Events: Sep 2021

Responding to Results

12 October 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

This annual event is an opportunity for the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence schools to come together to explore issues and insights around exam results this year....

London Special and AP hub-led event - SEN marketplace for primary and special school practitioners

19 January 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Castlebar School in Ealing are hosting a 'Special Selections' marketplace event - comprised of taster sessions in a variety of SEN approaches and strategies applicable to both mainstream primary and special schools.

This event will showcase the following:

Accessing Numeracy for pupils with different SEND Autism Education Trust (Tier 1&2) Behaviour Approaches – VB/ABA Multi-Sensory Approaches Supporting Pupils in the PE Lesson Team Teach Using Motivators to Engage Pupils


Enfield Hub-led event for Modern Foreign Language teachers

20 January 2017 - 9:15am to 3:00pm

This one-day training session is led by Martine Pillette, an independent MFL consultant and author and will cover areas such as spontaneous talk at KS3-4, grammar for communication, speeding up progress in lessons and assessment. The session has a cost but is FREE for Challenge Partners schools.

The programme for the day is summarised below:

9.15-9.30 - Welcome 9.30-11.00 - Session 1 - How to develop more spontaneous talk at KS3-4 11.00-11.15 - Coffee break 11.15-12.30 - Session...

Herts and Bucks Hub-led event on Memory Techniques and Preparation for Linear Qualifications

26 January 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

St Clement Danes School in Hertfordshire are hosting an afternoon session of memory techniques, delivered by educational psychologist Dr. Martijn van der Spoel. Martijn will explain the psychology of studying - explaining not only the ‘how’ but the ‘why’ of successful learning which will help students retain knowledge for longer periods.

Mrs Ais Ryan and Mrs Sue Savin will share in a second session they have developed, as Heads of English and Maths respectively, to meet the demands...

South East London/Inspire hub-led event - Primary marketplace

7 February 2017 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

John Ball Primary School in Lewisham are hosting a sharing best practice event for all primary practitioners.

Using the 'marketplace' format, outstanding practitioners from across two Challenge Partners hubs in South London will promote and share an aspect of their practice they find to be highly effective. Topics covered include learning, behaviour, inclusion, play/lunchtime, assessment and curriculum.

Entrance is FREE to CP schools and a delicious supper will be included...

Impact Alliance Hub - Lesson Study Training Programme

21 February 2017 (All day) to 23 February 2017 (All day)

The aims of this 2-day programme are to train teachers and leaders in the use of Lesson Study and to maximise the impact of Lesson Study on teacher performance and student outcomes.

When : Tuesday 21st February AND Thursday 23rd March 2017 (2-day programme) Where : Hayes School, Bromley Who is it for?: School teachers and leaders

If you don't know much about Lesson Study and want to know more, you might like to attend a Lesson Study briefing session being held at Hayes...

Herts and Bucks Hub-led event - Strategies to improve more able students

28 February 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Sir John Lawes School are hosting an afternoon session on strategies for challenging the most able students.

Ofsted’s report in 2013 ‘The most able students: are they doing as well as they should in our non-selective secondary schools?’ made it clear that too few schools set high enough expectations of what these students can achieve.

Sir John Lawes was judged outstanding by Ofsted in 2008 and subsequently became a National Support School. Their students start with...

NQT and trainee TeachMeet at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

9 March 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy are hosting a TeachMeet for NQTs and trainees - this is a brilliant opportunity for colleagues to network and gain insights into several high impact teaching and learning strategies.

When: Thursday 9th March 2017, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Where: Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Wiltshire SN4 7HG

Who is it for? NQTs and teacher trainees Please circulate this to NQTs and trainees in your network who might like to attend. Nibbles, cheese and wine will also be...

Herts and Bucks Hub-led event - SEND Review Guidance with David Bartram

23 March 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Chancellor's School in Hertfordshire will be hosting an afternoon session on the newly published SEND Review Guidance, delivered by David Bartram. David is Director for SEND at the London Leadership Strategy and was awarded an OBE for services to Special Educational Needs and Disability in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

This introductory session will be based on the newly published SEND Review Guidance which has been part-funded by the DfE and is currently being used by schools to...

London West hub-led event - London West Alliance Annual Conference

20 April 2017 (All day)

London West hub are hosting an all-day conference - the conference will focus on supporting heads and SLT members with contemporary issues, and enabling primary and secondary teachers to access outstanding practice from within and beyond the London West Alliance.

When : Thursday 20th April 2017, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Where : Hilton London Syon Park, Park Road, Brentford, London TW8 8JF

Who is it for? Primary and secondary heads, SLT, teachers and Leaders of Learning...