Continuing Professional Development is key to ensuring pupil receive high quality teaching. At LSMS we are proud of the CPD that we offer, knowing that it has supported many teachers and improved the music teaching for hundreds of pupils in Leicester and Leicestershire.
The feedback for the CPD last year was 99% outstanding and the impact of attending the training is visible when visiting schools and seeing and hearing children make music in their lessons.
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Outstanding Music Subject Leadership Training
The course will give you strategies for leadership and management including:
- Understanding how the new Ofsted framework impacts the role of a Music Coordinator
- Leading and managing music, including creating a school vision and policy
- Raising standards
- Planning scrutiny
- Self-evaluation, improvement planning and target setting
- Preparing for Ofsted
This course is suitable for specialist and nonspecialist music co-ordinators in the primary school and those aspiring to lead music.
- To be well informed on the new Ofsted framework with links to music education
- To be equipped in outstanding practice in music subject leadership
- To know and understand the support available as new Music Subject Coordinators in leading and managing music across the school
Sarah Share has enjoyed Primary classroom teaching in schools in Leicester City and County and over time she has taught all primary year groups from EYFS to Year 6, including the role of Music Specialist. Sarah started working for LSMS in 2012 as the Area Music Leader for
Leicester City in which she delivered whole class ensemble tuition on the flute and supported Music Coordinators in City schools. Sarah is currently the Specialist Leader in Education (Music) at LSMS; utilising her music degree, PGCE and teaching experience to support Primary Headteachers and Music Co-ordinators in providing their pupils with high quality music provision. Sarah implemented and led the creation of the LSMS Primary Music Curriculum, supported by group of LSMS Lead Practitioners and continues to deliver the training that goes alongside the LSMS Primary Music Curriculum. Sarah also leads the SEND work at Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub, introducing and embedding a range of exciting an innovative musical opportunities in SEN schools and the Children's Hospital School. Recently she led a group of teachers in creating the LSMS SEN Scheme of Work, which was nominated as an Outstanding SEND resource in The Music Teacher Awards.
Date and Venue - Outstanding Music Subject Leadership Training
Wednesday 29th April 2020 1.00pm-4.00pm
Venue: NSPCC, 3 Gilmour Cl, Leicester LE4 1EZ
Reflection and evaluation follow up training
A good leader reflects and evaluates their practice. This session gives Music Co-ordinators the space to reflect on the learning and implementation of the Outstanding Music Subject Leadership training. During the session teachers will hold each other to account from the previous session and also have access to expert knowledge from Sarah Share,
Date and Venue - TBC
Outstanding Music Subject Leadership Training - Reflection & Evaluation Follow Up Training
£100 to include both training sessions
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Reflection & Evaluation Follow Up Training
"Good ideas for next steps for subject leadership Lots of information, clearly explained, time to discuss & ask questions. Sarah is very knowledgeable."
"Great to have time to focus on vision, reflect on our own policies & highlight different ways of monitoring & assessing."
"Lots of practical advice & relevant information to help lead music."
"Lots of practical, easy -to-implement ideas. Good networking & sharing of ideas. Time to reflect & write vision there & then."
In School CPD for Whole 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
Bespoke consultancy to include report writing, preparation, course materials if appropriate and delivery.
Whole day £400
Half day £275
Per hour £120
Whole school training by request and/or shared by a cluster of schools
Please email LSMSTraining@leics.gov.uk for further details or guidance.
CPD - How to book places
To book a place at a FREE Music Network Meeting please visit the appropriate TSA Website.
For further information on any of our CPD opportunities or if you have suggestions of training you would find useful, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 3050403.