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09
Jan
2018

.b Foundations in Mindfulness

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 4:00 pm - Tue, 06 Mar 2018 5:30 pm
£175.00

We often ask children to pay attention but do we ever teach them how to actually do this? Over the past two years, a number of our schools have been involved in teaching mindfulness to children; this involves engaging teachers in mindfulness practice as well as teaching children a range of strategies help them direct their attention to experiences 'in the moment'. In preparation for training to teach mindfulness, through the Paws b curriculum and 'The Present' Inspire offers foundations training. 

A total of EIGHT Session Dates:

 January 2018February 2018 March 2019
9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 6th, 20th, 27th 6th

 

£195 to non-Inspire School and £175 for Inspire Schools 

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18
Jan
2018

Community Challenge

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Free for Inspire Members

This session is suitable for Head, Deputy Head and Assistant Head Teachers. With a focus on way to promote professional learning among your staff, it is intended to encourage professional dialogue, exchange ideas and to explore effective strategies for leadership. The session is led by Jane Clancy, a highly successful Head Teacher who ran an Ofsted outstanding school for many years.

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19
Jan
2018

LDR1901180103 Assessment for Leaders - Using data effectively to inform teaching and formative assessment

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 9:15 am - Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:30 pm
No cost for Inspire Schools

This training explores how to make effective use of outcomes data to inform teaching and assessment for learning in the classroom. It is organised over three sessions.

Session 1: Friday 19th January is for Head, Deputy and Assistant Heads
Session 2: Friday 2nd February is for middle leaders or assessment leaders
Session 3: Is a follow on form session 2 and is for middle leaders or assessment leaders.

Please only attend session 2 if you are able to attend session 3 as well. Heads must attend the first session but are welcome to attend all sessions.

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31
Jan
2018

Website Statutory Compliance Plus

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Free for Inspire Members
Course Fee for non-Members : £50.00

All schools understand that they must provide Statutory Information to parents and carers. This information is verified by OFSTED and other authorities to ensure that the school complies with the necessary regulations. But, other additional ideas which schools can adopt which can reinforce this key information and make it more accessible and friendly from a website visitor perspective?

This coaching session will cover the necessary governmental requirements and will also include the local needs of County Council and Church school expectations. It will then extend to encompass discussions and ideas about the best way to present this information and also will introduce innovative ideas to complement the statutory needs.

This session will be run by Chris Elliott, website designer and online technologist who has been working with a large number of Northamptonshire primary and secondary schools on their website presence. His ideas and enthusiasm will give the participants food for thought about how they can energise their website presence with new information to help parents and carers understand exactly what is happening across the School.

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28
Feb
2018

Community Challenge - School Self Evaluation

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Free for Inspire Members

This session is to explore School Self Evaluation and the kind of features of an evaluation that have the greatest impact on securing improvement. It is intended for Head, Deputy Head and Assistant Head Teachers. Please bring along your school self evaluation to this session.

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08
Mar
2018

Website Statutory Compliance Plus

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Free for Inspire Members
Course Fee for non-Members : £50.00

All schools understand that they must provide Statutory Information to parents and carers. This information is verified by OFSTED and other authorities to ensure that the school complies with the necessary regulations. But, other additional ideas which schools can adopt which can reinforce this key information and make it more accessible and friendly from a website visitor perspective?

This coaching session will cover the necessary governmental requirements and will also include the local needs of County Council and Church school expectations. It will then extend to encompass discussions and ideas about the best way to present this information and also will introduce innovative ideas to complement the statutory needs.

This session will be run by Chris Elliott, website designer and online technologist who has been working with a large number of Northamptonshire primary and secondary schools on their website presence. His ideas and enthusiasm will give the participants food for thought about how they can energise their website presence with new information to help parents and carers understand exactly what is happening across the School.

Sorry, We are no longer accepting registration for this event, the event is now full or the registration window has passed.

20
Mar
2018

The Present – Teaching Mindfulness to Primary School Pupils

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 8:45 am - Thu, 22 Mar 2018 4:15 pm
£385 (Already Discounted)

This training is intended for people who are already trained in Foundations for Mindfulness (or an equivalent) and have an existing practice in mindfulness. It is training to become a teacher of mindfulness for primary aged pupils from 4 to 11. The initial course runs over 3 days. For completion of the training, a further day will be scheduled before the end of the Summer term. If you would like to be considered for this course, please complete the application form that will be emailed to you when you register and forward it to Sarah Silverton, the course leader, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sarah will notify you if you have been accepted for the training.

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19
Apr
2018

Free Support for Primary Language Teachers

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 4:15 pm -5:45 pm
Free of Charge

Trainer: Sarah Brooks, ALL Hub Co-ordinator and MFL Consultant in French, German and Spanish

This session will showcase The Language Magician online interactive game, which measures progression in primary language learning. It is an assessment tool aimed at improving language teaching and assessment of linguistic competencies in the primary classroom across Europe. Come along and see how you can use the game to assess your pupils’ language learning and enable assessment to be fun.

There will also be refreshments and the opportunity to network with primary colleagues from across the county.

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20
Apr
2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) InMAT

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 9:00 am -11:00 am
Free for Inspire Members

Suitable for Head Teachers, Data Protection Officers and senior administrative staff. This session explores the statutory obligations for all school in relation to the new data protections laws.

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20
Apr
2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Inspire

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:00 pm -2:00 pm
Free for Inspire Members

Suitable for Head Teachers, Data Protection Officers and senior administrative staff. This session explores the statutory obligations for all school in relation to the new data protections laws.

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