Primary CPD Summer 2019

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SUMMER TERM

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ALL COURSES ARE HELD at OpenZone@The Word, 45 Market Place, South Shields NE33 1JF

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Course charges

Our courses are free of charge to schools in South Tyneside who are part of our SLA unless stated otherwise. If you are not sure if you are part of our SLA please contact us to find out.

Adobe Spark Video

Tuesday, April 30th, 4-5:30pm

OpenZone @ The Word

Adobe Spark Video is a free online video making software. This session will show you how easily you can create beautiful slideshows, presentations, ads and stories using your own photos, videos and music.


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Ready, Steady, Code

An engaging, hands-on and easy to follow introduction to Scratch and Ready-Steady-Code using programming to understand the language of Maths. Ready-Steady-Code provides a systematic way of combining Maths with programming to develop computational thinking.

By using Scratch with the Ready-Steady-Code grids, teachers will be able to teach elements of the Maths Curriculum in an engaging cross-curricular way. Pupils will learn and use their computing skills to investigate mathematical problems and find solutions.

A truly great way to support graphs, angles, shape, area, perimeter, numbers etc.


Expected impact:


  • Teachers will become more confident using Scratch.
  • Understand how to deliver areas of the Maths curriculum through coding.
  • Have access to useful online resources to support the coding and Maths curriculum.


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WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY 2019 1PM - 4PM

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Develop using Google Mail with your class

Thursday, June 6th, 4-5:30pm

OpenZone @ The Word

From Year 3 students should be introduced to using e mail and how to use it responsibly and safely. This session looks at the workflow to get your class online quickly and addresses the positives and the pitfalls.


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Computing Subject Leader Network Meeting

Thursday, June 27th, 4-5:30pm

OpenZone @ The Word

Networking opportunity

A chance to catch up with other subject leaders around the borough and find out what’s new in the area of Computing.


Appropriate for IT Subject Leaders in Primary Schools.


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Build websites to evidence learning

Wednesday, June 12th, 4-5:30pm

OpenZone @ The Word


Google Sites is part of the Google for Education suite of apps. This session will show delegates how to access Google Sites and learn the skills to build their own websites simply and quickly.




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Basic Skills in Presentations

Tuesday, June 18th, 4-5:30pm

OpenZone @ The Word

PowerPoint, which can be found on two hundred and fifty million computers around the world, is software used widely in the classroom. It allows you to arrange text and graphics in a series of pages, which you can project, slide by slide from a laptop computer onto a screen, or print as a booklet. It is also often used by pupils to present work. This session covers basic PowerPoint features and those that help you use the tool creatively. We also look at the Google App Slides and how that can be used to foster collaboration in the classroom.


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Car Parking

Car parking at The Word is FREE for 3 hours. Please note that you MUST obtain a ticket from the machine and display it in a prominent place.


If your course is for longer than 3 hours we would recommend parking at The Customs House where it is free all day.

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MATHS AND QR CODES

Thursday, June 13th, 1-4pm

Market Place

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Develop maths trails using new technologies.

Virtual reality and Augmented reality are a really exciting way to enhance learning. In this session, find out how easy it is to create resources to tap into this technology and make learning a fun and meaningful experience.


This session is aimed at KS1 and KS2 teachers.


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