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Primary CPD Courses & INSET Days

Our range of outstanding CPD training courses for primary schools span subjects such as English, Maths, Science and Leadership. All of our courses are dynamic, inspiring and packed with best-practice activities and approaches that you can immediately apply in your school or classroom. We constantly receive outstanding feedback, with over 95% of teachers and school leaders rating our courses as "Excellent".

Many courses are also available as an INSET day, tailored to your specific requirements. Click here to download our latest brochure.


CPD courses delivered face-to-face at training venues or hotels across England.

CPD courses broadcast by live-streamed video - accessible from home, from your school, or anywhere with an internet-connected device.

Achieving Greater Depth in English  live-stream icon  venue icon

What does it take for your children to achieve greater depth in both reading and writing? This fast-paced, practical, one-day CPD course shares the secrets behind school-wide strategies for success.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Primary Geography  live-stream icon  venue icon

Get an overview of the knowledge and skills that children need to become successful Geographers. This powerful one-day CPD course examines this key Foundation subject, demonstrating how to support all children to develop skills, knowledge, curiosity and a depth of understanding.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Primary History  live-stream icon  venue icon

This fast-paced and practical one-day CPD course shares a vision of history that will engage and inspire primary children, but also set them up with the analytical and critical skills that are vital for modern life.

£265+VAT

Your School and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework  live-stream icon  venue icon

This course explores what the new Ofsted inspection framework could mean for your school and for your curriculum.

£299 + VAT

Achieving Greater Depth in Maths  live-stream icon  venue icon

How can you help your pupils to achieve greater depth in Maths? This one-day CPD course shares the secrets behind strategies for success.

£265+VAT

Challenging Pupil Behaviour & How to Overcome It  live-stream icon  venue icon

Discover ways to improve pupil behaviour at your school. This practical course provides a range of strategies and approaches to classroom practice that can help.

£265+VAT

Creating a Broad and Balanced Curriculum  live-stream icon  venue icon

This exciting CPD course will support primary school leaders in designing and implementing a coherent, rich and varied curriculum that will benefit pupils of all ages.

£299+VAT

Raising Attainment in Reading  live-stream icon  venue icon

Discover simple, effective ways to enhance children’s reading confidence and improve comprehension and word reading skills by attending this engaging and practical course.

£265 + VAT

Writing Moderation Workshop: KS1 & KS2  live-stream icon  venue icon

Ensure you are confident in your assessment with this half-day Writing Moderation Workshop for KS1 and KS2.

£150+VAT

Inspired To Lead: National Leadership Programme  live-stream icon  venue icon

The Inspired to Lead National Leadership Programme aims to create leaders at every level and is suitable for all primary senior and middle leaders and those aspiring to leadership positions.

£598 + VAT

Leading English and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework  live-stream icon  venue icon

Leading English and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework will support you in your role in Leading English. With a focus on staff development, ensuring clarity of vision, consistency and how to use monitoring to best effect, this workshop-style course will unpick what is expected from Leaders of English, help you to develop clear next steps on your journey to excellence, and balance the new OFSTED framework requirements against managing workload and wellbeing.

£299 + VAT

Leading Foundation Subjects and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework  live-stream icon  venue icon

Leading Foundation Subjects and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework will support you in your role as a Subject Leader of disciplines such as History, Geography, RE, MFL, PSHE/SRE, Music, Art, D&T, Computing, PE, etc. With a focus on staff development, ensuring clarity of vision, consistency and how to use monitoring to best effect, this workshop-style course will unpick what is expected from foundation subject leaders, help you to develop clear next steps on your journey to excellence, and balance the new Ofsted framework requirements against managing workload and wellbeing.

£299 + VAT

Leading Maths and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework  live-stream icon  venue icon

Leading Maths and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework will support you in your role as a maths Leader. With a focus on staff development, ensuring clarity of vision, consistency and how to use monitoring to best effect, this workshop-style course will unpick what is expected from leaders of maths, help you to develop clear next steps on your journey to excellence, and balance the new OFSTED framework requirements against managing workload and wellbeing.

£299 + VAT

Leading Science and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework  live-stream icon  venue icon

Leading Science and the New Ofsted Inspection Framework will support you in your role as a Science Subject Leader. With a focus on staff development, ensuring clarity of vision, consistency and how to use monitoring to best effect, this workshop-style course will unpick what is expected from leaders of science, help you to develop clear next steps on your journey to excellence, and balance the new Ofsted framework requirements for science against managing workload and wellbeing.

£299 + VAT

Mastery in Leadership  live-stream icon  venue icon

Mastery in Leadership is a one-day CPD course for school leaders that focuses on the qualities of successful leadership. This cutting edge course draws on the latest thinking to inspire school leaders towards developing outstanding schools through reflective and visionary leadership.

£299 + VAT

Raising Attainment in PSHE  live-stream icon  venue icon

In September 2020 schools will have to teach two new compulsory subjects: Relationships Education and Health Education. This engaging, one-day CPD course tells you all you need to know about these changes.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Writing  live-stream icon  venue icon

Raise standards in writing, help children generate creative ideas and broaden their vocabulary - with fun, practical and achievable methods that can be implemented straight away.

£265 + VAT

Improving Wellbeing for Pupils and Teachers  live-stream icon  venue icon

Resilience – something every pupil and member of staff needs if we are to make progress. Gain experience of practical, insightful and proven strategies to monitor, maintain and grow wellbeing for staff AND pupils in your school.

£265+VAT

Outstanding Teaching of Grammar  live-stream icon  venue icon

Improve your subject knowledge in grammar and discover high impact games, strategies and approaches that will help you enhance your children’s grammatical knowledge.

£265 + VAT

Raising Attainment in Primary R.E.  live-stream icon  venue icon

Discover simple but effective strategies to support children’s R.E. work. This engaging, practical CPD course will help you to link your R.E. provision to current developments in curriculum design and develop your pupils' love of the subject.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Spelling  live-stream icon  venue icon

Discover a range of strategies, activities and games to build children’s confidence in spelling and help them be more adventurous with their vocabulary.

£265 + VAT

Developing Outstanding Subject and Middle Leaders  live-stream icon  venue icon

This informative and practical course will help you to understand, and make progress in, your role as a primary subject leader or middle leader.

£299 + VAT

Closing The Gap: Raising Attainment For Disadvantaged Pupils  live-stream icon  venue icon

Accelerate the learning of disadvantaged pupils. This dynamic course inspires teachers and leaders with proven strategies to enable our disadvantaged children to reach their potential.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment Across the Curriculum  live-stream icon  venue icon

Reading, writing and maths have always had the majority of curriculum time, but how well can your pupils demonstrate progress, reasoning and deeper thinking across all subjects? This course explores how great learning across foundation subjects can have a positive impact on the impact core learning and development of each of your pupils.

£265 + VAT

Raising Attainment in Maths  live-stream icon  venue icon

This powerful one-day maths CPD course explores how to ensure pupils can master skills, tackle progressively challenging problems and reason effectively. It includes a range of proven strategies and fun activities to improve outcomes in maths.

£265 + VAT

Storytelling in Maths  live-stream icon  venue icon

Storytelling in Maths recognises that many pupils struggle to effectively use vocabulary and language structures to explain and reason. This exciting, practical course will help you embed effective strategies for mathematical language acquisition to improve outcomes in maths as part of your daily teaching.

£265 + VAT

Raising Attainment in Science  live-stream icon  venue icon

Learn creative, practical and achievable methods to raise standards in science and inspire primary scientists. This course will provide the confidence to teach outstanding primary science in a vibrant, interactive way that promotes enquiry and learning at greater depth.

£265 + VAT

Creative Outdoor Learning  live-stream icon  venue icon

An exciting and inspirational approach to developing learning skills and content at all ages for those eager to find out the benefits of being outdoors.

£265 + VAT

Mastery Across the Curriculum  live-stream icon  venue icon

This dynamic course inspires teachers to provide primary children with meaningful opportunities to move their learning to greater depth, supporting reasoning and strengthening of thinking skills.

£265 + VAT

Analyse School Performance: The New RAISEonline Workshop  live-stream icon  venue icon

Bring your ASP data with you to this practical one-day workshop to understand the Analyse School Performance platform (including the new Ofsted IDSR) and utilise your data to write evaluative comments for your school’s SEF and School Improvement Plan.

£299 + VAT

Cognitive Development in Practice: Creating Thinking Schools  live-stream icon  venue icon

This course provides real-world, practical ideas to help support schools in developing their ‘thinking learners’, giving ownership of that learning process back to the children, to improve outcomes from Early Years through to Year 6.

£265+VAT

Outstanding SMSC Across the Primary Curriculum  live-stream icon  venue icon

Outstanding SMSC Across the Primary Curriculum is a practical and thoughtful look at the curriculum requirements for SMSC and PSHE and ways to successfully achieve them.

£299 + VAT

Outstanding Foundation Stage Practice  live-stream icon  venue icon

Evaluate and improve your current Early Years provision.

This course will give you a greater understanding of current expectations within the statutory EYFS framework, alongside successful strategies to enhance outdoor learning environments, improve parental engagement and, ultimately, ensure successful outcomes for all of your children.

£265 + VAT

Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Primary Schools  live-stream icon  venue icon

Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Primary Schools is an inspiring course that will assist you in meeting the targets of the new Programme of Study for Languages. You will return to the classroom with engaging, interactive and challenging activities to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

£265 + VAT

New to Deputy Headship  live-stream icon  venue icon

This one-day course explores the key characteristics of a successful deputy head from the perspective of somebody who is new to the role. 

£299+VAT

Coaching for School Leaders  live-stream icon  venue icon

As a school leader, you know that the value of coaching within your school cannot be underestimated. Discover the full power of successful, effective coaching with this inspirational course.

£299 + VAT

Data Analysis for Primary Schools  live-stream icon

Bring your school’s data along to this practical, insightful course, to discuss practical ways to inform your School Development Plan based on your data. Explore ways to ensure accurate and robust data collection in a practical and achievable way.

£299 + VAT

Effective Performance Management for School Leaders  live-stream icon  venue icon

Discover how to manage the performance of your staff in a positive way that will support the improvement of their day-to-day performance.

£299 + VAT

School Development Planning  live-stream icon  venue icon

Bring your School Development Plan along to this practical, informative workshop. We'll explore how to ensure that your SDP helps to drive school improvement and financial management on a day-to-day basis. You will leave this course with a strong understand of what makes an effective plan.

£299 + VAT

Courageous Conversations: Successful Communication for School Leadership  live-stream icon

Challenging conversations are a daily occurrence for school leaders. In this inspirational, practical course, you will be supporting in cultivating your communication skills to get the best outcomes from these all-important conversations.

£299 + VAT

Effective Governance

An outstanding half-day training session for all governors, Effective Governance will enable you to consider how to fulfil your role as a provider of strategic direction, challenge and support, and accountability in your school. You will leave with a toolkit of ideas to support your school.

English Subject Leader Masterclass

Specifically created for Primary English subject leaders, this INSET day provides the strategies, approaches and knowledge that will help you to excel in this important role.

£299 + VAT

Maths Subject Leader Masterclass

This INSET day has been specifically created for Primary Maths subject leaders. Return to the classroom with a new set of knowledge, tools and approaches to support effective learning across maths.

£299+VAT

Creating A Positive Learning Mindset  live-stream icon  venue icon

One of the qualities we all strive to develop in our pupils is a love of learning and a curiosity in the world around them. One of the most effective ways to support or pupils to do this is to help them to develop a positive-learning mindset encouraging personal attributes such as resilience, determination and ‘stickability’. The impact such skills can have on children’s thinking and learning skills are undeniable but how do you make the move to being a thinking school where learners are independent; ‘in charge’ of their own learning, and where the language of learning is an intrinsic part of the learning process?

£299+VAT

Raising Attainment in Computing  live-stream icon  venue icon

We live in a computer-based world. It is absolutely vital that our children understand how computers work, how to use them, and how to stay safe around them. This full-day training course will look at all aspects of the computer curriculum, as well as how to use technology to support and inspire learning across the curriculum.

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Primary Art  live-stream icon  venue icon

All children need the opportunity to be creative and express themselves. It allows children to think, investigate, explore all whilst developing skills and the confidence to be themselves. But how do we ensure that the skills and knowledge children need are taught in enough depth and that our curriculum is progressive?

£265+VAT

Raising Attainment in Primary Music  live-stream icon  venue icon

Research has linked music education to improvements in working memory, language acquisition, spelling, concentration, effort, behaviour and wellbeing. But it is also an important subject in its own right, and it develops children’s “cultural capital”.

£265+VAT

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