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Training / Continued Professional Development (CPD)


We are in the process of finalising our CPD information for the academic year 2017 / 18 and will update this page as soon as we have the final details.

There are still Training events planned for this academic year;


Please click on a heading below for further information.

CPD - Booking

To book a place on our CPD Training or Music Educators Conference please use our Booking Form.

For further information, please email lsmstraining@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 3050403.

CPD - Brochure 2016 / 2017

Please click here to access our CPD Brochure.

To book a place on our CPD Training or Music Educators Conference please use our Booking Form.

For further information, please email lsmstraining@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 3050403.

Free Consulation Visits

Free Consultation Visits

Secondary
All schools are offered an annual free visit in the form of a professional dialogue to share the development needs of the department. At this visit the opportunity to audit the provision is offered. A follow up visit of up to half a day is offered from a fully trained Lead practitioner to work with the school on one of the following:

• Complete audit of provision and set targets for development
• Assess school provision against the LSMS Music Quality Mark Criteri
• Provide support for an NQ
• Provide curriculum advice in an identified area of work (e.g. GCSE, ICT)All schools will be provided with a specially prepared BBC 10 Pieces resource pack.

Primary
All schools are offered an annual free visit in the form of a professional dialogue to share the development needs of the music curriculum. At this visit there is the opportunity to:

• Assess the school provision and award the school a Bronze, Silver or Gold LSMS Music Quality Mark
• Create an Action Plan based on the outcomes of the meetingContinued support is provided through dialogue via email and telephone conversations.

Chargeable visits for Secondary and Primary Schools.
Further support will be paid for at the subsidised rate of £50 per hour, £100 for a half day or £200 for a full day. This can include:

• Advice on selection and interview of staff
• A full department review
• A mini review
• Further support visits (e.g. working alongside teachers, planning schemes of work, developingassessment strategies)

In-School CPD for Whole School Staff

We have fully trained members of staff equipped to deliver CPD within your school or to a family of schools.

Examples of how we have already helped schools are:
• Leading staff meetings
• Modelling high quality music lessons
• Joint lesson observations with senior leaders
• Consultancy to support curriculum planning, subject review, improving teaching and learning

Cost
Bespoke consultancy to include report writing, preparation, course materials if appropriate and delivery.
£350 per day | £225 half day
£90 per hour

Whole school training by request and/or sharedby a cluster of schools

Please email LSMSTraining@leics.gov.uk for further details or guiidance.

Leicester-Shire Music Educators' Annual Conference

An annual event suitable for primary, secondary and special school music leaders. You will be able to choose from a range of practical workshops and seminars led by inspirational local, national and international workshop leaders. Please click here to visit the information for the latest conference.

Music Curriculum Support

Our Curriculum Music Support Leaders (CMSL) are fully trained to deliver high quality music teaching in accordance with the National Curriculum for Music in EYFS, KS1, KS2 or KS3.

They will:
• Plan, prepare, organise and teach music lessons or teach alongside the class teacher to give opportunity for CPD.
• Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of music educational issues.
• Develop and support schemes of work in relation to school and LSMS policy that meets the needs of all pupils within the context of the national curriculum and School Music Education Plan and Ofsted good practice guidelines.
• Record and report the progress of individual pupils against the objectives of the music curriculum on a termly basis.

Please email LSMSTraining@leics.gov.uk for further details or guiidance.

Music Network Meetings

Agendas set for the interests of Primary Music Co-ordinators and Secondary Heads of Music.

Meeting objectives

  • To update colleagues about national, regional and local developments in music education
  • To discuss key issues facing colleagues over the next 12 months
  • To identify and share good practice, ideas and resources
  • To network with colleagues

Below are the dates for the Summer 17 term. All meetings are 3:45pm – 5:15pm.

Summer term network meetings
Hinckley – Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Lady Jane Grey Primary School, Wolsey ClOSE, Groby, Leicester LE6 0ZA
Coalville – Wednesday 7th June 2017 - Hugglescote Primary School, Hugglescote, Coalville LE67 2HA
South - Thursday 8th June 2017 - Greenfield Primary School, Gwendoline Drive, Countesthorpe, Leicester LE8 5SG
Loughborough – Tuesday 13th June 2017 - St Winefride's Primary School, Shepshed, Loughborough LE12 9QG
Melton – Wednesday 14th June 2017 - Ab Kettelby Community Primary School, Wartnaby Rd, Ab Kettleby, Melton Mowbray LE14 3JJ
South – Thursday 15th June 2017 - Kibworth High School, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester LE8 0LF
City - Thursday 29th June 2017 - Crown Hills Community College, Gwendolen Rd, Leicester LE5 5FT

Network meetings are free of charge but places must be booked.

To book a place please email LSMSTraining@leics.gov.uk

Do you teach music in a school? Are you working on your own? Have you been asked to teach more with technology? Would you like to learn more?

Click here to find out about taking part in a CPD Research Project with De Montfort University.

Partners

  • Arts
    Music Service
    Music And Culture
    Viva
  • Darbar
    Pedestrian
    LCC
    LCC 2
    Philharmonia
  • Soft Touch Arts
    Bullfrog
    SoundLincs
    Orchestras Live
    Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester Cathedral
    Leicester International Music Festival
    The Mighty Creatives
    Awards for Young Musicians
    Music Mark
  • MEHEM
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
    Leicester City Football Club Community Trust

Partners

  • Arts
  • Music Service
  • Music And Culture
  • Viva
  • Darbar
  • Pedestrian
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Philharmonia
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • SoundLincs
  • Orchestras Live
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester Cathedral
  • Leicester International Music Festival
  • The Mighty Creatives
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Music Mark