Monthly Archives: February 2015

Role of The Creative Leader Training

Led by SPAEDA associate consultant Fiona Godfrey, this training day is aimed at those in schools who are responsible for the arts subjects (art, drama, music and / dance).  The aim of the course is to help arts coordinators form a coherent vision and strategy for the arts subjects in their schools.

The course will cover:

– The impact of the 2014 National Curriculum on the arts

– Ofsted expectations in the arts

– Good practice principles for long term and medium term planning

– Approaches monitoring and assessment

– A practical session modelling best practice

– Opportunities to share ideas colleagues

– Guidance on the progression of skills in the arts subjects

– Action planning

Next Course Dates:

24th June 2015

9.00am – 3.30pm

Great Bow Wharf, Langport TA10 9PN

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Arts Coordinator Network Meetings

Led by SPAEDA associate consultant, Fiona Godfrey, these network meetings offer a chance to refresh and review your practice as an arts subject coordinator or creative leader.

Open to all those who have attended The Role of the Primary Art Coordinator training or the Role of Creative leader, this is a chance to share ideas, celebrate developments, get support with challenges and hear latest news about arts in the  National Curriculum.

There will also be a short practical activity.

Free to InspirED schools

£45 to non – subscribers

Next dates

1st July 2015 

1.30 – 3.30pm

Great Bow Wharf, Langport TA10 9PN

10th November 2015 

Time TBC

Great Bow Wharf, Langport TA10 9PN

The Role of the Art Subject Coordinator – Best Practice, Planning, Progression and Assessment

Led by SPAEDA associate consultant Fiona Godfrey, this training day will offer aspiring, new and experienced art subject coordinators the opportunity to enhance their understanding of best practice, planning, progression and assessment in the primary art curriculum, as well as other aspects of the art subject coordinator role as appropriate.

 The course will cover:

– Ofsted expectations in art

– Good practice principles in long and medium term planning for art

– Approaches to formative and summative assessment in art

– Time to work on art planning

– Opportunities to share ideas about best practice with colleagues

– Ideas for artists, art works and projects to inspire and challenge children

– Guidance on the progression of skills in art from YR to Y6

– Practical art activities

Next Course Dates:

30th September 2015

9.00am – 3.30 pm

Great Bow Wharf, Langport TA10 9PN

The ‘Role of the Art Coordinator’ course  also can be run on request with a minimum of eight people, ideal for CLPs or clusters of schools. If you are interested in hosting a course please contact us

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