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SPARK Diverse Ethnic Achievement Network Meeting

The Diverse Ethnic Achievement Network meeting is an opportunity for EAL, Racial Equity and inclusion leads to meet, share ideas and good practice about the best ways to teach our pupils of diverse heritage, many of whom also have English as an Additional Language. The network ensures that we keep up to date with current issues regarding national and local guidance and initiatives.

Each session includes a main focus on how we can ensure that these pupils’ needs are at the centre of schools’ planning and focus, to ensure that they make good progress and attain high standards. We then have ...
Course Code: EDU 21/666
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Session 1Thursday 23 September 202116:00 - 17:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SCIP Teacher Twilight training/networking session (Kingston)

Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. There are approximately 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. (National Autistic Society)

In Kingston and Richmond the numbers of children and young people with SEND, and the complexity of their needs are rising significantly. The most prevalent recorded primary needs are autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech language and communication needs (SLCN). (SEN Education Review 2017)

These sessions will help participants to understand and support children with Social Communication ne ...
Course Code: EDU 21/724
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Session 1Wednesday 29 September 202116:00 - 17:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPARK Assessment Leader Network

Assessment is at the heart of an effective curriculum and is a fundamental part of good teaching and learning. It enables learners to recognise achievement and make progress, and teachers to shape and adapt their teaching to individual needs and aspirations. This is a network meeting for primary school Assessment Leaders from Richmond and Kingston schools.

Meetings will be used to inform, update and network with other leaders on all matters regarding national and local assessment.

Please note: This course is only open to schools that subscribe to Premium SPARK or network only package.
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Course Code: EDU 21/887
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Session 1Wednesday 29 September 202115:45 - 17:15Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SCIP Teacher Twilight training/networking session (Richmond)

Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. There are approximately 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. (National Autistic Society)

In Kingston and Richmond the numbers of children and young people with SEND, and the complexity of their needs are rising significantly. The most prevalent recorded primary needs are autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech language and communication needs (SLCN). (SEN Education Review 2017)

These sessions will help participants to understand and support children with Social Communication ne ...
Course Code: EDU 21/730
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Session 1Thursday 30 September 202116:00 - 17:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPARK Primary Science Subject Leader Network

‘The national curriculum for science aims to ensure that all pupils:

• Develop scientific knowledge and conceptual understanding through the specific disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics.
• Develop understanding of the nature, processes and methods of science through different types of science enquiries that help them to answer scientific questions about the world around them.
• Are equipped with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future.
(National Curriculum in England: science programmes of study- DfE May 201 ...
Course Code: EDU 21/1093
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Session 1Thursday 30 September 202116:00 - 18:00Home Study, N/A, N/A
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The Role of the Designated Teacher for Looked After and Previously Looked After Children

All maintained schools have a statutory responsibility to support the educational outcomes of looked after and previously looked after children. School Governors have a statutory responsibility to appoint a Designated Teacher for these children and to ensure they have training and adequate time in which to fulfil their role.

This course aims to equip Designated Teachers to provide the best possible support to the children in their care so that progress is accelerated and outcomes are improved.

Please be advised that these sessions will take place virtually. Joining instructions will be ...
Course Code: EDU 21/676
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Session 1Thursday 30 September 202109:15 - 12:15Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPA[RK] Early Reading and Phonics Lead Network

‘The overarching aim for English in the national curriculum is to promote high standards of language and literacy by equipping pupils with a strong command of the spoken and written word, and to develop their love of literature through widespread reading for enjoyment.’ (The national curriculum in England Key stages 1 and 2 framework document, 2014).
With an increased focus on provision for early reading and phonics in the school inspection process, it is important that leaders access high quality support for their role. The Early Reading and Phonics Lead Network gives leaders a regular oppor ...
Course Code: EDU 22/017
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Session 1Monday 4 October 202115:45 - 17:15Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPARK All-age SENCo Network Briefings

'All children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) should be able to reach their full potential in school. They should also be supported to make a successful transition into adulthood, whether into employment, further or higher education or training' (DfE, 2014).

The SEN code of Practice (2014) states that ‘legally, a child or young person is defined as having SEN if he or she has a learning difficulty that calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her’ (DfE, 2014). All schools are statutorily required to have a named SENCo.

This me ...
Course Code: EDU 21/777
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Session 1Monday 4 October 202112:15 - 13:15Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPARK Pupil Premium Network Meeting - Richmond/Kingston

All children and young people who are eligible for Pupil Premium (PP) should be able to reach their full potential in school. Successive governments have sought to improve social mobility in England so that young people, whatever their background, have the opportunity to succeed and fulfil their potential. The school system has long been considered a vital tool to support equality of opportunity and to secure better outcomes for disadvantaged young people.

The new Ofsted framework prioritises the needs of disadvantaged pupils. As we know, this is a heterogeneous group of pupils, although ...
Course Code: EDU 21/677
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Session 1Tuesday 5 October 202116:00 - 17:30Home Study, N/A, N/A
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SPARK EYFS Leader Network

Maintained schools and academies and non-association independent schools that have Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision are given a separate grade for that provision as part of school inspections conducted under section 5 of the Education Act 2005 (as amended by the Education Act 2011). This contributes to the judgement about the overall effectiveness of the school. EYFS leaders play a key role in this, currently there is a greater focus on middle and subject leaders in Ofsted inspections.

With a renewed focus on early learning and separate Ofsted judgements for EYFS, this course s ...
Course Code: EDU 21/912
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Session 1Wednesday 6 October 202115:45 - 17:45Home Study, N/A, N/A
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