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iPad Forum – Best Practice

KRCS and Huntingdon Primary present an engaging and interactive forum where we will demonstrate how iPad redefines teaching and learning in the classroom, including best practice, latest techniques and classroom workflow. This course is FREE to local schools, please contact us for details. AGENDA FOR THE DAY 13:15 Arrival 13:30 Welcome & Update – Setting the scene with iPad and Apple in Cambridgeshire Schools.
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Bin the SEF!

THURSDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 2017 9:30am – 3:00pm COURSE OUTLINE A new way to evaluate and improve practice Essential Questions How can school leaders gain a deep insight into the effectiveness of their school to amplify strengths and tackle limitations? What are the ‘outcomes’ for pupils and ‘how-come’ they are as they are? How can schools move away from Ofsted ‘grades’ to judge their effectiveness?
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Continuous Provision in Years 1-6

HPS Development Centre is pleased to announce Alex Bedford will be delivering Continuous Provision in Years 1-6 on the 11th of October 2017. Course Leader – Alex Bedford Download the PDF: Continuous Provision in Years 1-6 Which parts of the National Curriculum could we help pupils to learn through continuous provision while making this not only manageable but also inspiring? A mastery curriculum means that pupils
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Run your course here!

HPS Development Centre is available to hire for your course. Wifi, Air Conditioning, Touch Screen presentation board, on site parking, refreshments & a delegate lounge. Sound good? Have a look at our booking page to see our rates.

Differentiating for Depth

Differentiating for Depth Course After the very successful Teaching for Depth and Mastery course, we have now booked Alex Bedford to run a new training course from Chris Quigley Education Limited. The course ‘Differentiating for Depth’ is being held here at Huntingdon Primary School on Friday 22nd January 2016. For more details, including cost and booking instructions, please download the PDF below: HPS Differentiating
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Teaching for Depth and Mastery

Depth of learning is the key measure of progress in the new National Curriculum. The government is proposing end of key stage assessments which include a mastery level. This means teaching and provision needs to help pupils to deeply understand curriculum content. This one-day workshop will help you to: • Understand the nature of progress in the new National Curriculum • Understand the type of questions
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Leading people, leading teams

Effective leadership and high performing teams are key factors in successful schools. People are a school’s main asset and in today’s increasingly complex school environment, leading and managing others effectively is crucial for school effectiveness. This three session course, relevant both for teaching and non-teaching staff, will help you as a leader/manager, or aspiring leader, to learn more about your own leadership style and how it impacts on
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Learning Observations 2015

Learning Observations A Chris Quigley Education Limited course being held here at Huntingdon Primary School on Tuesday 23rd June. Download the flyer, which includes pricing and booking information: HPS Learning Observations 2015 Alex will guide you through the process of: • Making judgements about pupils’ learning and progress • Discovering the reasons why learning and progress is as it is • Collating your findings
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New 2014-15 Courses

We have an exciting lineup of courses from the HemHunts partnership on offer this academic year. Fliers can be downloaded below: Barry Hymer flier Deputy Head Peer to Peer Review Flier HPS Flyer Pitch Perfect 2015 Middle Leader Flier Peer to Peer Review Flier For further details or to book please contact Helen Sharp at hsharp@huntingdonprimary.cambs.sch.uk or telephone 01480 375113

Reading Quest in July

Reading quest will be holding two exciting half day courses in the development centre on Wednesday 2nd July. Outdoor Literacy Are you interested in making literacy more fun, dynamic and invigorating? We all know children love to be outdoors and to learn in practical, hands on ways. But it’s not always easy to link that to purposeful literacy work. Join us for a half
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