Category: Training/CPD

Making Sense of Metacognition

13 February 2019–15 May 2019

Evidence shows that Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning approaches have consistently high levels of impact on student outcomes, with pupils making an average of 7 months’ additional progress in one academic year. These strategies can be particularly effective for low achieving and older pupils. (See Metacognition Summary)   The potential impact of these approaches is high, […]

Posted on: 18 July 2018
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Leading Learning 2019

13 March 2019–12 June 2019

Do you want to create and successfully implement evidence-based CPD plans for your school? Join other senior leaders in 2019 on our three-day Leading Learning programme. The three sessions will take place at schools in Somerset on 13 March, 8 May and 12 June 2019. The first session will be here at The Blue School in Wells. The […]

Posted on: 18 July 2018
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Leading Literacy Early Years Programme

26 June 2018

We’re very excited to be working with West Somerset schools to develop a Leading Literacy programme for next academic year. All West Somerset EYFS settings (nurseries, pre-schools, school Reception classes) are welcome to contribute to the design of the programme and invited to attend. The aim is to design a 3-5 day programme with a mixture of face-to-face days, inter-setting visits, twilight sessions, audits, action plans and local exemplification of good practice. […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Leading Learning – CPD Training for CPD Leaders

17 April 2018–11 July 2018

Do you want to create evidence-based CPD plans for your school? Our three-day Leading Learning programme “CPD Training for CPD Leaders” started on 7 March 2018, but if you missed the first session it’s not too late to get involved. We’re re-running the first day […]

Posted on: 21 March 2018
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1 February 2018

1 February, Somerset.

Following the recently published EEF Guidance Report Improving Mathematics in Key Stages Two and Three, The West Somerset Research School at The Blue School, Wells have invited two of the report’s authors Peter Henderson (EEF) and Clare Christie (Lead Professional for Maths at Ashley Down Schools Federation) to run a training session on implementing the findings. […]

Posted on: 4 December 2017
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