Focus on Inspection requirements

  • Progress over time
  • Pupils understanding the power of learning
  • No lesson grades outcomes
  • Impactful teaching

How to measure your impact as a leader of whole school learning

Practical strategies to help your students understand and articulate the value of good learning

This course will help you and your staff acclimatise to the new order: the focus on outcomes for pupils, through outstanding teaching which makes a real impact on pupils understanding the value of learning.

The course will also provide you and your school with successful proven strategies which demonstrate outstanding pupil outcomes, both academic and pastoral, to inspectors.


COURSE DATES London Friday 08 December 2017
Leeds Friday 19 January 2018
WHO FOR?  Heads of Department
Heads of Year
Deputy and Assistant Heads
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch


Additional information

LocationLeeds, London
CategoryIn School, Leadership & Management, New Courses
Job TitleHead Teacher, Deputy Head, Assistant Head, Subject Head

Evaluation – where are we now and where do we want to be?

  • Develop your vision for your school or department
  • Explore the components needed to raise the profile and impact of teaching across the whole curriculum
  • Consider how to use data effectively
  • How to engage staff in the observation process and examine how best to self-evaluate

Improving Pupils’ academic and other achievements

  • Life without levels – how to show progression over time
  • High impact strategies for raising achievement
  • Stretching & challenging all students including the most able
  • Differentiation and Independent learning
  • Strategies to improve teaching, learning and assessment
  • Providing the right evidence to Inspectors to demonstrate successful outcomes

Improving Pupils’ personal development

  • Strategies for improving and enabling pupils to understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to support their learning and personal development
  • Effective marking and feedback systems which enable pupils to understand and improve their learning
  • Sharing ideas on effective marking and feedback systems
  • Classroom approaches to develop pupils who are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change
  • Evidencing successful pupil personal development across the school

Reflections and planning for the future

  • Learn the best way to plan the next direction

John Medlicott

John has taught for 15 years and has trained teachers for over 10 years where he is regularly graded as “outstanding” by delegates on their evaluation forms. This year he has chaired National Conferences in School Leadership & Teaching and Learning and has led a debate on “the future of A levels” and “Implications of the new OFSTED Framework” at the 6th annual Sixth Form Leadership conference in London. He has held a number of Senior Management positions as well as leading departments both in the UK and internationally.