Thursday, 14 December 2017

Havering Train2Teach Events

Do you want to make a difference to children’s lives? Are you interested in a career in Primary teaching? Would you like some clarity about the School Direct route?

Havering Train2Teach offers training and placements in primary, infant and junior schools across Havering.

There will be the opportunity to:

 Learn more about this route into teaching

 Meet managers from TES Institute and receive personal advice

 Speak to trainees currently on the training programme

 Hear the views of past trainees

 Ask for advice on student finance

Please come along and see what we have to offer.

Event 1
Tangmere Crescent, 
RM12 5PP 

Thursday 18th January 2018
6:30pm – 7:30pm 

Event 2
Mawney Road, 
RM7 7HR 

Wednesday 7th March 2018 
10:30am – 11:30am

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Disadvantaged Not Progressing To University

Sadly there is an update in the Romford Recorder this week that draws attention to the work that is still needed to raise aspirations amongst disadvantaged families and ensure that there is a clear pathway for pupils to make it to Higher Education.

The Social Mobility Commission’s study revealed that just 16pc of youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in the borough go on to university or other higher education. This is compared with 53pc in Westminster, the best performing area in England.

The government watchdog’s latest report into inequality in Britain highlights the huge variation in life chances for youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds depending on where they grow up.

The commission assessed the development of children across the country from nursery right up to university, ranking each of England’s 324 local authorities for social mobility.

Click here for the full article

Friday, 1 December 2017

SENCO Accreditation

Are you recruiting a new SENCO for Spring or Summer term 2018?

Do you have a SENCO who needs or wants to begin the National Award for SEN Coordination?

Best Practice Network is a national provider of NASENCO and a Quality Assured member of the NASEN Provider group. They are currently recruiting for programmes to start in March 2018 in the following areas: Bury, Durham, London, Luton, Manchester, South Gloucestershire & St Albans.

Participants can find out more information and register through the Best Practice Network website. When registering online, please be sure to select Havering Primary Teaching School Alliance as the deliver partner to ensure BPN know which network you are a part of. Thank you!