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The following Primary opportunities are currently available:

Primary 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 (£225 for Alliance Members) for three face-to-face sessions per academic year or £90 (£81) per individual session (including resources, lunch and refreshments)

All sessions are 9.00am to 3.15pm held at The Minster School, Southwell.

Dates:

Network 1: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Network 2: Wednesday 27th February 2019
Network 3: Monday 24th June 2019

Venue:  The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0LG

A copy of our flyer can be downloaded for further information.

Booking link - https://bookwhen.com/mtsa

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk if you have any questions.

Some feedback from the 2017-18 networks:

"Gave me new ideas to try out in my music lessons."
"Different rhythm games to use and good worksheets for music theory."
"The orchestra song! Loved it!  Useful skills ladder and how it can link in with the schemes and planning."
"Enjoyed meeting other music leaders as I am new to music."
"New way of doing class rhythm and beat activities using the 'chair drumming' - great fun!"
"Thank you for a great day!"

Primary Maths Network 

Our very popular Primary Maths Network continues into 2018-19, providing a strong and supportive professional learning community for those responsible for leading or delivering Maths in their school.  This network is ideal for teachers who wish to work together to explore best practice in Maths education from a national and local perspective.  It provides the opportunity for professionals to collaborate and share strategies to improve outcomes and experiences for pupils of Maths in all schools. Alongside this the latest messages from the NCETM key national opportunities will be shared.

Cost:  £150 per participant (£135 for Alliance Members) for all 3 sessions including resources and refreshments.

Venue:  The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0LG

Dates: 

Network 1: Friday 12th October 2018, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Network 2: Thursday 28th February 2019, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Network 3: Thursday 6th June 2019, 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Booking link - https://bookwhen.com/mtsa

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk if you have any questions.

Some feedback from the 2017-18 networks:

"It was the first time I have attended one of the hub meetings and it was really useful. Well led and good chance to network."
"Reassurance of good practice e.g. pre-teach, mastery model. School heading in right direction. Useful to understand  Ofsted requirements."
"Opportunity to discuss issues with like-minded colleagues!"
"
Been brilliant to talk to other leads and hear about what works well, lots of ideas."
"Very useful sharing the NCETM professional development resources and time to discuss ways of using."

Primary Midday Supervisor CPD Training - Behaviour Management Survival Kit for Break Times
 

This two-hour course hosted at the Minster School and delivered by NSM Training & Consultancy, provides staff with a survival kit of effective behaviour management strategies to use during break times and in the dinner hall. This interactive session provides a bank of tried and tested positive approaches to deal with unwanted behaviour and promote positive choices.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Midday supervisors, welfare assistants, kitchen staff and playtime supervisors.

COST

£45 per person - to include resources and light refreshments.

Early Bird Offer for Alliance Members only - £35 per person if booked by Friday 30th November 2018.

DATE/VENUE

Thursday 17th January 2018, 9.00am to 11.00am at The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0LG.

Booking link - https://bookwhen.com/mtsa

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk if you have any questions.

TESTIMONIALS

"Excellent, really enjoyed the course. I learned so much and look forward to implementing it in the playground."
"Fantastic! Lots of useful information. Feel able to put it into use straight away."
"Just as I had hoped! Pulled us together and showed us where improvements could be made."

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.

Dates: 

Workshop 1 - Core Skills:  Thursday 28th March 2019, 9.30am to 3.30pm
Workshop 2 - Food & Textiles:  Thursday 13th June 2019, 9.30am to 3.30pm
Workshop 3 - Construction & Mechanisms:  Thursday 27th June 2019, 9.30am to 3.30pm

Cost:  £300 per participant (£270 for Alliance Members) for all 3 face-to-face days or £100 (£90) per individual session (includes all materials to make products, resources, lunch and refreshments).

Venue:  The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0LG

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk to register your interest.

A copy of our flyer can be downloaded for further information.

Booking link - https://bookwhen.com/mtsa
 

Some feedback from the 2018 workshops:

"I will feel more confident in delivering D&T and passing on skills to colleagues."
"Given me confidence in delivering training and encouragement to other staff members. Help put everything into context."
"I can now go back and work with others at school to ensure DT is being taught so that all NC objectives are met at some point at school."
"It was a fun and useful day. Thank you."

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.  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

Dates:

Session 1:  Thursday 27th September 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm - Minster School
Session 2:  Thursday 25th October 2018, 1.00pm to 4.00pm - Minster School
Session 3:  Friday 30th  November 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm - Lowe's Wong Junior School
Session 4:  Thursday 24th January 2019, 1.00pm to 4.00pm - Minster School
Session 5:  Friday 1st March 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm - Minster School
Session 6:  Friday 26th April 2019, 1.00pm to 4.00pm - Minster School

Cost:  Per NQT is £300 (£270 for Minster Teaching School Alliance Members)

A copy of our flyer can be downloaded for further information.

Venue addresses:

Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0LG
Lowe's Wong Junior School, Queen Street, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0AA

Booking link - https://bookwhen.com/mtsa

Managing Medication in a Primary & Early Years Setting
 

This half day course is designed for those who are responsible for:

  • supporting pupils at school with medical conditions.
  • administering medicines to children in residential or other child care facilities.
  • managing medicines in schools and early years settings.

The course gives an overview of the Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions guidance published by DFE/DOH and gives an overview of the legal responsibilities that governing bodies have towards children with medical conditions at school. This includes the legal responsibilities for those administering medicines to children under 16 and an awareness of how these medications are administered.

In addition the course also looks in detail at the three most common medical conditions that children may have (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy) and the medication children may take to control them and discusses the appropriate first aid treatments employed in the event of an emergency.

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk to register an interest or if you have any queries.

Further details will be provided as and when the required numbers are reached.

 

The Role of the Midday Supervisor - promoting positive behaviour in the playground
 

This half day programme provides staff with strategies to build positive relationships and develop effective behaviour management skills for playtimes and lunchtimes.  This interactive session gives staff a bank of tried and tested positive approaches to deal with the challenges of the role of the Midday Supervisor.

Programme objectives - to give staff the skills to:

  • apply effective positive reinforcements
  • build positive relationships
  • implement rules and routines
  • deal with low-level to challenging behaviour
  • understand the reasons for unwanted behaviour

Cost:  The cost is anticipated to be £55 per delegate (maximum), although this may reduce dependent upon final numbers (no VAT charged).

Venue:  The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0LG

Contact:  Please email Trish O'Malley, Teaching School Administrator p.omalley@minster.notts.sch.uk to register an interest or if you have any queries.

Further details will be provided as and when the required numbers are reached.