JPD day - 30th January 2017

Chichester High School was proud to host a Joint Professional Training Day on the 30th of January. We were joined by four TKAT schools,  Havant Academy, Bridgemary School, The Academy Selsey and Milton-Cross Academy.

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There were three hundred and twenty teachers and support staff attending this exciting day and the theme was ‘Closing the Gap Through Knowledge and Understanding’. We are fortunate enough to have booked Professor Guy Claxton (originator of Building Learning) as our key note speaker.

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All five schools contributed to the event with workshops in the morning and department network meetings in the afternoon.

The day closed by Mr. James Mannion, a leading expert in Action Research.

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The workshops in the morning were:

  1. CHS – Attitudes to learning with a focus on hard to reach students.
  2. Bridgemary School – Collaborative Learning
  3. The Academy Selsey – Feedback
  4. Milton Cross – Character Education
  5. Havant Academy – Closing the Gap (disadvantaged students with a focus on literacy and SEN/D)

There were 15 groups of 20 teachers in the morning with six facilitators from each school.

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During the Network Subject Meetings, facilitators will chaired a group of subject teachers with the theme ‘Closing the Gap through Knowledge and Understanding’. Facilitators presented with a focus on strategies and pedagogy which specifically supports cohorts of students such as SEN/D and PP.

The important question was ‘How does successful pedagogy and practice close the gap for these students?’

Here is the write up of the day.

Times

Details

 

Venue

 

8:30-8:45

 

Arrival – Chichester High School, 

Kingsham Road, Chichester, PO19 8EB

 

Kingsham hall

 

8:30-9:10

Refreshments

To be collected from Chi Bytes, then please move in to Kingsham Gym

 

Chi Bytes

9:10-9:50

Introduction by
Yasmin Maskatiya,

Executive Principal,
Chichester High School

Followed by our Key Note Speaker –
Guy Claxton

Theme ‘Closing the Gap through knowledge and understanding’

 

Kingsham Gym

10:00-11:00

 

Workshops take place, in your allocated group; A1, A2, etc

 

Details on the day

11:00-11:30

Refreshment break

Refreshments to be collected from Chi Bytes,

then please move in to Kingsham Hall

 

Kingsham Hall

11:30-13:00

Workshops continue

 

 

13:00 – 14:00

Buffet Lunch

(Vegetarian and Gluten Free options will also be provided)

Canteen and Hall, Lancastrian Building

14:00-15:00

Network Subject Meetings

Full details on the day

(Subject Teachers to attend the relevant meeting)

Theme ‘Closing the Gap through knowledge and understanding’

 

Details on the day

15:00-15:20

Evaluation of the Day presented by
James Mannion

Theme ‘Closing the Gap through knowledge and understanding’

 

Kingsham Gym

 

 

 

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