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Eat My Words – Feed the Need to Read and Write 2016

Inspiring a lifelong love of reading and writing

Sheffield Schools Library Service in Partnership with ESCAL

Thursday 20th October 2016
9.00 am – 4.00pm
(registration and coffee from 8.45am Lunch included)
Holiday Inn, Royal Victoria Sheffield.

This one day conference  aims to harness a love of reading and writing.

ONE FREE place to subscribed Sheffield Schools, with a charge of £45 for additional delegates from the same setting.

Includes:
Keynote speaker
Choice of workshops
School performance
Themed display
Book stalls

Chris Powling
Writer and Broadcaster

Jonathan Douglas
Director National Literacy Trust

Patricia Metham
Consultant, HMI

Target Group: Teachers/Librarians and educationalists within Primary, Secondary and Special Schools with an interest in inspiring a love of books, reading and writing in children and young people.

(There will be a charge of £95.00 per person for academies/schools not subscribed to Sheffield schools library service and for attendees from outside the authority)

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For booking please email ESCAL@sheffield.gov.uk

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Preparing the school library for inspection

London Schools Library Services’ Training Day
18th October 2016

A course for primary and secondary school librarians and others with responsibility for the school library.

  • Examining where libraries fit in the inspection process, identify inspection priorities, and explore practical ways to get the library and its impact noticed.
  • Providing strategies for raising the profile of the library before and during inspection as well as ideas for mapping library provision to key areas of inspection.
  • Providing tips for highlighting key strengths and achievements and ideas for self-assessment, monitoring and evaluation.
  • There will plenty of opportunities to share concerns and good practice

The course will be led by Anne Harding; an independent trainer specialising in children’s and school libraries and children’s reading.

 Cost: £100  (inc. Lunch and light refreshments).

To book: please contact Nick Fuller:

Telephone: 020 7641 4321

Email: nfuller@westminster.gov.uk

Venue Address:
Westminster Schools Library Service,
Maida Vale Library,
Sutherland Avenue,
London
W9 2QT

Westminster Schools Library Service Training 2015 -2016

Using graphic novels and picture books at key stages 2 and 3
Graphic novels and picture books for older readers have a valuable role to play in developing students’ reading skills and motivation and their wider learning, but many people lack the knowledge and confidence to exploit them effectively. This practical, hands-on course for primary and secondary teachers, librarians and support staff will analyse their benefits, establish assessment and selection criteria, and identify ways to use them successfully. Delegates will explore a wide range of excellent resources.
Trainer: Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date: Tuesday 13 October 2015
Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm
Venue: Westminster Schools Library Service, Maida Vale Library W9 2QT
Who should attend: Class teachers, Literacy Co-ordinators, Head of English, School Librarians
Cost per delegate: £100 (+VAT) lunch and refreshments included
Booking: contact:Nick Fuller email nfuller@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 0207641 4321
BOOKING DEADLINE 6 October

Running a primary school library
A course for teachers, literacy co-ordinators, teaching assistants and anyone who has been given responsibility for the primary school library and has little or no prior library experience. The course will explore the aims and functions of school libraries and identify practical strategies for running them successfully.
Trainer: Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date: 25 November 2015
Time: 9.30 am – 3.30 pm
Venue: Westminster Schools Library Service, Maida Vale Library W9 2QT
Who should attend: Class teachers, Literacy Co-ordinators, Head of English, School Librarians
Cost per delegate: £100 (+VAT) lunch and refreshments included
Booking: contact:Nick Fuller email nfuller@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 0207641 4321
BOOKING DEADLINE 6 October

Enfield/Barnet Schools Library Service Training 2015 – 2016

STONE AGE TO IRON AGE – HANDS ON HISTORY
Find out how to give your pupils an active learning experience to stimulate their imagination with the help of the Museum of London. Also discover what resources are available within the Borough to enable an exciting approach to teaching this new area of the curriculum.
Trainer Kirsty Sullivan, Museum of London Jan Metcalfe, Enfield Museum Service
Date 20 October 2015
Time 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue Conference Room 2, Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS
Who should attend  Teachers, history co-ordinators, teaching assistants
Cost per delegate Free to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library Service
£30 to delegates from schools which do not subscribe to either Schools Library Service
Lunch is not included
Booking Enfield schools contact: sls@enfield.gov.uk or phone: 020 8379 2725
Barnet schools contact: slrs@barnet.gov.uk or phone: 0208 359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 09 OCTOBER 2015

Reading for pleasure
This practical course will identify successful methods for promoting reading enjoyment throughout the school and explore a wide range of excellent modern children’s books and effective ways to use them to enhance enthusiasm for reading.
Trainer Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date 10 November 2015
Time 9.15am – 3.30pm
Venue Community Room, Enfield Town Library, 66 Church St, Enfield
EN2 6AX
Who should attend Key stage 1 and 2 literacy and library co-ordinators, class teachers and support staff
Cost per delegate £50 to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library Services
£100 to delegates from schools which do not subscribe to either Schools Library Service
Lunch is not included
Booking Enfield schools contact: sls@enfield.gov.uk or phone: 020 8379 2725
Barnet schools: slrs@barnet.gov.ukor phone: 020 8359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015

Stretching able readers
This interactive course will explore the needs of able readers, identify methods to engage and challenge them through reading, and examine appropriate resources and ways to exploit them effectively.
Trainer Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date 9 February 2016
Time 9.15am – 3.30pm
Venue Hendon Library, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ
Who should attend The course is suitable for literacy co-ordinators, AMA coordinators,
class teachers, librarians and other interested key stage 2 and 3 staff
Cost per delegate £50 to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library Services
£100 to delegates from schools which do not subscribe toeither Schools Library Service
Lunch is not included
Booking Enfield schools contact: sls@enfield.gov.uk or phone: 020 8379 2725
Barnet schools: slrs@barnet.gov.uk or phone: 020 8359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 29 JANUARY 2016

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH JUNIOR.NET AND ECLIPSE LIBRARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Find out how to maximise your system to its full potential and take this opportunity to address your questions to an expert. Each session can be booked individually, please specify which session you would like to attend at the time of booking.
Trainer Sue Polchow, Micro Librarian Systems
Date 17 March 2016
Time Session 1 Junior.net 10.00am – 12.00pm
Session 2 Eclipse 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Venue Hendon Library, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ
Who should attend School librarians, Learning Support Assistants, Teachers with responsibility for running a school library
Cost per delegate Free to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library Services
£20 to delegates from schools which do not subscribe to either Schools Library Service
Lunch is not included
Booking Enfield schools contact: sls@enfield.gov.uk or phone: 020 8379 2725
Barnet schools: slrs@barnet.gov.uk or phone: 020 8359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 04 MARCH 2016

Barnet Schools Library Service Training 2015 – 2016

STONE AGE TO IRON AGE – HANDS ON HISTORY

Find out how to give your pupils an active learning experience to stimulate their imagination with the help of the Museum of London.  Discover what resources are available within the Borough to enable an exciting approach to teaching this new area of the curriculum.
Trainer: Kirsty Sullivan, Museum of London
Jan Metclafe, Enfield Museum Service
Date: 20 October 2015
Time:  9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue:  Conference Room 2, Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS
Who should attend: Teachers, history co-ordinators, teaching assistants
Cost per delegate: Free to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library Service
Lunch is not included
Booking contact: slrs@barnet.gov.uk or phone 0208 359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 09 OCTOBER 2015

Reading for Pleasure
This practical course will identify successful methods for promoting reading enjoyment throughout the school and explore a wide range of excellent modern children’s books and effective ways to use them to enhance enthusiasm for reading.
Trainer: Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date: 10 November 2015
Time:  9.15am – 3.30pm
Venue:  Community Room, Enfield Town Library, 66 Church St, Enfield EN2 6AX
Who should attend: Key stage 1 and 2 literacy and library co-ordinators, class teachers and   support staff
Cost per delegate:     £50 to delegates from schools which subscribe to either Schools Library     Services
                                   £100 to delegates from schools which do not subscribe to either Schools   Library Services
Lunch is not included
Booking contact: slrs@barnet.gov.uk or phone 0208 359 3931
BOOKING DEADLINE FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015

Redbridge Schools Library Service Training 2015 – 2016

Stretching Able Readers
An interactive course for class teachers, librarians, literacy coordinators, academically more able coordinators and other interested key stage 2 and 3 staff. We will explore the needs of able readers, identify methods to engage and challenge them through reading, and examine appropriate resources and ways to exploit them effectively
Trainer: Anne Harding,  a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date: Tuesday 6 October
Time: 9.30am – 1pm
Venue:  SLS Showroom, Redbridge Central Library.  Ilford, Ilford, Greater London IG1 1EA, UK
Who should attend:  Librarians, teachers, literacy coordinators
Cost per delegate: Free to subscribing schools, £50 for others
Booking: contact: nina.simon@visionrcl.org.uk
BOOKING DEADLINE
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Making the Most of Topic Loans
A practical course for primary teachers and other staff on the role of topic loans and effective ways to use them to support teaching and learning across the curriculum including more understanding of the value of Schools Library Service topic loans, ideas for lesson plans, ideas for nurturing creativity and reading for pleasure.
Trainer: Anne Harding, a specialist in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries
Date: Tuesday 20 October
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm (including lunch
Venue:  SLS Showroom, Redbridge Central Library.  Ilford, Ilford, Greater London IG1 1EA, UK
Who should attend:  Librarians, teachers, literacy coordinators
Cost per delegate: Free to subscribing schools, £99 for others
Booking contact:: nina.simon@visionrcl.org.uk
BOOKING DEADLINE
Making the Most of Topic Loans