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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Systematic Synthetic Phonics: EYFS & KS1

The focus of this session will be on Phases 1-6 of Letters and Sounds. Whilst the Letters and Sounds document offers a framework for the systematic teaching of phonics, it is not a teaching programme in its own right. In this very practical course, we will look at each section of the 4-part lesson and the kinds of resources and activities that can be used in each section and in different Phases….

Price: £75.00

Date: 15th November 2016

Interactive and engaging ways to teach grammar

This course explores how to teach and learn grammar in interactive, inclusive and engaging ways to develop and inspire children’s writing as well as prepare them for the end-of-year key stage tests. We will explore and experience a range of teaching strategies and resources to teach grammar in meaningful contexts. We will explore language features and grammar through good quality texts and…

Price: £150.00

Date: 13th October 2016

Working scientifically

In this highly practical course participants will look at the types of science enquiry that should be incorporated into the primary curriculum. Participants will consider the individual skills that are required for independence. They will also be introduced to a range of resources that can be used to enhance the context of investigative work. Outcomes for Participants: To be familiar with the…

Price: £150.00

Date: 4th October 2016

Think, talk, write science

The project will take place over three terms starting in September 2016 and will be blend of CPD and interim school based activities. the project aims to provide strategies for teachers to engage their pupils in quality thinking and talking, in preparation for writing that is of a high enough standard to be used for assessment in both science and literacy. Outcomes for Participants: For teachers…

Price: £275.00

Dates: 20th October 2016 2nd February 2017

Effective assessment procedures

This course will support the schools with developing assessment procedures. Participants will explore possible models for assessing both science knowledge and skills. the course will focus on both formative assessment for learning and making robust summative judgements. Outcomes for Participants: To be aware of expectations for science assessment To be familiar with different models that are…

Price: £150.00

Date: 7th November 2016

Moving to working at greater depth

During this course, the participants will explore how to ensure that all pupils become secure whilst at the same time providing sufficient challenge for more able children to work at greater depth within the appropriate age objectives. Outcomes for Participants: To be clear about age related expectations To gain strategies for extending more able pupils To plan activities to use in class

Price: £150.00

Date: 2nd May 2017

Leading the Primary Computing Curriculum in your school

This course will offer training and support to current, new and aspiring Computing Subject Leaders in Primary schools. Delegates will have the opportunity to develop skills, subject knowledge and understanding of the role of a Computing Subject Leaders as well as to share ideas and experiences with other leaders and explore the similarities and differences in the role in different…

Price: £150.00

Date: 29th November 2016

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: 21st September 2016 5th October 2016 19th October 2016 2nd November 2016 23rd November 2016 7th December 2016 18th January 2017 1st February 2017 1st March 2017 8th March 2017 22nd March 2017 26th April 2017 10th May 2017 24th May 2017 7th June 2017

Positive Handling

When a member of school staff makes the decision to use a physical intervention with a pupil it is essential that they are clear on the justification for their intervention. This is the focus of our training and advice, good decision-making based on the current guidance. Topics covered on your course: The Law and in relation to the use of physical force for the purpose of controlling and…

Price: £150.00

Date: 15th March 2017

Sciences

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: 10th May 2017
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