This new course is designed for all Heads of Law who are looking to move their departments from “Good” to “Outstanding”, or who are looking for innovative methods for improving or extending their department and its teaching further. The role of the Head of Law is part of the judgement in whole school Leadership and Management under the new Ofsted framework and our presenter, a highly experienced Head of Law, will demonstrate proven methods to ensure that your Law department is of the highest quality.


  • Take away a range of approaches and strategies to achieve your vision
  • Learn how outstanding leadership can be achieved in a Law department
  • Develop strategies to self-evaluate and hold staff to account
  • Sharing good practice in the department
  • Learn how to recruit, lead, support and develop your staff
COURSE DATE London Monday 14 January 2019
  • Current Heads of Law
  • Aspiring Heads of Law
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues



10.00 – 11.00am: A range of approaches and strategies for achieving your vision

  • Developing your vision and the place of Law in the Sixth Form
  • What do OFSTED look for in an Outstanding department under the new framework?
  • Leadership styles to support and motivate your department
  • Quality assurance and systems within the department to embed your vision

11.00 – 11.15am: Discussion: coffee break


11.15 – 12.30pm: How outstanding leadership can be achieved in a Law department

  • Modelling outstanding practice within the team
  • Exploring and developing the curriculum offer and subject enrichment
  • Ensuring teachers and students are working to the correct awarding body standards
  • Tracking student performance within the team and ensuring progress

12.30 – 1.30pm: Lunch and informal discussion


1.30 – 2.30pm: Strategies to self-evaluate and hold staff to account

  • Lesson walks, work scrutiny, lesson observations, feedback
  • Data analysis on teacher groups
  • Academic intervention and stretching student performance

2.30 – 2.45pm: Discussion: afternoon tea


2.45 – 3.15pm: Sharing good practice in the department

  • Mutual Observation
  • Departmental shared area for student resources
  • Cross department enrichment

3.15 – 3.45pm: How to recruit, lead, support and develop your staff

  • Recruiting the best teachers for your department
  • Professional development of staff in the team
  • Dealing with difficult situations in the department
  • Inspiring, motivating and managing effectively your team members

3.45 – 4.00pm: Final questions and departure

Anne King

Anne has 20 years teaching experience in Law and has consistently outstanding results. She is an Assistant Head teacher and Head of Sixth Form recently graded outstanding in all areas. She is an experienced Law examiner and her subject achieves Grade 1 on ALPS.

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