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Join us as we provide CPD to leaders and teachers across EYFS, primary and secondary. Our full programme with all confirmed training is available to purchase below.

 

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE DELIVERED VIA ZOOM

For all CPD enquiries email cpd@ams-uk.org

Teacher Training

Individual – Access for one person

Small School – Access for all staff in a school comprising less than 300 students
Large School – Access for all staff in a school comprising 300 or more students

11/10/21

Computing Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phases)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.


14/10/21

English Subject Leader
Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Secondary

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

15/10/21

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13.30 – 15.00
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EYFS

An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates. Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.

22/10/21

New Arrivals
14.00 – 15.30
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Primary (all phase)

In this session, teachers will look at how to support learners for whom English is an additional language integrate in to the classroom.  We will look at strategies to settle pupils in first few weeks at school.


08/11/21

Maths Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

11/11/21

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

15/11/2021

Computing Subject Leader meetings

16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.



23/11/21

Physical Development: How a carefully planned curriculum can support handwriting in the EYFS
16.00 – 17.30
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EYFS This online training session will look at the progression of skills in Physical Development needed to prepare children for ‘handwriting’ in the EYFS. It will consider barriers to children making progress in their handwriting and tips/techniques you could introduce to support children in your class.





29/11/21

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 1

16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing. Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

30/11/21

Raising attainment in Writing
16.00 – 17.30
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Literacy session 6: EYFS/Y1   Has writing been identified as an area for development in your school but your children are finding it too difficult? This session will support you to develop happy writers in your class!












02/12/21

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Secondary These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.










03/12/21

Supporting EAL learners across the proficiency spectrum to increase their attainment in speaking and listening
14.00 – 15.30
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Primary (all phases)

 

These four sessions will help teachers to develop a portfolio of strategies that are effective in helping learners for whom English is an additional language improve their proficiency in English. Barriers to progression will be identified and practical classroom strategies will be shared.

 

It is recommended that all four sessions are attended

03/12/21

How to Lead your Early Years Team with Confidence when your School is Inspected
14.00 – 15.30
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EYFS



This online workshop will provide you with materials to share with staff plus tools to evaluate your provision.

 

Please note that this session covers inspections under the OFSTED Education Inspection framework and not the Independent Schools Inspectorate ISI

06/12/21

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 2
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing. Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.





10/12/21

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13:30 - 15:00
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EYFS An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates. Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.









13/12/21

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 3
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing. Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.





24/01/22

Maths Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

27/01/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Secondary

 

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

28/01/22

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13:30 - 15:00
  •  

EYFS

 

An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates.

Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.

31/01/22

Computing Subject Leader meetings

16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.


31/01/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 5
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

07//02/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 6
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

25/02/2022

Supporting EAL learners across the proficiency spectrum to increase their attainment in reading
14.00 – 15.30
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Primary (all phases)

These four sessions will help teachers to develop a portfolio of strategies that are effective in helping learners for whom English is an additional language improve their proficiency in English. Barriers to progression will be identified and practical classroom strategies will be shared. It is recommended that all four sessions are attended

03/03/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phases) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.







07/03/22

Maths Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)   These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.







10/03/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
  •  
Secondary These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.









14/03/22

Computing Subject Leader meetings

16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.



01/04/2022

Supporting EAL learners across the proficiency spectrum to increase their attainment in writing
14.00 – 15.30
  •  

Primary (all phases)

 

These four sessions will help teachers to develop a portfolio of strategies that are effective in helping learners for whom English is an additional language improve their proficiency in English. Barriers to progression will be identified and practical classroom strategies will be shared.

 

It is recommended that all four sessions are attended

01/04/22

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13:30 - 15:00
  •  

EYFS

 

An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates.

Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.

05/05/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phases) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.



09/05/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 2
16.00 – 17.30
  •  

Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

12/05/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Secondary These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.



16/05/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 6
16.00 – 17.30
  •  

Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

16/05/22

Maths Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
  •  
Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

23/05/22

Computing Subject Leader meetings

16.00 – 17.30
  •  
Primary (all phase) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.

27/05/22

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13:30 - 15:00
  •  

EYFS

 

An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates.

Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.

16/06/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phases) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.

17/06/2022

Supporting EAL learners across the proficiency spectrum to increase their attainment in maths
14.00 – 15.30
  •  

Primary (all phases)

 

These four sessions will help teachers to develop a portfolio of strategies that are effective in helping learners for whom English is an additional language improve their proficiency in English. Barriers to progression will be identified and practical classroom strategies will be shared.

 

It is recommended that all four sessions are attended

20/06/22

Computing Subject Leader meetings

16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase)

These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development.



20/06/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 1
16.00 – 17.30
  •  
Primary English In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing. Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.







27/06/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 3
16.00 – 17.30
  •  

Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

27/06/22

Maths Subject Leader meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary (all phase) These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.






30/06/22

English Subject Leader Meetings
16.00 – 17.30
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Secondary These meetings provide valuable subject updates and networking opportunities. Each session will also include the chance to explore teaching, learning and curriculum development. Agenda items can also be suggested by delegates.




01/07/22

Termly Early Years Network meetings
13:30 - 15:00
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EYFS An opportunity to network with Early years leads over a shared focus area and be given National and Ofsted updates. Early years leads to take a photo of their indoor or outdoor learning space as an introduction to share during the first meeting.




04/07/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 4
16.00 – 17.30
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Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

11/07/22

Exploring Writing Standards in Year 5
16.00 – 17.30
  •  

Primary English

In these sessions, teachers will be invited to share samples of work as part of a supportive discussion around standards of writing.

 

Please note: these sessions will need to be limited to 12 individuals if they are sharing work. Other teachers may be able to attend but would not be able to share work.

Leadership Training

All Course Timings 9:30 – 11:00am

Individual – Access for one person
Whole school (small) – Access for all staff in a school comprising less than 300 students
Whole school (large) – Access for all staff in a school comprising 300 or more students

Previous Teacher Training Courses

10/11/2020

Deep Dive in Maths (Secondary)
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18/11/2020

Deep Dive in English (Secondary)
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25/11/2020

School improvement priorities –
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30/11/2020

Whole school reading
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02/12/2020

Deep Dives
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02/12/2020

Deep Dives in History (Secondary)
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15/12/2020

Mental Health and Wellbeing
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11/12/2020

SEND, Best practice
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02/03/21

Understanding how students learn and how we teach
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This 90-minute practical webinar will explore the key questions for effective teaching – ‘how do students learn best’ and ‘what can we do to make sure our teaching leads to great learning and progress for all students’?

09/03/21

The basics of effective classroom management and organisation
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This 90-minute practical webinar will cover the culture of the classroom (what we do to support good independent learning and resilient and resourceful learners) and the climate of the classroom (how we create a classroom space that enables students to feel safe, engaged, and motivated to learn well).

16/03/21

Best practice for online and remote learning and teaching
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This 90-minute practical webinar will cover recent reports from Ofsted and the Education Endowment Foundation on what effective online and remote learning should look like’ and how we can implement these recommendations during and after the pandemic.

23/03/21

Assessment techniques for summative and formative assessment
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This 90-minute practical webinar will develop our understanding of summative and formative assessment techniques and share practical strategies for how they can best be used in the classroom and across the school to support great learning and teaching.

30/03/21

Practical teaching strategies to engage and motivate students
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This 90-minute practical webinar will look at the psychology behind students’ motivation to learn; and how we can apply these theories to our own classrooms to better engage all of our students.

20/04/21

The inclusive classroom
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Inclusion is about meeting the learning and welfare needs of all of our students, so how do we make sure all of our classrooms and schools are truly inclusive? This 90-minute webinar will share a range of practical strategies to enable you to develop an inclusive classroom.

05/07/21

Developing fluency and reasoning
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06/07/21

Metacognition and critical thinking
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13/07/21

Using TAs effectively
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15/07/21

The outstanding TA
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Previous Leadership Training Courses

02/03/21

Why we do what we do: School vision, ethos, and mission
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Great leadership is about understanding our own core values, our vision for the school and the journey we want our schools to continue on. In this 90-minute practical webinar, we will develop our understanding of vision, ethos, and mission; and how good communication and engagement help this understanding to become a reality in our schools.

09/03/21

Leadership in times of crisis
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Sadly, the pandemic won’t be the only crisis we have to face as school leaders; so, what can we learn from good leadership in the pandemic that we can apply generally in times of crisis? Join this 90-minute webinar to learn more.

16/03/21

The outstanding subject leader under the New Inspection Framework
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Following on from our earlier webinar on developing an inclusive classroom, this webinar will explore how every teacher can better support the learning needs of students with SEND without the support of additional adults in the classroom.

23/03/21

Leading teaching and learning
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Teaching and Learning are the ‘bread and butter’ of why we do what we do but it is not always easy to keep our focus on great teaching and great learning. This 90-minute practical webinar will give you great strategies to ensure your leadership places great teaching and learning at the heart of your leadership.

30/03/21

How to tackle underperforming teachers to get better standards from our Students
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This 90-minute practical webinar explores the possible causes of teacher underperformance, the strategies available to us; and how to implement interventions to get better performance from all of our teachers and our students.

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