DC CPD (IB Workshop) - Teaching Staff
Please find below details of the day and please ensure you have completed the 'prior learning tasks' as outlined in the introductory email sent previously.
Daily Timings: (please arrive between 8:20 and 8:25am to ensure an 8:30 start)
8:30am - 10:30am - Session One
10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea
11:00am - 12:30pm - Session Two
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch (Please note: Lunch is provided)
1:30pm - 3:30pm - Session Three
*These timings are subject to change based on the days progress, however lunch will remain the same.
What to bring:
Prior learning tasks as per previous email.
-DISC reports need to be ready for the first session.
I look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday ready for some 'new learning'!
DC CPD - Educational Assistants
Following our EA meeting earlier this month when we identified priorities for this year's professional development, Catherine Jeffes (ESF Teaching and Learning Coach) will be joining us to lead workshops with EAs next Tuesday and Wednesday. Please see further information below.Please find below details of the day.
Year 5 Shared Space
Small group reading instruction: using specific approaches and strategies to maximise engagement, avoid distractions and deepen comprehension.
Aims for the Session
To have a deeper understanding of comprehension strategies
To have 5 comprehension routines to use for your next guided reading (GR) session
To be empowered to build positive attitudes through engaging reading sessions
Timings Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30
8:30 – 10:00 Session 1
10:30 – 12:00/12:30 Session 2
1:30 - 3:30 - Classroom preparation - please liaise with your class teachers
Together with your class teacher, please select a set of guided reading books to bring along with you. You should be planning to use these during group reading over the next couple of weeks.
Lunch for CPD days at DC
Thank you to Peter Lasscock for his organisation of lunch for the 2 days.
The menu will be:
29th : Indian theme: Tandoori Chicken, Beef Curry, Vegetarian Dahl and garden salad
30th : Spanish theme - Spanish meatballs, Paprika chicken, Vegetarian Spanish tortilla and garden salad
Chartwels will be open to purchase morning tea and coffee.
ESF CPD - Friday 2nd October
Please find below information for the ESF CPD on Friday 2nd.
By now everyone should have signed up using 'Sched' to their workshops of choice.
If you have any questions please speak to someone from PLT.
Kowloon Junior School
Early Years event (K 1 –Year 2)
Empowering Learners - Early Years Event @ KJS
The Early Years CPD day is an exciting and engaging day which will include a Keynote and workshops by Ellen Booth Church as well as a series of peer-to-peer workshops celebrating the wealth of excellent Early Years Practice at ESF.
Middle Years event (Year 3 –Year 9)
Empowering Learners: Middle Years Event @ KGV
The middle years CPD day focuses a keynote presentation by Kath Murdoch and peer to peer workshops around the 5 ESF strategic goals:
- Successful Active learners
- Responsible Global Citizens
- Critical and Creative Thinkers
- Effective Communicators
- Collaborative Communicators
- Healthy and Resilient Individuals.
Kowloon Junior School
The Educational Assistants CPD day is sure to be an exciting and engaging day which will include a Keynote and workshops. All EA's should have signed up by now.
I look forward to seeing everyone either on the bus or at the venue.