Kingsbridge Research School Newsletter

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Kingsbrideg Research School Newsletter Summer
The first newsletter of this Summer term is now available from Kingsbridge Research School.  Included in this edition is a new blog on Metacognition, a new EEF Pupil Premium menu and part 3 of John Rodgers' blog on Secondary Literacy.

The newsletter can be downloaded here

Plymouth Institute of Education SEND Green Paper Consultation

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Plymouth InstituteThis webinar has a focus on the recently published SEND Green paper with an aim to cast light on the potential impact the recommendations may have for families, teachers, SENCos, school leaders and SEND advisors. We hope that by participating in the webinar you will feel more empowered to respond to the consultation and have your voice heard.

Book a place on the event here:

Plymouth Ofsted Middle Leader Roadshows

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Ofsted Roadshows Small

Ofsted will be delivering a roadshow (20th June) explaining how inspectors use deep dives and other inspection activity to arrive at an evaluation of the quality of education.

This will be of interest to primary and secondary colleagues who lead subjects or particular areas of the curriculum (e.g. faculty heads), as part of the roadshow will look at the role of these colleagues in the deep dive process.

Book via the Plymouth Strategy Portal:


SEND Green Paper – high level summary of key policy themes and proposals

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Green Paper SENDSend Green Paper - summary from the Confederation of School Trusts from Leora Cruddas CBE @LeoraCruddas @CSTVoice

Six chapter headings

  1. The case for change

  2. A single national SEND and alternative provision system

  3. Excellent provision from early years to adulthood

  4. A reformed and integrated role for alternative provision

  5. System roles, accountabilities and funding reform

  6. Delivering change for children and families

    Download the document here

Curriculum Excellence Conference - New Dates

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Curriculum Excellence ConferenceAs you will be aware we had to postpone Event 1 of the Curriculum Excellence work across the City, hosted at the Crowne Plaza. The programme is designed for Primary, Secondary and Special School Governors and Leaders at both senior and middle leadership levels and will be led by the West Country Trust.
Event 1: Will now be 25th May 2022
Event 2: Will now be 24th June 2022
Event 3: Will now be 28th September 2022 (New Date)
1. All colleagues that had previously booked to attend the postponed event will receive an EMail directly to rebook.
2. For colleagues who had previously been unable to attend, the booking window is open again, please see the link below or via the attached flyer.
The event is fully funded and is key programme in The Plymouth Place-Based Plan.

You can download the flyer for the conference here