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".
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CPD courses delivered face-to-face at training venues or hotels across England.
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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.
This course explores what the new Ofsted inspection framework could mean for your school and for your curriculum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover how to manage the performance of your staff in a positive way that will support the improvement of their day-to-day performance.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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”.
September is always difficult for children because of the sudden move back into school routines; it’s even harder for vulnerable children, or those whose home life is challenging and unpredictable. How much more so, then, after half a year without their peers and teachers?