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Subject Leader Training and Continued Professional Development

November 25th 2020

Subject Leader zoom training with School Improvement Liverpool

DL attended session about 'filling the gaps' caused by lockdown - focus on skills 


Summer 2020 and October 2020


Training power point shared with staff and staff meeting held on TEAMS 6th October

Covering priority areas of e.g. diversity, pupils choice (democratising our approach) and extended writing


April 2020


Independent enquiries developed for all Junior classes - Ancient Greeks, Vikings, Victorians and Ancient Maya.

Summer 2019


Peterloo full day INSET from the Historical Association (free) 

At People's History Museum Manchester attended by DL to explore this important event in our local history and how to include this in our curriculum


Staff INSET to discuss and feedback on staff history survey: Let's get ready for history 2019-2020

We discussed the checklist of how to prepare history units and what to include and from the survey how to give individual support to staff



Autumn 2018


Parliament Week INSET

Learning more about the history and workings of Parliament and activities to develop understanding in schools.

Summer 2018

Snapshots of local history: a series of three sessions about Southport

Subject leader updating knowledge of local area for unit being taught with Y6 in 2018-19

Whole school CPD led by History Subject Leader

Opportunity to experience activities that can be used with pupils to develop history skills and to discuss the importance of history within the curriculum and how to be more skills focused.



Spring 2018


Teacher Ambassador Programme at the House of Commons follow up session  (free course)

Sharing what we have done in St Philip's with the new cohort of Teacher Ambassadors whilst also getting new ideas about how to proceed in the future.


Teacher briefing at Liverpool World Museum (free)

Learning about the Terracotta Warriors and the workshops offered for the duration of the exhibition


Teacher briefing for the Viking Exhibition at the Atkinson (free INSET) (Mrs Jellicoe)

Learning about the Viking Year 4 Unit, local context and sessions for children



Autumn 2017


History/Geography Cluster Twilight Meeting (free INSET)

Training to use resources on the Lancashire Moodle


Lunt Meadows Twilight session (free INSET)

Learning about the Stone Age site at Lunt Meadows



Summer 2017


Teacher Ambassador Programme at the House of Commons (free course)

Training to develop pupils' knowledge and understanding of how Parliament and democracy works.


The Atkinson (free INSET)

Learning what the Atkinson can offer schools


Subject Leader meetings with class teachers

Briefing staff about our new history resources and how they can help develop history skills and pupils' sense of chronology.