Loughborough Learning Alliance
Leicestershire LE11 4SQ
Tel: 01509 632911
Fax: 01509 231605
Leicestershire LE11 4SQ
Tel: 01509 268506
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Our continuing professional development programme draws on the skills and experience of schools within the Alliance, alongside expert trainers.
As well as scheduled courses, we also offer bespoke school-
Are you a Primary School teacher who would like more confidence in teaching PE? Would you like to develop your skills further? Then this is the course for you.
The day will include:
On this course, experienced trainer and education writer, Rachel Clarke shares techniques and approaches to bring writing in KS1 and KS2 alive.
With children’s literature at the core of this course, participants should expect to plan, draft and write their own texts based on those they have read.
During this course, Rachel explores different story structures, grammar in context, and writing for different purposes and audiences.
This extremely popular EYFS course, addresses the critical area of problem solving in early mathematical development; both through adult led learning and continuous provision opportunities.
Attendance on this course will provide staff with a wealth of practical strategies and suggestions, directly addressing the teaching and learning of Mathematics in your EYFS.
Experienced trainer and education writer, Rachel Clarke, leads this course on developing reading pedagogy.
Rachel supports colleagues to develop a shared understanding of well-
During this course, Rachel also considers approaches for teaching reading fluency, newer techniques such as close reading and how to promote a love of reading so that children read widely and for pleasure.
This course helps co-
It includes areas such as planning, meeting legal requirements, monitoring and evaluation and assessment.
A dynamic, synthetic phonics training course with a difference, which offers fresh inspiration and practical ideas for experienced teachers, and TAs and an essential toolkit for those who are new to phonics. Impact will be on the teaching and learning of phonics and early spelling in your school. This is essential CPD for improving outcomes in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check and progress in early reading across the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.
Delivered by experienced trainer and education writer, Rachel Clarke, this course aims to improve the confidence of Teaching Assistants so that they can better support children with their writing.
This course aims to bring grammar alive by demonstrating how grammatical techniques are used in authentic children’s texts.
Experienced trainer and education writer, Rachel Clarke, takes participants on a trip through her personal library as she demonstrates how the grammar taught in KS1 and KS2 is used by experienced children’s writers.
This is a highly practical course and one that aims to inspire teachers to make connections between the requirements of the national curriculum for grammar and a love of high-
An introduction to teaching about Christianity, Hinduism and Islam.
This includes a basic introduction to the main beliefs of each religion and guidance about how to make teaching engaging and meaningful to pupils.
This day is a great opportunity to further develop your RE subject knowledge as well as ideas for teaching RE successfully.
Rachel Clarke’s vibrant vocabulary course provides teachers with practical, engaging strategies for teaching vocabulary in the primary school. Starting with research, this course secures vocabulary teaching in ‘best practice’ so that it is part of a rich language-
During this course, Rachel shares high quality techniques to ensure all participants leave feeling confident in their ability to teach vocabulary skills robustly, actively and strategically.
Training in positive behavioural support through a whole-
We are delighted to be working with drb Ignite to run termly leadership briefings.
Held each term at a number of venues throughout the Midlands and beyond, the drb Ignite senior leader Briefings are very popular as attendees have welcomed the opportunity to hear at first hand from highly experienced professionals the latest developments in education.
Help schools to prepare for Wider Curriculum expectations in the New Ofsted Framework from September
This is an opportunity for experienced leaders, with a recent track record in raising levels of attainment and progress for disadvantaged pupils, to gain NCTL accreditation to conduct pupil premium reviews.
Basic training for all staff and more advanced training for designated first aid leads.
These meetings offer an opportunity to network with other Primary schools, to share knowledge, practice and ideas, and to discuss local and national issues, challenges and priorities, engaging in collaborative development work and identifying CPD requirements.