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Literacy Mentor Scheme from Gemma Alonso

We are running a Literacy Mentor Scheme. If you know of any students who would like to have a Mentor or students who are confident writers and enjoy helping others, could you mention the possibility of taking part in the … Continue reading

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New starters

Welcome to the following new members of staff: Abigail Blythe (ABE) – Learning Resources Facilitator (Officer) Amy Lever (ALE) – Finance Assistant Clare Walsh (CWH) – Tutor for Psychology Jannat Ara (JAA) – Tutor for Health and Social Care

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Teach Meet: Tuesday 20th November from Louise Astbury

Bluecoat School are hosting another Teach Meet on Tuesday 20th November from 5:00-6:30pm. They have hosted several really successful Teach Meets over the last few years where staff from various schools have presented on a variety of different ideas that … Continue reading

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Brisk walking group from Karen Bennett

Reminder – brisk walking group every Tuesday! It’s a great way to look after your own wellbeing at work by taking time out to connect with colleagues and build on social relationships whilst taking part in physical activity. Time:  1.05 – 1.35pm … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning from Elizabeth Ramsay

In continuing to look at Retrieval Practice, we look at the next stage of Alex Quigley’s SEEC Model, which looks to close the vocabulary gap. We last explored the first element of the SEEC Model; SELECT, where we broke down … Continue reading

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5 by 5 from Elizabeth Ramsay

As mentioned before half term we are holding the first 5 by 5 session of the year at lunch time this Thursday (8th November) and I am looking for volunteers to share some quick, simple teaching tips at the meeting. … Continue reading

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Journal Club from Maria Beswick

The next journal club meet up will take place on Tuesday 11th December. Please email mbs@osfc.ac.uk if you would like to come. Maria.

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External advert

The following job has been advertised on Greater Jobs and our website. Work Placement Coordinator (Technical Qualifications) 22 hours per week (preferably over 3 days), 39 weeks per year. To commence November 2018, fixed term for 18 months. The college … Continue reading

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Parents’ Evening Student List from Student Services

Below is a final full list of all students whose parents have been invited to Parents’ Evening on Wed 7th November. These are all Foundation Year students and Y12 & Y13 At Risk students. Nov Parents Evening 2018 – full … Continue reading

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Digital Skills Support from Julie Pickwell

From Monday 5th November the Know team will be offering Digital Skills Workshops in Room 41 (Quiet Study Area in Main Building) every day. These workshops are open to both staff and students, and tutors are welcome to bring groups … Continue reading

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