Early career teachers, aspirant teachers & experienced HLTA/TA subject knowledge sessions 2019-20

  • Session 1 Phonics SK
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • **POSTPONED** Session 2 Art & DT SK
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Session 3 Science SK
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Session 4 PE SK
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Session 5 Music SK
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • All SK Sessions
    26/09/2019 - 13/02/2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PTSA are pleased to be able to provide a series of primary subject knowledge sessions to support early career teachers, aspirant teachers and experienced TAs within their career development.

Date/Time/Venue Professional Development Opportunity Cost per delegate

(Please note lunch is not provided for these sessions)

26th September 2019

Yealmpstone Farm Primary

9.00am – 4.00pm

Phonics Subject Knowledge Session with Sue Clarke (SLE)

Staff new to phonics will explore the phonics delivery, effective phonics delivery, phonics planning, application of phonics skills across the curriculum and the phonics screening check.


4th October 2019

Plymouth Marjon University

9.00 – 4.00pm

Art and DT Subject Knowledge Session with Cathy Palmer (SLE) and Mike Issitt (SLE) An exploration of the Art and DT Primary National Curriculum subjects through practical activities and support for effective teaching in the classroom. £30
10th October 2019

MAP Primary

9.00am – 4.00pm

Science Subject Knowledge Session with Charlotte Sluman (PLE) and Georgina Brunning (SLE) An exploration of the Science Primary National Curriculum subjects through practical activities and support for effective teaching, progression and assessment in the classroom.

Session 2 – Science SK to be held on 23rd January 2020

17th October 2019

MAP Primary

9.00am – 4.00pm

PE Subject Knowledge Session with Annette Codner (SLE)

The teaching of physical education through practical subject knowledge on fundamental movement skills and dance.

13th February 2020

Montpelier Primary School

9.00am – 12.00 noon

Music Subject Knowledge Session with Jess Rowe (SLE)

A subject knowledge session to develop confidence in teaching music, gain a bank of useful resources for the classroom and the development of progression of musical understanding for pupils.