New Teacher Subject Days

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Our Subject Days for newly qualified and trainee teachers are an effective way to condense a lifetime’s teaching experience into just four Saturday sessions. Designed to provide a wealth of resources, the course is delivered by experienced teacher leaders in conjunction with leading academics and is designed to improve confidence and bolster ability.

  • Reasons to attend:
  • Deepens subject knowledge
  • Broadens teaching strategy and ideas
  • Brings the latest academic thinking into classrooms
  • Introduces teachers to a supportive peer network
  • Runs on four Saturdays
  • Provides unique teaching resources

New Teacher Subject Days 2019/20 are now open for bookings

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Eligibility

Courses are recommended for school-based teacher trainees (e.g. School Direct, Teach First) and those in their first few years of teaching.

The programme is designed for subject specialists. Those teaching outside their specialism are encouraged to contact us to discuss suitability.

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English

Geography

History

Mathematics

Modern Languages

Science

English

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Chaucer
  • Victorian Novel
  • Creative Writing
  • Shakespeare (RSC)

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Geography

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Weather and climate hazards
  • Global Economies, Global Security and Global Governance
  • Changing places and fieldwork
  • Geomorphological Processes and Hazards

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History

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • People power - protest and revolution
  • The movers and shakers - key influential figures in history
  • Conquest and conformity
  • Early modern history

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Mathematics

Enhance your subject knowledge and share best practice

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Topics covered:
  • Probability
  • Proof
  • Functions, graphs and sequences
  • Statistics

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Modern Languages

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Specialist courses are run for French and Spanish teachers. Example topics are:
  • Spanish: La evolución de la lengua / La Ley de Memoria Histórica - representaciones de la Guerra Civil
  • Lorca / La cultura juvenil: tecnología, medios sociales y videojuegos
  • Joan Miró / Garcia Marquez
  • ¡Festejemos con música y baile!
  • German:German/Swiss/Austrian festivals and traditions
  • The reunification of Germany 
  • The rise of the far right, immigration and the challenges of Integration in today's Germany
  • East Germany - the DDR and how it is comparing with western Germany today
  • French: Using short film; maximising Target Language use
  • Le patrimoine francophone, Le bénévolat
  • Global issues: La crise migratoire, La musique contemporaine
  • La francophonie: Québec

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Science

Gain confidence and enhance your subject knowledge

Build your network of experienced teachers and peers in other schools

  • Specialist courses are run for Biology, Chemistry and Physics teachers. Example topics are:
  • Chemistry: The periodic table
  • Atoms and Bonding
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Biology: Cells and cancer
  • Genetics, Inheritance, Biotech and evolution
  • Ecology, Classification and Conservation
  • Animal Exchange and Transport
  • Physics: Materials
  • Electromagnetism
  • Astrophysics
  • Energy

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