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:

Year 6 Twilights – we are holding a series of twilights to support year 6 teachers in preparation for the 2020 SATs and writing moderation, please see the FLYER for further details.

Data training with Giles Osborne – we are hosting a day with Giles Osborne on Tuesday 21st January 2020 at Bourne Westfield Primary Academy looking at the following:

Curriculum Workshops – we are holding a series of three half day workshops, led by Bill Lord, LLE, to understand current research around curriculum expectations in order to create an effective school curriculum. Please see the FLYER for further details.

Oracy in the Classroom with Neil Mercer – we are hosting an afternoon with Neil Mercer from the Cambridge Oracy Project on Wednesday 29th April 2020 from 1-4pm.  Please see the FLYER for further details.

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
  • English Network – click HERE to download the flyer.
  • TeachMeet – please note that due to a lack of interest the TeachMeet events have now been cancelled.
  • Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE) Network – click HERE to download the flyer.  Please note this is for Keystone SLEs only.
  • SENCO – Bourne, Stamford and Deepings Cluster Group and South Holland Cluster Group.  Click on the individual group for the flyer.
  • Inter-School Moderation Events – click HERE to download the flyer.
  • Maths Hub – click HERE to view details and 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 Teaching School 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.

Please click HERE to download 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

School Business Manager Event

Keystone Teaching School also run a School Business Manager Event. This is an opportunity to network and help keep themselves updated with the latest guidance. This year it is being held at The Urban Hotel in Grantham on 6th February 2020, please click HERE for the flyer.

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:

NQTs – Newly Qualified Teachers

ITT – Initial Teacher Training

CPD – Continued Professional Development

Moderation
School to School Support

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