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The following courses are aimed at leaders and aspiring leaders in a variety of roles. 

To book onto any courses please fill out the booking form below:
Brooke Weston Trust Primary Training Hub - Leadership

Deep Dive into reading - Led by Rachel Mortlock 

This session will unpick the process of an Ofsted deep dive in reading and will explore the associated evidence and documentation including:

• The reading framework- Teaching the foundations of literacy DfE July 2021
• Bold Beginnings Ofsted 2017
• Language unlocks Reading- National Literacy Trust
• Validation of systematic synthetic phonics programmes: supporting documentation DfE 2021
• 2021 EYFS Statutory Framework and Early Learning Goals Outcomes from inspections under       the 2019 framework

Session date and time: 

Tuesday 20th September 2022 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Managing Investigations - Led by Alison Wayman

Investigating disciplinary and grievance cases is a skill which needs to be developed. Failure to properly investigate could undermine any later processes and lead to legal liability. Any person undertaking such an investigation should be trained in the requirements of employment law.

Session date and time: 

Tuesday 1st November 2022 - 9.00am - 12.00pm

Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) - Led by Giles Osborne 

In this course you will be working with Senior Leaders and Principals to help refine school development priorities and school self-evaluation. This session shows how strengths and weaknesses are highlighted and provide guidance on to how to use the Inspection Dashboard and ASP effectively.

Session date and time: 

Thursday 17th November 2022 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Essential People Skills for Line Managers - Led by Kathryn Pithey  

The course will be made up of five sessions: ‘HR Basics’, ‘Managing Performance’, ‘Absence Management’, ‘Resolving Conflict’ and ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’. The session will ensure the participant can:

• Understand that effective Human Resource Management at line manager level is fundamental to organisational success and be made aware of when HR expertise is required.
• Be clear on roles, responsibilities, and expectations of line managers at Brooke Weston Trust.
• Have a suite of resources to help effectively manage your teams through a number of difficult scenarios.

Session dates and times:

Tuesday 6th December 2022 - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Tuesday 7th March 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Tuesday 25th April 2023 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday 16th May 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Thursday 6th July 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm

The Power of Coaching (BWT Trust staff only) - Led by Charlotte Hawker-Smith & Dr Rachel Lawrence 

The OLEVI Institute is an internationally renowned learning syllabus and accreditation pathway designed to develop advanced and professional level coaches and coaches to lead innovation and cultural change. To date the OLEVI Institute has accredited almost 20,000 coaches and facilitators.

The Power of Coaching programme is accredited by OLEVI. Practitioners will gain a deeper understanding about the power of coaching and the impact that great coaching has on learning, being able to confidently apply a number of strategies to deepen the thinking of pupils, inspire colleagues to develop and grow, and become a more reflective and energised professional.

This programme consists of 3 sessions focused on developing your coaching skills with a series of post session challenges, completed over a 6 week period. Full attendance at this programme will enable practitioners to utilise models and approaches to coach pupils and professionals to improve learning, thinking and well-being; professionally challenge expectations and begin to shift mindsets; and model courage, humility and discipline when engaging with coaching conversations. This course will be held at Brooke Weston Academy

Session dates and times:

Thursday 20th April 2023 - 9.00am - 12.30pm
Thursday 27th April 2023 - 9.00am - 12.30pm 
Thursday 11th May 2023 - 9.00am - 12.30pm

Vice Principal/Assistant Principal conference - Led by Leyton Smith 

In this session you will explore your role as a leader of school improvement, network with other school leaders and listen to a keynote speaker to inspire you as a leader.

Session dates and times:

Thursday 22nd June 2023 - 12.30pm - 4.30pm