This programme is designed for Secondary Heads of English plus their SLT link and will focus on supporting the leadership and development of English in the secondary sector. This network will support Heads of English with the preparation for and implementation of key local, regional and national focus areas including changes to GCSE and A’ Level, addressing the needs of the reviewed National Curriculum Programmes of Study and the National Literacy Framework. Each of the three termly sessions will provide opportunities for attendees to receive up to date information regarding developments in curriculum and assessment, as well as promoting discussion between colleagues to share good practice within and between our five local authority areas.
The programme is aimed at: • Secondary Heads of English • SLT English link
• Update colleagues on matters of national and local importance regarding English curriculum and assessment • To exchange ideas and information about best practice and current research in order to develop consistently high expectations of all pupils in terms of English skills, and literacy skills across the curriculum • Provide and use appropriate resources, including ICT, to promote effective learning