Supporting the Progress of the More Able - Manchester - Programme

Wednesday 26 Sep 2018
Manchester

09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 10:00

09:45 – 10:00
Chair's Introduction and Welcome

Chair's Introduction and Welcome

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London G&T

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10:00 to 10:30

10:00 – 10:30
Looking beyond the data

Learn how to build a cohesive culture of identification which comprises of more than just assessment data, hearing practical ways to ensure all aspects of more able learners are considered and supported across all subjects

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London G&T

 

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10:30 to 11:00

10:30 – 11:00
Inspiring and motivating the more able

Ensure your more able pupils are motivated, inspired and supported to work towards greater depth across the curriculum and understand the importance of high-level learning

Bob Cox

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11:00 to 11:10

Q&A

11:00 – 11:10
Q&A
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11:10 to 11:40

11:40 to 12:30

11:40 – 12:30
1A: Disadvantaged pupils

Know how to build aspirations for pupils from a disadvantaged background, maximise potential and work with unmotivated families

Andy Brumby, Director of Achievement, The Learning Academy Trust

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11:40 – 12:30
1B: Greater depth

Explore the mastery learning approach, understand how greater depth can be planned for and how stronger questioning skills can support teachers in all subjects

Dr. Verity Jones, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England

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11:40 – 12:30
1C: 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

Ian Warwick, Senior Director, London G&T

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11:40 – 12:30
1D: 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 curriculum

Bob Cox, Independent Consultant

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12:30 to 13:30

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
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13:30 to 14:00

13:30 – 14:00
Balancing the curriculum

Learn practical new ways of providing a balanced curriculum which stretches all pupils and allows more able pupils to flourish in both academic and foundation subjects

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14:00 to 14:30

14:00 – 14:30
Demonstrating and monitoring progress of the more able

Hear from NACE-accredited schools about successful cross-curricular assessment models, and how to effectively display progress crucial to Ofsted requirements

This will be followed by a panel discussion where questions will be welcome

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14:30 to 15:20

14:30 – 15:20
2A: Resilience

Pratical ideas for building independent and self-motivated learners, and how to encourage a positive outlook on extended work in the classroom

Andy Brumby, Director of Achievement, The Learning Academy Trust

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14:30 – 15:20
2B: Parental support

Understand the best way to engage parents in their child’s learning to ensure crucial buy-in and that extra support is provided at home

Rob Jones, MD, Specialist Engagement Solutions

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14:30 – 15:20
2C: GCSE grades

Learn how to differentiate between grades 8/9 and how to ensure more able pupils are being pitched to the top with clear feedback

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14:30 – 15:20
2D: Leading provision - Secondary

Hear from an experienced more able coordinator about how to encourage whole school engagement and develop cohesive provision across all levels

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15:20 to 15:40

15:40 to 16:30

15:40 – 16:30
3A: SEND pupils

Practical classroom strategies for working with SEND pupils, and ensure there is support for those with communication difficulties

Rebecca Howell, Senior Education Consultant, Potential Plus UK

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15:40 – 16:30
3B: Universities - Secondary

Understand how to work effectively with universities to encourage clear aspirations and ensure pupils are motivated to achieve their future potential

Hetty Brown, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, St Brendan’s Sixth Form College

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15:40 – 16:30
3C Extra-curricular

Ensure stretch and challenge for more able pupils beyond the classroom, and learn how to identify more able skills in other areas and provide further enrichment

Dr. Verity Jones, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England

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15:40 – 16:30
3D: Leading provision - Primary

Hear from an experienced more able coordinator about how to encourage whole school engagement and develop cohesive provision across all levels

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16:30