Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @AliceR_FF: Happy Easter break 🐣 don’t forget you can head to https://t.co/hKhSUivZH2 whilst you’re off school to sign up for @NCS ☀️ #N2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyHuge thank you to Mr Bailey! We wish him all the best for his next steps in his career! Have a wonderful Easter to our students, staff, governors, parents and our school community! Happy Easter 🐣 https://t.co/kh38YzEkWZ2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyOutstanding work today from 3 of our year 7s who have raised £60 from a bake sale to raise funds for Stimul8. We are really impressed with their efforts and what a nice sum of money to hand to support the charity! Well done girls 👍 https://t.co/9mBUlQdykf2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @valeofyorkcomco: Plenty on offer in the local area for you to do over Easter, including these great opportunities from @YorkKnightsRLFC2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyLast day of term today as we break up for Easter! School closes today at 12.15pm but will be open for year 11 specific revision sessions during the 2 weeks! School restarts at 8.45 on Monday 29th April! https://t.co/C5cghnYA182 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyCracking evening walk tonight with these year 10 students! Group 2 on their second walk! Gorgeous weather for us in Osmotherley making it a really nice 10km walk 👍 students has excellent fitness and navigation! Soon will be their practice Dofe weekend 😁🏕 https://t.co/avtXXWnrIa2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @DofE: Wondering what’s in your store for your #DofE expedition? To give you a flavour of what you’ll be doing, check out this vlog from…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @YCFCFoundation: 🔵 Easter Holiday Courses 🔴 Our famous Holiday Courses are now 7 days away. Make sure you get your child booked on befo…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyRT @yckfoundation: Girls from across the City of York and N. Yorks are invited to sign up to the @YorkKnightsRLFC Excel player development…2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy @ValeYorkAcademyThis will be our expedition leader who will be with us at all times in Morocco! The challenge is set high for July! As Matt says, Really important to keep up your fitness! This Easter get out walking 😁 https://t.co/BNuVJJZy8A2 weeks ago
Vale of York Academy
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Manor CE Academy
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Vale of York Academy
Vale of York Academy
Barlby High School
Manor CE Academy
Poppleton Ousebank Primary
Forest of Galtres Primary
Burton Green Primary

VALE OF YORK ACADEMY IS PART OF

Staff training+CPD

CPD is the cornerstone to school improvement, only through reflective practice, collaboration, training and taking risks does any individual get to improve their day to day practice and thus the out comes for learners.

At Vale of York Academy  CPD takes many forms; Training Days, Meeting time, Twilight sessions, weekly CPD programmes, Show ‘n’ Share in addition to individual packages of support and training accessed by many staff through partnership with the Ebor teaching Alliance and through the Pathfinder teaching school. The details below which are not exhaustive give a flavour of what is on offer in our school to support our colleagues.

 

DateEventFocus/Activity
Mon
05/09/16
Training day 1Whole School Strategic & Operational sessions
Tues
06/09/16
Training day 2Key messages, team meetings & preparation time for day 1
Mon
03/10/16
Open evening All staff meeting 1.30pm main hall: standards & expectations for Open evening - Key consistent messages – FAQs. Time to prepare department areas.
Thurs
17/11/16
Twilight 1Key messages & updates safeguarding & pastoral training themed CPD (Literacy update)
Thurs
26/01/17
Twilight 2Linked to Whole School SDP priorities.
Fri
07/04/17
Training day 3Shared training day across the Hope Learning Trust
Thurs
27/04/17
Twilight 3Curriculum team development time for 2017/18
Wed
05/07/17
Twilight 4Planning & strategic development time for 2017/18
Mon
24/07/17
Reclaimed on 3/1as a teaching day
Tues
25/07/17
Twilighted (1&2)
Wed
26/07/17
Twilighted (3&4)
27-Sep*Staff meeting*
08-Nov*Directed development time*
06-Dec*Staff meeting*
13-Dec*Directed development time*
25-Apr*Directed development time*
23-May*Directed development time*
06-Jun*Staff meeting*
04-Jul*Directed development time*
*CPD opportunities marked with an asterix (*) fall with directed time and hence attendance at all sessions is compulsory. Ensure that other events or commitments do not clash with these dates. Part-time staff will be expected to attend these sessions. Any issues consult with the Vice Principal Performance.