Welcome to Linwood Teaching School Alliance
The Linwood Teaching School Alliance is a partnership of schools and other organisations sharing our skills and expertise to improve learning and achievement for every child and young person across Bournemouth and beyond.
Evaluations: Continuing Professional and Leadership Development
During the Autumn term 2019/20, we have evaluations from training sessions delivered through the Teaching School from 599 people across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. They were asked to grade the event they attended from 1 (positive) to 5 (negative) on a number of different
In response to the question ‘How would you rate your knowledge before the event?’, 348 (58%) of them gave the answer 1 or 2.
In response to the question ‘How would you rate your knowledge after the event?’, 550 (92%) of them gave the answer 1 or 2.
Testimonials from Autumn term training
- “Memorable training enabling me to reflect on my teaching and relationships with the pupils.”
- “I found the day really inspiring.”
- “You have given me the confidence I needed to ask the right questions.”
- “Great course – all makes sense now, can’t wait to get going.”
BOOST – Bournemouth Outreach Offer: SEND Together
Linwood School and Tregonwell Academy in partnership
As a service we provide Universal SEND support to schools (Primary and Secondary) and specific support for individual pupils at SEN Support & EHCP Level. We work in a solution-focused way, providing advice and guidance to help pupils achieve their potential.
Are you a new Headteacher?
Following feedback from a Head Teacher induction day, we are hosting a New Head Teacher network meeting. A chance for those new to the role or recently appointed to get together to share experiences, ask questions and talk with those who are in a similar position.
SEN Leadership Network
For all School and Academy Leaders of SEND
These twice termly networks provide an opportunity for SENCos and other senior leaders from mainstream and special schools and colleges with responsibilities for vulnerable learners to meet, share ideas and hear the latest local, regional and national information and statutory requirements. There will be a focus on provision and outcomes for learners with special educational needs, disabilities and other vulnerabilities.
Governor Network – funded by LTSA
For all involved in School and Academy governance
Governor network 19-20
Effective Challenge and Support – Governor Training
This session is designed for Governors and Trustees who would like to improve their ability to support and challenge senior school and academy leaders.
Support and Challenge Mar 20
SEN Governance Training
This session is open to all school and academy governors and trustees. It will provide an opportunity for those attending to develop their knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in mainstream and special schools. There will be a focus on roles and responsibilities, policy and practice with support for all members of governing boards to increase their awareness of national and local approaches to improving outcomes for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
SEN GovernanceTraining June 2020
We are running another PECS training event in June and July.
The evidence based Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is used to rapidly teach communication skills to those with limited functional speech. The PECS Protocol is successfully utilised in learning environments by hundreds of thousands of professionals worldwide.
School to School Support
How can we help you and your staff? Read more…
Please click the link to find out more about our 2020 NPQML programme
The National Award for SEN Coordination is a DfE approved post-graduate qualification for
teachers in the role of SENCO. Please click below to read more;-
Two full day sessions focusing on the practical aspects of intervention, working in a team and offering an irresistible invitation to learn.
Every School Leader a Leader of SEND
Two afternoon sessions to support school leaders to further develop their understanding of the strategic leadership of SEN.
Enhance your Teaching programme
A series of different workshops, all independent of each other.
Our ‘Enhance Your Teaching’ Programme will enable your teachers to develop a deeper
understanding of teaching and learning.
This training is suitable for teachers and HLTAs.
Primary Maths network – 12th June 2020
Guest speaker Katie Crozier – www.learnwithnumberlink.co.uk
Katie Crozier has been teaching for over twenty years. She has
recently been trained by the NCETM to become a Mastery Specialist Teacher and works with the Cambridge Maths Hub to support schools in developing a teaching for mastery approach in maths. She was also part of the team that wrote the NCETM professional development materials for multiplication and division.
Book your space now.
Peic D – Book now for September 2020
The PEIC-D approach revisits early interaction skills such as imitation, turn-taking and interaction. These skills are often poorly developed in children with severe and/or complex learning difficulties, including autistic spectrum disorders.
Primary English Network – 25th February 2020
The Value of Wordless Picture Books. Led by Sandy Stockwell from The University of Winchester . Please book your place using the link on the following document
Removing Barriers workshops
We have a number of removing barriers workshops. Down Syndrome, Dyscalculia, Sensory Differences, 5 Point Scale, Practical Primary Maths. Please click on the individual links for more information.
Mission Statement: “We aim to provide a centre of excellence in which individuals are valued and encouraged to give of their best.”