CPD

Continued Professional Development

Keystone offers a range of CPD.  This can be offered in several ways:

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Half day and full day courses covering a range of subjects, led by System Leaders and/or External Providers delivered in a central location

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Personalised support/training through School to School support, delivered within your own school setting tailored to your needs

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Personalised support/training through School to School support, delivered to a cluster of schools tailored to a collective need

We are always looking for effective ways to meet the needs of the schools in our locality. We recognise that many of our schools are spread geographically and vary in size and therefore we are keen to make CPD as accessible and cost effective as possible.

Current CPD Offer:

Download a copy of our CPD and Networks Poster for 2021-22 HERE.

Bite Size CPD Library – Keystone are offering a library of bite size CPD to your school, enabling you to learn anytime, anywhere. There are 10 sessions available that can be used flexibly by your staff whenever needed e.g. for staff meetings. Each session includes informative and engaging video content along side a PowerPoint.  For further details please see the FLYER.

Teaching History with Mr T – Stuart Tiffany is back leading a half day training session on Tuesday 9th November 2021.  This time he will be looking at unpicking the history curriculum and chronology.  For further details please see the FLYER.

Subject Leadership Development – Keystone SLE, Lorna O’Dwyer will be delivering two half day sessions designed to support subject leaders to develop a more strategic understanding of school improvement within a subject area.  For further details and to book please see the FLYER.

Futures in Mind – Keystone would like to promote the bespoke psychological services provided by Futures in Mind.  Please see the links to access the flyers for their School Offering, the ELSA courses in Spalding, Grantham, Lincoln and Horncastle and Supervision for Designated Safeguarding Leads.

To see the list of all courses and events, please visit Bookitbee via the button below.

SLEs' specialisms

Our SLEs’ specialisms are extensive and so we can offer CPD in a range of subjects, for example:

  • Quality First Teaching
  • Middle Leadership
  • English
  • Early Years
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Assessment
  • Behaviour
  • SEND
  • STEM
  • Arts

If you would like some personalised CPD then please contact us directly. 

Networking

We offer a range of Networking opportunities across a range of subjects in order to support Senior, Middle and Subject Leaders. Collaboration with others allows each leader to improve their subject knowledge, keeps their practice up to date and builds relationship with others. Please see the flyers below to find out what Networking Opportunities are currently available.

Networks and Forums
  • SENCO Network – click HERE to download the flyer.
  • English Subject Leader Development Forum – click HERE to access LEAD Teaching School Hub website for further details and to book.
  • Early Years Professional Forum – click HERE to access LEAD Teaching School website for further details and to book.  .
  • Maths Subject Leader Development Meetings – click HERE to access LEAD Teaching School Hub for further details and to book.
  • Primary Science Subject Leaders Networks – click HERE to view details and book.

Click Contact Us to request further details or bespoke support for your school.

Conferences

Assessment Conference

Keystone specialises in assessment and each year hold a conference in November, exploring the most up to date issues affecting primary schools in the area of assessment. In the past, we have had well known speakers such as Andy Cope, Dawn Copping, Gary Toward and Chris Henley. This is a day not to be missed, a chance to network with senior leaders, hear inspirational keynote speakers and participate in practical workshops which can be implemented in your own schools.

Our next conference takes place on Friday 19th November 2021 at Greetham Valley Conference Centre.  Chris Quigley, the Teacher Development Trust and Jim Roberson are some of the speakers for this year.  Click HERE for the flyer.

A great conference, packed with so much knowledge and highly experienced guest speakers, offering a unique balance between current thinking and classroom based practice. I felt I went away with renewed enthusiasm and practical strategies that can be implemented both as a Senior Leader and in the classroom. I would highly recommend it!

Simon Fell

Head of School, William Hildyard

Moderation Workshops

Check out our moderation page for the full list of workshops available for all year groups.

To see the list of courses and events, please click the button below.

WHAT WE DO:

ECTs – Early Career Teachers

ITT – Initial Teacher Training

CPD – Continued Professional Development

Moderation
School to School Support

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