Accelerate – CPD for early career teachers

Please find below details of a new DfE initiative to provide CPD for those in the first 5 years of teaching. This is part of their Recruitment and Retention strategy:

The four-term Accelerate programme begins early Spring Term 2019 and will rapidly develop your skills to improve outcomes for the young people you teach and benefit your wider school community. Funded by the Department for Education, it’s open to teachers in the first five years of their careers who are teaching in schools that meet our eligibility criteria. Places are limited – you can register your place today, or visit the contact us page to sign up to receive updates if you’re not yet ready to apply.

Trauma Informed Schools

You are invited to attend a Trauma Informed Schools Training delivered by Psychotherapist Ellie Baker.

Monday 28th January 4pm-7pm

Mounts Bay Academy (Main Hall)

Overview of course content:

-The neuroscience and psychology of child and adolescent mental health and mental ill-health: what every teacher needs to know.

-Model One:
ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) study and Protective Factors in schools that change children’s lives

-Model Two:
Professor Jaak Panksepp’s model of mental health, mental ill-health and theory of change

-Model Three:

PROTECT/RELATE/REGULATE/REFLECT

-The role of emotionally available adults in schools: Benefit to staff and students
-‘I wish my teacher knew’ They want to tell us. Are we ready to hear
-Key skills in responding to and understanding challenging and/or trauma triggered behaviour.

Restorative Leadership Programme

Contact us for more details: rjames@mountsbay.org

This course includes a Level 3 Award accredited by Cornwall College.

The programme is free due to funding from the European Social Fund.

Cohorts starting from January 2019 in Penzance, with the option of further Cohorts in other locations in Cornwall in 2020.

Applied Digital Skills Workshop with Google

 

 

 

Join us at Mounts Bay Academy for a free workshop exploring Google’s Applied Digital Skills curriculum.

During this workshop you will discover how Applied Digital Skills can be used in the classroom with your students. Suitable for use in any secondary subject, these ready-to-use video lessons teach digital skills that have immediate, real-life applications.

Register Online

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 16:00 – 18:30

Mounts Bay Academy
Boscathnoe Lane
Penzance
TR18 3JT

Self-Harm Training for School Staff

Teacher Training!

We have received our school direct allocation for 2018/19 cohort:

Primary 4 places

Secondary – places in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computing with ICT, English, MFL, History, Geography, Maths, PE.

UCAS will open on 26th October 2017 and our code is 12U (Mounts Bay Academy).

Further information on our Teacher Training pages.

BUT… PE will fill very quickly along with Primary and some other subjects. We can only take 1-2 trainees in our Secondary subjects. Be quick!

iPad courses

We have a number of courses arranged for using iPads – covering pretty much everything you can think of! They are useful for staff new to using iPads or those who have lots of gaps in their knowledge. They are also good if staff are thinking about the Apple Teacher status.

You can see our courses on Eventbrite:

Introduction to iPads

Enhancing Productivity with iPads

Fostering Creativity with iPads

Enhancing Learning with Pages

Enhancing Learning with KeyNote

Enhancing Learning with Numbers

Coding with Swift Playgrounds

Formative Assessment with iPads