CPD & Leadership

We offer a range of courses and professional development opportunities for teachers and support staff in schools. All dates and times being are in the process of being confirmed; please contact teachingschools@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk to express your interest.

School Leadership Development Days

Our School Leadership Development Days  provide the opportunity to share the school improvement strategies implemented across  Didcot Girls’ School which have enabled fast-paced improvement from Ofsted RI to Outstanding over five years. Click here for more information. 

Join us on one of the following dates:

Wednesday 22nd November  9.30am – 4pm

Tuesday 30th January 9.30am – 4pm

Wednesday 6th June 9.30am – 4pm

Exploring Leadership Course

This programme is aimed at teachers who have limited or no leadership responsibility yet, but who have demonstrated effective classroom practice with a high commitment to professional learning.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of effective leadership, a greater awareness of their own leadership strengths as well as support to identify their next steps in pursuing leadership opportunities and further professional learning within their schools.

Six twilight sessions run at St Birinus School in conjunction with  OTSA.  Session 1 Thursday 16th November. Click here for more information.

Inclusion Support Training

A programme suitable for student managers, home-school link workers, attendance officers and any other staff supporting vulnerable learners in school settings.  Participants can opt for one session or the whole course.  Sessions will be led by professionals from outside agencies and the pastoral support team at Didcot Girls’ School. 

Contact teachingschool@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk for more information. 

Middle Leader Peer Reviews

A one-day programme getting under the skin of a leading department at DGS with the option for a follow-up review in the participant’s own school. Various subjects offered through the year. Click here for more information.


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