TOR: Strategy Group

Proposed for September 2017

TSA meetings will be conducted along the vision as outlined on our website.

TSA Heads – Invited to table:
• TSA Heads (one seat for each Alliance)
• Babcock Representatives
• WM Teaching School Co-ordinator
• RSC Office
• Ofsted

Meeting divided into two sections:
School-to-school support: Invited to this will be: LA representation (Babcock – Worcestershire); West Midlands Teaching School Co-ordinator; RSC representation; Diocesan representation; Ofsted representation

Updates: CPD, ITT, R&D, SLE deployment.
Six meetings per year, held at schools in Worcestershire. First part will be school-to-school support.Chairman to be nominated from within the group on a yearly basis. Whoever chairs the group, the Deputy Head/Teaching School Co-ordinator/SLT Link of the same school will chair the Lead TS Co-ordinators’ meetings.

The Lead TS Co-ordinators’ meeting will focus upon two core issues: ITT and CPD. ToRs for Operations group are on website.
Chair will write to co-ordinators of Secondary, Middle and Primary Heads’ groups (eg WASH) on yearly basis to update them.
Chair will attend or appoint someone to attend the West Midlands Regional TS meeting, and this will be fed back at each Alliance meeting.

Professional etiquette will be observed in relation to transparency, confidentiality and sensitivity.

Chair will take on responsibility for overseeing the TSA website and provide administrative support to deal with the minutes. A small contribution may be suggested, in agreement with other schools, to support this. Suggested figure for 2017/18 £100 per year per school.

Schools within the Herefordshire and Worcestershire TS Alliance may be involved in working with schools outside these counties.  We will have an inclusive approach to schools and encourage reciprocal arrangements outside of Worcestershire

To oversee the workings of the Steering and Operations Groups.

To include oversight for NPQ programme.

The Strategic Improvement Fund will be administered through the TSA and collaborative bids will be made.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Heads may delegate bids to a third party, eg Babcock for Worcestershire.

Upcoming CPD

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22
Tue
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Nov
4
Mon
3:00 pm Early Years Leader Network Meeti...
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Nov
6
Wed
1:00 pm Mathematics Subject Leader Netwo...
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Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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5:30 pm Reading Teachers’ Book Club
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Nov
8
Fri
9:30 am Mastery in Mathematics
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Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
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Nov
12
Tue
1:00 pm PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
PSHE Subject Leader Network Meet...
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Nov
13
Wed
1:00 pm English/Literacy Subject Leader ...
English/Literacy Subject Leader ...
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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1:00 pm SENDI Subject Leader Network Mee...
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Nov
14
Thu
10:00 am Supporting Pupils with Attachmen...
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Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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