The network seeks to provide support for School Business Managers to manage their operations/resources efficiently and effectively.
Our aim is to ensure colleagues benefit from industry sector knowledge, updates and ideas to enable them to be compliant and gain the most from available resources.
June meeting agenda TBC.
About the Facilitator
From graduating with a Business Management Degree, Josie Medforth has over 20 years business operation experience, predominantly in the education sector.
She worked for 4 years as a Director of Operations for a successful Trust in Exeter, is currently providing part time interim Chief Operating Officer support for an organisation and enjoys being a Trustee for a Trust in Torbay. These roles have built her experience at an Executive Level.
Message from the Facilitator
I am really excited to be given the opportunity to facilitate the new School Operation and Resources Network. I look forward to being able to share my knowledge, experience and networks to support you by sharing ideas, key information and resources that could help you deliver your outcomes.
I would very much like to work in partnership with you, therefore please feel free to contact me via the dedicated Microsoft Team that has been created.
All meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams. Upon booking, you will be added to the ‘School Operations & Resource Management Network’ Team. Within this team, you can send messages to other colleagues, ask questions, join meetings and share files.
Open to School Business Managers/Administrators from Primary and Secondary Schools.
Free for Teaching Schools South West member schools and non-member schools.
The session will focus on summer 2021 updates relating to quality assurance, safeguarding and any other mandatory and advisory guidance as it emerges. More detail will be sent out closer to the time.
There will also be a session on a leadership or pedagogical theme - this might be suggested at the spring 2021 update session.
These meetings are run by the Babcock LDP Maths adviser and are the same meetings offered across the southwest termly, but run for Exeter Consortium member schools. They provide a vital opportunity to meet, discuss and learn with other professionals and access expert support on the topics that matter to you.
Training to include:
- Updates on local and national initiatives
- Guidance and support with key priorities
- Resources to develop their subject
- Opportunities to work with other subject leaders locally
Course Tutor: Stefanie Burke
Cost: FREE for Exeter Consortium TSA members only
Please note: Each school has been allocated a maximum of two places per Subject Leader Briefing.
Data analysis: Comparing the links between intervention planning and SMSC Development.
- Analysis of the correlation between secure development and readiness to learn
- How to best support pupils who are not making academic progress
- Strategies to enable accelerated SMSC development (through group learning).
- Analysis of statutory elements
- Analysis of non-statutory elements
- Progression through RSHE
- Embedding Physical Health and Wellbeing Education within the current curriculum
- The strands of Physical Health and Wellbeing Education in KS1 and KS2
- To be adapted as needed.
Teachers will develop their English subject knowledge in line with whole-school priorities. An outline of the session will be provided when the focus is agreed at English Subject Leader meeting.
This twilight session will use the NCETM’s ‘Five Big Ideas to Develop Mastery’ to develop teachers’ understanding of the progression from understanding fractions to calculating with fractions. Teachers will explore effective use of key models and images as well as key questions and structures to support pupils to develop arithmetic proficiency.
Aims & Content This event will consider career progression post-Induction and will provide NQTs with information on routes into leadership roles and opportunities that will enable the development of leadership and management skills. Career Progression through: • CPD opportunities (including coaching and mentoring) • Routes into Subject Leadership and Middle Leadership roles • Other leadership opportunities within school • Action research and accreditation • Routes into Senior Leadership NQTs will have: • a deeper understanding of leadership and management roles in education • developed their understanding of CPD opportunities within their own setting, the Local Authority and the Teaching School Alliance • developed their understanding of leadership opportunities that will enable them to develop their leadership and management skills in preparing for a leadership role in the future • will know about accreditation for action research and routes of further study
We will explore best practice in Early Years considering Early Years principles. We will visit core ideas around provision, interactions, planning and assessment.
This is a discussion based session giving practitioners time to discuss their own needs and seek advice from across the sector.
This workshop will look at techniques for creating indoor and outdoor sculpture using recycled materials and more specialist materials such as withies, (willow), plaster, clay and more. There will be an opportunity to look at building techniques to create exciting displays and art responses across the curriculum. Participants will also look at finishing sculptures using different media and techniques. As well as demonstrations, the session will include a hands-on project for participants to undertake and information leaflets to take away.
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