Somerset Partnership Teaching School
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This programme, provided jointly by West Somerset Research School and the Science Learning Partnership at SPTS, provides an in-depth exploration of the seven accessible recommendations made in the EEF’s Improving Secondary Science Guidance Report, published in 2018.
Each session helps practitioners understand and use the recommendations in effective ways to improve attainment in science and science teaching.
|Event Date||23-01-2020 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||28-04-2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||04-12-2019|
|Attachment||Improving Secondary Science.pdf|
Looking to develop or refresh your science subject knowledge and teaching skills? These sessions are a great opportunity to learn alongside trainee teachers on an outstanding programme.
|Event Date||24-01-2020 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||24-01-2020 3:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||12-09-2019|
|Attachment||Subject knowledge TAPS 19-20.pdf|
De-escalation and positive handling training for children and young people. Mop-up training is for new staff joining an already accredited Team-Teach school or for staff whose accreditation has run out.
For more information and to book online go to our website https://www.somersetpts.co.uk/team-teach/
|Event Date||05-02-2020 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||05-02-2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||22-10-2019|
|Attachment||Team Teach flyer 1 day mop up flyer 05.02.20.pdf|
Mental Health First Aid This Youth MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider Is your school Ofsted ready in relation to mental health support?
|Event Date||27-02-2020 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||28-02-2020 5:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||05-11-2019|
|Attachment||Mental Health First Aid flyer - two day.pdf|
An externally accredited level 3 course which will improve your ability to communicate with your pupils and their ability to communicate with you. Delivered as a face-to-face course (20 hours taught time).
|Event Date||04-03-2020 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||10-06-2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||09-01-2020|
Positive Behaviour Management Level Two is a two-day course designed to deliver proven, safe strategies for anyone managing challenging behaviour in medium-risk settings.
For more information visit our website https://www.somersetpts.co.uk/team-teach/
|Event Date||09-03-2020 9:00 am|
|Event End Date||10-03-2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||10-12-2019|
|Cut off date||06-03-2020|
|Attachment||Team Teach flyer 2 day mop up flyer.pdf|
A series of half-day sessions focusing on the delivery of core GCSE practicals.
- Increase your confidence in the delivery of core GCSE practical work
- Develop your ability to adapt practicals and supporting resources
- Extend your ability to teach the required practical skills
Suitable for teachers and technicians
10 March 2020 – Chemistry
31 March 2020 – Physics
05 May 2020 – Biology
£65 per session. A 20% discount will apply to schools booking more than one place.
Book now at www.stem.org.uk/rp298
- Investigate the electrolysis of copper sulfate solution with inert electrodes and copper electrodes
- Carry out an accurate acid-alkali titration, using burette, pipette and a suitable indicator
- Identify the ions in unknown salts, using the tests for the specified cations and anions
- Investigate the relationship between force, mass and acceleration by varying the masses added to trolleys
- Investigate the properties of water by determining the specific heat capacity of water and obtaining a temperature-time graph for melting ice
- Construct electrical circuits to investigate the relationship between potential difference, current and resistance for a resistor and a filament lamp
- Investigate the effect of pH on enzyme activity
- Investigate osmosis in potatoes
- Investigate the rate of respiration in living organisms
|Event Date||10-03-2020 2:00 pm|
|Event End Date||05-05-2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||24-10-2019|
|Attachment||Core GCSE practicals.pdf|
Explore practical ways of stimulating creativity, reinforcing understanding and forming real-world connections between subjects. For more information visit our website.
|Event Date||11-03-2020 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||11-03-2020 3:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||23-01-2020|
|Attachment||Cross curricular opportunities.pdf|
This programme will engage, inspire and challenge teachers in years 2 to 4 of their career to develop leadership abilities both in and beyond the classroom.
For more information click here
|Event Date||23-03-2020 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||23-03-2020 3:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||22-07-2019|
|Attachment||Early Career Leadership Development.pdf|
The Ofsted framework introduced in September 2019 requires science leaders to have a clear curriculum vision for the subject, and be able to implement it effectively. For more informatin visit our website
|Event Date||24-03-2020 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||24-03-2020 3:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||17-01-2020|
|Attachment||Meeting the Ofsted Framework.pdf|