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Kagan Structures – Cooperative Learning!

Are you interested in improving learner productivity and cooperative learning in your class? This one day course exploring Kagan structures could be for you!   Are just two of the structures you will learn! For more information check out ; http://www.kaganonline.com/free_articles/research_and_rationale/330/The-Essential-5-A-Starting-Point-for-Kagan-Cooperative-Learning Booking now for April 3rd 2014 – contact julietallant@wcpsandrscc.co.uk for more information.  

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SLE Welcome Evening!

It was great to meet all of our newly recruited SLEs last night – what a great bunch they are! There were lots of great conversations going on as we discussed their role and potential input into our Primary and Secondary ITT programmes. It is a privilege to work with such a passionate and talented […]

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The 3 Realms Of School Improvement?

I, like many of you frequently wonder – How do we make our school a great school?’ The complexities of school leadership, the myriad of variables at play and the social dynamics of school communities make it difficult to isolate any one magical solution. It is a muddled web of factors that combine to create […]

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Apple Regional Training Centre Launch- Friday 4th October

Worsbrough Common Primary School are delighted to become South Yorkshire’s first Apple Regional Training Centre. The school has been using Apple technology for over 3 years and has been accredited by Apple in recognition of its outstanding practice embedding IT  into pedagogy. To celebrate the achievement and ‘officially’ launch the Apple RTC we will be holding a launch […]

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Prezi and Information from SLE Information Evening

Please find attached the SLE hand-out from this evening. If you require any additional information do not hesitate to contact us at barnsleytsa@wcpsandrscc.co.uk What do Specialist Leaders of Education do

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School Direct Placements September 2014/15

School Direct is the new route to QTS for both new entrants and experienced school colleagues who are looking to enter the profession, with bursaries and funding available for both unsalaried (fee-paying) and salaried routes. Barnsley School Direct Alliance (the “ITT wing” of Barnsley Teaching School Alliance) offers to manage the ITT process on your behalf for any […]

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Get on the balcony

Earlier this week I spent a morning planning an NPQSL module focusing specifically on ‘Closing the Gap’. It was fascinating to hear the experiences of others and bounce around ideas about practice. It was fantastic professional dialogue that left me coming away feeling enthused and invigorated, curious to learn. It also made me wonder how […]

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