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14/12/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

What an absolute pleasure to have and James Corke who inspired and intrigue students with fascinating facts about Ancient History amd Classical Civilisations. We are grateful. https://t.co/S0DC3Pywv9

10/12/18

Costa Rica 🇨🇷 meeting https://t.co/LFk0O0Ti8E

05/12/18

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🤶 Our discount code CHRISTMAS10 is NOW LIVE and will give you 10% off any ticket purchased for any of our Operating theatre live events! https://t.co/BeJT6OZgKE⏳BE QUICK OFFER ENDS 21st December⏳TAG YOUR SCHOOL https://t.co/mVGN2K7aMj

03/12/18

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Thank you and 7KSY for all of your donations. https://t.co/o8mQ6a5R6z

03/12/18

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We are delighted by the generosity of both staff and students at . Another year supporting local people in need. https://t.co/ypOUVCZa5I

03/12/18

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7 places available in a Women Leading in Education course . inspirational speakers & opportunities to network. PM me if interested.

01/12/18

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We're looking forward to meeting with lots of potential at the event today from 10.30-12.30pm! https://t.co/mlKWSjVZYk

30/11/18

Wow what an opportunity this is! 😮 Parents presentation this Tuesday at 6:30 😬 🇨🇷 https://t.co/SVKGdIYOu3

22/11/18

Retweetd From Thurrock Council

Our twelfth award, Teacher of the year in secondary education, sponsored goes to Pantelis Lakovou,

22/11/18

He’s one of our own 👏 👏 Well deserved! https://t.co/lPkYtb2tgx

22/11/18

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Year 7 girls 5 a side football borough champs!! https://t.co/ve8jJY9cLP

09/11/18

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We are honoured and thrilled to have at on the 30th November delivering a great talk about Roman emperors. We will be more than happy to have any other schools interested in this fantastic workshop. https://t.co/97m4dFh58H

07/11/18

Y11 French, German and Spanish homework and exam revision is available on QUIZLET. Join your class to complete the tasks, be an independent worker, boost your performance and exam grade 👍🏻

07/11/18

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2nd place in year 7 cross country 🏃🏃 https://t.co/B5C7X9pfIw

06/11/18

Retweetd From Miss Hollingbery

Really enjoyed sharing ideas for our campaign with Year 12 Youth Group . Inspiring to see young people so enthusiastic about raising awareness of

06/11/18

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Jnr borough table tennis https://t.co/EVpt8DcUJF

06/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

Very excited to be announcing a range of workshops at Harris Chafford Hundred. So stay tuned!First one on the 16th November with the great author Emily Hauser. Schools or teachers are more than welcome to attend it. https://t.co/MtOWHU1Lqh

05/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

Invitation to the SEND Forum on the 15th November at 3.45pm in U1. This is a chance to talk about SEN provision in school and meet the SEND team along with Mrs M James from the Parent Advisory Team in Thurrock.

18/10/18

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Sign up to TSST programmes for Physics, Maths or MFL. It's completely free!! https://t.co/7DWAwM6zAb

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TSST MFL Programme for Teachers

Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Teaching School is pleased to confirm that we have secured Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) funding, to support MFL teachers to enhance their Spanish, French or Mandarin teaching and be equipped to meet the demands of the new GCSE specification.

Schools looking to increase the capacity in their MFL departments by equipping staff to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin will receive a bursary of £700 on successful completion of the training.

This course focuses on both linguistics & pedagogy, and supports MFL teachers wishing to enhance their French, Spanish or Mandarin teaching.

The programme consists of:

  • Four afternoon / twilight sessions from 1pm – 5pm
  • Two full day session
  • Each participant will have a Lead Practitioner as a Mentor to guide them with online support between the sessions

Sessions will cover:

  • Holistic foreign language learning
  • Conducting an oral exams
  • Assessing written papers
  • Reading and listening skills
  • Opportunities to teach a lesson and get feedback.

The course is designed and delivered by David Shanks and Natalie Blondeau, Harris MFL Consultants who have extensive experience teaching MFL.

Training sessions:

Session 1

Full Day

Friday 7th December

9am to 5pm

Focus:

  • Baseline assessment in morning 9:30am- 11am
  • Joint Observations of lessons KS3/KS4
  • How to plan an effective MFL lesson (chunking)

Session 2

Twilight

Thurday 10th January

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • How to effectively teach MFL in a mixed ability class.
  • Planning for challenge and effective scaffolding

Session 3

Twilight

Friday 25th January

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • Strategies to prepare students for the writing exam.
  • How to teach writing skills to high ability students.
  • How to assess written papers

Session 4

Twilight

Monday 11th February

1pm to 5pm

Focus:

  • Reading and listening skills

Session 5

Twilight

Thursday 21st March

1pm to 5pm

 Focus:

  • Strategies to maximise students’ responses in their speaking exam (photo card and role plays techniques)
  • Conducting an oral exam

Session 6

Full Day

Friday 26th April

9am to 5pm

Introduction to day

Progress test in the morning 9.30-10.30am

From 11pm- 5pm all groups to teach a small group of pupils for 50 mins. To be observed by a small group of fellow participants and feedback given.

Please note that when applying for a place, you signal your commitment to attending all of the dates detailed above. All sessions will be held at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.  Schools will receive the £700 payment once participants have completed all of the training sessions below.

Eligibility and conditions

TSST is a Government funded programme designed to up-skill teachers and increase capacity. Generally speaking, to be eligible for a funded place teachers need to meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be a non-Spanish, French or Mandarin specialist teaching the subject e.g. a French teacher or teacher who will be teaching Spanish or who has just started teaching Spanish
  • Be a language teacher returning to the profession after an extended break
  • Be a supply teacher who would like to be able to teach French, Spanish or Mandarin
  • The programme is fully funded but does not cover travel costs
  • Applications can only be made with full support of the Head Teacher
  • There are a limited number of places available

Next Steps and application:

There are a limited number of places available and these are confirmed on a first come, first served basis. We therefore recommend that you apply as soon as possible to secure your place. To apply, please download our TSST application form. Send the completed form to m.lopez@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk by Friday 30th November 2018.

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