Training with Dandelion Learning 2019/20

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To book courses, contact Tre on 07792349188 or Pet on 07779337450. Email treandpet@dandelionlearning.co.uk.


Coffee, Cakes and Updates! English Subject Leader Meetings

Choice of Dates and Venues (All meetings 1.30pm till 3.30pm)

Up to date information on leading English including assessment and the latest from Ofsted. Meetings also provide opportunities to network and examples of inspirational resources to use in classrooms!

  • Friday 6th December 2019 Edward Passmore Institute Hayle
  • Monday 9th December 2019 - China Fleet, Saltash
  • Tuesday 10th December 2019 - Pavillion Centre, Wadebridge
  • Wednesday 11th December 2019 – The Sands Hotel, Newquay
  • Thursday 12th December 2019 - The Falmouth Hotel, Falmouth

Is Your Curriculum Ofsted Ready?! 

Thursday 9th January 2020 at The Sands Hotel, Newquay.

This day will include:

  • English Inspection Update - the latest from Ofsted.
  • A free comprehensive English curriculum audit tool to examine and take back to school. This resource will allow you to audit the effectiveness of your English curriculum including your approaches to Phonics, Reading, Writing and Spoken Language. This tool will support with action planning and next steps.
  • Information regarding a book based curriculum and advice on quality texts to use in every year group.
  • Oracy at the heart of the Curriculum: An introduction to teaching Oracy explicitly in the Primary Classroom.

Terrific Teaching Assistants! Improving the Impact of TAs in the Primary Classroom.

Tuesday 14th January 2020 at The Sands Hotel, Newquay.


KS1 SATs Success!

Creating Wonderful Writers and Remarkable Readers whilst preparing for the End of Key Stage 1 2020 National English Assessment

Tuesday 21st January 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel , Newquay or Wednesday 29th January 2020 at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash.

This practical day will provide an opportunity for Year 2 teachers to explore fun, active strategies to prepare pupils for the end of Key Stage 1 assessments whilst developing confident, successful readers and writers.


KS2 SATs Success!

Creating Inspired Writers and Avid Readers whilst preparing for the End of Key Stage 2 2020 National English Assessment

Thursday 23rd January 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel, Newquay or Tuesday 28th January 2020 at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash.

This practical day will provide an opportunity for Year 6 teachers to explore engaging and motivating strategies to prepare pupils for the end of Key Stage 2 assessments whilst developing confident, successful readers and writers.


Catch-Up Phonics for KS2
 
5th February 2020, The Sands Resort, Newquay

This course will:

  • Examine strategies and resources for supporting pupils who have gaps in phonic knowledge and skills.
  • Explore materials to support assessment and screening for phonics as well as progression through the phases.
  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on how intervention for phonics is best organised and managed.

Change your Words: Change Your World. Achieving Excellence through the Teaching of Oracy in the Primary Classroom.

Thursday 6th February 2020 at Sands Hotel, Newquay.

The benefits of oracy skills go far beyond academic achievement and employability, they boost a whole range of social, emotional and interpersonal skills, including self-confidence, self-awareness, resilience and empathy. This day will give teachers a clear understanding of how to teach oracy effectively in the primary classroom. This will include tried and tested active games, strategies and lesson ideas for teaching oracy skills and applying these within English lessons as well as looking at examples of good practice from successful primary schools.


How to Teach Successful Non-fiction Writing for Year 2 to Year 6 teachers.

Tuesday 10th March 2020 at Sands Hotel, Newquay

This day will guide teachers through the process of planning and teaching non-fiction writing with inspirational strategies which will transform non-fiction writing outcomes for pupils across the primary phase.


Reading Revolution
 
12th March 2020, The Sands Resort Newquay
 
This will be a really practical day full of strategies to use immediately back in the classroom!
During this day we will:
  • Examine techniques for developing reading including Reciprocal Reading and Whole Class Novel Study.
  • Explore the Guided Reading teaching sequence.
  • Reflect on activities for developing comprehension as well as revisiting the use of questioning.
  • Investigate the importance of using quality texts and advice on choosing the best resources.

Embedding a Culture of Growth Mindset: Raising Attainment and Aspirations in the Primary Classroom.

Monday 16th March 2020 at The Sands Hotel, Newquay

This day will examine the research and consider implications for the primary classroom. We will look at examples of good practice from successful schools who have embedded a Growth Mindset culture within their school community and share practical strategies for developing this approach in your school. We will look at ways to continually foster a growth mindset and ensure that this approach is 'lived and breathed' by both children and teachers to ensure real impact on attitudes and attainment.


Empowering Struggling Readers
 
24th March 2020, The Sands Resort, Newquay
 

This course will explore ways to scaffold literacy effectively to ensure pupils who struggle in English make good progress. We will explore the concept of neurodiversity and in particular examine strategies to support pupils with dyslexia. This day is suitable for teachers, Teaching Assistants, SENDCos and English Subject Leaders who wish to disseminate this information back in school.


Raising Standards in Writing through the Use of Guided Writing, Developing Vocabulary and Editing

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel, Newquay

This will be a really practical day full of strategies to use immediately back in the classroom!

During this day we will:

  • Examine the teaching sequence for Guided Writing.
  • Consider activities for developing writing linked to writing assessments.
  • Share tried and tested strategies for developing vocabulary across the school.
  • Explore effective strategies for teaching editing to raise standards in writing.

Guerrilla Teaching. Bringing the Curriculum to Life: Inspired Teaching: Irresistible Learning. Guest Speaker Jonathan Lear, (Guerrilla Education).

3rd June at Bedruthan Hotel, Newquay

In the morning session, Jonathan will explore the building blocks of innovative curriculum design: from the rigorous sequencing of knowledge, to the development of a concept-based learning approach rich in authentic experiences. Drawing on his ground-breaking work as an inner-city primary school teacher, this session will examine how to create the conditions needed for children to grow into empowered, knowledgeable and creative thinkers who are driven by insatiable curiosity.

In the afternoon session, Jonathan will explore how we can develop a blended pedagogy that draws on the latest thinking and research about effective learning. From direct teaching to developing independence and creative thinking, Jonathan will provide delegates with innovative, useful and easily transferable strategies that can be applied immediately in their own classrooms and schools.


Phonics First.

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at The Sands Resort in Newquay

  • Examine how successful schools have ensured impact on pupil progress through rigorous and consistent approaches to phonics teaching and learning.
  • Give teachers and TAs confidence in phonics terminology and subject knowledge.
  • Provide a wealth of practical games and activities to use immediately in the classroom.
  • Explore the teaching sequence for phonics and progression in learning linked to Letters and Sounds.
  • Examine assessment of phonics to ensure this feeds accurately into next steps for teaching and learning.

Speaking Stories, Talking Texts: Raising Standards in Writing

Tuesday 16th June 2020 at The Sands Hotel, Newquay

This course will explore the use of Storytelling for narrative and ‘Talking the Text’ to improve non-fiction writing. We will also examine the teaching sequence for planning for storytelling and example plans for KS1 and KS2. The day will include an opportunity to consider how to use quality texts to address next steps arising from assessment and the grammar curriculum and reflect on how to teach Invention to ensure successful independent writing.


B is for Boys! Raising boys’ engagement and attainment in the Early Years.

Alistair Bryce Clegg is back!

Thursday 18th June 2020 at Bedruthan Hotel, Newquay

Not all boys are the same, but many display common characteristics that can challenge the way that they are encouraged to learn and behave in the Early Years. During this training session Alistair will be looking at some of the science and psychology around the development of boys and role that adults can play in using this information to create environment that enables learning. High level engagement will maximise the potential for high levels of wellbeing and attainment. How do we ensure that we make this a reality for all of the children that we work and play with?


NOT TO BE MISSED!  Lessons from Top Performing Education Systems. Lucy Crehan author of ‘Cleverlands, The secrets behind the success of the world's education superpowers’.

Thursday 2nd July 2020, Bedruthan Hotel, Newquay.

Lucy’s research has given her a deep understanding of what outstanding teaching looks like. She is highly regarded in the world of education and is at the forefront of current education thinking.

Lucy will draw on her experience in schools around the world to share a ‘big picture’ of the pedagogical approaches and underlying philosophies of top-performing PISA systems. She will then outline practical approaches that schools can take, learning from these.


To book courses, contact Tre on 07792349188 or Pet on 07779337450. Email treandpet@dandelionlearning.co.uk

T. 01726 212892 E. info@caph.org.uk