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.
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.
ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) study and Protective Factors in schools that change children’s lives
Professor Jaak Panksepp’s model of mental health, mental ill-health and theory of change
-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.
Contact us for more details: firstname.lastname@example.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.
Join us to be part of an evidence informed discussion on Metacognition.
We have a great kick starter lined up and then we can hear from others and get the discussion doing.
Click here to sign up: SIGN UP FORM
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.
Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 16:00 – 18:30
Mounts Bay Academy
A few places left still for this. A second set of dates added as the first Cohort filled up straight away!
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!
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
National Award for Middle Leaders
The National Award for Middle Leaders (NAML) is an SSAT (Specialist Schools and Academies Trust)
designed course for aspiring, new or established Middle Leaders.
Middle leaders have an essential role in translating a school’s vision into practice and the most effective schools seek to continuously develop and build these individuals into high-performing leaders.
Applied Minds Teaching School is an SSAT-approved licensed school with trained trainers from Primary & Secondary schools who run the course over a number of two hour twilights.
1. Vision and values
2. Developing your leadership approach
3. Leading your team day-to-day
4. What makes the most effective teaching and learning?
5. Observation for improvement
6. Leading and managing innovation and change
Venue: Mounts Bay Academy, Boscathnoe Lane, Penzance TR18 3JT
Dates: Wednesdays – 19th April, 26th April, 3rd May, 10th May, 17th May, 24th May
Times: 3:30 – 5:30pm
Cost: The 6 modules cost £200 per person (includes delivery, course materials, registration &
certification, refreshments). Your school will be invoiced.
*Places are limited, so for more information or to book please email email@example.com