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Professional Development

Up And Coming Professional Training and Accredited Courses

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Early Excellence - Exploring the Dynamic Relationship Between the Child, the Adult & the Environment

9.30am - 3.30pm session:

£150 per person (exc. VAT)

4.00pm - 6.00pm session

£50 per person (exc. VAT)

Scarborough Teaching Alliance are delighted to be working in partnership with Early Excellence to offer an inspirational day of training for Year 1 staff. Training will take place within the unique Early Excellence interactive learning environment.

  • 4th June 2019
  • Creating a Dynamic Learning Environment in Year 1 
  • 9.30am - 3.30pm
    The Story Factor: Making the Most of Small Word
  • 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Scarborough Coventry University 
  • Early Excellence

Safer Recruitment 

Accredited Safer Recruitment Training for Schools 

Cost £130 STA members, per person

(£145 non-members, per person)

A one day course giving school staff recruiters the information and understanding to recruit safely and comply with relevant statutory guidance.

  • 6th June 2019 9.30am - 4.00pm
Newby and Scalby Primary School
  • Susan Crawford Safeguarding Officer (Education/LADO)

Paediatric First Aid

Cost £85 STA members, per person     

(£110 non- members, per person)


Do you need your staff trained in Paediatric First Aid but can’t spare two full days? This 12 hour EYFS compliant course comprises of an online theory session followed by a full day practical session.

  • 9th July 2019 9.00am - 3.30pm


Newby and Scalby Primary School

  • Christian MacKay Enhance Training


Courses We Can Offer - Contact us to enquire 

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Introduction to Bar Modelling

Cost £50 STA Members per person

(£65 non-members)

Whole school twilight sessions available on request - £350

Developed by the White Rose Maths Hub, this session is perfect if your school is considering introducing a Bar Modelling approach, or you simply want to discover more

Dates to be confirmed

  • Alison Langley
  • Matt Davies


Headteacher Performance Review

Cost £400 STA members

(£475 non-members)

Supporting the governing body to carry out the head teacher performance review

Dates as required

  • Keith Wright
  • Lorna Karentnyk
  • Chris Knowles
  • Jim Lidgley

Governor Training (including leadership teams)

(Cost TBC)


Local information giving to members of governing bodies focused on areas of local need. Participants will be expected to engage, think and be inspired.

Please contact to request a course

  • Suitably qualified facilitators


Self-Evaluation/ Development planning for new to headship

Cost £135 STA members

(£155 non-members)

Delivered by a current Ofsted inspector & local headteacher, the day will be spent looking at and understanding the Inspection Dashboard. Using the new ASP system (ASP replaces Raise online) to inform development priorities. Creating a SEF that is useful for all stakeholders. Developing the SIDP with key people within the school; SLT, Governors etc. This session will be aimed at new and aspiring head teachers. Current head teachers are welcome to attend as key Ofsted issues will also be addressed.

Dates to be confirmed

  • Keith Wright




Schools in Opportunity Areas may be eligible for Scholarship Funding


The Department of Education’s National Professional Qualifications for Middle Leaders, Senior Leaders and Headship are for middle/senior leaders in (primary, secondary, special or other settings) who want to benefit from high quality further professional development.

See Yorkshire Leadership Community website for further details. Or email


  • Suitably qualified facilitators

Human Resources

Recruitment process & policy : a good practice guide

Cost £65 Members (£85 Non-Members)


This session helps to ensure the school recruitment process is equitable and robust (for both teaching and non-teaching)

For head teachers, senior leaders, school business managers, or other support staff who are responsible for recruitment.

Dates to be confirmed TBC
  • Keeley Metcalfe NYCC HR

Please email us at with any enquiries or bookings for the above courses.