Events: Apr 2021

7 Aspects of Engagement: A national pilot in response to the Rochford Review

22 June 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

The Bridge School, lead school in the London Special and AP hub, will be hosting a hub-led conference focusing on a pilot involving a number of schools working in response to the recommendations of the Rochford Review on assessment. Attendees will hear from Diane Rochford herself, as well as a number of schools putting the review recommendations into practice - this will also provide access to pathbreaking practice in the SEND field and beyond.

When : Friday 22nd June 2018, 10:00am...

Herts and Bucks hub-led event: Secondary Science Conference

29 June 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Herts and Bucks hub are hosting their annual Secondary Science Conference for secondary teachers and technicians. This event will explore the key issues affecting secondary-level science, and allow delegates to network and share practice. Speakers include Daisy Christodoulou (No More Marking), Dr Emily Grossman (science author, public speaker and TV personality) and David Weston (Teacher Development Trust).

When : Friday 29th June 2018, 9:30am - 4:00pm

Where : St Clement...

Challenge Partners SEND event: energise, visualise, share

16 October 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

Members of Challenge Partners are invited to this dynamic day, which is designed to galvanise and harness our national network of special needs practitioner expertise. The aim of the day is to explore practical and achievable ways to work together.

The day will start with an interactive and energising session with Ben Gibbs of Relational Schools , who will help us understand the power and the pitfalls of collaboration.

We will...

University of Salford event - Widening Participation in Education Conference: Improving access and social mobility

30 October 2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Challenge Partners is delighted to be supporting the University of Salford's Widening Participation in Education Conference. At the fifth annual Widening Participation in Education Conference, delegates will learn about the latest policies and techniques for widening participation and gain the essential skills to help students stay in higher education. During the day, delegates can expect to:

Discuss the impact of recent reforms and the new regulatory framework for higher education...

Somerset hub-led event: Growth Mindset Workshop

30 November 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Somerset Hub are hosting a free, one day training event on Growth Mindset, led by the 'Growing Learners Team' at the University of Portsmouth. Participating schools will be able to access intervention materials and a day of training in mindsets, which include:

an introduction to mindsets lesson plans for the 6 week intervention a memory-stick containing ready to use/print materials (poster displays, learning materials) and a PowerPoint presentation for other stakeholders


Camden hub-led event: Camden 'Teach Meet'

6 December 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Eleanor Palmer Primary School is proud to host a 5th Camden Primary Teach Meet in December. This well-established event, attended by well over 100 primary teachers every year is a great forum to network and to magpie tried and tested ideas from some of their great primary practitioners in a dynamic and fast-moving event.

When: Thursday 6th December 2018 from 5 pm to 7:30 pm

Where: Eleanor Palmer Primary School, Lupton Street, Camden NW5 2JA

Who is it for? Primary...

South East London hub-led event: Best Practice Marketplace

23 January 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

The Sout East London Hub will be hosting its highly successful annual Best Practice Marketplace on the 23rd of January 2019 . This event sees practitioners from across the hub's schools share practical ideas and strategies that are making a real impact in classrooms. Over 30 Teaching Assistants, Teachers and Senior leaders will share ideas in 10 minute pitches and provide attendees with information to take away to find out more.

When: Wednesday 23rd January , 4 pm to 6:30 pm (a...

Challenger hub-led event: Creative curriculum design to meet your school improvement priorities

30 January 2019 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

What is your curriculum intent? How is it implemented and what is the impact? Is this the shared vision of all stakeholders? Do you have the answers to all of these questions?

Challenger Hub are hosting a one-day course at Lancot School, showcasing the success they have had at using curriculum design to transform Lancot from ‘Serious Weakness’ to ‘Good’, using...

Torbay hub-led event: Maximising the Performance of Teaching Assistants

7 February 2019 - 9:00am to 14 March 2019 - 3:30pm

The Torbay Hub is delighted to be working with Rob Webster - MITA Lead, UCL Institute of Education. Rob has conducted the largest research project into the role of Teaching Assistants in schools. Following on from this, he has developed a Training Programme entitled 'Maximising the Performance of Teaching Assistants' (MPTA). Rob's research indicates that quality feedback on learning and the development of metacognition skills can boost pupil attainment. This course provides TAs with the...