Testimonials

Testimonials

South West SEND Conference: High Quality Assess, Plan, Do and Review!

Thursday 6th June 2019 | Sandy Park, Exeter

'Fantastic - probably the most productive course I've been on. Very informative and a good mixture of practical strategies and strategic advice'

'This was a really inspiring conference with excellent speakers and workshops. I found the workshop for SLCN and SEMH focus really useful and the networking with other SENDCo'sis always invaluable'

School Administrators Conference: Safeguarding Your School, Looking After You

Tuesday 30th April 2019 | Sandy Park, Exeter

'Worthwhile and informative. Chance to mix with other administrators'

'Excellent value for money; really useful and informative day. Looking forward to next year!'

'Morale boosting to meet other administrators and realise that they have the same problems and issues. Inspiring and informative'

Literacy Masterclass with James Clements: Using Great Books to Create Confident, Competent Readers

Wednesday 27th March 2019 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

I left feeling inspired and have already started looking into ways to integrate the strategies discussed into my practice

It was extremely helpful and it was great to get some useful tips to use within the classroom and school setting

It was useful to be able to share ideas with colleagues, and it provided a valuable opportunity to remind ourselves why we should always encourage students to read for pleasure

 

South West Primary and Secondary NQT Masterclass: Creating Pupil Relationships

Friday 22nd March 2019 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

Inspiring, interesting speaker with relevant and immediately useful tips, backed up by recent data

Very inspiring, the enthusiasm was catching! I felt very motivated to go back to school and work on the relationships that I had perhaps not been giving priority too

Social Media Awareness Masterclass: Promoting Good Mental Health

Friday 15th March 2019 | Mercure Southgate Hotel

Very interesting and insightful. I came away with some good, fresh information and tips to take back to the school

Many useful strategies to take back to school and a whole host of resources to use

 

School Attendance Conference: Understanding and Managing Absence

Wednesday 13th March 2019 | Sandy Park, Exeter

'Really high quality external speakers. This has really pushed my thinking on the strategic vision of how we look at attendance'

'High quality strategies shared to improve attendance. Some motivational speakers'

GDPR Masterclass: Be Compliant, Not Complacent!

Tuesday 5th March 2019 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

'Informative and well presented. Presented in a way which was easy to understand'

'A useful oversight with concise information that can be taken back to the workplace and acted upon'

South West Governance Masterclass: The Role of Governors in Creating Vision, Ethos and Culture

Saturday 2nd March 2019 | Mecure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

"Well worth giving up a Saturday morning for! It's the people you meet and hear from that is so worthwhile! Other delegates and speakers - a very good event!"

"Two of the most inspirational speakers I have been lucky enough to hear. A fantastically collaborative and sharing atmosphere in the room"

"It was one of the best events I have been to: every speaker was extremely stimulating, and I enjoyed it enormously"

Intent! Implementation! Impact! How Does Your School Meet the Three I's?

Tuesday 26th February 2019 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

'A quick-paced morning, with ideas and inspiration from a range of educators to take back to my own setting'

'Great to be able to hear real world examples of the curriculum in action'

South West Peninsula Music Education Conference 2019

Friday 8th February 2019 | Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast

"A fabulous day out networking and sharing practice with like minded people. A Chance to remind ourselves why we do the job we do"

"Totally inspiring, great variation. Lots of ideas to enthuse us in the classroom!"

South West Curriculum Masterclass: Designing the Curriculum for the 21st Century Job Market

Monday 4th February 2019 | Mecure Rougemont Hotel, Exeter

"A very useful opportunity to start to think about the way our curriculum works and how to make sure that it meets the needs of young people in the future"

"An excellent opportunity to look closely at curriculum design and how this can be implemented"

Effective Learning Masterclass: How Children Learn

Monday 21st January 2019  | Mecure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

"A very interesting masterclass. Although 3 separate topics, they all linked well. Organised very well"

Mental Health of Boys Masterclass with Natasha Devon MBE and Martin Daubney

Tuesday 4th December 2018 | Sandy Park, Exeter

'Fantastic course. I came away with lots of ideas and strategies'

'Natasha and Martin are both excellent presenters and it was a privilege to hear from them. The afternoon gave me much food for thought and I have certainly come back into school today inspired to embed their suggestions into the day to day work of our pastoral teams.'

South West Behaviour Conference: Building Bridges, Building Relationships

Friday 23rd November 2018 | Sandy Park, Exeter 

'Highly inspiring with outstanding keynote speakers and high quality workshops which gave lots of opportunity for reflection and practical ways forward.'

'This conference was inspiring and so on point and relevant to schools dealing with current emotions and behaviour.'

Introduction to Maximising the Practice of Teaching Assistants: Understand the Impact of the Role of the TA

Tuesday 20th November 2018 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter 

"High quality training with extensive and useful content. The presentation was well delivered and based largely on real life experience which can be easily related to. Overall extremely good."

"I found Sally to be extremely knowledgeable and pitched it perfectly for the TAs there. It is all achieveble and highlights the small changes we need to make, I believe it will make a difference at our school."

South West Finance Masterclass: The Education Landscape and Planning for its Future

Tuesday 13th November 2018 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter 

"It was informative with good speakers. It gave me ideas of areas to consider strategic improvement."

"An insight into DfE thinking on funding and a good summary of Academy status related to finance."

Early Years Foundation Stage Conference: The Gender Agenda - Addressing the Gap

Monday 1st October 2018 | Sany Park, Exeter 

"I came away from conference having thought about my own practice and ways to improve it at a pedagogical and practical level. I had fun too."

"Great opportunity to celebrate Early Years, to get some quality and expert thinking about current issues that face us all as EY teachers and to network with other professionals."

Maths Masterclass with Professor Mike Askew: Reasons to Love Reasoning

Monday 24th September 2018 | Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter


'Superb and very exciting! Left us feeling excited to teach Maths and develop reasoning across the school'

'The masterclass was excellent with a focus on strategy for understanding and improving reasoning and supported by lots of practical ideas for the classroom. It will enable us to move our school forward from the work we have already started in this area.'
 

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