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Creative Writing Resource: Shared Writing Lesson

Creative Writing Resource: Shared Writing Lesson

This is a customisable resource for English designed to get the creative juices flowing. A list of random words (choice of 2 - 5) is generated and pupils are challenged to come up with ways of including all of them in a piece of collaborative writing. As the class comes up with ideas, the teacher records them by typing on the onscreen board. The work can be saved at the end of the session. If pupils are not used to this kind of exercise, I suggest beginning with the 2 word sentence option. Challenge them to make sentences that make links between the words. You can move on to the other options in the menu as they become more confident… Although designed for use in English classes, this resource can easily be adapted for other subjects and for whole school sessions like assemblies. It is great for CPD too (safeguarding training, for instance). The PowerPoint file is stored in a folder with a text file named ‘words’. By replacing the words on this list by your own, the words generated on the screen can be related to any topic you like. Make sure that you keep the text file and the PowerPoint file together, however, or the nothing work. I have included a separate folder with three extra word lists (summer, adjectives, and synonyms for ‘said’). If you decide to use them, you need to rename them as ‘words’ and swap them with the original file in the main folder. You need to enable macros on your computer to use the resource, otherwise nothing will happen!
ReallLanguages
Mental Health and Wellbeing Whole School Audit Tool

Mental Health and Wellbeing Whole School Audit Tool

This is an audit tool that looks at the pillar of wellbeing. It takes into account whole school approaches, intervention, mental health and leadership to name a few. This is in line with the release of the government green paper. This will support in making an action plan for your future wellbeing provision.
lyndsyjane
2018 WORLD CUP WALL DISPLAY

2018 WORLD CUP WALL DISPLAY

Bring football fever to your school as teams from across the globe compete in Russia to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This interactive wall display will help children to explore the countries, flags and groups as well as to keep track of the progress of each team during the World Cup starting on June 14th 2018. Perfect for a communal display for children, staff and parents to discuss or for an individual classroom. All of the games include the date and time of when they are played.
Pdiggie
The Guide to being Science Subject Leader

The Guide to being Science Subject Leader

A 16-page booklet that guides you though how to be a science subject leader. Contents: The Science Development Plan Cycle Establishing a Science Profile What to include in your file School Self-Evaluation Grids Analysing Data The Process of Layering Curricular Targets Monitoring Planning An Overview of Planning Book Sampling An Effective Learning Environment Checklist Action Plan
orangedaisy86
Research Journal - Innovate March 2018

Research Journal - Innovate March 2018

Here’s out latest issue of Innovate. It’s jam packed with the next stage of our investigations as well as some lovely extras: how to manage stress and anxiety, when governors and students work together and how to build a community of inquiry. Have a read!
meerachudasama
A Workload and Wellbeing Checklist by @TeacherToolkit

A Workload and Wellbeing Checklist by @TeacherToolkit

This simple document is designed to be used by every headteacher in every school – a self-evaluation without the hassle of reams and reams of paperwork – for schools across England; either complete this yourself as a headteacher or if you are brave enough, simply hand out the 2-page document to every member of your leadership team and ask them to self-reflect on what decisions you make as a school and its impact on teacher workload. If you are feeling confident, why not hand a copy out to all teaching staff? Copyright: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) Copyright © 2008 – 2018 by @TeacherToolkit Ltd.
rmcgill
NSPCC training courses for education professionals

NSPCC training courses for education professionals

The NSPCC offers a selection of online and face-to-face child protection and safeguarding training courses specifically for those working in education. Face-to-face training courses include: Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England – Face to Face training Designated safeguarding lead for schools and colleges in England refresher – Face to Face training Online courses include: Child protection in schools Safer recruitment in education Keeping children safe online Managing sexualised behaviour in primary schools
NSPCC
Supply Teacher Folder

Supply Teacher Folder

Whenever a teacher needs a day off for sickness or a course, it can sometimes feel like more work to not be in school than it is to be in it. I created this document to make leaving my class with a supply teacher easier for all involved. I know how hard supply teachers work and I know how hard it is to walk into a class and not know the children or the timetable. This folder allows you to keep all the crucial information that a supply teacher needs to know about your class. Just edit the document and include everything that a supply teacher could need to know, print it off, put it in a folder and leave it on your desk! I’ve included a supply teacher feedback form in the download so you can be easily updated on how the day went, who behaved, messages you missed etc
chunt86
Behaviour/ Conduct Contract

Behaviour/ Conduct Contract

A contract that engages pupils, parents, teachers, heads of year/ house and departments in improving student behaviour or conduct. Currently formatted for a music department and KS4/ 5 students, but a Word document that can easily be edited to suit your department, key stage and internal structure. Tried and tested with great success!
mmiicchhaaeelll
Effective Marking and Feedback

Effective Marking and Feedback

Based on Dylan William and John Hattie theory. CPD last up to 2 hours. This is a one stop CPD training session for all marking and feedback needs. Taking staff from why we mark/feedback, inclusive of important research to support marking and feedback, whole school feedback strategy manageable strategies to support teachers in the classroom. Aslo deliverable in a fun, inclusive way - speed dating activity, snog marry avoid etc.
PEinnovator