Teaching & Learning

School Development

We share your drive to improved pupil outcomes and strong leadership and recognise therefore that your school development agenda is a top priority.

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Why choose One Education for School Development

Our specialist consultants are skilled at working across curriculum areas to help drive your school forward, supporting school improvement and developing a rich curriculum to allow pupils to reach their full potential.

I can't thank our consultant enough for the help, support and advice she has given to me in the short time I have worked with her. She has enabled me to have more confidence in my ability as Deputy Head and has offered so many practical suggestions for improvements which I have been able to implement and see impact from. I know that the work I am undertaking with my consultant will develop me personally in my role and have a positive impact on our school. Thank you!

Carmel Utting, Deputy Headteacher
Our Lady and St Brendan's Catholic Primary School

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School Development Overview

Dedicated to delivering our child-centred approach and working with the whole school, every decision we make is focused on the impact of improving the skills and knowledge that young children have and the curriculum planned is purposeful, progressive, and systematic.

Our consultants, like you, ensure they are putting children first in all that they do.



School Development Support

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School Development

Services

Every change made within schools should be based on ‘putting children first.’ With every school being different, our consultants pride themselves in ensuring what they do deliver is bespoke and tailored to the needs of your school, staff and pupils.

School Development Support


Our professionals include former head teachers, senior leaders, Ofsted inspectors and curriculum specialists. These experts have a proven track record of supporting school leadership needs to help raise standards at a time you need it most.

Our service can help when you are developing effective school self-evaluation, undertaking teaching and learning reviews, preparing for an Ofsted inspection, completing head teacher performance management, carrying out a pupil premium external reviews or provide bespoke support for you and your school.

What we can offer you:

  • School improvement advice
  • HTPM
  • Pupil Premium review
  • Pre and Post inspection support
  • Assessment systems, data and pupil outcomes
  • Creating a coaching culture
  • Policy development
  • Website compliance check
  • Governor support

Take a look our School Development support package in more detail.


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Curriculum Development


Our expert curriculum consultants can work with your school to help you to create a bespoke curriculum that’s coherent, engaging and that benefits pupils of all ages.

The new Ofsted Inspection Framework has prompted many schools to review their curriculum. The fundamental purpose of curriculum development is to ensure that all pupils receive a full learning experience that contributes towards personal and academic success. What we can offer you:

Curriculum Review

  • Assess to ensure that your curriculum is broad and balanced.
  • Consider how you evaluate the intent, implementation and impact of your curriculum.
  • Provide a Report for governors and SLT.
  • Support with development of an action plan.

Curriculum support

  • Complete a whole school curriculum audit.
  • Writing and developing a curriculum action plan.
  • Ensure that the intent of your curriculum is underpinned by a research and evidence base.
  • Work with you to map out your curriculum, ensure progression for children across year groups and coverage of the national Curriculum.
  • If schools would like to develop a text based curriculum our Literacy experts and DfE advisors can support you with this.
  • Devising or adapt your impact measures to ensure you can track progress and success.
  • Support in planning and delivering for individual teachers, year groups or whole school.
  • Model demonstration lessons.

Subject support

  • Developing subject leader confidence in presenting evidence and holding discussions
  • Working with subject leaders to adapt their subject action plans to reflect curriculum vision, with clear links between subjects.
  • Support staff to develop subject knowledge in areas of need, including foundation subjects.
  • For specific support visit: Literacy, Maths or Music

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Teaching and Learning


With a range of highly skilled consultants on our team, we can offer thorough and in-depth support for the teaching and learning within your school to improve outcomes for children. We can support schools at any step of their journey.

With experience of using critical reflection, research and a thorough understanding of what outstanding teaching, learning and assessment looks like, we can help you drive the level of impact and the speed of transformation in your school. What we can offer you:

Teaching and Learning review

  • Independent and objective review of the teaching and learning in your school.
  • Learning walks, book scrutinies, interviews
  • Provide a Report for governors and SLT
  • Support with development of an action plan

Teaching and Learning support

  • Subject leader support, including joint learning walks and lesson observations, joint book scrutinies and action planning, support in evaluation of impact
  • Support in planning and delivering for individual teachers, year groups or whole school
  • Model demonstration lessons
  • Embedding a coaching culture to improve Teaching and Learning
  • Progress Report for leadership and governors

Unlock the potential of TAs

  • An audit and report of your current provision.
  • Training for teaching assistants (to suit school's needs, e.g. grammar subject knowledge, pedagogy, supporting the more able child etc).
  • Support in using the skills and diversity of teaching assistants and HLTAs to add to the depth and range of the curriculum.
  • Develop use of how TAs and HLTAs can support in implementation of School Development Plan.

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EYFS support


Early Years is fundamental in a child’s learning journey. The strength of your EYFS provision can either support or hinder a pupil’s progression throughout the rest of their school life. We are here to help inspire and enhance your EYFS team to benefit all children as they start their academic journey with you.

Our consultants will work closely with you and your leadership team to support in improving your Early Years provision.

What we can offer you:

  • EYFS skills audit and analysis
  • Validation of baseline assessment
  • EYFS leader support, including joint lesson observations, joint book scrutinies and evaluation of impact
  • Developing a forward-thinking action plan
  • Model demonstration lessons
  • Support in planning and delivering for individual teachers, year groups or whole school
  • Transition into Year One
  • Early Reading and phonics
  • Progress report for leadership

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Leadership Support


With the guidance of experienced advisers, we offer full leadership support for all levels of leadership within a school. Our focus is putting children first in every decision we make, ensuring the whole-system approach to leadership is a prime driver of education reform.

What we can offer you:

  • Headteacher support
  • Head of School support
  • Senior Leadership Support
  • Middle leadership support
  • Improve leadership of the quality of learning and teaching and the development of their schools
  • Develop critical engagement with key leadership theories, concepts and challenges
  • Focus on effective and reflective leadership practice
  • Develop roles and responsibilities

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School-to-School support


School-to-school support is identified as one of the key components of effective school development. It has also been identified as cost efficient due to shared resources.

One Education can positively impact school-to-school support by providing expert knowledge and skills that focus on specific areas as requested, helping to identify strengths and areas of improvement.

Our wealth of expertise enables us to provide support between schools, academies, across authorities, and Dioceses. We have supported locally-formed cluster groups, large multi academy trusts, catholic school partnerships and Teaching School Alliances from a range of backgrounds and circumstances.

We can help coordinate support by identifying the priorities of a group, ensuring that the best leaders, practitioners are working to improve the quality of teaching and leadership where it’s most needed. All support is a two-way process whereby all partners can learn from each other.

What we can offer:

  • Peer to Peer reviews
  • Cluster group support
  • MAT support
  • School Development Partnerships
  • Training across multiple schools

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Benefits

We pride ourselves in putting children first and delivering exceptional services at affordable prices to schools and academies. Here are some additional benefits of working with One Education.

Bespoke school support

Wealth of experience

Proven results

Experts including former Ofsted Inspectors

Including lots of FREE webinars!

Check out our VIRTUAL training

In our endeavor to support schools during these difficult times, we are offering a range of different virtual training courses across EYFS, KS1 and KS2. We have some great discounts on our paid courses as well as free webinars. Why not join us?!

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Training courses

Training courses & Conferences

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Training Course

New to Teaching Network Meeting - 11 June 2020

As a highlighted area in the Ofsted Handbook, CPD for NQTs is of paramount importance. The new to teaching networks provide support and training for NQTs and those teachers who are in the early stages of their careers.

Training Course

Subject Leadership - getting the best out of your curriculum - 2 July 2020

This NEW programme for Middle Leaders or teachers aspiring to become middle leaders in the future will explore what it means to lead a department, a key stage, a subject or a specialist area.

Training Course

Achieve the Best in school: Broad & Balanced Curriculum - 9 July 2020

We are nearly a year on since Amanda Spielman, HMCI, made clear that schools must focus more on the “real meat” of education - the curriculum. Advocating the benefits of a ‘broad and balanced curriculum’ is nothing new, with successive curriculum reviews and governments extolling its virtues.

School Improvement

School Business Manager Conference 26 November 2020

The day will consist of two key note speakers on topics directly related to the challenges School Business Managers and their schools face.

Our experts can support you in the development of your curriculum; enabling children to develop mastery skills and concepts whilst meeting the needs of children within your school. We can support you to develop and review this fundamental aspect of the new curriculum through full curriculum reviews, planning and implementation support, introduction to the concept of a mastery curriculum, development of the school curriculum in line with the schools values and vision.

 

We can provide schools and academies with HTPM for Head Teachers, Executive Head Teachers and Heads of Schools. Our process is robust and effective, referring back to the National Standards of Excellence for Head Teachers. For clusters of head teachers, or for governors, we can also provide training around the process of HTPM.

 

We can support you to identify barriers to learning for Pupil Premium children by conducting a Pupil Premium review. We can analyse qualitative and quantitative information from a diverse range of sources enabling us to create a holistic review of Pupil Premium spending and its impact in your school. Utilising our specialist knowledge, our experienced consultants will work with you to develop a strategy for raising the achievement of disadvantaged pupils and having improving outcomes for all.

 

One Education offer new Head Teachers and aspiring Head Teachers with a bespoke programme that provides support, training and network opportunities. There are three and a half days of training and workshops covering current topics that will develop knowledge and expertise of leading a school in the current educational landscape. One Education can also provide opportunities for work within your school with highly experienced School Development professionals; enabling you to access bespoke support.

 

Head of School Improvement, Maths and Literacy

Jo Gray

Jo, an STA accredited moderator for Manchester with many years of school leadership experience, has worked with schools all over the North West. She works across Early Years, KS1 and KS2 delivering leadership support, whole school curriculum support and bespoke packages to meet your needs.

Education Consultant

Laura Lodge

Laura, a curriculum adviser in KS1 and KS2 Reading for the DfE, specialises in providing bespoke training to schools across the curriculum, particularly in English and Maths. Previously working as a Key Stage Two and English lead in Manchester, Laura led wide-ranging training opportunities and supported curriculum change.

Education Consultant

Sarah Dean

Sarah provides schools with bespoke support and training across the curriculum, particularly English for KS1 and KS2. She also works as a Year 6 teacher in a Manchester Primary School, where she previously Led Literacy and helped to develop a text-based, broader curriculum to enrich children's learning.

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We provide an extensive range of services for schools and multi-academy trusts. These can be tailored to your requirements and we can provide a bespoke package incorporating one or more services.

School Improvement Support


Our professionals include former headteachers, senior leaders, Ofsted inspectors and curriculum specialists. These experts have a proven track record of supporting school leadership needs, to help raise standards at a time you need it most.

Our service can help when you are preparing for an Ofsted inspection, developing effective school self-evaluation, undertaking teaching and learning reviews, headteacher performance management, pupil premium external reviews and also support with external validations.


Contact us or call 0844 967 1111

Securing Outstanding Outcomes


Our school improvement consultants will support you to develop and implement effective action plans to contribute to improved pupil outcomes in the following areas:

  • Assessment systems, data and pupil outcomes
  • Personal development, behaviour, safety and welfare
  • Teaching and learning
  • Leadership and management

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Pupil Premium Reviews


Using a rigorous and tested framework, we analyse qualitative and quantitative information from a diverse range of sources enabling us to produce a complete review of Pupil Premium Grant spending and its impact in your school or academy.

Following the review, we will work with you to develop a strategy for raising the achievement of disadvantaged pupils and improved outcomes for all.


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Developing Your School Curriculum


The fundamental purpose of curriculum development is to ensure that all pupils receive a full learning experience that contributes towards their personal and academic success. Our experts can support you in the development of your curriculum: enabling children to develop mastery skills and concepts through:

  • Introducing the concept of a mastery curriculum training
  • Full curriculum reviews
  • Development of the school curriculum
  • Planning and implementation support

Contact us or call 0844 967 1111

Self-Evaluation with Impact


Our highly experienced consultants will work with you to review current practices and establish self-evaluation systems and processes. Self-evaluating is an important skill to support continuous development and professional growth, it enables leaders and teachers to effectively evaluate, develop and improve to maximise pupil impact.


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New to Headship


This course will support those new to Headship and or aspiring to become a Head Teacher through three and a half days of training and workshops covering current topics that will develop knowledge and expertise of leading a school.

Robust self-evaluation guidance will also enable you to be confident in your judgements in all Ofsted areas.

Opportunities for bespoke work with highly experienced School Development professionals and previous Head teachers form an integral part of this training; enabling you to discuss your own present issues of school development, HR, governance and finance. There will also be opportunities to network with colleagues.


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Good2Great


There is much said about the difference between good and outstanding teaching and many school leaders will be familiar with the literature. Securing it in practice, however, is much more elusive. Good2Great is rooted in the evidence-based belief that the only way to truly transform teaching practice is through critical reflection and it will help you drive the level of impact and the speed of transformation in your school.

Good2Great is a tool for school improvement and pupil outcomes. The programme is based on critical reflection research and evidence-based approaches and grounded in a thorough understanding of what outstanding teaching, learning and assessment looks like.


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