Leeds for Learning Exhibition 2020 Booking Now! Wednesday 18th March
The annual Leeds for Learning Exhibition at Pudsey Civic Hall showcases the vast range of products, training and services provided by Leeds City Council to schools and settings.
With over seventy teams exhibiting, it represents a unique networking opportunity for Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Business Managers, Settings Leaders and Governors from across Leeds and beyond, to discuss the full range of support we offer.
High quality, cost-effective, high impact solutions, for all phases of education from Early Years through to FE, enable you to have a positive impact on outcomes whilst making best value for money decisions.
At the event, we launch the new 2020/2021 offer and our team will be on hand to discuss how we can tailor our support to match your needs. There will be early bird booking incentives and a free prize draw featuring high value prizes.
To book, visit the Leeds for Learning Exhibition page.
Refreshments will be served and parking is free.
Three events in one!
Same day, same venue - go straight from the exhibition:
For your convenience, we have arranged the Primary Headteacher and Business Manager Admin Briefings to be held on the same day at the same venue, making it easy for you to attend both. Please note, if you are attending two events on the same day, you will need to book your place at both by following one of the links below
Primary Headteacher Briefing
Finance Admin Briefing for Business Managers
Contact email@example.com for further information or download flyer attached.
Leeds Maths Conference 15 Nov 2019- Book Your Place Now!
“Learning mathematics: What works?”
The 2019 Mathematics Conference will be a day of professional learning which senior leaders, subject leaders, lead practitioners, teachers and governors (from early years to secondary) cannot afford to miss. The day will be full of innovative opportunities to consider the best ways to support and challenge young people to behave like mathematicians through a well designed and implemented curriculum.
We are excited to welcome two keynote speakers; Mark McCourt, who is the UK’s leading expert on teaching for mastery approaches and Craig Barton,author of ‘How I wish I taught Maths’ and so much more! They will address the implications for all schools and settings of adopting or embedding a mastery model for teaching mathematics and examine the evidence about ‘what works’.The Conference will also include a comprehensive programme of workshops which will be delivered by the West Yorkshire Maths Hub and experienced learning improvement consultants and these will provide practical ideas and opportunities to work collaboratively with practitioners from across the region.
The workshops will range from supporting pedagogical content knowledge in ‘multiple representations for beginners’ to developing leadership by exploring the EEF guidance report in detail; with plenty of other burning topics in between! All of this will take place amongst the excellent facilities of Elland Road Stadium, Leeds and will be hosted by Leeds City Council School Improvement Team, who have a proven track record of delivering high impact professional learning.
Alongside the Conference, a range of companies and organisations supplying to both Primary and Secondary Education will be displaying their products and services. This event is likely to be very popular and companies wishing to exhibit are urged to book their space as soon as possible. Please view the list of those exhibitors already participating and contact us should you be a Company wishing to take advantage of this excellent opportunity to promote your activity in this marketplace.
The conference is on 15th November. Book your place now! https://bit.ly/2NYMBul
Managing Building Works Seminar - 15th November 2019
FREE Managing Building Works in Schools Seminar
Friday 15th November 2019, 9.00am - 1.00pm
The Banqueting Suite, Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR
A half day seminar organised with Health and Safety Executive Inspectors to provide knowledge and insight on managing building work activities in school for a whole range of projects from a small to a large scale.
The seminar will cover:
· What is classed as construction – you’d be surprised!
· HSE inspectors - lessons to be learnt from construction and building works in schools
· Common hazards from building works– including case studies
· Contractors – how do you manage them
· What do you need to think about when carrying out building works – whether they are done by contractors or your own staff
There will be exhibition stalls and the chance to ask plenty of questions!
For more information please visit http://www.leedsforlearning.co.uk/Event/97795
Places are limited to 1 place per establishment and are on a first come first served basis - a waiting list will be held
FREE to all Community and VC schools and schools with a Standard or Enhanced H&S or HR Service Level Agreement
£50 for all other schools without an SLA
Please note – due to the costs of hosting the event there will be a £20 fee for delegates who are booked onto the seminar but fail to attend without 5 days’ notice of cancellation.
Leeds English and Literacy Conference 22nd November 2019- book now!
Leeds English and Literacy Conference and Exhibition: 8.00am – 3.30pm, 22nd November 2019
*Full day delegate places from £100*
‘Reading all the time – learning and applying comprehension skills that travel across the curriculum’
The 2019 Leeds English and Literacy Conference will be a day of professional learning which senior leaders, subject leaders, lead practitioners, teachers and governors cannot afford to miss. The day will be full of innovative opportunities to consider how to teach reading comprehension throughout the curriculum and foster a love of reading. We are excited to welcome two key note speakers; Mary Myatt is an education adviser, writer and speaker. She works in schools talking to pupils, teachers and leaders about learning, leadership and the curriculum. Her latest book is ‘The Curriculum – gallimaufry to coherence’.
Tony Whatmuff worked as a class teacher and Deputy Head in schools in Merseyside, London and Leicester for 20 years. For the last 10 years he has been involved in school improvement and teacher training. Tony is the National Trainer for Inference Training –improving reading comprehension in Primary and Secondary schools. We will also be joined by Gary Wilson, one of the country’s leading experts on raising boys’ achievement. He is a freelance education consultant, speaker, trainer, author and former teacher of twenty-seven years and will be delivering a workshop.
Our keynotes will address how to improve our children’s understanding of reading, the importance of applying reading skills across the curriculum and how to plan a reading curriculum in the light of the revised Ofsted framework. There will be a comprehensive programme of workshops facilitated by local and regional school practitioners and independent organisations. The workshops will include topics such as: How to engage boys with reading; using the Leeds book awards texts to develop reading across school; planning an effective reading curriculum; reading in the early years and how to make comprehension ‘visible’ for children who struggle.
The cost per Primary delegate is £195 for those from SLA Schools and £240 for those from non SLA and non-Leeds schools. Additional full day delegate places from the same school is £100 SLA and £120 non SLA. The Leading English Training Package schools have one prepaid place.
Delegates registering before Friday 18th October 2019 will receive an additional Early Bird 10% discount on the first delegate place; £175.50 for SLA schools and £216 for non-SLA and non-Leeds schools.
Please register at: https://mondale-events.co.uk/event/leeds-for-learning-annual-2019-primary-and-secondary-english-and-literacy-conference-and-exhibition/
New East Leeds Secondary Free School
We are now seeking proposals, from approved academy sponsors, who are interested in establishing and running the new East Leeds Secondary Free School.
If you are not an approved academy sponsor you can apply to become one through the Department for Education’s sponsor approval process.
All proposals must be submitted by 17 November 2019.
The school has a proposed opening date of September 2021 and will be a mainstream, nonfaith, mixed gender, secondary school for pupils aged 11-16.
The school will consist of:
five year groups (year 7 to year 11)
40 classes (8 per year group)
1200 pupils (240 per year group)
a resourced provision for 30 pupils with Autism
How to submit a proposal
1) Download and complete the application form using the specification document and model criteria
2) Demonstrate how you would meet all of the conditions set out within the specification and model criteria
3) Return the completed form by either email or post
Information provided within any proposals submitted to Leeds City Council, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998.
Further support and guidance
If you would like further support to complete your application you could read the Department for Education’s guidance on establishing new schools. You can also get free guidance and support from the New Schools Network.
Visit the School Place Planning Team web page to find more information about the Timescales and the deadlines of this Free School Presumption process.