Primary English Forum 2018-19

Starting: | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

A cluster group for English lead teachers from St Albans Primary Schools to discuss and share good practice. The topics for discussion will be directed by the group themselves on a meeting by meeting basis but will be led and facilitated by Cate Cooper.

This course is hosted at Mandeville Primary School in St Albans. You will be required to attend the following Thursday twilight sessions which run from 4.00pm to 5.30pm each term:

  • start delayed from 7 Nov until December 2018 – exact date tbc
  • Wednesday, 20th February 2019
  • Wednesday, 5th June 2019

Who is this course for?

English curriculum leaders

What are the objectives or outcomes?

On this programme participants will:

  • Share good practice
  • Solve problems
  • Raise standards in English

Areas of focus

The programme will be developed according to feedback and suggestions from delegates as the year progresses.

Meet the facilitator:

Cate Cooper has been teaching at Mandeville Primary School since 2009 where she has enjoyed teaching every year group from Early Years to Y5. Currently Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for leading English and communication across the school, she now teaches in Y2 and leads the KS1 team. Cate is also an SLE for the Alban Teaching School Alliance.

Cate is keen to share outstanding practice as much as possible and has always found networking with colleagues extremely useful. She believes that creating a forum like this will be hugely beneficial, allowing teachers to set their own agenda and therefore meet the specific needs based on the reality of the classroom.