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Restore, Recover, Reset – Middle Leaders Webinars – Reading Catch Up

  • Facilitator: Filippa England
  • Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020, 2:00pm - Thursday 19 November 2020, 4:00pm
  • Cost: £0
  • Leader: Filippa England


This CPD programme is fully funded by the Barnsley Schools Alliance Board. There is no charge to schools to participate and no limit to the number of people you can book on.

The programme will be delivered through a ‘train the trainer’ approach and schools will therefore need to:

  •  Identify Middle Leaders who are able to train staff in school (Autumn term 2 x 2 hour webinars).
  •  Allocate staff meetings/CPD time for staff training.
  •  Provide the identified Middle Leaders with the time to participate in future training, time to support school staff and time for on-going communication and liaison with facilitators.

During the 20 weeks of the COVID-19 partial school closure, children have missed a significant amount of teaching
of reading and for some may not have picked up a book during their 20 weeks absence from school. This programme will support Middle Leaders in developing teaching priorities to enable children to catch up in reading. Teachers will be supported in identifying and securing key objectives as the main focus of the teaching of reading. This 2 x 2 hour programme will:

  • Provide Middle Leaders with the support to lead the teaching of reading throughout school.
    Help teachers identify the barriers that children may face when returning to school, how to identify these quickly and plan teaching so that children are able to catch up.
  • Provide ideas to ensure that the classroom environment and teaching strategies support rapid learning.

Following an initial 2 hour training period, Middle Leaders will be provided with training materials to disseminate in their own school. Throughout the academic year, there will be access to a virtual platform to network and share ideas with colleagues in other schools
and access support from the facilitators.

Senior Leader Briefing – Tuesday 15th September 2.00pm-4.00pm

Session 1 – Thursday 24th September 2.00pm-4.00pm

Session 2 – Thursday 19th November 2.00pm-4.00pm 

Tykes CPD Flyer Autumn Term Middle Leaders Programme (1)

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