CPD Subject Days

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One inspired generation

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Our one-day courses concentrate on a single topic and are designed to reinvigorate teachers’ enthusiasm and excitement about their specialist subject. Led by practising teachers, who are joined by subject experts, the days provide a wealth of ideas from which to create enriching and challenging teaching resources.

  • Reasons to attend:
  • Unique teaching resources
  • Practical advice given by teachers, for teachers
  • Inspirational guest speakers
  • The latest academic thinking brought into your classroom
  • Workshop activities to share best practice and formulate teaching ideas

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English

Geography

History

Mathematics

Modern Languages

Music

Science

English

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Topics covered in 2016/17
  • 19th century novels for 21st century students
  • Approaching modern drama
  • Romantic poetry in the secondary classroom: Fostered alike by beauty and fear
  • Frankenstein: Taming the monster
  • Shakespeare in context at KS3-5
  • Creative writing
  • 19th century poetry and the world
  • Differentiating Shakespeare

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Geography

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Topics covered in 2016/17
  • Population change
  • Water and carbon cycles
  • Global ecosystems and biodiversity
  • Meteorology for KS3-5

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History

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Topics covered in 2016/17
  • Tsarist Russia: 1865-1917
  • Medicine and public health over 1000 years
  • Mao’s China: 1949-1976
  • Stalin's Russia
  • The First World War at KS3
  • The rise of National Socialism

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Mathematics

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Topics covered in 2016/17
  • Algebra – problem solved!
  • Thinking about numbers
  • Inspiring geometry & trigonometry
  • Proof for all: Making algebraic proof attainable for all students
  • Shape and algebra
  • Data handling and statistics

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Modern Languages

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Coming up in 2016/17
  • Fotos & Filme im Unterricht: K3-5
  • The Golden Age and the Spanish Civil War
  • French literature at KS3-5
  • Exploiting Hispanic literary texts for language manipulation
  • Fresh perspectives on German history
  • Contemporary French film
  • German literature at KS3-4: Die Lust am Lesen
  • Using films and image in the Spanish classroom

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Music

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Topics covered in 2016/17
  • Composition through the key stages with Howard Goodall CBE
  • Loving listening: Teaching the new GCSE listening paper
  • Singing in the classroom and beyond

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Science

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Our courses are led by teachers, ensuring their relevance to you

  • Coming up in 2016/17
  • The curious nature of waves
  • The science of human health
  • NMR and spectroscopy
  • Forces and mechanics at KS3-4
  • Investigating rates of reaction
  • Biology at the zoo: Using zoology to contextualise the new GCSE curriculum
  • Biological transport: Membranes, the kidney and osmoregulation
  • Bonding
  • Medical physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant power! Engaging students with plants and photosynthesis
  • Thermodynamics and electrochemistry

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