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Learning, Teaching and Provision Events
Title Outline Dates
CLA Designated Teacher Training - new DfE statutory guidance

event 149

Promoting the education of looked after children and previously looked after children and the designated teacher for looked after and previously looked-after children, DfE statutory guidance documents were published on 26 February. These documents provide detail and clarity about the roles and responsibilities of professionals to support the education of both looked-after children and previously looked-after children. The virtual school head teachers’ and designated teachers’ new responsibilities towards previously looked-after children come into force from September 2018 in line with the academic year.

Designated teachers will have the new responsibility for providing support for these previously looked-after children. Head teachers and school governors will have the statutory responsibility to ensure that designated teachers have capacity to effectively support looked after and previously looked after children and undertake training appropriate to their role.

The Virtual School is holding the training events below in the summer term:

Date 1
Date & time: Wednesday 6 June 2018, 4-5pm
Venue: Howden School, Derwent Road, Howden, DN14 7AL

Date 2
Date & time: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 4-5pm
Venue: Bridlington School, Bessingby Road, Bridlington, YO16 4QU

Date 3
Date & time: Monday 25 June 2018, 1:30-2:30pm
Venue: ERYC Worklink, Resource Centre, Eppleworth Road, Cottingham, HU16 5YF

This training is free and refreshments will be provided.


Wed 6 Jun 2018
Wed 13 Jun 2018
Mon 25 Jun 2018
East Riding MFL Strategy Launch with Rachel Hawkes (primary)

event 154

This event will provide inspirational CPD to support developing the teaching and learning of modern languages in order to raise participation and achievement. Wed 20 Jun 2018
East Riding MFL Strategy Launch with Rachel Hawkes (secondary)

event 153

This event will provide inspirational CPD to support developing the teaching and learning of modern languages in order to raise participation and achievement. Wed 20 Jun 2018
Education & Skills Partnership Continuous Professional Development Network

event 32

The aim of this CPD is to ensure staff are fully up to date with the national policy and local strategies and to enhance local knowledge and experience of opportunities for young people. The network will aim to meet the needs of staff working across a wide range of range of roles including senior leaders, governors and tutors. It will provide opportunities for sharing good practice across our wide range of training and education providers, and identify future training needs.

Each event will be facilitated by the Education & Skills Partnership Team, and have a relevant theme and/or guest speaker, details of which will be circulated in advance. The themes for each meeting will be determined by the Partnership at the start of each academic year to support the Partnership priorities - STEM, CEIAG, reducing the FSM gap at Level 3.
Wed 20 Jun 2018
EYFS - Aftathought

event 148

THE POWER TO CHANGE MINDS

Good drama has the power to change hearts and minds. It can challenge perceptions, improve understanding and create recognition and empathy in a ‘safe’, positive learning environment.

Aftathought have been creating drama based training for over 25 years. They specialise in staff training and unique conference sessions, working closely with clients to create unforgettable scripts and training scenarios that are realistic, recognisable and measurable. They are hugely experienced in dealing with difficult subjects, sensitively and sensibly, to enable positive change in the workplace.

Scenarios covered during this workshop will include Female Genital Mutilation, the Prevent Duty and British Values.

The workshop is on Friday 15th June at Willerby Manor, 8.30am registration for a prompt start at 9am to 1pm and the cost is £30.00
Fri 15 Jun 2018
EYFS - Attachment

event 143

To develop understanding and knowledge of:
· How secure and insecure attachments are formed and how this impacts on development.
· Developing the environment and conditions for supporting social and emotional experiences.
· Consider the importance of the key adult to nurture and attune to the child’s needs.
· Factors to consider and strategies to support:
o Developing play
o Developing a ‘sense of self’
o Getting on with others
o Managing feelings and behaviour

24/04/2018 - Tickton Grange - 18:30 - 21:00
22/05/2018 - Willerby Manor - 12:30 - 15:00
26/06-2018 - The Courtyard, Goole - 18:30 - 21:00
Tue 26 Jun 2018
EYFS - The Great Outdoors

event 145

The best kept classroom and the richest cupboard and roofed only by the sky.- Margaret McMillan 1925

This is a one day course to help practitioners develop their knowledge, practice and understanding in how to support children’s learning and develop outdoors.
This course will cover:
· Early pioneers of outdoor learning
· The importance of the natural world in children’s learning and well-being
· How the rich outdoor environment supports children’s understanding in all the areas of learning
· Outdoors and the sensory learner
· Thinking about boys in the outdoors
· Consider the impact of the 21st century on children’s opportunities to be out door and the impact that this has
Fri 8 Jun 2018
EYFS: Summer Updates

event 28

These termly twilight network updates (4.15-5.30pm) enable practitioners to obtain Early Years information and documentation.
The area meetings will also enable practitioners to discuss issues with the Improvement Officers (Early Years) and provides an opportunity to network with other schools.
Wed 20 Jun 2018
Thu 21 Jun 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018
Wed 4 Jul 2018
Thu 5 Jul 2018
EYFS: Transforming Learning Environments Using The Communication Friendly Spaces™ Approach

event 132

The interactive half day (am or pm) training session – delivered by Elizabeth Jarman - will include a challenging overview of The Communication Friendly Spaces™ Approach, which will help to develop learning environments that are really supporting children and families, specifically speaking and listening skills, physical development and emotional well-being. Input will illustrate the theory with relevant imagery, case studies, videos and examples of impact, to demonstrate how the principles underpinning the approach have been used in practice.
The session will also involve a practical element which would help delegates to tune into the needs of individual case study children/ families which Elizabeth will provide through a ‘Create a Space’ activity using an ELIZABETH JARMAN® Training Kit. This activity will then inspire discussion about ways to use the environment and many materials/ resources which people will already have, more imaginatively. The spaces developed by each of the delegate groups will then be shared through a facilitated discussion.

There will be the opportunity for review and questions and help will be provided to transfer thinking into practice.
Wed 27 Jun 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018
NQT Development Programme ( Benjamin Curtis Core programme)

event 72

The programme consists of seven days of training , each of which is repeated in two different venues ( central: Tickton Grange and west: Brough Business Centre)
Each session runs from 9.15 to 3.30
The start dates of each cohort are staggered so that NQTs starting at different points in the year can access the whole programme if they wish.
Cohort 1 (NQTs starting from September 2017)
Cohort 2 (NQTs starting from January 2018)

It is not a requirement to attend always at the same centre, or to attend all the training sessions although this can facilitate NQT networking.

2017-2018 cohorts
DAY 1: Reviewing personal and professional achievements, planning for professional development and improved performance
Practical workshop to review achievements to date, consider professional development needs and formulate a plan
(Teachers standards Part 1/8)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 11th October 2017 (Tickton grange)
(Cohort 2) Thursday 11th January 2018 (Brough Business Centre)

DAY 2 A practical approach to improving behaviour for learning
(TS Part 1/7)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 29th November 2017 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Wednesday 7th March 2018 ( Brough)

DAY 3 Meeting the needs of individual pupils, differentiating learning activities especially for SEN and more able
TS Part 1/1,2,4,5,6)
(Cohort 1) Thursday 30th November 2017 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Thursday 8th March 2018 ( Brough)

DAY 4 DAY 4 Dealing with bullying, developing pupils' social and emotional awareness, building confidence and developing pupils as goal setters
(TS Part 1/1,7)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 24th January 2018 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Thursday 12th April 2018 ( Brough)

DAY 5 Developing positive partnerships with parents and carers
Including report writing and relationships with other adults and agencies
(TS Part 1/8, Part 2)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 11th April 2018 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Thursday 3rd May 2018 ( Brough)

DAY 6 An introduction to the role of the subject leader, getting started
(TS Part 1/2,3,4,6,8, Part 2)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 16th May 2018 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Wednesday 6th June 2018 ( Brough)

DAY 7 Self review performance and effectiveness, preparing for performance review
(TS Part 1/2,3,4,6,8, Part 2)
(Cohort 1) Wednesday 27th June 2018 ( Tickton)
(Cohort 2) Thursday 28th June 2018 ( Brough)





Wed 6 Jun 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018
Thu 28 Jun 2018
Teaching Literacy Outdoors - Using the school grounds, gardens and ponds

event 73

These sessions provide primary teachers and teaching assistants with an opportunity to learn and share a wide range of practical ideas and resources for teaching aspects of the curriculum outside the classroom using the school grounds, gardens, and ponds. The course will also consider ways of developing the school grounds to enhance outdoor learning opportunities. This will be a twilight session from 16.00 - 18.00.
For schools/academies which have bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £12pp.
For schools/academies which have not bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £50pp.


Feedback from previous course participants-

* Lots of ideas and hands-on activities"

* Super - lots of ideas to take back to school"

* Very useful and enjoyable - if I enjoyed it then the children will!"

* I will take children outside a lot more and think more creatively in planning"

* Very useful - great ideas to implement into the curriculum"
Learning and Teaching Outcomes-
The overall aim is to develop the competence and confidence to teach effectively outside the classroom. The course will encourage teachers to explore the potential of using outdoor environments and to appreciate the place of experiential learning.
At the end of the course, participants should know how to-
* plan and prepare for lessons outside
* develop and use resources to promote learning
* identify and manage risks sensibly and proportionately
* manage groups safely and control behaviour effectively outdoors
* deliver quality lessons outdoors that inspire and enhance learning
* recognise potential cross curricular links and opportunities
* evaluate the effectiveness of outdoor learning

The impact upon the pupils should be positive and measurable in terms of-
* behaviour
* motivation
* attainment
Tue 26 Jun 2018
Teaching Maths Outdoors - Using the school grounds, gardens and ponds

event 52

These sessions provide primary teachers and teaching assistants with an opportunity to learn and share a wide range of practical ideas and resources for teaching aspects of the curriculum outside the classroom using the school grounds, gardens, and ponds. The course will also consider ways of developing the school grounds to enhance outdoor learning opportunities. This will be a twilight session from 16.00 - 18.00.
For schools/academies which have bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £12pp.
For schools/academies which have not bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £50pp.


Feedback from previous course participants-

* Lots of ideas and hands-on activities"

* Super - lots of ideas to take back to school"

* Very useful and enjoyable - if I enjoyed it then the children will!"

* I will take children outside a lot more and think more creatively in planning"

* Very useful - great ideas to implement into the curriculum"
Learning and Teaching Outcomes-
The overall aim is to develop the competence and confidence to teach effectively outside the classroom. The course will encourage teachers to explore the potential of using outdoor environments and to appreciate the place of experiential learning.
At the end of the course, participants should know how to-
* plan and prepare for lessons outside
* develop and use resources to promote learning
* identify and manage risks sensibly and proportionately
* manage groups safely and control behaviour effectively outdoors
* deliver quality lessons outdoors that inspire and enhance learning
* recognise potential cross curricular links and opportunities
* evaluate the effectiveness of outdoor learning

The impact upon the pupils should be positive and measurable in terms of-
* behaviour
* motivation
* attainment
Tue 12 Jun 2018
Teaching Outdoor - Using the Beach

event 51

This course provides primary teachers and teaching assistants with an opportunity to learn and share a wide range of practical ideas for teaching aspects of the curriculum during visits to the beach. This is a twilight session from 16.00 - 18.00.
For schools/academies which have bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £12pp.
For schools/academies which have not bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £50pp.
Tue 10 Jul 2018
Teaching Outdoors - Creative Outdoor Learning Award (COLA)

event 50

This 8 hour course involves a full day (09.00 - 17.00) sessions. A further 2 hour assessment (during a twilight session) is also necessary the following term to complete the course and achieve the award. A suitable date and venue for this assessment will be arranged after discussion with all candidates.
Additional bespoke courses might also be possible by arrangement.
Fri 8 Jun 2018
Fri 15 Jun 2018
Progress for All Pupils Events
Title Outline Dates
CLA Designated Teacher & Governor Conference: Settling to Learn

event 133

This conference aims to empower designated teachers and governors to fulfil their role by providing them with the knowledge and understanding of how to effectively promote the education of CLA. The key note speaker, Louise Michelle Bomber, is a strong advocate for attachment aware and trauma informed interventions within education. She is the author of the books ‘Inside I’m Hurting’, ‘What About Me?’ and she has co-authored ‘Settling Troubled Pupils to Learn: Why Relationships Matter in School’ together with Dan Hughes.

There will be a range of workshops running throughout the day that delegates will be able to attend. Different topics will be covered in each workshop, relating to supporting the education of Children Looked After and previously looked after children.

An agenda and choice of workshops will be emailed to all delegates before the Conference.

This training is from 09:00 to 15:45.
Cost: FREE. (Please note that non-attendance will result in a charge of £40).
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Please email Laura Mitchell at vcet@eastriding.gov.uk to book your place. When emailing please provide your name, role within your school and email address.

Please book your place by Monday 18th June 2018 if you would like to attend. At the time of booking please inform us if you have any dietary requirements.

Wed 11 Jul 2018
SENCo Forum

event 78

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Primary and Secondary colleagues to discuss current issues and concerns, to respond to the proposed CPD programme for SENCos and to receive relevant updates on current developments. Thu 14 Jun 2018
Leadership Development Events
Title Outline Dates
Careers Education, Information and Guidance in Schools for Governors (CEIAG)

event 89

The new Careers Strategy: making the most of everyone's skills and talents, was released in December 2017 with accompanying guidance for schools and FE and Sixth Form Colleges published in January and February 2018. New measures, funding & duties will be in place for the 2018/2019 school year, including putting in place a dedicated careers leader. With a renewed government focus on careers advice, now is the time for school & college leaders to ensure they have the high-quality careers programme envisaged & required by the strategy.

Following the session last term for careers leaders which was well received and well attended, the Education and Skills Partnership are putting on a Governors CPD Session on 27th June 2018. The session will include an up to date brief and the opportunity to hear good practice about a number of local secondary schools and others that have achieved the Humber Gold Standard (recently licensed to the National Quality in Careers Standard - QiCS).

Schools should have a strategy for the careers guidance they provide to young people, embedded within a clear framework linked to outcomes for pupils.

This session will examine the statutory duty in relation to careers guidance, key principles for good careers guidance and share good practice in relation to developing a school strategy for advice and guidance.

This event will take place at County Hall - 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Wed 27 Jun 2018
Curriculum Challenge for Governors

event 65

The introduction of the reformed National Curriculum 2014 and assessment without levels have been major changes for schools and continue to be demanding. The content and challenges have increased demands for schools. The Government's intention that the National Curriculum be slimmed down so that it properly reflects the body of essential knowledge which all children should learn and does not absorb the overwhelming majority of teaching time in schools. In addition, under Leadership and Management, Ofsted judge the quality of curriculum and its impact on pupils. Progress across a wide range of subjects, not just English and Mathematics are judged as part of the inspection framework.

The training event helps prepare governors to understand the statutory content of the National Curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2. In addition, governors will get the opportunity to gain skills in asking searching questions and using evidence to support and challenge leaders to ensure the curriculum is right for their school and pupils.

This course addresses the 'Knowledge' requirements as outlined in the Governor Competency Framework:
2A - Educational improvement - Everyone on the board
• the importance of a broad and balanced of the curriculum
• the rationale for the chosen curriculum and how this both promotes the ethos of the organisation and meets the needs of the pupils/students


This event will take place at County Hall, Beverley, 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Disadvantage Champion Network Meeting

event 16

Following the introduction of the 'ASPIRE Charter' during the academic year 2015-16, East Riding schools have committed to address the barriers to learning that financial disadvantage can bring and the effect that it can have on the attainment of each individual disadvantaged pupil. Within schools, Disadvantage Champions and Disadvantage Link Governors have been identified and are providing the leadership and work coordination needed to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. The Disadvantage Champion Network Meetings are designed to provide support and challenge to this ongoing work.

As the Ofsted Framework (launched in September 2015) increases the inspection emphasis on tracking the progress of the disadvantaged, accounting for the effective use of the pupil premium and evaluating the role played by leaders in doing this, these meetings aim to ensure that those with responsibility for raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture. Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing good practice and networking. Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEETING ON 28 JUNE 2018 WILL BE A FULL DAY CONFERENCE
Thu 28 Jun 2018
Effective Governance in a Church of England School

event 96

These sessions explore the distinctive nature of Church schools and the special responsibilities of Church school Governors (including Foundation Governors). We introduce you to the Anglican school inspection framework (SIAMS) and show how governors can contribute to effective self-evaluation of Church schools.

Due to the launch of the new SIAMS Framework, which comes
into effect from September 2018, we are inviting Governors to
stay for supplementary training on what this means for Governors
(daytime sessions only).

This SIAMS briefing will guide schools through the existing
SIAMS framework and inspection process and is aimed at schools
and academies who are anticipating an inspection during the 2017/2018 academic year only. The briefing will focus primarily on the SIAMS schedule and unpacking the core questions and grade descriptors to enable individual schools to plan for inspection.

Time is made available to answer individual school questions.

YORK SESSIONS - Diocesan Office, Amy Johnson Way, York, YO30 4XT
Autumn Term: Tuesday 28th November 2017, 7pm to 9pm

Spring Term: Tuesday 20th February 2018, 10am to 12pm - with option to bring lunch and stay for a supplementary SIAMS briefing, 1pm-4pm.

EAST RIDING SESSIONS – County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA

Summer Term:
Wednesday 18th April 2018, 7pm to 9pm

Wednesday 6th June 2018, 10am to 12pm - with option to bring lunch and stay for supplementary SIAMS briefing, 1pm-4pm.

Wed 6 Jun 2018
EYFS Provision for New Governors (Hornsea Cluster)

event 155

This event is being delivered by Marion Hastings and Emerald Grant, Early Years Officers. This event will provide new governors with a broad perspective of the EYFS (FS1 & FS2) to ensure that the EYFS provision is always high quality, aiming for outstanding outcomes for all children. Tue 5 Jun 2018
Governors Roles and Responsibilities: what good governance looks like

event 95

This event will explore the three core functions of the governing board and look at strategies to develop and evaluate effective governance within your school. Tue 19 Jun 2018
Governors' Termly Forum

event 102

These termly forums have replaced the Chairs and Vice Chairs Forum. The aim of these forums are to provide all governors with the opportunity to learn about new initiatives and responsibilities. There will also be an opportunity to share best practice and liaise with peers within your cluster area and throughout the East Riding.

Session details will be provided at the beginning of each term.

Autumn term:
John Seaman, Principal Improvement Partner will be providing an update on the East Riding's exam results and explain our priorities for the academic year.

Mandy Gravil, Improvement Officer will provide information the Investors in Pupils Accreditation.

Further details to follow.



Tue 17 Jul 2018
Head teacher Performance Management and Staff Appraisal: governors role in holding senior leaders to account

event 86

This workshop will help governors to think about how they will make performance related pay decisions according to the PRP system. Wed 11 Jul 2018
Head teacher Summer Seminar 2018: Leadership and Change

event 140

We are delighted to welcome two influential and highly regarded speakers for this event which will focus on the theme of 'Leadership and Change':


John Edwards: Regional Schools Commissioner for East Midlands and the Humber

John Edwards started his role on 8 May 2017. Before his appointment, John was Director of Education and Skills at Manchester city council. Earlier in his career he also worked as:
•a mathematics teacher and senior leader in secondary schools in Yorkshire
•a Principal Examiner for Mathematics
•Service Director for Schools and Lifelong Learning at Wakefield council
•Assistant Director for Learning at Kirklees council


David Cameron

David – or the ‘Real David Cameron’ as we all know him – has a unique view of the educational landscape. His experience stretches from leadership of children’s services at authority level to the classroom, from the development of national educational policy to its implementation in schools and takes in work at national and regional level in both Scotland and England.

The lead on Scotland’s Outdoors Education strategy, he was also involved in the devolved management of schools initiative and was a central player in Scotland’s challenging Curriculum for Excellence project. A highly entertaining and engaging speaker, he has worked across the UK with teachers, school leaders and governors and is currently chair of the York Education Partnership.

He is behind Creative Conversations in Edinburgh, bringing together artists and educators, is a leading player in Scotland’s regular Festival of Dangerous Ideas and helped draft Creative Scotland’s recent manifesto on learning and creativity.
Health & Safety for Governors

event 105

This event will explore the strategic role and function which governors must understand and undertake within schools.

Event Facilitator: Garry Smith, Health and Safety Services Manager.


Thursday 12th April 2018 will take place at County Hall, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Wednesday 4th July 2018 will take place at County Hall, 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Wed 4 Jul 2018
Improving Outcomes for Disadvantaged Pupils: what does it mean for governors?

event 47

Following the introduction of the 'ASPIRE Charter' East Riding schools have committed to address the barriers to learning that financial disadvantage can bring and the effect that it can have on the attainment of each individual disadvantaged pupil. This event is specifically focused on increasing governors' awareness of their role in supporting and challenging schools in order to improve the outcomes of disadvantaged pupils. This is particularly relevant at this time as the current Ofsted Framework increases the inspection emphasis on tracking the progress of the disadvantaged; accounting for the effective use of the pupil premium and evaluating the role played by leaders within the school, in terms of securing improved outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.

This event will take place at County Hall, 6.30pm to 9.00pm.


Thu 5 Jul 2018
Measuring Progress

event 147

This training event focuses on exploring ways in which senior leaders can demonstrate and articulate progress. Those schools which are in the Ofsted window for a section 8 visit would find the training of particular value.
The sessions will include a focus on 2017 outcomes; progress measures and FFT information, guidance on what an Ofsted inspector considers when evaluating progress and exploring ways which progress can be demonstrated through in house tracking for all year groups. There will be an opportunity within the session for Headteachers to reflect on current practise in their school and will be required to bring an updated SEF, information regarding 2017 outcomes and recent tracking information.
Thu 7 Jun 2018
Moving Primary Subject Leadership Forward

event 36

These are a series of full day network and CPD meetings to support you in leading your subject within your own school. Throughout the year this outline will be updated with more specific information relating to the particular term's meetings. So it is important to keep a look out for this, as well as particular information about any guest speakers we are hoping to engage.

There will always be a focus on keeping you up to date. This will include items such as current education thinking, assessment, curriculum, Ofsted updates etc. There will also be subject specific content to enable you to reflect on your particular subject as well as supporting colleagues back in school.

Please note the dates for the specific subjects during the terms:-

Autumn Term :-

19th October 2017 Mathematics
24th October 2017 English
9th November 2017 Science

Spring Term :-
8th February 2018 Science
20th March 2018 Mathematics - Exciting event led by Andrew Jeffrey, please see separate booking event number 84

Summer Term :-
Science date 13th June


Wed 13 Jun 2018
NQT Induction Tutor conference

event 70

This conference has been organised to provide a key training opportunity for Induction tutors / coordinators whether experienced or new to role.
It is important that all Induction tutors receive updates to ensure that schools are meeting all the statutory requirements and are familiar with their roles and the expectations of the appropriate body.

The conference is FREE OF CHARGE.

Full details of the programme will be circulated prior to the event.
Wed 4 Jul 2018
Ofsted Readiness for Governors

event 79

Ofsted is increasing its focus on inspecting the quality of governance in schools. The new Ofsted schedule places increased emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the Governing Board.

This training event prepares Governors for the latest Ofsted schedule.

This event will take place at County Hall, Beverley, 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

This event addresses the 'Knowledge' requirements as outlined in the Governor Competency Framework:
2F External Accountability - Everyone on the board
* the purpose, nature and processes of formal accountability and scrutiny (e.g. DfE, Ofsted, EFA etc.) and what is required by way of evidence.

5A Statutory and contractual requirements - Everyone on the board
* the Ofsted inspection/regulatory framework.
Mon 11 Jun 2018
Primary MFL Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 7

This is a half day event at a central venue.
Leading modern languages in a primary school presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility for modern languages are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Tue 10 Jul 2018
Secondary Computer Science Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 9

Leading subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within computing departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Tue 26 Jun 2018
Secondary Design and Technology Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 10

Leading foundation subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within Design and Technology departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Tue 26 Jun 2018
Secondary English Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 3

This is a full day event at a central venue.
Leading core subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
The meetings aim to ensure those with responsibility within English departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research, and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Mon 18 Jun 2018
Secondary Humanities Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 11

Leading subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
The meetings aim to ensure those with responsibility within Humanities departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research, and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Mon 2 Jul 2018
Secondary Mathematics Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 4

This is a full day event at a central venue.
Leading core subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within mathematics departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Mon 25 Jun 2018
Secondary MFL Subject Leader development meeting

event 5

This is a full day event at a central venue.
Leading a subject presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within modern language departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Mon 9 Jul 2018
Secondary Psychology Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 14

Leading a subject presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within Psychology departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Thu 12 Jul 2018
Secondary Religious Education Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 12

Leading subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people, and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
The meetings aim to ensure those with responsibility within RE departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research, and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Each meeting has totally new content and delegates are recommended to attend all meetings for maximum benefit.
Mon 2 Jul 2018
Secondary Science Subject Leader Development Meeting

event 13

Leading core subjects presents a range of ongoing challenges including promoting effective teaching and learning, successfully managing a team of people and developing efficient and sustainable administrative procedures.
This course aims to ensure those with responsibility within science departments are fully up to date with the latest pedagogical developments, with contemporary research and with the current local and national picture of the subject.
Meetings will be interactive and offer practical ideas for use in the classroom and in wider aspects of the leadership role. They will also provide a forum for sharing and networking good practice.
Wed 27 Jun 2018
SEND for Governors

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The Special Educational Needs Team and the Educational Psychology Team have developed an e-learning training package about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The training is designed to support governors in their understanding on how practitioners work with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and their families in East Riding of Yorkshire. Governors will have the opportunity to discuss any questions and/or issues governors have about the content of the e-learning training and focus on the implications for you in your role as School Governor.

This event will take place at County Hall, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Strong Governance: effective committee chairing

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This session will be delivered by Jane Lewis who is a National Leader of Governance. The session is designed for governors who are currently chairs of committees or those who are thinking about taking
on the role of committee chair.

The session will provide practical tips and examples including a check-list to support you develop and improve your committee working.
Thu 14 Jun 2018
Teaching Writing : A Pathway to Success - James Clements

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Following the extremely successful previous reading day in 2016, we are fortunate to again bring the highly acclaimed James Clements. The focus for this day will be writing across the primary phase.

About James Clements:-
James works as an independent English adviser, supporting schools and local authorities across the country to develop the teaching of reading, writing and drama. He is the founder of Shakespeare and More.com, a not-for-profit organisation that supports the teaching of English in primary schools. He was consulted on the 2014 National Curriculum for English and is part of the DfE’s English Expert Subject Group.

Previously, James worked for ten years as a senior leader at an outstanding inner-city primary school. He was also a local authority Lead Teacher, leading training and supporting teaching and learning across a network of schools.

The comprehensive day of professional development to consider how we teach writing will look in detail at:

- How we can build a culture of writing in our schools·
- How to create a rich and motivating curriculum for writing
- How to structure writing lessons across the primary phase so every
child achieves well·
- Effective, practical strategies for teaching writing

This event is brought to you in conjunction with Oxford University Press.
Tue 3 Jul 2018
Behaviour and Safeguarding Events
Title Outline Dates
Educational Visits - EVOLVE induction and training

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This twilight session provides an induction and training in the setting up and management of EVOLVE - the new online system for managing and approving educational visits which will become operational for all East Riding schools/establishments on 1st Sept 2018. There will be a small charge of £2 pp to cover the cost of refreshments and administration.
Wed 27 Jun 2018
Thu 28 Jun 2018
Tue 3 Jul 2018
Thu 5 Jul 2018
Mon 9 Jul 2018
Thu 12 Jul 2018
Wed 18 Jul 2018
Thu 19 Jul 2018
Educational Visits - Planning and Leadership - Training for NQTs and new staff

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FULL DAY - The LA requires all NQTs to undertake this training during their first year of teaching. It will be helpful also for any staff who are new to the East Riding. This practical course will help those new to the teaching profession or county to understand better the issues involved in the planning, organisation and leadership of visits and outdoor learning activities, together with the policies/procedures that exist within the East Riding. The course also aims to highlight the potential benefits of learning outside the classroom, and to inspire staff to explore wider opportunities for teaching outdoors.
For schools/academies which have bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £35pp (to cover cost of venue/refreshments/admin).
For schools/academies which have not bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £180pp.
If a school has a number of new staff and NQTs it might be possible to arrange a course inhouse instead. Please contact the LA Educational Visits Officer to discuss and arrange.


Feedback from previous course participants-

* An enjoyable course with lots of practical ideas to put into practice and things to think about

* I feel much more confident to now lead trips offsite. I also feel much more inspired to make use of the local environment, outside areas in the school grounds etc.

* Very professional yet relaxed"

* Really interesting, enjoyable and informative day"

* Very useful - much clearer idea of how to plan and organise a visit now"

* Fantastic course! Thank you!"

* I will feel more comfortable taking visits"

* Encouraged me to think of ways to take my teaching outdoors"

* Gave ideas for making learning more - wow!"
Tue 5 Jun 2018
Educational Visits - Training for Governors

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This is a twilight course (16.00 TO 18.00) designed to introduce the LA's educational visits policies and procedures to school governors, and to highlight their own roles and responsibilities for overseeing their school's educational visits.
For schools/academies which have bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £12pp.
For schools/academies which have not bought in to the Educational Visits and Outdoor Learning SLA the charge will be £50pp.
Online Safety for Schools - from basics to 360 degree safe

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This event is intended to help schools evaluate and develop their policy and practice on e-Safety. It is aimed at DSLs, CPCs, Computing leads, Headteachers, or e-safety leads in (predominantly) Primary schools.

The session is led by Andy Nunn, formerly ICT officer with responsibility in this area for the ERYC Improvement and Learning Service, who now works independently in this area. Andy has wide experience of ICT and Computing in schools, and regularly works with teachers, parents, children and others to promote e-safety. He is a thinkuknow Ambassador and an Assessor for the 360 degree safe Online Safety Mark scheme, and will provide follow up links and online resources to facilitate development in this area after the event.

Content will include:

* policies and acceptable use agreements
* monitoring, evidencing and celebrating good practice
* peer mentoring opportunities
* Online safety in the Computing Curriculum and the wider curriculum
* age related risks and concerns, including gaming and image sharing
* keeping up to date with new issues and resources
* engaging with parents
* the Online Safety mark from 360 degree safe

...and will reflect the latest information in the field at the time

Participants are encouraged to bring a wireless device to access some online resources on the afternoon though this is not essential.
The use of attendance related Penalty Notices

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This training aims to offer school staff greater understanding of the use of Penalty Notices to address unauthorised absences from school - it includes:
• Penalty Notice Code of Conduct update
• School Procedures
• Referrals to the Local Authority: what do we need from schools?
• Outcomes

Cost: FREE
Refreshments will be provided

Dates for the events

Wed 21 March 2018 13:00 to 15:30 Ace Centre, Driffield School
Wed 11 April 2018 09:00 to 11:30 Beverley Leisure Centre
Tues 17 April 2018 09:00 to 11:30 Withernsea Leisure Centre
Wed 25 April 2018 13:00 to 15:30 Goole Leisure Centre
Thurs 24th May 2018 09:15 to 12:00 Worklink, Eppleworth Road, Cottingham HU16 5YF