Interests: Curriculum - Foundation Stage

Week of: 14 October 2019 - 20 October 2019

Vocabulary conference with Jean Gross: The wonder of words

Wednesday 6 November 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:15 – 15:30 The term ‘word gap’ is typically used to refer to children in the Early Years or pupils starting in Reception with language development far below age related expectations, but we know that this issue affects a far wider range of children and […]

Local Area Hub Briefings for Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Chairs of Governors

Responding to feedback, we have reshaped the format of our briefings and ensured that these are now funded for all schools. There will be a key focus upon the latest September 2019 Ofsted framework, with updates from our current Ofsted inspectors within the advisory team.  

School attendance workshops

This replaces previous version sent on 27/09/2019 A training workshop to support all School Attendance Professionals by exploring current themes and best practice in relation to organising and managing your Attendance Operation. These workshops provide a valuable opportunity for Attendance Professionals to network and share ideas/best practice with colleagues from across the region. Themes to […]

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