Schools

Welcome to the IG Schools Hub! Here's where you'll find our calendar of events, including training days, discussion forums, and national conferences, as well as all our content such as interviews with sector experts and helpful resources to enhance teaching and learning. We provide best practice guidance documents in addition to policy updates for senior leaders, teachers and support staff working in early years, primary and secondary education, across maintained, academy and independent schools.
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Upcoming Events

Schools
National Pupil Premium Conference 2021

National Pupil Premium Conference 2021

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeFurther EducationHealth & Social CareHigher EducationHousingSchoolsVoluntary
Public Sector Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Public Sector Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Schools
Online Training Course: Implementing the 2020 Headteacher Standards in Your School

Online Training Course: Implementing the 2020 Headteacher Standards in Your School

Central & Local GovernmentHealth & Social CareSchoolsVoluntary
Looked After Children and Care Leavers Forum 2021

Looked After Children and Care Leavers Forum 2021

Central & Local GovernmentFurther EducationHealth & Social CareSchools
Online Training Course: Developing and Delivering Effective Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Online Training Course: Developing and Delivering Effective Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Schools
National Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2021

National Modern Foreign Languages Conference 2021

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Teacher Training and Recruitment After COVID-19

With insights from Sir Andrew Carter OBE, Emma Hollis and James Noble-Rogers, in this IG Schools webinar, we explore what is known so far about the impact of COVID-19 on teacher recruitment, retention, and training, and what the role of the new Teaching School Hubs will be in the future landscape of teacher training, whilst considering advice for teacher training leads in different school contexts currently training a cohort remotely, or planning for a new intake from September, at this time of ongoing uncertainty.

New Guidance: Tackling Sexual Harassment in Schools

Reports of sexual harassment in schools has sky rocketed over the last few weeks following the Everyone's Invited campaign, which launched June 2020. Read on to learn from Derek Peaple, Head of Education at SafeToNet about the role of schools in protecting their pupils against sexual harassment and how the SafeToNet app can help students, parents and schools take action to challenge harassing behaviour and promote respect.
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Testimonials

I found this a great environment to build links with teachers and to stimulate debate with others. The ideas that came out of these discussions and from best practice will have a direct effect on Teaching and Learning in my school.
 MFL Teacher/KS3 MFL Co-ordinator MFL Teacher/KS3 MFL Co-ordinator - Wildern School (Secondary Academy)
Attended Online SEND Conference 2020 - I would opt for online again…as I only work part time and have health needs so this is more flexible and far less exhausting than a trek to London. The (content) was incredibly useful.
SENCOSENCO - North West Kent Alternative Provision Service
An excellent way to glean information from experts and fellow practitioners, and to network too. Great to have a chance to have question and answer sessions too.
TeacherTeacher - Bradford Grammar School (Independent School)
This was an excellent event. It gave me lots to think about and lots of practical ideas. I was inspired and wanted to get on with implementing all that I had heard. There was a good range of speakers that were knowledgeable in their field.
PrincipalPrincipal - Bede Academy (All-Through Academy)
A great insight into how we can support children from disadvantaged backgrounds to meet their higher potential.
Deputy HeadteacherDeputy Headteacher - Derwentwater Primary School (Maintained School)
A broad mix of speakers and insightful analysis from schools, and central and local government.
School Place Planning LeadSchool Place Planning Lead - London Borough of Haringey
Great range of speakers that have given me numerous strategies to implement within our department to improve pupil progress.
Geography TeacherGeography Teacher - Lady Margaret School (Secondary Academy)
Attended Online SEND Conference 2020 - As a new SENCO in September the conference provided a valuable overview of the role. The case studies given were relevant and coupled with the additional reading lists, I now feel more confident with the new role.
Head of YearHead of Year - Weald of Kent Grammar School
A really good event that was well organised. Mix of speakers was great and provided lots of food for thought.
Teaching School Business ManagerTeaching School Business Manager - Colmore Partnership Teaching School Alliance
I came away from the day not only with an enriched sense of what character education looks like, but also of why it is so important to teach in schools. Great speakers, good venue, and a positive experience all round.
Deputy HeadDeputy Head - Sevenoaks School (Independent School)
A interesting and insightful day, listening to a range of knowledgeable speakers with varied backgrounds in the delivery of primary MFL across school. I was especially interested in listening to the trends of teaching MFL to young learners and the requirements of the new OFSTED framework. It has challenged me and inspired me to look at my teaching of MFL.
MFL Lead TeacherMFL Lead Teacher - Western House Academy (Primary Academy)
Attended Online SEND Conference 2020 - I think it worked really well as a virtual conference.
SEND Lead 0-25 ServiceSEND Lead 0-25 Service - Stockton 0-19 Service
Excellent event with inspiring and knowledgeable key note speakers. The day helped to improve my own practice as both a practitioner and a leader.
Deuty Headteacher Deuty Headteacher - St John's Church of England Primary School (Maintained School)
Attended Online SEND Conference 2020 - A necessary platform for connecting, discussing and reflecting. Insightful and informative. The Conference worked very well online.
Inclusion LeadInclusion Lead - Greenway Academy