Westbridge Teaching School Alliance

Continuous Professional & Leadership Development

Westbridge Teaching School Alliance offer CPD for staff within educational institutes based on their needs, experience and interest, from newly and recently qualified through to more experienced staff, we aim to provide an inspiring choice.

We aim to “Bridge the Gap” in CPD between what is available locally and nationally.

Some CPD will be bespoke and tailored to the work strands of the Teaching School. Training will be both designed and delivered in house and commissioned from partners or independent consultants.

 

2021 Leadership Programmes

Our leadership programmes for Executive Headteacher, Hheadteachers, Senior and Middle Leaders.

Each programme is designed to empower leadership professionals and raise standards in schools.

Course / Event

Facilitated by

Event Date

Mary Myatt | Leadership & the Curriculum

Mary Myatt is an education adviser, writer and speaker. 

FEBRUARY 2021

for Wednesday 10th February 2021

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David Porritt |  Karen Ardley Associates 

David holds an MBA in Educational Leadership (International) and a Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring

 MARCH 2021

Monday 8th, Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th March 2021

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 Karen Ardley | Karen Ardley Associates 

Karen Ardley is a highly successful leadership consultant, and facilitator, specialising in all aspects of leadership.

MARCH 2021

2nd, 3rd, 18th & 19th March 2021

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Ben Gordon | Research Ed

Specialist Leader in Education and a ResearchEd speaker

TBC Spring 2021

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Our regular leadership seminars are suitable for leaders from every key stage. 

Working with Blackpool Research Schoohttps://researchschool.org.uk/blackpool/events

2021 Primary & Secondary Programmes

Our Secondary and Primary practitioner programmes are designed to empower practitioners at all levels in support of raising standards in classroom.

Course / Event Facilitated by

Event Date

Jane Walton | Karen Ardley Associates 

Jane Walton is a successful, qualified and experienced Adult Educator whose previous roles include working as a Childcare lecturer and Curriculum Manager delivering qualifications for Teaching Assistants.

Spring/Summer 2021

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2021 Primary Courses  

Our Primary practitioner programmes are designed to empower practitioners at all levels in support of raising standards within the 3-7 and 5-11 age range.

Course / Event Facilitated by

Event Date

Simon Cox | Blackpool Research School

Charlotte Hindley | Evidence Leader in Education 

Simon leads Blackpool Research School leading on may bespoke INSET or CPD programmes, or for mathematics, memory, pupil premium, or curriculum programmes.

JANUARY 2021

 Wednesday 27th January 2021

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Ruth Miskin Phonics Training 

Give teachers the skills and confidence to reach every child using the Read Write Inc. programmes developed by Ruth Miskin.

Autumn 2021

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2021 Early Years Courses

Our EYFS programmes are designed to empower practitioners at all levels in support of raising standards within the 3-7 age range.

Course / Event Facilitated by

Event Date

Nicola Evans

 to be announced soon

Fay Holderness

to be announced soon

 

Kingsbridge Teacher Training: Early Career Teacher Programmes

  • Builds on Initial Teacher Training programmes 
  • Practical, hands on, workshop style sessions
  • Meet, liaise and connect with other NQT's and Early Career Teachers
  • Sessions delivered by Specialist Leaders of Education and outstanding practitioners in schools
  • A mixture of facilitators - Kingsbridge Teacher Training; Westbridge Teaching School Alliance and partners
  • A mix and match approach - choose the sessions which suit you best 

Phase 

3-7 / 5-11 or Secondary

Course / Event Facilitated by

Event Date

and to book your place

Phase: 3-7 and  5-11 Promoting engagement and motivation in Reading   Carla Newton

Phase: 3-7, 5- 11 & Secondary

SEND - A practical approach to supporting pupils in your classroom  Martin Haskayne