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Summer TeachMeet at Parrs Wood High School from Louise Astbury

One of our Advantage Teaching School members, Parrs Wood, is running a Summer Teachmeet on Wednesday 27th June 4.00-6.30. A Teachmeet gives teachers an excellent opportunity for some free CPD and to share and discuss strategies that work in the … Continue reading

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Potential savings on O2 phone bills for staff from Karen Dixon

Potential savings on O2 phone bills for staff The college has now registered with O2 more which can mean savings of up to 40% on O2 refresh tariffs for individual plans when you follow the instruction on the attached PDF … Continue reading

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Reference Procedures from Gillian Oakley

Reference Procedures Please could all staff be aware that we are unable to provide an employee reference without a signed consent form from the student, authorising us to provide this personal information. If you receive an emailed or postal reference … Continue reading

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Leavers Table 21.05.18 to 08.06.18 from Gillian Oakley

Leavers Table 21.05.18 to 08.06.18

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Top Teaching Tip of the Week – ‘Making it Stick’ from Julie Maher

In preparation for the next academic year, embedding ‘making it stick’ strategies into our teaching is key with the demands of the linear examinations. When planning it is useful to keep the following in mind: The key principles to retrieval practice: Success – students … Continue reading

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Briefing 2018.06.06 from Dee Campbell

Briefing 2018.06.06

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Fiction Book Sale from Corinne Walker

Sale of fiction books in The Know – 50p each – all proceeds to charity. Thanks Corinne

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RSC Teentech Finals

OSFC students have had not one, not two, but three of this year’s projects selected to go through to the Teentech finals at the RSC in London; if you teach Tasrina Begum, Saarah Begum, Holly Bedford or Sadiqah Hussain please congratulate and wish them luck in … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester Transport Staff Travel Survey

We have been asked by The Greater Manchester Transport to push the survey to staff again as they need a better response in order to inform their project.  They have invested a considerable amount of money in upgrading the College’s … Continue reading

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Briefing notes 2018.05.23 from Elaine Seel

Staff Briefing Minutes 23 May 2018

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