NVQ Training

 

If you are interested in becoming an apprentice Teaching Assistant and gaining an NVQ qualification, please contact teachingschools@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk. For more information about the apprenticeship scheme please contact here

Teaching Assistants

Our support staff across Primary Advantage are highly valued and a key part of the learning that happens in our schools.

Ofsted have commented on ‘positive relationships’ and identified ‘teachers and teaching assistants are skilful and work collaboratively’.  

We offer:

For more information please email teachingschools@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk or call 0207 254 1010 option5

PA Maths

PA Maths EYFS: Small Focus Groups for Support Staff

Cost: for places on EYFS PA Maths Workshop:

  • £148 per person
  • £74 per person - Additional places for PA Maths Member Schools

09
Tue Oct 2018

PA Maths EYFS Workshop: Small Focus Groups for Support Staff

13:00 - 16:00

This is a practical session that looks at the different mathematic strands. We will examine how adults can effectively scaffold learning in small groups.
This is a fun practical session which explores key elements of engagement of children and explicit modelling of skills by adults. We explore the progression of learning in both ‘Number’ and ‘Shape, Space and Measures’. This course also introduces the PA Maths Programme and explores the principles which underpin its effective use in the Early Years. Key concepts are explored and, through active participation, are practised. 

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For more information please email teachingschools@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk or call 0207 254 1010 option5

 

 

Phonics Training

PA Induction : Phonics and KS1 Reading

This intensive half day course will look at supporting teachers and teaching assistants to achieve excellence in teaching early reading through systematic synthetic phonics. It will look at how to plan for the teaching of synthetic phonics and the importance of developing a love of reading, alongside the teaching of key reading strategies.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: 

  •  To consider the principles underpinning phonics teaching
  •  To consider how to plan for the teaching of early reading
  •  To develop confidence in the sound through enhanced subject knowledge
  • To look at developing key reading strategied to support with comprehension

The second part of the session will consider how effective marking and feedback will impact on outcomes for pupils. It will look at the teaching, learning and assessmnet policy and share examples of good practice in children's books.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: 

  • Addressing understanding and misconceptions as part of the teaching cycle
  • The impact of on the spot feedback
  • Peer and self assessment as powerful tools

Venue:

  • Springfield Community Primary School, N16 6DH

Cost:  

  • £148 per person

05
Fri Oct 2018

PA Induction Phonics & KS1 Reading

09:00 - 12:00

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For more information please email teachingschools@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk or call 0207 254 1010 option5

Writing Training

18
Thu Oct 2018

Writing in the Early Years for Support Staff

13:00 - 16:00

 

We will be exploring the wonderful world of emerging writers; from making marks to writing sentences, unpicking the way in which children progress. These sessions are for Nursery and Reception Support Staff to deepen awareness of the development of skills linked with early writing, leading to a systematic approach which supports the closing of gaps and raising attainment in writing for children exiting Reception and Key Stage 1.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: 

  •  What writing at each stage 'looks like'.
  •  Physical elements of writing deveolpment
  •  How to enable children to be bold writers
  • To build an action plan to raise profile of writing and print in the provision
Venue:
  • Morningside Primary School, E9 6LL
Cost:  
  • £148 per person

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For more information please email teachingschools@primaryadvantage.hackney.sch.uk or call 0207 254 1010 option5