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National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

We are working in collaboration with Leadership Licence holders, Learner’s First,  to deliver the National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML). NPQML will give you the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence that you need to drive successful team performance and improve classroom practice. You can control the pace and focus of your study by […]

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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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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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Exam Season – The View from the Special School

Exams bring pressure – pressure to teachers, support staff, parents and school leaders. However, the pressure we feel is nothing compared to that felt by the pupils and in my school the pressure on the Year 11 pupils is more than you could possibly imagine. Children with ADHD, ASD, ODD, OCD and Tourette’s all go […]

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