Month: October 2019

Last call for Head Teacher Briefings

First/Primary/Middle headteacher briefings take place on the 5th, 6th and 7th of November. The agenda includes: Ofsted inspection feedbacks Social care update- Graham Reiter Early Years Passport Outcomes 2019 review Assessment and Reporting Arrangements 2019-20 (HT responsibilities) Toot Toot- Craig Rowan ICT Developments, Richard Taylor SEND reviews To book please use the links below: Tuesday …

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SENCo Networks

The Early Years inclusion team will be implementing the termly SENCo Networks again across four localities. Here is a list of dates, times and venues for you to explore and decide if you would like to attend. If you are interested please could you complete the Google form which is highlighted on the bottom of …

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Mental Health Awareness Training in Secondary Schools (Anna Freud Centre)

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families have been commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to offer a comprehensive free Mental Health Awareness Training, centred around a one-day face-to-face training. This one-day training will be freely available to those schools who: ·         have not yet received Mental Health First Aid …

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Secondary and SEND Relationships and Sex Education: Get Ready for Statutory

We’re investing in the highest quality training for the teachers who will be responsible for introducing statutory relationships and health education and the optional sex education subjects (RSHE) in our schools.The Sex Education Forum believes that quality RSE education should: Be positively inclusive in terms of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, culture, age, religion or …

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Education Support Partnership (08000 562 561)

The Education Support Partnership are the only UK charity dedicated to improving the wellbeing and mental health of education staff in schools, colleges and universities. The support is available to anyone who works in schools about all kinds of issues including: ·         Feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious ·       …

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Northumberland Young Volunteer Pathway

Organised by Northumberland Sport, the Northumberland Young Volunteer Pathway is primarily funded by Sport England and Northumberland County Council in partnership with the Youth Sports Trust’s Young Coach Academy and Step into Sport programmes. The ‘Pathway’ which has been evolving over the past three years had its most successful year yet last year with over …

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Early Years Update

Dear Colleagues, Launch of the Northumberland School Readiness Passport training materials The Early Years Team are delighted to be able to inform you that the training videos and walkthroughs for the ‘Northumberland School Readiness Passport’ are now available for you to view online. We will be sharing one training video/walkthrough each day on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. However, …

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SEND Conference for Headteachers and School Leaders

FAO: All Headteachers, Governors We are delighted to present the first Northumberland SEND for Headteachers Conference to be held on December 5th 2019 at Linden Hall Hotel. The training offer for SENCos provides a number of opportunities throughout the course of the coming year, but we are keen to provide something targeting Heads and Senior Leaders …

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School Workforce Census Notice

A reminder of the submission date for the 2019 School Workforce Census Click here for information on completing the 2019 School Workforce Census which must be returned on Thursday 7 November 2019. It must be sent on this date, if it is not possible to send on 7 November you must contact Shona Bell on 01670 622849, shona.bell@northumberland.gov.uk or …

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Raising Attainment In Spelling

Inspire children to become independent spellers who take an active part in their own learning, through a wide variety of achievable activities and approaches. This course emphasises the importance of teaching the strategies, rules and conventions systematically and explicitly, and helping pupils recognise which strategies they can use to improve their own spelling. You will …

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Applications for the Social Mobility Foundation’s free Aspiring Professionals Programme are now open for 2020!

Aspiring Professionals Programme (APP)  The APP supports high achieving Year 12 students from low income backgrounds across the UK to access top universities and careers. We offer support through our four pillars:  1.                    Mentoring by a professional  2.                  …

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Northumberland Education November 2019 Training Update

Click here to view the forthcoming training opportunities for November ’19 offered by Northumberland Education.  This includes training in the following areas: Senior/middle Leadership, SEND, PSHE/RSHE, Virtual School, ICT, Early Years and Governor training. For further details of the courses available, please click here to view the full training directory.

Physics CPD for specialists and non-specialists

A series of CPD sessions for both specialists and non-specialists teachers of Physics. All CPD is free and for FPL partner schools the Institute of Physics will pay cover costs for attendance at the half day specialist sessions. Non-specialists sessions will concentrate on KS3 and early KS4 Specialists sessions will concentrate on late KS4 and …

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Early Years Update

Dear Colleagues,   West Locality Jill Prescott is currently absent from work. Any support requested should be directed to Kay Summers (Early Years Consultant).   Golden Tickets A round of ‘Golden Tickets’ will be sent out to Parents this week. Please note that any parents receiving a letter will not be eligible until January, please check children’s dates …

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Opportunity North East – Transition projects from KS2 to KS3

As part of the Opportunity North East programme, the Department will be funding a number of projects seeking to support more pupils to continue to progress well as they transition from key stage 2 to key stage 3. Following the submission of 32 outline proposals from across the region, a smaller number of projects have …

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Reminder – New Governor Training Events, Autumn 2019

Please note dates below for forthcoming New Governor training events: Strategy & Accountability 16 October 2019 @ Choppington Social Welfare Centre – 6.00pm-8.00pm 22 October 2019 @ Bell View, Belford – 6.00pm – 8.00pm 19 November 2019 @ Hexham Mart – 6.00pm-8.00pm   Support & Challenge 14 November 2019 @ Hexham Mart – 6.00pm-8.00pm 27 November 2019 @ …

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White Rose Maths Training

Reasoning and Problem Solving: Deeper Learning Date: Friday 25th October 2019 Time: 8:30 (prompt start) to 2:30. Lunch and refreshments provided. Venue: Beaconhill Community Primary School, Langdale Drive, Cramlington, NE23 8EH Following on from the success of the Bar Modelling training we offered in October 2018 we would like to invite you to attend the White …

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Caretaker Training – Autumn 2019

Facilities Management will be running a manual handling / ladder and step safety training session on Wednesday, 30th October 2019. The course is designed for caretakers who are either new to NCC, have had no refresher training or have had no previous training in this subject.  Course: Manual Handling / Ladder & Step Safety Date …

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Funded opportunity for schools in the North East to implement Reciprocal Reading

Opportunity North East (ONE) has shortlisted a Reciprocal Reading project in KS2 and KS3 to be led by the Legacy Learning Trust (led by Acklam Grange). We are looking for middle/secondary schools who wish to participate to register for this project. Schools must be willing to recruit 3 feeder schools to participate with them (one …

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SEND Conference for Headteachers and School Leaders

FAO: All Headteachers, Governors We are delighted to present the first Northumberland SEND for Headteachers Conference to be held on December 5th 2019 at Linden Hall Hotel. The training offer for SENCos provides a number of opportunities throughout the course of the coming year, but we are keen to provide something targeting Heads and Senior Leaders …

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Toileting survey for SEND staff

Recruiting now! Do you work with children and young people with toileting difficulties, who also have special educational needs and disability? We want to hear from you! We are conducting an online survey with education and social care staff about toileting for children and young people with special educational needs and disability. The NHS wants …

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Behaviour and attitudes: A day of learning

7th November ’19. The Pavillion, Alnwick Garden On 7th November at Alnwick Garden we are bringing together a group of experts to reinforce and demonstrate good practice in some key areas of best practice in promoting good and outstanding behaviour and attitudes in schools. Speakers include: Stonewall: What does best practice look like in embedding LGBT …

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Primary Relationships and Sex Education:

FAO: All primary headteachers/PSHE leads/teachers and governors Get Ready for Statutory We’re investing in the highest quality training for the teachers who will be responsible for introducing statutory relationships and health education and the optional sex education subjects (RSHE) in primary schools. The Sex Education Forum believes that quality RSE education should: Be positively inclusive in …

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Northumberland Public Health Announcements

With Health as a topic area being integrated into the Relationships and Sex Education agenda, the Public Health Team at Northumberland County Council will be working closely with Education and Skills to ensure we share knowledge, guidance and resources effectively. Over the summer months Gill Finch (Schools’ Equalities) has created a Padlet dedicated to PSHE …

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