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					   THORNDEN SCHOOL
           MAXIMISING PUPIL
             POTENTIAL
Keynote speaker: Professor David Jesson
 Since the late 1980s Professor David Jesson has been
 engaged in seeking to understand why schools’
 performances are so varied and how ‘the average
 school’ can be helped to become more like ‘the best’.
 Woking with the DfE and SSAT Professor David Jesson has written well over
 one hundred academic articles and books relating to the above themes.

Programme for the day:

         9.15 – 9.30     Arrival and registration

         9.30 – 9.40     Welcome and introduction

         9.40 – 10.30    Keynote speaker: Professor David Jesson

         10.30 – 10.45 Break / refreshments

         10.45 – 11.45 Showcase 1

         11.50 – 12.50 Showcase 2

         12.50 – 1.50    Lunch

         1.50 – 2.00     Welcome back

         2.00 – 3.00     Showcase 3

         3.00 – 3.15     Evaluation sheets and close


 timings may be subject to change




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YELLOW VENUE:


THORNDEN SCHOOL
Showcase         Using data to support
                                              Rob Davenport
   A              teachers and pupils
             Raising achievement through
Showcase
            regular AfL and the analysis of    Jean Haddock
   B
                         data
Showcase
               Beginners guide to data        Mark Wilbraham
   C
Showcase      Teaching for Different
                                              Georgia McNicol
   D             Assessment Types
          A cross-curricular approach to
Showcase
         using APP: practical applications      Kathy Frost
   E
                to ‘Narrow the Gap’
Showcase
               SMART target setting             Steve Hicks
   F
Showcase       Use of questioning to
                                               Juliet Pearce
   G             maximise learning
Showcase
            The impact of assessment             Nell Giles
   H
Showcase  Effective use of data in raising     Steve Mann
   I           student performance            Debbie Johnson




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                                                                                        THORN
     SHOWCASE A

                               Rob Davenport presents

                Using data to support teachers and pupils

  In this session you will cover:

     Practical ideas (please bring some of your own) for using a variety of data in a variety
      of ways to support teachers and pupils, to track pupil progress and to inform and
      involve parents

  By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

     Use FFT and CAT data to set meaningful targets
     Use CAT data to identify possible pupil learning style/need
     Track and report pupil progress




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     SHOWCASE B

                                Jean Haddock presents

Raising achievement through regular AfL and the analysis of data

  In this session you will cover:

     The use of assessment to inform our teaching practice and the analysis of data to help
      improve aspirations and raise achievement

  By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

     Link the validity of assessments for monitoring and tracking purposes with an aim to
      identify areas that are ‘weak’ and need appropriate intervention strategies to aid
      students in improving their work and overall attainment




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                                                                                   THORN
   SHOWCASE C

                           Mark Wilbraham presents

         Beginners guide to data (strictly for beginners!)
In this session you will cover:

   Using simple spreadsheet techniques to manipulate everyday pupil data to monitor
    progress and flag up certain issues.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Sort data
   Filter data
   Manipulate data
   Use conditional formatting to highlight certain issues




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   SHOWCASE D

                            Georgia McNicol presents

              Teaching for Different Assessment Types
In this session you will cover:

   The different styles of assessment the examination boards use to assess learning in
    different subjects
   and have a look at how you can facilitate learning to maximise pupils’ attainment for
    various methods of assessment

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Recognise the different styles of assessment, understand how the maximum scores are
    achieved through styles of assessment and have some ideas of how to encourage
    pupils to obtain their potential




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                                                                                     THORN
   SHOWCASE E

                               Kathy Frost presents

              A cross-curricular approach to using APP:
              practical applications to ‘Narrow the Gap’
In this session you will cover:

   The various benefits and pitfalls of using APP to raise attainment at KS3 across a range
    of subject areas. Addressing the question raised; what’s in it for you?

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Select aspects which will support and enhance best practice in your subject area




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   SHOWCASE F

                               Steven Hicks presents

                             SMART target setting
In this session you will cover:

   What SMART are
   How they can support assessment and improve learning

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Understand what SMART targets are
   Be able to apply SMART targets to your own subject area




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                                                                                    THORN
   SHOWCASE G

                               Juliet Pearce presents

                Use of questioning to maximise learning
In this session you will cover:

   A range of effective questioning techniques

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Use questioning to extend learning and promote progress with your students




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   SHOWCASE H

                                  Nell Giles presents

                          The impact of assessment
In this session you will cover:

   How current trends in assessment really impact upon learners of all abilities.
   It will offer you an opportunity to put yourself in the position of the learner and
    experience firsthand how APP, AfL, self and peer assessment can affect our students, in
    terms of their academic progress, motivation, emotional well-being and understanding

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Review, audit and consider the effectiveness and impact of your current assessment
    practices on all learners




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                                                                                    THORN
   SHOWCASE I

                   Steve Mann / Debbie Johnson presents

       Effective use of data in raising student performance
In this session you will cover:

   How to use data to inform intervention
   A range of creative interventions that have been implemented
   Engaging students in the target setting process, ensuring that expectations are
    sufficiently challenging
   Opportunity for delegates to share their own practice and evaluate how effective their
    intervention has been

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

   Consider how to adapt, create or modify existing tracking systems
   Draw on a range of tried and tested intervention strategies
   Engage students in the target setting process




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