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NQT Annual One-Day Conference – ‘Learning without Limits and Loops of Learning’

This is an opportunity for Newly Qualified Teachers to attend a one-day introductory conference led by Tim Sully. Date:  Wednesday 5 April 2017 Venue: Batch Country Hotel, Lympsham Have you ever thought about what you say in the classroom, and more importantly, how the young people hear and interpret what we say? This and many other important issues will be explored in a fun and entertaining way using research from Dweck, Hattie and Stobbart. Delegates will be given the opportunity to explore pedagogy from around the world and to look at the innovative practice from our own part of the
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North Somerset Newly Qualified Teacher Induction

Why is this important? Introduction to Service The Newly Qualified Teacher Induction Team provides support, advice and guidance to schools and NQTs. Our aim is to ensure a successful induction process. Benefits of Service Schools and academies currently receive a highly valued NQT service to support the full induction service. • Funded places for NQT to attend the Welcome to North Somerset Event. • Relevant updated documentation regarding the statutory guidance on induction. • Access to skilled, expert advice on managing all areas of induction. This service can also be used to access other NQT training provided by the Learning
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Conducting an Effective Pupil Premium Review

Pages: 64 pages Format: electronic format Price: £25 (members), £45 (non-members) Author: Sue Ivermee This guide has been developed to support a truly self-improving, school-led system. It provides a rigorous and tested six-step framework which reviewers and supported schools can use to make the most of their pupil premium review, and find the best ways to raise the attainment of their disadvantaged pupils. The guide and six-step framework draws on the expertise of experienced and successful system leaders who currently undertake reviews, and has led to the development of effective and sustainable pupil premium strategies for schools. The six steps
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A framework to aid self-evaluation

Pages: 60 pages (members version), 48 pages (non-members version) Format: electronic format Price: Free of charge (members), £45 (non-members) Authors: Sue Ivermee, Tim Sully and Andrea Sully The framework is intended to support a school or academy in their own self-evaluation. Effective self-evaluation requires an honest and investigative approach to what is working well and what isn’t. Done well, it enables true professional learning to take place for the purpose of leading to richer and deeper learning experiences for children and young people. The inspection framework effective from September 2015 clearly supports the importance of schools working in their own way.
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Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling

  Pages: 59 pages Size: A4 glossy soft back cover Price: £120 (members), £150 (non-members) to include CD-ROM with licence Authors: Penny Boardman, Justine Gregory and Bethan Langley The North Somerset Learning Exchange Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling is a unique phonics and early spelling programme for schools, fully aligned to the National Curriculum 2014. It does not do the teaching for the teacher but equips the teacher to teach well. For each of the nine steps of the programme, core word banks support the teacher to select appropriate words for the children to practise and apply newly acquired
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Year 2 – 6 Spelling Programme

Pages: 40 pages Size: A4 glossy soft back cover Price: £120 (members), £150 (non-members) to include CD-rom with licence Author: Penny Boardman The North Somerset Learning Exchange Year 2 – 6 Spelling Programme is a unique spelling programme for schools, fully aligned to the National Curriculum 2014. It does not do the teaching for the teacher but equips the teacher to teach well. For each spelling objective, extensive word banks mean that the teacher does not have to worry about ‘exceptions’. Research into the reasoning/stories behind the eccentricities and oddities of the English language demystifies and brings the English spelling
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A Small Book of Marginal Gain

  Pages: 55 pages Size: A4 glossy soft back cover Price: £15 Author: Tim Sully This latest work from Tim Sully covers a range of small adjustments that can be made every day to improve the way we teach and learn from children. It is perfect if you are looking at changing the culture in your school, if you are interested in improving the quality of what you offer the children, and if you are interested in the high level impact of very small things (and we don’t mean the children!). Chapters include: Smiles and Body Language The Language of Expectation
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Simply Pedagogy

This three day course will look at all aspects of pedagogy exploring new and exciting thinking. Read and share research on Pisa tables and the reality of inter cultural comparison, learn how other countries do it, particularly Finland, Holland and some Asian countries. explore the nature of quality first teaching and unpick what that actually means, and use Professor John Hattie’s research as a springboard to assess current provision and plan future development…
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