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 firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest.
Pivotal training - Wednesday 9th May
The Pivotal approach has been instrumental in the journey towards impeccable behaviour at Didcot Girls' School. Pivotal training inspires, motivates and creates measurable behaviour change. Pivotal's Head of training Ollie Firth will be leading this day which is suitable for Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Heads of Year. Cost £125 (£100 for delegates from the Didcot Area Partnership or the Didcot Girls' School Teaching School Alliance. £75 for more than one delegate from the same school).
For more information, and to book a place for this training, click here.
Ethos and Student Leadership Day - Wednesday 2nd May.
"Didcot Girls' School is a vibrant school community which empowers girls to become resilient and to fulfil their potential as future leaders." Students take on a wide range of leadership roles and are rewarded through all their leadership endavours by the leadership ladder which recognises achievement within and beyond the school community. Come and find out about why leadership is relevant to everyone and how to build a culture of student leadership in your school.
This day is suitable for Senior and middle leaders developing school ethos and student leadership. Cost £75 (£50 for delegates from the Didcot Area Partnership or the Didcot Girls' School Teaching School Alliance or for more than one delegate from the same organisation.
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.
Upcoming review dates:
Science Thursday 26th April
Careers Wednesday 10th May
Psychology Wednesday 28th June
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
Primary and Secondary Leadership Development day - date to be confirmed Term 6.
The Primary and Secondary Leadership Development day provides the opportunity for primary and secondary colleagues to gain understanding of the curriculum and systems for monitoring progress at Key Stage 3, and to share best practice with colleagues from other schools. The cost is £75 (£50 for delegates from the Didcot Area Partnership or the Didcot Girls' School Teaching School Alliance)