NQT Class of 2018

We are delighted to congratulate this year’s cohort of NQTs for completing their 6 day training programme with us. The programme started back in September 2017, and has covered a huge range of topics, including: What makes an outstanding teacher? Engaging English and Marvellous Maths Creating positive learning environments Creative computing and supporting scientific discovery…

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Joining The Dots Conference 2018

The Joining The Dots conference is taking place on Friday 15th June 2018 at UWE Conference Centre in Bristol. This promises to be a great day of learning, with workshops taking place all day. Morning workshops include ‘Designing a knowledge based curriculum’ and ‘Life after P Scales’, whilst the afternoon will offer the opportunity to…

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Alliance conference 2018 a huge success

We were very pleased to join Headteachers and SENCOs from across our alliance yesterday, Wednesday 21st March 2018, for our annual conference. We came together at Wick Farm to spend the day considering SEND provision for children across Trowbridge and the surrounding areas, and how this can be developed to support them even further in…

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Talk For Writing with Pie Corbett

We’re hugely excited to be welcoming Pie Corbett, the creator of Talk For Writing, to The Mead in January 2018. Pie will run a one day conference at the school, focusing on practical strategies for developing children as storytellers and writers. Pie will look at how to help children learn a bank of stories through story mapping, using actions and…

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CPD Programmes 2017

As we’re sure many of you are too, as a Teaching School we are now firmly in 2017-18 and preparing for 1st September 2017 onwards! We have now finalised the dates of our NQT and TA training for next year, and both programmes are available to book. You can book online or via post, and…

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