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Code: AAT/19/215 Donations Policy and Donorfy Workshop (SY) AM Session

These workshops have been specifically designed to ensure that relevant training is given to use the Donorfy database. Every Academy must send a representative along to the workshop who will be responsible for ensuring that the Donations Policy is adhered to and that the relevant information is stored correctly in line with regulatory requirements.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Astrea Central Map

Code: AAT/19/216 Donations Policy and Donorfy Workshop (SY) PM Session

These workshops have been specifically designed to ensure that relevant training is given to use the Donorfy database. Every Academy must send a representative along to the workshop who will be responsible for ensuring that the Donations Policy is adhered to and that the relevant information is stored correctly in line with regulatory requirements.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Astrea Central Map

Code: AAT/19/199 EYFS Quality Interactions (Cancelled)

In addition to these sessions, there will also be some bespoke sessions run for individual academies throughout the year, these will be

How Literacy Tree works in Foundation Stage 
Child Led Learning
Phonics
Indoor Provision - Is it continuous or enhance, what's the difference?
Assessment, what it is for and how it is used

If any schools are interested in attending these, please contact Kara Robinson

These session are by invite only

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Astrea GreenGate Lane Map
2 03 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
3 25 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
4 24 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
5 28 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
6 02 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/106 Science Lead Meeting (Cambridge)

Science Meetings

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 September 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Longsands Academy Map
2 20 November 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Cambridgeshire Map
3 15 January 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Cambridgeshire Map

Code: AAT/19/58 High Impact Middle Leaders Programme (Secondary) SY

Session 1. The importance of Leadership Total Leadership.
Systems Leadership. Leadership versus Management. The three P’s. Reconciling Leadership, Management & Administration.

Session 2. Leadership Styles – Theory & Practice
7 Claims about successful leadership. 6 Styles of leadership. My leadership style. The emotionally intelligent leader. Leadership vision & Values. The self-reflective leader

Session 3. Effective Communication Scope, scale & standards of communication.
Quality assurance. Holding difficult conversations and handling challenging behaviours. Dealing with conflict

Session 4.
Critical Conversations Informal & Formal processes. Evidence. Absence management, Occ Health reports. Practical scenarios.

Session 5. Policies & Procedures Policies, procedures, practice.
What’s the difference & whose responsibility are they? What happens when they go wrong? What do Ofsted look for? ‘Fix & Find’ or ‘predict & prevent’? Charlie Taylor’s report.

Session 6. Managing Resources What are resources?
Three E’s model. Deployment, Optimum use, Impact, Stewardship, Benchmarking, Capitation review, SBM – Financial regulations.

Session 7.
Strategies to secure improvement What is strategic planning? Prioritising. Embedding a ‘culture’ or ‘ethos’. Planning ‘tools’. Improvement plans, ‘Project’ plans. Risk analysis. Coaching for development.

Session 8. Ofsted Understanding the Framework.
What to expect as a middle leader. Thematic inspections. 1:1 interviews, Evidence at hand.

 One to One Mentoring / Coaching as required:
• 1:1 ‘Mock ofsted’ interview / accountability
• GROW model of coaching
• Address poor performance
• Leading a high performing team as a middle leader
• Stress management / leading ethically
• Running effective meetings
• Managing upwards
• Team performance barometer
• SWOT Team analysis
• Belbin
• Personality Profiling

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2019 14:30 - 16:30 Astrea Central Map
2 23 October 2019 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
3 14 November 2019 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
4 08 January 2020 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
5 25 March 2020 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
6 22 April 2020 14:30 - 16:30 Venue TBC Map
7 24 June 2020 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map
8 16 July 2020 14:30 - 16:30 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/176 School Business Manager/Office Manager termly meeting

In the fast moving world of Business Management it’s important that we meet regularly and keep at the forefront of any developments, internally and in the wider SBM arena. This session will provide important information and updates from Astrea Function Heads and enable networking and collaboration within our SBM/OM community. Updates will vary at each session and will be led by content suggested by SBM/OM’s, typically including a cross section of the following:

  • Functional update from Astrea Executive Director for Operations
  • Updates from HR, IT, Estates, Exec Support, Policy & Governance and Finance
  • Drop in sessions with service providers
  • Presentations from potential service providers
  • Opportunities to collaborate on decision making affecting Business Support and Admin across Astrea

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Astrea Central Map
2 14 February 2020 09:30 - 16:00 South Yorkshire Map
3 20 May 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Cambridgeshire Map

Code: AAT/19/60 Curriculum Led Financial Planning (Secondary)

The Course will develop knowledge and understanding of the priniciples of curriculum led financial planning, opportunity to produce an example CLFP using the Astrea Curriculum Planning document.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Astrea Central Map

Code: AAT/19/217 Donations Policy and Donorfy Workshop

These workshops have been specifically designed to ensure that relevant training is given to use the Donorfy database. Every Academy must send a representative along to the workshop who will be responsible for ensuring that the Donations Policy is adhered to and that the relevant information is stored correctly in line with regulatory requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Astrea Central Map

Code: AAT/19/62 HCSS Training

To increase confidence in adding, removing and amending staff contracts
To enable staff to produce revised scenarios for budgeting and planning purposes.
To support staff in reconciling monthly pay reports to budget.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Astrea Central Map
2 25 February 2020 09:00 - 09:30 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/197 ‘Into Astrea’ NQT, RQT and new colleagues

The ‘Into Astrea’ Programme is a course that will challenge all participants to reflect on improve their own practice and craft their teaching. The programme is designed to develop knowledge and skills in all areas of teaching and learning and specific aspects of subject knowledge. The programme will support all NQTs to achieve full QTS status, but is similarly appropriate for recently qualified teachers and those who want to reinvest in their practice through:

• A thorough understanding of the Astrea Standard
• Best practice approach from across the Trust
• Access to the latest research and thinking on teacher and subject pedagogy
• Practical resources they can take and use in their classrooms
• Access to outstanding experience practitioners for Q&A around each focus area
• Opportunities to network and liaise with their peers and other professionals
• Beyond event projects to implement the learning from the programme into their own practice
• The support from a coach within their home school

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 September 2019 09:30 - 11:45 Astrea Academy Sheffield Map
2 20 September 2019 09:30 - 11:45 Astrea Central Map
3 27 September 2019 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
4 11 October 2019 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
5 15 November 2019 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
6 13 December 2019 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
7 10 January 2020 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
8 14 February 2020 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
9 06 March 2020 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map
10 19 June 2020 09:30 - 11:45 South Yorkshire Map