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For the Love of Learning – Teaching & Learning Conference at HT

On Tuesday 25th June the school was closed to enable staff, as well as a number of visiting teachers from Haileybury and other schools to take part in a training conference all day.  This was an excellent opportunity for staff to engage in a number of workshops, with a particular focus on raising achievement for students with special educational needs.

We had the good fortune of securing two excellent guest speakers –Ross Morrison McGill and Sue Cowley – both well known and respected in the world of education.  We also had an excellent training session delivered to all staff by DSPL4 – a local provider of specialist provision – who trained staff on how we can best support our students with Autism.

Staff also had the opportunity to network with colleagues, with a number of colleagues presenting best practice from their classrooms.

In the afternoon staff took part in a number of team building and wellbeing activities.

The day was well received by all, with the following comments being made:

‘’I would change nothing about the day. It was the best training day I have had in 10 years of being at the school.’’

‘’Really high quality training; very well organised.’’