CaSPA VTS

Carlisle South Primary Schools Alliance

Providing a range of professional development opportunities for teachers, leaders and school support staff

Welcome to the Carlisle South Primary Alliance VTS

Please click on the relevant section to find out more about what courses are on offer

SDO TRAINING

This course looks at:

The role of the Staff Development Officer
Working with People
Coaching and Mentoring in a School Setting
Coordinating Staff Development in School
Planning and Delivering CPD and INSET Activities
Working Collaboratively within CASPA

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NQT PROGRAMME

This extended course is for teachers who are newly qualified and aims to provide them with support within their first year of teaching.

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TEACHER COURSES

A range of courses designed for existing teachers working in schools.

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SUPPORT STAFF

This course looks at:

Being an Effective Teaching Assistant
Phonics for Teaching Assistants
Behaviour Management for Mid-day Supervisors
Guided Reading for Teaching Assistants
Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING

This extended course is designed to provide senior and middle leaders with support to develop the key areas of their role in leading practice.

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CONSULTANCY SUPPORT

This is a personalised service to provide practical advice and support to help a school achieve better outcomes for its pupils.

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HEADTEACHER SUPPORT

A range of courses designed to support the Headteacher in all school types and situations.

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GOVERNOR TRAINING

This extended course is designed to provide governors with support to understand the key areas of their role.

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CaSPA MEETINGS

Keep up to date with upcoming CaSPA Meetings and venues.

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MEMBER SCHOOLS

Brook Street Primary School
Norman Street Primary School
Scotby Primary School
Inglewood Infant School
Inglewood Junior School
Pennine Way Primary School
Petteril Bank Community School
Bishop Harvey Goodwin School
Upperby Primary School
St. Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School

ASSOCIATE SCHOOLS

Beaconside Primary School
Belle Vue Primary School
Caldew Lea Primary School
Kirby Moor Special School
Cumwhinton Primary School
Newtown Community School
University of Cumbria and CaSPA - Teacher Accreditation

The University of Cumbria in linked with CaSPA schools to enable staff to gain accreditation / certification when attending our courses.
This is because some of our courses are linked into university modules which can be ‘built-up’ / accumulated leading to the award of a recognised qualification.

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