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Summer Newsletter 2016

Screen Shot 2016-07-02 at 11.18.05This term’s newsletter includes information on a new book on Mantle of the Expert, ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Mantle of the Expert‘, news on three new Training Schools, the Summer School in Jordan, and exciting new projects with Newcastle University, Red Balloon, and more.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mantle of the Expert

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“This is the book I wish I had had when I was starting out as a teacher. And even now, twenty-one years on, I know it’s one I’ll return to again and again. Tim doesn’t just tell us – in simple, clear and glorious detail – the what and how of Mantle of the Expert. But he delves beautifully and sensitively into the why. He shows us the importance of perspective in building children’s capacities for acting with grace, responsibility and thoughtfulness. He examines the careful balance between freedom and rigour that the pedagogy offers. He gives clear and engaging examples from his own practice and ultimately, he reminds us that to be a teacher is to be a guide into a future in which children are equipped with the power to build a better world.” – Debra Kidd

Study Day at St John’s Primary School Newcastle 21st June 2016

This study day will enable participants to work with children and observe lessons in the morning. Lunch will provide a further chance to talk to teachers. The afternoon will be an opportunity to look at examples of planning, ask questions about the practicalities of mantle, and include a short workshop on ways to start a mantle. […]

Study Day at Priory Church in Wales Primary School, Brecon, Powys – Tuesday 24th May 2016.

The study day, at our Mantle of the Expert training school,  will  provide an  opportunity to observe and take part in  the dramatic inquiry based pedagogy that is delivered  across  Foundation Phase and Key Stage Two. Examples of planning, questioning and portfolios of children’s work will be made available for you throughout the day. Delegates will also have the opportunity to […]

New Lead Teachers at Oakwood Infant School

We are delighted to announce Dorothy Patton and Laura Steward from Oakwood Infant School, Hartley Wintney in Hampshire, have been awarded Lead Teacher status in Mantle of the Expert. If you live in the area and would like to visit their classrooms while they are using the approach please contact Dot and Laura through the school […]

Conference: A Northern Day of Drama in Education

West Yorkshire Playhouse – Sat 9 January 2016 – 9:00 – 4:30 A conference to celebrate using drama in ALL subject areas and phases of learning Workshop leaders: Hywel Roberts Ruth Saxton – Alwoodley Primary School Paul Bateson – Hemsworth Arts & Community Academy Plus more TBC Cost: £21.99 Please click here to download the […]

New Quality Mark Training School – Recreation Road Infants, Norwich

We are delighted to announce Recreation Road Infant School, Norwich has been awarded the Quality Mark as a Training School in Mantle of the Expert, with the following teachers awarded the teacher’s Quality Mark: Lead Trainers certificates are awarded to: Michael Bunting Lead Practitioner certificates are awarded to: Jenny Lewis Luke Wheeler Ashleigh Cunningham

New Quality Mark Training School – Priory Church in Wales School, Brecon

We are delighted to announce Priory Church in Wales School, Brecon has been awarded the Quality Mark as a Training School in Mantle of the Expert, with the following teachers awarded the teacher’s Quality Mark: Lead Trainer: Lynsey McCrohon Lead Practitioner: Angela Howell Claire Pugh Shelley Hughes Jan Davies Jeanette Blain Lisa Preece So read the […]

New Quality Mark Training School – St John’s Primary, Newcastle

We are delighted to announce St John’s Primary School, Newcastle has been awarded the Quality Mark as a Training School in Mantle of the Expert, with the following teachers awarded the teacher’s Quality Mark: Lead Trainers certificates are awarded to: Ian Gorman Jacquie Hodgson Lead Practitioner certificates are awarded to: Kelly Bewick Guy Rundle Rachael Gray Miranda […]

Quality Mark 2015

We are delighted to announce the following teachers have been awarded the mantle of the expert Quality Mark: Priory Church in Wales School, Brecon – August 2015 Lead Practitioner certificates are awarded to: Shelley Elizabeth Hughes Janet Marie Davies Miss Amanda Jeanette Blain Lisa Preece Angela Howell Lynsey Anne McCrohon

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