Lancashire Professional Development Service

CPD, Bespoke Consultancy and Primary Resources

Course code Keystage(s) Presented by
SEC234 KS3; KS4
  • Alison Hartley (Secondary Senior Adviser)

Course Objectives

To provide senior leaders from secondary schools with a range of updates covering a wide range of current and high profile issues for schools. The updates will be provided by LA colleagues and Senior Leaders from schools and are likely to include the following areas:
Quality of education
Communication and literacy
DFE, Ofsted and research updates
Assessment and performance data
Supporting specific groups of students including the disadvantaged group, prior attainment groups, SEN, EAL, CLA etc.
Transition
Intervention at KS3 and KS4
Mathematics across the curriculum
Key subject updates
Behaviour and attendance updates
Careers
PSHE
Well-being
Post-16 updates – please note these will not be at every briefing (we will alert schools when these will take place)
Governance
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The briefings will also provide the opportunity for schools to network and share good practice and will include regular inputs from schools and a range of advisers, consultants and other LA teams.
The specific agenda for each half-termly briefing is published approximately one week before the briefing on the Senior Leader website www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/secondary/seniorleaders
Senior Leaders are also able to access the briefing handouts and resources on the Senior Leader website. Access details are provided at each briefing.
Schools not able to attend the briefing can still access the materials and should contact Alison Kenyon at Alison.Kenyon@Lancashire.gov.uk for further details. Please note there will be a charge.
A range of inputs will be provided that reflect both national and local priorities, as highlighted above. Sessions will be provided by the Secondary Team of consultants, LA advisers and representatives from other LA teams and by school colleagues. The sessions will also provide school colleagues with the opportunity to network and share good practice.

Lunch will be provided from 12.45pm to 1.10pm. The briefing will start at 1.15pm.

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