This intensive leadership programme is comprised of three core elements. Element 1 involves
a full day workshop and taught sessions (see outline below). Element 2 is a School-based experience.
This is intended to provide experience of genuine leadership issues. Element 3 is Coaching which
is a central component of leadership learning and development. Coaching will be provided in the
participant’s own school, as part of the placement and through peer support, for example, supporting
each other through peer coaching, sharing ideas and resources for the leadership placement.
There will be five workshops held at regular intervals across the academic year. Each workshop will
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
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
Principal strategy days are run throughout the year with the aim of sharing strategy and good practice, celebrating successes, focusing on specific issues and peer coaching and networking.Essential Information
These network events are an opportunity for the school EAL champion and for staff working with EAL pupils to work collaboratively, share best practice, reflect on the assessment of EAL pupils and further develop strategies to improve provision for EAL pupils. During these sessions EAL practitioners will also be provided with the opportunity to engage in regional and national projects designed to improve academic and wider outcomes.Essential Information
Middle and Senior Leadership
Quality of Education: How do you know?
In 2018/19 there will be increased opportunities for maths CPD with the additional capacity provided
through the work of the Ad Astra teachers. Our aim is to provide trust wide events in addition to
bespoke training opportunities.
Part 1: For primary maths leads only
Regular Primary maths lead meetings:
Following on from completing the SEND peer Reviewer Training, this half day session will support reviewers to:
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||09 October 2019||11:00 - 16:00||Astrea Central||Map|
|2||19 November 2019||11:00 - 16:00||Astrea Central||Map|
|3||04 February 2020||11:00 - 16:00||Longsands Academy||Map|
|4||24 March 2020||11:00 - 16:00||South Yorkshire||Map|
|5||06 May 2020||11:00 - 16:00||South Yorkshire||Map|
|6||16 June 2020||11:00 - 16:00||South Yorkshire||Map|
The safeguarding network provides the opportunity for designated safeguarding leads to come together to discuss specific safeguarding concerns, share best practice and further develop collaborative practice across Astrea Academy Trust.