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21 courses found

Code: AAT/19/182 Astrea Educational Visits Co-ordinator Training (Cambridgeshire) (Cancelled)

This one-day training course follows the nationally recognised Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training framework set out by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel. The three morning sessions focus on the role of the Educational Visits Co-ordinator along with important aspects of off-site visit management, oversight and planning. The afternoon sessions focus on the specific details of the Astrea Academy Trust’s educational visits policy, guidance, systems and processes. The final hour is set aside to provide time to address participants’ individual issues in detail.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 November 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Cambridgeshire Map

Code: AAT/19/108 'Essentials In Fundraising'

Fundraising will enable your School to achieve great outcomes for your pupils, whether it be new specialist equipment, development of existing spaces or new and exciting resources for learning. This half day workshop is designed to help you kick start your fundraising projects


Venue will be either South Yorkshire or Cambridge, decided by the location of the majority of participants.



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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 November 2019 12:30 - 15:00 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/188 Managing Educational Visits (Cambridgeshire)

This half-day session provides Astrea Academy Principals with the opportunity to consider the Trust’s Educational Visits Policy and its key requirements to ensure effective management and conduct of off-site educational visits. Key elements which will be looked at in detail include: the role of the Educational Visits Co-ordinator; visit notification and approval timescales and requirements; legal framework and responsibilities for educational visits; using the Evolve system; staff training, qualifications and competence for different visit and activity types; access to support, advice and guidance; and monitoring and quality assurance processes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 November 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Astrea Cottenham Map

Code: AAT/19/233 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 28 November 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Astrea Central Map

Code: AAT/19/234 Curriculum Led Financial Planning (Primary)

Curriculum Led Financial Planning is a curriculum and finance resource planning tool for Schools to use whilst designing and setting their curriculum and structuring their staff. It assists Trusts to identify the curriculum that optimises the educational progress and outcomes of its pupils as well as ensuring the most efficient use of its funding and staffing resource. This course will focus on the underlying principles of curriculum-led planning, and considers how effective staff deployment can future-proof the curriculum against rising costs. Attendees will be provided with the CLFP spreadsheet tools to complete for their school.
The course aims to provide attendees with:
• an overview of curriculum and accountability issues, and an understanding of the key considerations and drivers when designing an effective curriculum
• understand how to plan the resourcing of a curriculum in terms of staffing, learning resources, and supporting structures
• learn how to use a common language in curriculum development and budgeting which supports streamlined, cost-effective timetabling
• understand the critical relationship between the key metrics of curriculum planning and financial resource
• understand how to use the Astrea CLFP tool in curriculum analysis and development, and resource-planning

This is compulsory for all Principals and SBM's

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2019 09:30 - 12:30 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/235 Curriculum Led Financial Planning (Secondary)

Curriculum Led Financial Planning is a curriculum and finance resource planning tool for Schools to use whilst designing and setting their curriculum and structuring their staff. It assists Trusts to identify the curriculum that optimises the educational progress and outcomes of its pupils as well as ensuring the most efficient use of its funding and staffing resource. This course will focus on the underlying principles of curriculum-led planning, and considers how effective staff deployment can future-proof the curriculum against rising costs. Attendees will be provided with the CLFP spreadsheet tools to complete for their school.
The course aims to provide attendees with:
• an overview of curriculum and accountability issues, and an understanding of the key considerations and drivers when designing an effective curriculum
• understand how to plan the resourcing of a curriculum in terms of staffing, learning resources, and supporting structures
• learn how to use a common language in curriculum development and budgeting which supports streamlined, cost-effective timetabling
• understand the critical relationship between the key metrics of curriculum planning and financial resource
• understand how to use the Astrea CLFP tool in curriculum analysis and development, and resource-planning

This is compulsory for all Principals and SBM's

Venue will be either South Yorkshire or Cambridge, decided by the location of the majority of participants.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2019 13:00 - 16:00 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/19/80 New Starter Induction SY Jan 2020

Any member of new staff that may not oridinarily get to hear about the overall Astrea Strategy. The event will focus on Astrea internal systems and processes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 January 2020 10:00 - 13:00 South Yorkshire Map

Code: AAT/20/8 New Starter Induction Cambridgeshire Jan 2020

Any member of new staff that may not oridinarily get to hear about the overall Astrea Strategy. The event will focus on Astrea internal systems and processes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 January 2020 10:00 - 13:00 Astrea Cottenham Map

Code: AAT/20/26 Data Protection Lead Training

This one day course covers the requirements of The Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR. Focussing on the basics of the legislation and its application in our Academies:

  • Introduction to Data Protection & Privacy Legislation
  • Rights of the data subject
  • Controllers and processors
  • Subject Access Request handling
  • Breach reporting and handling
  • Privacy by design and DPIA’s
  • Risk Management and Information Security

Venue will be either South Yorkshire or Cambridge, decided by the location of the majority of participants.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 February 2020 09:30 - 16:00 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

Venue will be either South Yorkshire or Cambridge, decided by the location of the majority of participants.

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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