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About Cornwall Teaching School

Cornwall Teaching School is a partnership of Teaching Schools, partner schools and other organisations based in Cornwall. The designated teaching school of Truro and Penwith College is a National Support School (NSS) led by National Leaders of Education (NLE).

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Alliance Partners

Please see below some of our current courses on offer:

Teacher Subject Specialism Training – Maths

Teacher Subject Specialism Training – Maths

 

Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) courses are being delivered in partnership with the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching and Cornwall and West Devon Maths Hub with introductory meetings taking place next month.

The courses provide high quality professional development to enhance the teaching of mathematics and is offered free to state school teachers. The Secondary TSST course is focused on enhancing teaching at KS3 and Foundation Tier GCSE and the Core Maths TSST Course introduces the teaching philosophy for the new Level 3 Core Maths courses.

Both courses are also open to returners to maths teaching who want to upgrade and revise their skills and gain up to date teaching experience. Further details are available here.

Introductory meetings will be taking place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at Truro College (4:30pm to 5:30pm) and on Thursday 24th January 2019 at Callywith College (4:30pm to 5:30pm).

If you would like to attend one of these meetings then please contact Liz Holland for more information and application forms at liz.holland@plymouth.ac.uk

Free Physics CPD Workshops 2018-19

Free Physics CPD Workshops 2018-19

Teaching Electricity

Monday 3rd December 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for a workshop and discussion about new ways to approach the teaching of electricity in the new KS4 curriculum. Starting with how to model electricity, the workshop will include teaching ideas and demonstrations on potentials, electric fields, resistance and electric circuits. We will exploring how to address common misconceptions. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers.

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-electricity-2/

Teaching Waves

Monday 11th February 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an opportunity to discuss how to make the most of teaching waves at KS4. Including how to model a wave; electromagnetic waves, refraction and lenses. Emphasise is placed on getting the most out of a ripple tank for any required practical work. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers.

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-waves/

Teaching Energy

Monday 29th April 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an early evening of explaining energy at KS3 and KS4. Looking at how the new syllabus describes energy and what energy is. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers, but experienced physicists might pick up new ideas too!

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-energy/

If you have any questions regarding these events or wish to be kept informed of future network events in your area, contact paulb@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Aspiring Senior and Middle Leader Programme

Aspiring Senior and Middle Leader Programme

The Aspiring Senior and Middle Leader Programmes will explore how effective leadership can improve outcomes for students and raise the quality of teaching.

The Aspiring Middle Leader Programme will develop your skills as a middle leader and prepare you to lead a team effectively. The course is facilitated by experienced school leaders with exemplary track records in leadership and improving outcomes for their students. Please click here for further information.

The Programme will get underway on 1st October 2018 and all six sessions will be held at St Ives School from 4pm until 5:30pm.

The Aspiring Senior Leader Programme is open to current middle leaders in primary and secondary schools who are seeking to progress to senior leadership roles and will commence on 14th January 2019. The six sessions will take place at St Ives School (4pm until 5:30pm). Please click here for further information.

To book a place, please email Emma Williams – emmawil@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Maximising the Impact of the Pupil Premium

Maximising the Impact of the Pupil Premium

In association with Cornwall Teaching Schools, this three day programme has been developed by the Education Endowment Foundation and Research Schools Network, and draws upon the most recent and robust evidence of impact. The programme is led by experienced senior leaders with a proven track record for closing the attainment gap of Pupil Premium children and experts in the field of evidence-based education.

Over three full day workshops, participants will develop, implement and sustain a high impact Pupil Premium strategy and framework to suit their own school context.

The programme will be delivered at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge and will take place on 15th January, 1st March and 2nd April 2019.

Further information is available here.

Programme places cost £295 per person or £395 per team of two. In order to reserve your place please visit www.tiny.cc/cornwallpupilpremium or email Victoria Flower for further details – victoria.flower@kingsbridgecollege.org.uk

 

Science Learning Partnership Autumn Programme – Secondary

Science Learning Partnership Autumn Programme – Secondary

ASE Science Teachmeet

1 Oct 18 (5pm – 7pm) FREE

Truro College, College Road, Truro TR1 3XX

This is a chance to work collaboratively to identify priorities in science teaching and learning and in science-specific professional development for your teams and share and develop strategies to tackle these issues, drawing on expertise as needed from outside the network.

For more information and to book a place please visit – https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/442599/ase-science-teachmeet

Improving the use of required practicals in the new science GCSE

2 Nov 18

1 Day (£190 plus VAT)

Truro College, College Road, Truro TR1 3XX

The required practical activities are one of the headline developments in the new GCSE science specifications and their introduction has been a development priority for many departments. This course will focus on key aspects from this and is aimed at teachers and technicians.

Technicians will receive expert support in planning the management of equipment and teachers in the teaching and learning implications of this aspect of the GCSE courses.

For more information and to book a place please visit – https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/438529/improving-use-required-practicals-new-science-gcse

Improving outcomes in GCSE science

14 Nov 18

1 Day (£140 plus VAT)

Truro College, College Road, Truro TR1 3XX

Explore and develop ways of improving progress and outcomes in GCSE science courses. This CPD activity is suitable for team leaders, key stage 4 managers and teachers of science.

For more information and to book a place please visit – https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/439127/improving-outcomes-gcse-science

RSC Support Session for Secondary Teachers

28 Feb 19

4:30pm to 6pm (FREE)

Truro College, College Road, Truro TR1 3XX

This CPD is provided in partnership by Science Learning Partnership Cornwall, Cornwall Teaching School and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

It will be particularly useful for NQTs but is open to all secondary science teachers who would like the chance to take part in this free CPD.

This session will enable you to develop confidence in your subject knowledge and understanding of chemistry.

For more information and to book a place please visit – https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/441354/rsc-support-session-secondary-teachers