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Staff training+CPD

CPD is the cornerstone to school improvement, only through reflective practice, collaboration, training and taking risks does any individual get to improve their day to day practice and thus the out comes for learners.

At Vale of York Academy  CPD takes many forms; Training Days, Meeting time, Twilight sessions, weekly CPD programmes, Show ‘n’ Share in addition to individual packages of support and training accessed by many staff through partnership with the Ebor teaching Alliance and through the Pathfinder teaching school. The details below which are not exhaustive give a flavour of what is on offer in our school to support our colleagues.

 

DateEventFocus/Activity
Mon
05/09/16
Training day 1Whole School Strategic & Operational sessions
Tues
06/09/16
Training day 2Key messages, team meetings & preparation time for day 1
Mon
03/10/16
Open evening All staff meeting 1.30pm main hall: standards & expectations for Open evening - Key consistent messages – FAQs. Time to prepare department areas.
Thurs
17/11/16
Twilight 1Key messages & updates safeguarding & pastoral training themed CPD (Literacy update)
Thurs
26/01/17
Twilight 2Linked to Whole School SDP priorities.
Fri
07/04/17
Training day 3Shared training day across the Hope Sentamu Learning Trust
Thurs
27/04/17
Twilight 3Curriculum team development time for 2017/18
Wed
05/07/17
Twilight 4Planning & strategic development time for 2017/18
Mon
24/07/17
Reclaimed on 3/1as a teaching day
Tues
25/07/17
Twilighted (1&2)
Wed
26/07/17
Twilighted (3&4)
27-Sep*Staff meeting*
08-Nov*Directed development time*
06-Dec*Staff meeting*
13-Dec*Directed development time*
25-Apr*Directed development time*
23-May*Directed development time*
06-Jun*Staff meeting*
04-Jul*Directed development time*
*CPD opportunities marked with an asterix (*) fall with directed time and hence attendance at all sessions is compulsory. Ensure that other events or commitments do not clash with these dates. Part-time staff will be expected to attend these sessions. Any issues consult with the Vice Principal Performance.