West Sussex Teaching School Hub

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

GLF Schools

West Sussex Schools

Partnerships

We recognise that we all have areas of strengths, interests, expertise and experiences to share. Working with colleagues, we want to create opportunities for further collaboration through professional conversations, networking and professional development.

This part of our website will provide opportunities for schools and organisations to share opportunities to come together and support each other.

We are fortunate in West Sussex to have a Research School and a number of Curriculum Hubs (MFL, Science and Maths) run and developed through local schools. Working with them, the TSH will be signposting to a number of CPD opportunities. We will be issuing a more comprehensive plan over the coming weeks, but we wanted to share some opportunities with you at this point.

Durrington Research School

The audit sent to schools by GLF to identify West Sussex school professional development priorities has identified a number of key priorities.  We have linked these priorities to training programmes that the Durrington Research School is leading in 2021-22.

To provide schools with more information about these programmes, we are running free taster sessions for each of them (and our other full training programmes.  Details of all of our programmes can be found HERE and the booking form to reserve a place on the taster sessions is HERE.  

Any West Sussex School who attends a taster session will be eligible for a discounted place on the full training programme (£250 instead of £345).

If you have any questions, please contact Shaun Allison - sallison@durring.com

MFL Hub at Blatchington Mill School

Blatchington Mill School, which leads the MFL Hub, is able to provide bespoke support for schools looking to develop their MFL provision from January 2022. This can include:

  • Curriculum development training, tailored to current national pedagogical trends
  • Departmental CPD in the delivery of phonics, vocabulary and grammar teaching
  • Workshops on resource and assessment development and design to improve outcomes
  • Strategies for improving uptake in languages through embedding research informed practice
  • Coaching for leadership in an MFL context
  • Collaborative developmental reviews to facilitate teacher development 
  • Support with the implementation of a non-topic-based KS3 curriculum

To discuss a bespoke support package, please contact Ashley Harrold and Joe Fincham on 01273 736244 or office@blatchingtonmill.org.uk.

Maths Hub at St. Paul’s School

Sussex Maths Hub has a number of courses available and further detail can be found on their website, https://www.sussexmathshub.co.uk/. Programmes for 2021-22 for both primary and secondary practitioners can be found HERE.

Science Learning Partnership at Downlands School

The Science Learning Partnership offers a number of CPD and networking opportunities for both teachers and technicians. Further detail about their offer can be found HERE.

English Hub at Springhill Catholic Primary School (Southampton)

Springhill is one of the DfE appointed 34 English Hub schools across England and support schools to deliver excellent early language and phonics teaching in Reception and Key Stage 1. To see if you are eligible to access free training and resources, please contact them directly and further details can be found HERE.

Ed Tech Demonstrator

The Ed Tech Demonstrator is a FREE national peer-led network of demonstrators helping schools and colleges in England to develop and improve their digital strategies. The programme is now in its second year and has evolved from crisis response to offer support to schools and colleges in developing digital strategies which make effective use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.  Further detail about the support available can be found HERE and Click here to view the launch event video which provides further information on the importance of digital strategy in addressing the educational challenges of the next few years. 

Computer Hub at Bohunt School

Bohunt offer a number of courses to both primary and secondary schools to support the planning and delivery of computer science. If you are interested in finding out more or accessing your FREE 30 minute needs analysis and action plan, please e-mail TeachComputing@bohunt.hants.sch.uk.