore a range of practical activities which…

Price: £150.00

Date: 16th March 2018

Systematic Synthetic Phonics: KS2

The course is specifically designed for teachers working at the lower end of Key Stage 2 who feel they need to enhance their subject knowledge and practical skills in relation to the needs of pupils in Key Stage 2. In particular, the challenges of supporting pupils with the advanced phonic knowledge learnt in Phase 5 of Letters and Sounds will be addressed. There will inevitably be some overlap…

Price: £75.00

Date: 21st November 2017

New in Role Designated Safeguarding Leaders Training

Course outline: To discuss the Designated Safeguarding Lead’s (DSL’s) role and responsibilities and keep DSLs aware of any learning from Serious Case Reviews and recent changes in policy and legislation. By the end of the session staff will be able to: outline the role of the designated safeguarding lead and state key areas of responsibility describe the key legislation and guidance…

Price: £150.00

Date: 2nd October 2017

NQT Training Programme

Newly Qualified Teacher Induction training programme We know how important it is that NQT’s are provided with good support and training during their first year of teaching. This is why we have provided a full programme of training courses spread evenly across the academic year. Costs We are pleased to be able to offer the NQT Induction training programme at £600 (excluding VAT) for the first…

Price: £600.00

Dates: 20th September 2017 4th October 2017 18th October 2017 8th November 2017 29th November 2017 13th December 2017 17th January 2018 31st January 2018 28th February 2018 7th March 2018 21st March 2018 25th April 2018 9th May 2018 23rd May 2018 13th June 2018

Designated Safeguarding Leaders Training

Course outline: To update DSLs of any messages from Serious Case Reviews and recent changes in policy, statutory guidance and legislation. To outline current risks and how schools should respond if they identify children at risk. To allow opportunity for case discussion (anonymised) and for reflective practice. By the end of the session participants will have: refreshed and updated their…

Price: £150.00

Date: 13th November 2017

Science

This practical session will provide teachers with the opportunity to share with colleagues their experiences of teaching science whilst taking part in a range of activities that can be easily adapted for use back in school.

Price: £60.00

Date: 9th May 2018

Making writing exciting – helping pupils to find their voice

This practical course focusses on our purpose for writing, our awareness of audience and engagement of the reader. Writing moderation in schools across a number of Local Authorities has highlighted an over-emphasis on the teaching of the mechanics of writing leading to a loss of creativity and engagement. This course will suit those new to teaching, literacy leaders and those who wish to retain a…

Price: £275.00

Dates: 10th January 2018 1st February 2018
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