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1. Are you looking for expert-led CPD support?
As one of the largest school publishers in the UK, we support teachers in almost every subject area and at every level, and we bring the same level of know ow to our CPD events.

2. Delivered in a way that suits you 
We offer after-school 90-minute webinars, bespoke in-school training as well as physical teacher training days across the whole of England and Wales.

3. Do you need resources with that?

Our events offer classroom-ready resources that you can take away on the day, as well as first access to some of our textbooks and supplementary resources, all free of charge.

 


Assessment

Life after P-Levels: Assessing pupil progress for those working below National Standard

Central London: Thursday, 7 June 2018
Birmingham: Friday, 8 June 2018

Trainer: Lorraine Petersen OBE

Gain a clear understanding of how the expanded pre-key stage standards for SEND pupils, and those working below the national standard, will be used to replace P-Levels.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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On your MARK: Get to grips with the RS Assessment MARK system in your school

Preston: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Central London: Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Trainer: Peter Richardson

Perfect for schools new to MARK and teachers who want expert, practical guidance, this hands-on workshop will cover the fundamentals of the system. Join Peter to explore the steps required to set it up and input data, plus showcase how it can track progress of individuals and groups, term by term.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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On your MARK: Get to grips with the RS Assessment MARK system in your school (webinar series)

Online: Multiple dates
Trainer: Peter Richardson

Hear expert support and guidance from Peter Richardson online with our series on interactive, live webinars. These practical and interactive sessions (running 3.30pm till 5.00pm) provide you with an easy solution to fitting training into your busy schedule.

Total seres fee: £199 + VAT
Individual webinar fee: £85 + VAT

Webinar #1: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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Implications for Teaching and Learning 2018/19: Feedback from the 2018 SATS and planning next steps

Central London: Friday, 9 November 2018
Birmingham: Thursday, 15 November 2018

Trainers: Steve Lomax & Abigail Steel

Learn exactly what is required for your pupils to exceed the expected standard, with expert analysis of the 2018 National Test papers, and receive detailed guidance on the implications for teaching across your school.

Masterclass fee: £249 + VAT

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English

Raising standards in key stage 2 English reading and writing

Birmingham: Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Trainers: Pauline Allen & Ruth Duckworth

Drawing from their extensive teaching experience, Pauline and Ruth will inspire and equip you with tried and tested ideas to accelerate rates of progress in reading and writing and provide you with useful preparation tips to make sure you have the evidence you’ll need to provide for LA moderation.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Masterclass: The StoryTelling Schools - a whole school model to raise standards and attainment

Leeds: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Preston: Thursday, 28 June 2018
Central London: Thursday, 12 July 2018

Trainer: Chris SmIth

Discover this dynamic approach to strengthening oracy, literacy and creativity skills in your school by turning all your pupils into confident storytellers.

Masterclass fee: £249 + VAT
Early booking fee: £199 + VAT if booked before 30th April 2018

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Feed my Read Conference: Nourishing Literacy in the Primary Phase

Central London: Thursday, 21 June 2018

Revitalise your whole school's approach to Reading by attending our brand new conference for all KS1/2 primary teachers.

Conference fee: £249 + VAT
Book before 4th May and pay £199 + VAT

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Phonics out of the box: Embedding phonics in Pre-Reading development

Birmingham: Thursday, 4 October 2018
Gloucester: Monday, 8 October 2018
Central London: Thursday, 8 November 2018

Trainer: Helen Marron


Support children’s progress in reading by joining Helen Marron on this half-day workshop to discover creative strategies and techniques to aid your teaching and help assess progress.

This is a half-day workshop (morning session between 9.00am and 12.30pm and afternoon session between 1.00pm and 4.30pm) so you won't have to take a whole day out of the classroom.

Course fee: £99 + VAT

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Teaching the skill of inference (teacher webinar)

Online: Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Trainer: Dee Reid

Explore how you can empower your pupils to read between the lines and make confident conclusions based on evidence and reasoning.

Webinar fee: £85 + VAT

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Spelling at KS2: Teaching the statutory 200 words (teacher webinar)

Online: Thursday: 18 October 2018, 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Trainer: Dee Reid


Join Dee Reid online to build successful strategies for the teaching and learning of the 200 statutory words for National Curriculum Tests.

Webinar fee:
£85 + VAT

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Getting the most from guided reading: Optimising your whole class approach at KS2

Birmingham: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Central London: Tuesday, 28 November 2018

Trainer: Julie Sargent

Focus on best practice for guided reading, from getting the foundations in place to working with parents and TA, plus explore how schools are developing their own bespoke reading programmes which involves new approaches to guided reading.

Course fee: £199 + VAT
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Readiness to read: Strategies to support the National Curriculum Expected Standard

Birmingham: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Central London: Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Trainer: Julie Sargent

Explore how you can help your pupils catch the reading bug by focusing on how you can develop a rich reading culture in your classroom.

Course fee: £199 + VAT
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Transforming KS1/2 writers: Inspiring approaches for the new writing descriptors

Birmingham: Thursday, 8 November 2018
Central London: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Trainer: Julie Sargent


Discover how to engage and inspire your pupils to become confident authors who have a love for writing by joining leading expert Julie Sargent on this one-day workshop

Course fee:
£199 + VAT

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Making your spelling tests count (teacher webinar)

Online: Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Trainer: Dee Reid


Streamline the teaching of spellings whilst improving understanding beyond the test, with gudiance and advice from literacy expert Dee Reid.

Webinar fee:
£85 + VAT

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Mathematics

Practical strategies to apply the CPA and bar modelling approaches

Swansea: Thursday, 26 April 2018
Trainer: Jayne Spiller

Explore the benefits of the concrete-pictorial-abstract and bar modelling approaches, and how these strategies can support your pupils understanding of the maths needed to solve context and reasoning problems.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Finding your way with fractions

Birmingham: Friday, 4 May 2018
Trainer: Caroline Clissold

Learn how to build a progressive pathway through fractions that fosters a deep understanding of this key mathematical area.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Using mastery teaching strategies for depth in learning in KS1/KS2 Maths

Birmingham: Monday, 21 May 2018
Trainer: Nathan Crook

Join this ‘hands-on’ course to develop further understanding of the mastery approach and inclusive teaching strategies, which will allow all pupils in a class to be challenged by learning that is centred around the same concept.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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How to embed Maths Mastery in Early Years

Leeds: Thursday, 11 October 2018
Central London: Thursday, 8 November 2018

Trainer: Caroline Clissold

Explore how to build a deep understanding of maths within a mastery approach and discover practical activities to encourage the development of early number sense so children are ready and prepared to tackle a Year 1 curriculum.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Making Bold Beginnings in Reception: The next steps to manage change

Birmingham: Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Central London: Thursday, 11 October 2018

Trainer: Siobhan Skeffington

Whether it’s a small tweak to what you are doing already or bigger changes, join Siobhan to explore the implications of the report in detail and focus how to ensure all Reception pupils are equipped for Year 1 and ready for the increased expectations of the Primary curriculum.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Essential subject knowledge for progression in Maths teaching in KS1/2

Leeds: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Central London: Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Trainer: Caroline Clissold

Boost your understanding of the primary mathematics curriculum, extend your knowledge of CPA and mental calculation, plus gain a clearer picture of what progression truly looks like.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Making it count from the top: Mastery for leadership in KS1/2 Maths

Birmingham: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Central London: Thursday, 29 November 2018

Trainer: Steve Lomax

Embed a mastery curriculum across your school by joining Steve Lomax to explore the challenges and opportunities, focus on how the ‘Teach Up, Keep Up’ approach can help your pupils, teachers and school as a whole and hear stories of success.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Differentiation by depth: Teaching for Maths Mastery to support and challenge all KS1/2 pupils

Birmingham: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Central London: Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Trainer: Steve Lomax

Join Steve Lomax on this one-day workshop to explore simple, yet powerful, ways to plan lessons to support and challenge all pupils by differentiating by depth.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset: A whole school approach to resilient learning

Manchester: Friday, 12 October 2018
Birmingham: Monday, 15 October 2018
Central London: Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Trainer: Katherine Muncaster

Encourage your pupils to become confident and resilient learners by developing your own understanding of a Growth Mindset; be guided through what a well-implemented whole school mindset programme looks like and discover how to implement it in your school.

Course fee: £199 + VAT

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LEAD

LEAD: you, your team, your school

Trainer: Gwenno Williams

LEAD is our new school leadership and management CPD programme consisting of 6 modules tailored to the areas relevant for you. This unique and transformative programme, taking place online via video chat, will make a positive impact on any challenges you may be facing in your professional life.

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