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March 2021

Tuesday 2 March 2021

New to Primary RE Subject Leadership Day 2

This is the second day of a 2-day training programme for those that are new to the role or Primary RE Subject Lead.  Over the two days we will look at the role of the RE Lead and ways to help you plan for high quality RE in your school.  It is essential that participants complete both days of training.

This training will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

Via Zoom

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Wednesday 3 March 2021

Managing Allegations

Guidance on managing allegations made against those working in schools, an understanding of duty of care.  Greater awareness of safer cultures in schools.

This traiining will be delivered by Jill Sneddon, Independent consultant accredited by Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

Via Zoom

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Tuesday 9 March 2021

Headteachers' Conference: Overcoming Disadvantage

Archbishop Stephen Cottrell will give a keynote address on the opportunities for overcoming disadvantage through an education for life which is deeply Christian and serves the common good.

Kerry Palmer will explain how Christian Aid's Global Neighbours scheme seeks to encourage a deeper understanding of global injustice and a Christian response to it from school pupils.

Andy Lakatos, Ofsted Lead Inspector and School Effectiveness Adviser for the Diocesan Board of Education, will explain Ofsted's expectations for helping disadvantaged pupils succeed in their education, with illustrations of best practice in relation to improvement planning and whole school leadership.

Matt Ward from the Leicestershire Teaching School and Mead Education Trust will give a presentation about helping Pupil Premium pupils overcome disadvantage and achieve well.

Tatiana Wilson, Diocesan Education Adviser for Vulnerable Pupils in the Exeter Diocese has recently worked with the Children's Society and the Church of England Education Office to publish 'Mental Health and Wellbeing: Towards a Whole School Approach'.  She will share insights from this and other projects, together with strategies to support school communities to enable all to live life to the full.

Dr Helena Lewis-Smith, a research psychologist at the Centre for Appearance Research, West of England University, will explore the nature and prevalence of body image concerns, and explain strategies and interventions which can be used to promote positive body image among children and young people.

Via Zoom

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Wednesday 10 March 2021

New Chairs of Governors

What is the role of the Chair?  What special responsibilities does the Chair have?  All your questions answered and more.

This training will be delivered by Peter French.

via Zoom

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Friday 12 March 2021

Appeals Training (and recap on Admissions)

To outline the process with VA schools and academies, what happens with appeals, and how to prepare a statement of case.  The training will be delivered by Peter French and Alex Benoy.

 

via Zoom

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Tuesday 16 March 2021

SIAMS Updates for Headteachers

Updates and feedback on inspections so far.  Workshop to look at differentself evaluation approaches and to check your school is well prepared.  This training will be delivered by Jane Lewis.

via Zoom

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Tuesday 16 March 2021

SIAMS Updates for Governors

Overview on SIAMS for governors outlining governor responsibilities.

This training will be delivered by Jane Lewis.

via Zoom

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Friday 19 March 2021

Safer Recruitment FULL

Outlining the responsibilities of church school governance with particular emphasis on those who have previously been governors—looking at your experiences and how you can develop in your role.

This training will be delivered by Jill Sneddon, Independent Consultant acccredited by Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

via Zoom

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Tuesday 23 March 2021

Roles & Responsibilities for Existing Governors in Church Schools

Outlining the responsibilities of church school governance with particular emphasis on those who have previously been governors—looking at your experiences and how you can develop in your role.

This training will be delivered by Peter French.

via Zoom

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Thursday 25 March 2021

Being Excellent As A Church School

The aim of this session will be to support schools who are looking towards their next SIAMS inspection with a view to making a case for excellence.  We will consider:

 

  • What does it mean to be an excellent church school?
  • What are the indicators of excellence in our schools?
  • How do we put together our bid for excellence?

via Zoom

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