Stretch & Challenge the More Able - Manchester - Programme

Wednesday 27 Sep 2017 - Midland Hotel, Manchester

09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 10:00

10:00 to 10:35

10:00 – 10:35
Whole-School Approach

Create and embed a whole-school approach to support the more able: Know how to engage and motivate teachers to ensure your more able students are stretched and challenged throughout school

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London G&T

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10:35 to 11:10

10:35 – 11:10
Case Studies

Hear from 3 schools who share their top tips and most effective methods for challenging every child

Sean Perrotton, Most Able Mentor, St Thomas More High School Lee Shilton, Deputy Head, Lady Bay Primary School

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11:10 to 11:20

11:20 to 11:50

11:50 to 12:40

11:50 – 12:40
Staff Training - Secondary

Gain proven techniques to share with teachers to differentiate their teaching to the more able and ensure all students reach their full potential

Jacqui O’Connor, Associate Headteacher, Westfield Academy

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11:50 – 12:40
Staff Training - Primary

Gain proven techniques to share with teachers to differentiate their teaching to the more able and ensure depth of learning in the new curriculum

Bob Cox, Independent Consultant

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11:50 – 12:40
Identification

New, proven and adaptable methods to use your data and work with teachers to identify which students should be working as gifted and/or talented

Sean Perrotton, Director of Key Stage 5, St Thomas More High School

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12:40 to 13:40

12:40 – 13:40
Lunch
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13:40 to 14:10

13:40 – 14:10
Ofsted Update

Clarify what Ofsted inspectors will be looking at when considering more able provision and hear best practice examples from recent inspections.
 

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14:10 to 14:15

14:15 to 15:05

14:15 – 15:05
GCSE - Secondary

Understand what a level 9 GCSE grade looks like and what it takes for your students to achieve it

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14:15 – 15:05
Maths - Primary

Know how to work with teachers to develop the skill and behaviours necessary to achieve the top grades in maths

Lee Shilton, Deputy Head, Lady Bay Primary School

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14:15 – 15:05
Progress Tracking

Learn new time efficient methods to track and monitor the progress of the more able, identify students underachieving and intervene appropriately

Shabana Pervez, More Able Co-ordinator, Bordesley Green Girls' School

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15:05 to 15:35

15:35 to 16:25

15:35 – 16:25
University - Secondary

Know what students should be doing in year 12 & 13 to show independent learning and give themselves the best possible chance to gain acceptance to the top universities

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London G&T

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15:35 – 16:25
English Primary

Practical strategies to enable teachers to embed deeper learning in reading and writing within in the new curriculum

Nick Warmoth  English Leader Churchfields Junior School

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15:35 – 16:25
Mastery

Explore the mastery learning approach, understand how greater depth can be planned for and how principles of assessment can be used to raise standards.

Bob Cox, Independent Consultant

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16:25