Professional Forums

English Professional Forum

Jeannie Bulman specialises in all aspects of Primary English Teaching and Learning. She is an experienced consultant.English Curriculum Leaders will be guided through a developmental journey aimed at equipping them to effectively lead English increasing their knowledge of this curriculum area and how understanding the intent,  how the intent is implemented and the impact this is having in their school setting.

The session will cover:

- Raising attainment in writing

- Developing reading comprehension skills and strategies

- Improving standards in phonics and spelling

- Embedding a visual  approach to learning in English - use of film and visual literacy

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EYFS Professional Forums

Three sessions aimed at EYFS teachers to find out the most recent updates, share excellent practice and develop a networking group under the guidance of Jayne Carter. Jayne has worked as a practitioner and leader for over 25 years specialising in the EYFS.

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Maths Professional Forums

English Curriculum Leaders will be guided through a developmental journey aimed at equipping them to effectively lead English increasing their knowledge of this curriculum area and how understanding the      intent,  how the intent is implemented and the impact this is having in their school setting.

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SEND Professional Forums

Sessions for SENDCos to attend to find out the most recent updates, share excellent practice with colleages and develop a networking group under the guidance of experience SENDCos and Equate SLEs.

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Coding Professional Forum

At the computing twilight sessions, we will look at the best way to support staff in the teaching of all aspects of the computing curriculum.  We will develop and share resources that will form the basis of a practical and achievable curriculum within primary schools. There will be a chance to try hardware and software to support the curriculum, as well as dedicated workshop times to tackle issues raised. There will be time to look at how we can record and assess work in computing.  We also hope to include visiting speakers, to share exciting projects, products and new innovations for schools to try. The sessions will be run by Tim Head, Assistant Head teacher and Equate SLE.

 

Relationships and Sex Education 

Catherine is a Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Consultant with 19 years experience in supporting schools to develop effective RSE policy, curriculum and practice.   She has led RSE development for two local authorities and is the founder of national RSE Day, celebrated in June each year.  She currently leads RSE on a part-time basis for a local authority as well as delivering freelance through her company The RSE Service.

Catherine’s work around RSE development has received national acclaim featuring in several key publications and mentioned in parliament. Catherine has experience of all aspects of RSE provision in schools, from policy development to delivery to pupils.  Her specialisms are whole school primary RSE, LGBT inclusion and practical, engaging approaches to RSE delivery .

This set of 5 twilight sessions will fully prepare schools for implementation of statutory Relationships Education, Health Education and optional sex education in 2020.   Starting with how to formulate and communicate a vision for RSE that will set the scene for discussions with parents and key stakeholders, leading to more practical aspects of delivery.

For more information please click on the leaflets on the right hand side of the screen. If you wish to book a place email admin@equatetsa.co.uk