Suitable for: Experienced, new and aspiring teaching and non-teaching Year Leaders in schools, colleges and academies across all phases who want to reflect on the impact their role has in supporting learner welfare and behaviour, improving attendance and punctuality; and developing the quality of learning and progress in their schools.
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Year leaders are central in the drive towards outstanding teaching, learning and progress in schools. This course will focus on what it means to be an effective Year Leader. Exploring ideas and issues around understanding the role in changing school contexts, effective leadership styles, building effective year teams, engaging with data to support outstanding learning and progress, key strategies to support emotional and behaviour needs; and the role of the Year Leader as a key middle leader in any school.
Excellent tips given on how to deal with practical situations. Bibi Edoo-nanuck, Swakeleys School for Girls
Excellent well delivered course which gave a good insite into the head of year job and the challenges with real life scenarios about how to cope with these challenges. Laura Bremner, Icknield High School
Lots of cross communication between schools; gives excellent new ideas to bring forward in my school/job. I have learnt a lot about leadership and skills to develop mine. Maria Mahfouz, Stockley Academy
Excellent course leader who was extremely knowledgeable and gave lots of strategies and helpful advice & tips. Rachel Warren, Walthamstow School for Girls
Really good resources. Have come away with good ideas and a better understanding of what it means to be a year leader. A fantastic day, thank you so much. Really worthwhile. Annie Adolphus, Kingston Grammar School
Very clearly and effectively delivered with plenty of practical ideas. Rachel Lewis, Emanuel School
Excellent delivery of the course. Very informative - practical advice & strategies that you can take back and put into practice. George Smolenski, Buxton Secondary School
Excellent details of ideas from a specialist who supported, guided and listened to what I wanted and needed. Adam Powell, St Anne's Catholic School
Very good focus on discussion, sharing good practice and useful focus on leadership skills. Pamela Davies, Caldicot Comprehensive School
Fantastic knowledge, clear information. Great course - learnt many new ideas. Gwenda Marian Rowlands, Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan