Tackling the Big Issues: Spring 2020 Conferences
0 -19 learning Improvement presents TACKLING THE BIG ISSUES SPRING 2020 CONFERENCES considering the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on the key educational issues.
The days will provide attendees with the opportunity to get up-to-date with quality educational content from leading international, national and regional speakers and networking with over 100 leaders.
***REGISTRATION NOW OPEN***
Day 1: Tackling the Big Issues: Curriculum and Assessment
Date: Friday 7th February 2020, 8.45am – 3.30pm
Venue: Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds, LS1 2HA
Professor Dame Alison Peacock is Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching.
Tom Sherrington is an education consultant and author of the popular blog teacherhead.com and The Learning Rainforest.
Andrew Percival is a deputy head teacher and curriculum leader in a primary school in Oldham. He tweets @primarypercival and blogs at primarypercival.weebly.com.
Day 2: Tackling the Big Issues: Changing Behaviours
Date: Friday 13th March 2020, 8.45am – 3.30pm
Venue: Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds, LS1 2HA
Tom Bennett is a teacher and the Department for Education's independent adviser on behaviour in schools. He is also the founder of researchED, a teacher-led organisation working to improve the use of evidence in education.
Daniel Muijs is Head of Research at Ofsted and will explore the behaviour and attitudes judgement.
Both days will provide head teachers, senior leaders, year leaders, curriculum leaders and governors with the opportunity to receive the latest updates with quality educational content from leading international, national and regional speakers and as well as having the opportunity to network with over a 100 leaders.
Lunch and refreshments are included.
1st place: £175
2nd place: £125
For more details including workshop choices, please visit:
Curriculum and Assessment: http://www.leedsforlearning.co.uk/Event/107218
Changing behaviours: http://www.leedsforlearning.co.uk/Event/107243
Free Cooking and Activity Sessions for Pupils and Parents
Calling all schools in the following clusters:
Lantern Learning Trust,
Cottingley and Middleton,
Seacroft Manston and
Health4all are offering your school the opportunity to get involved in FREE sessions, where families can take part in healthy cooking, physical activity, receive healthy living advice and participate in fun Change4Life challenges. T
his project is aimed at schools in the above clusters due to their level of child obesity rates currently above the Leeds average. The project is funded by Leeds City Council, Public Health Team and is part of the child healthy weight plan to reduce the levels of child obesity in Leeds
There are different options available to suit your school and tailor-made sessions can also be offered. Please see the attached information - this is just a guide, however, and support is flexible so please contact the team to arrange to have a chat about how they can support your school.
For more information please contact: Richard on 07958100383/ email@example.com or Camilla.Limon@healthforall.org.uk
Teaching Apprenticeships Opportunity
Exceed SCITT, in partnership with Leeds City Council, is delighted to be able to offer a number of Teaching Apprenticeships in the Primary Sector.
A Teaching Apprenticeship offers an exciting opportunity for graduates within your school to earn a salary whilst they train.
The Key Features of the Teaching Apprenticeship:
On and Off the job training
Access to dedicated training sessions provided by Exceed SCITT and its training providers
Training costs are fully funded through Employer Levy Funds
In addition, schools are eligible to Grant Funding of £4,500
A choice of age ranges, 3-7 or 5-11
If you are interested then there is detailed information for both employers and applications at https://exceedacademiestrust.co.uk/scitt/teaching-apprenticeships/
In order to arrange funding please contact the Leeds City Council Apprenticeship Team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Information events are being held on:
14th January: Chapel Allerton Primary School, Leeds. 2:00-3:00
22nd January: Hunslet Carr Primary School, Leeds. 10.30-11.30
Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/exceed-scitt-and-teaching-schools-8310978442
Is your school thinking about Outdoor Adventurous Activities?
Why not use our fantastic resources in West Leeds? Do you have groups of children in school who would benefit from being outdoors, particularly any SEMH children?
We can offer an amazing array of outdoor activities to suit all needs and abilities. Our Rafted Canoeing, Climbing, Bushcraft,Giant Waterslide and Archery activities go down well with any age group. Call, email or message us now to book a series of activities, a one off celebration event or planning your transition
Contact us on 0113 3367414 or email email@example.com
“Kids loved it, all really enjoyed it. Different and fun for them” Teacher from Pudsey Grangefield
Free Activity Sessions for your school
Calling all Head teachers in Outer North West, Inner and Outer West, Inner East and Outer South of the city. We still have fully funded opportunities to come to your school with the activities from the West Leeds Activity Centre – Mobile Climbing Tower, Bushcraft, Gladiator and Sumo. Children need to be 8 years or older, min group size is 8 and sessions need to take place after 3pm. Call, message or email now to book an activity session before 31st March 2020.
Telephone number 0113 3367414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“I liked the experience because I pushed myself even when I was scared”
- Pupil taking part in activity