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The following Primary opportunities are currently available:

Music Hub CPD Network 

The Music CPD Network provides a strong and supportive learning community for subject leaders and those involved in delivering music in Nottinghamshire schools. It does this by exploring best practice in music education from a national and local perspective.  Activities will be tailored to meet the specific learning needs of participants.

Cost: £250 per delegate for three face-to-face sessions per academic year or £90 per individual session (including resources, lunch and refreshments)

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Primary Maths Network 

The Mathematics Primary Network provides a strong and supportive professional learning community for those responsible for leading or delivering Mathematics in their school.  This network is ideal for teachers who wish to work together to explore best practice in Mathematics education from a national and local perspective.  It will provide the opportunity for professionals to collaborate and share strategies to improve outcomes and experiences for pupils of Mathematics in all schools. Alongside this the latest messages from the NCETM key national opportunities will be shared.

£150 per participant for all 3 sessions including resources and refreshments (subsidised by East Midlands East Maths Hub)

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Primary Design & Technology 

The Minster Teaching School Alliance is pleased to offer a three-day programme of hands-on workshops.  These workshops are designed to support primary colleagues in developing teaching and learning materials and new skills in the delivery of Design and Technology at key stage 1 and key stage 2 in meeting the needs of the new national curriculum and sharing good practice - to include textiles, food, construction materials, electronics and mechanisms.

£300 per participant for all 3 face-to-face days  or £100 per individual session (includes all materials to make products, resources, lunch and refreshments)

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Primary NQT Support & Development 

A programme of six half-day sessions throughout the year designed to both support and challenge NQTs in their first year of teaching. The programme is delivered by a range of experienced, outstanding practitioners including SLEs, Advanced Skills Teachers and Senior Leaders. Sessions will provide:

  • An opportunity to share good practice
  • A teaching and learning theme for each session
  • The chance to discuss teaching and learning with each other and with more experienced, outstanding practitioners
  • Visits to lessons in their subject and/or phase leading to reflection on effective teaching and learning
  • Practical tips and resources to take away and use the next day

Programme outline

  • Session 1: Questioning
  • Session 2: Climate for learning
  • Session 3: Assessment, Marking and Feedback
  • Session 4: Differentiation – meeting the needs of all
  • Session 5: Challenge & Engagement
  • Session 6: Moving on from the NQT year

Please email Trish O'Malley for further information.