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12/10/18

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If you want to challenge your students and help them to explore medicine and healthcare in more detail then this is a fantastic opportunity. For further information and tickets use the link provided. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

12/10/18

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Wow we have been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award winning We bring the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

09/10/18

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New drop-in posters released this week... hopefully going on school screens as well as the School Health Office doors & various places around school! 📺🖥️📱 https://t.co/wEz8e087s5

09/10/18

This Friday- help our Duke of Edinburgh’s award group raise some money 😁 https://t.co/QdN2j0qHiw

02/10/18

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STEMclub building a raspberry pi. https://t.co/hHUzeQ42dt

27/09/18

The cast of our school production singing their hearts out 👏🏻 https://t.co/UyOc7sbGp3

27/09/18

Our crazy scientist 👨‍🔬 https://t.co/JLRsRSGQFu

27/09/18

And we are open until 8pm- be good to see as many of you as possible. 😀 https://t.co/qZyhHbA7Vb

25/09/18

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Come and see a human cadaver autopsy . Open to anyone!! Get your tickets at https://t.co/ni0SIu31Bv

24/09/18

Open evening this Thursday from 4:30pm until 8:00pm for future parents/pupils. All our welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. 😁

24/09/18

If you want to challenge your students and help them to explore medicine and healthcare in more detail then this is a fantastic opportunity. For further information and tickets use the link provided. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

24/09/18

Wow we have been selected as one of the first venues in the UK to host the award winning We bring the opportunity to dissect real specimens led by human anatomist Samuel Piri. https://t.co/WGz2Ag6rYK

11/09/18

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Please see our club list - there are some important notices below. All clubs start 11.9.18 except: Y10 Football, Y8 Football and Y7 Football, Girls Football & Netball . (These will start week commencing 17.9.18) Netball will start on 14.9.18. Any questions, please the PE team! https://t.co/jiMLZuTJzU

08/09/18

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05/09/18

So excited to see our new year 7 and 12 pupils tomorrow 😬😬😬

02/09/18

1 more sleep for staff returning back to HACH 😬 Yr7 and external Yr12 are back in on Thursday. Internal Yr12 and the rest of the main school are back Friday with year 13 returning on Monday 10th September 👍🏻

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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 23rd November

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

Monday 10th December

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 19th October 2018.

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