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Testimonials from CPD Subject Days attendees

  • "How fantastic to hear from such wonderful speakers on two complimentary but very different topics. It has made me excited to go away and teach civil rights."

    Anna Webster, Samuel Ward Academy

    Civil Rights - Autumn 2015

  • "Speakers were brilliant. So refreshing to immerse myself in the History again, not just in ways to teach it. Challenging and inspiring. I want to go home and re-plan all my lessons!"

    Hannah Goatly, St George's School

    Civil Rights - Autumn 2015

  • "Really helpful and interactive sessions. I will endeavour to implement all that was spoken about in my practice."

    Marwa Nour, Kensington Aldridge Academy

    The power of problem solving - Autumn 2015

  • "Lots of great ideas to take back to the classroom delivered with great energy"

    Charlie Ralphs, Gordon's School

    The power of problem solving - Autumn 2015

  • "Erudite and fascinating insights into the play gained from the lecturers. Enjoyed the opportunity to meet with like minded, passionate and professional teachers to share a wealth of ideas"

    Janet Bradley, The Billericay School

    The play’s the thing: Whole text teaching of Shakespeare - Autumn 2015

  • "The content of the day fitted together and collectively formed a rich range of ideas, new and deeper learning and classroom activities. Both lectures were engaging, they offered new perspectives on well-used texts and will, no doubt, re-invigorate my teaching. Teacher led workshop was practical and useful."

    Alice Bowen, St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School

    The play’s the thing: Whole text teaching of Shakespeare - Autumn 2015

  • "Very interesting speakers with great knowledge and ideas that opened up new avenues and areas of discussion for myself and further teaching."

    Adam Parker, St Angela's Ursuline School

    The play’s the thing: Whole text teaching of Shakespeare - Autumn 2015

  • "All speakers were clean and engaging. Everything about today was really accessible. A great course, thank you."

    Fiona Samuel, Ivybridge Community College

    The play’s the thing: Whole text teaching of Shakespeare - Autumn 2015

  • "The speakers were very interesting. They made a real effort to enthuse and introduce us to the topic to a great degree of detail. A very well worthwhile day!"

    Fiona Vesey, Rainham Mark Grammar School

    Why does a battery go flat? - Autumn 2015

  • "Very inspiring; helped bring the subject to life. I had a lot of unanswered questions about how I could better teach this subject and they have now been addressed."

    Susannah Butterworth, Queen Elizabeth's School

    Why does a battery go flat? - Autumn 2015

  • "Will definitely be using some of the ideas and activities in the classroom, and be sharing them with my colleagues (12 in the team)"

    CPD attendee - Mathematical bonds

    Summer 2013

  • "It is a privilege to have access to such well qualified and expert speakers - the high calibre of speakers sets the PTI events apart from other courses"

    CPD attendee - Supremacy and sacred Monarchy

    March 2015

  • "A very useful day. I’m coming away with useful ideas and new knowledge of Spanish Culture."

    CPD attendee: Spain past and present

    Spring 2014

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed the range of activities and feel I have learned lots. Thank you."

    CPD attendee - Spain past and present

    Spring 2014

  • "Very useful and enjoyable. Presenters very high quality and well informed- a real pleasure and passed very quickly. I rarely leave without a sense Of cynicism about a course, but today I will."

    CPD attendee - German Culture and the Classroom

    Summer 2012

  • "The sessions were very interesting and informative, and will surely help to bring elements of ‘fun’ into the classroom."

    CPD attendee - German Hip-hop, Literature & Film

    Summer 2014

  • "Physics is my weakness – I now feel confident to teach the Energy topic now so thank you."

    CPD attendee - How Science Works: Energy

    Autumn 2008

  • "An excellent day – thank you. A great mix of meet the experts and teaching methodology as always."

    CPD attendee - How Science Works: Energy

    Autumn 2008

  • "I really enjoyed the day – it’s important to refresh the teacher as a person through interesting lectures/visits, and this will always have a positive impact in the classroom. Excellent gallery visit was really inspiring."

    CPD attendee - Bringing Art to life in the French classroom

    Autumn 2014

  • "I really enjoyed every aspect of the day and found it re-invigorated me as to how I could be more creative in the classroom. Both speakers were excellent and spoke in a way that was both stimulating for me personally, and also gave ideas as to how to approach and use art in a classroom situation."

    CPD attendee - Bringing Art to life in the French classroom

    Autumn 2014

  • "Thank you to all involved for a very worthwhile day. Such a lovely opportunity to listen, absorb and reflect."

    CPD attendee - Modern American Literature

    Autumn 2014

  • "It has been an invaluable experience in terms of opening my eyes to new literature (for my own development) and also in recommending suitable text choices (and paintings) for students."

    CPD attendee - Modern American Literature

    Autumn 2014

  • "The day spurred me on to introduce more practical activities and to look to on-line resources for inspiration. It was also great to meet colleagues from different schools."

    CPD attendee - Secrets to secceeding in mechanic

    Autumn 2014

  • "Very thought provoking. A great day."

    CPD attendee - From molecular soup to humans

    Autumn 2014

  • "Very thought provoking. A great day."

    CPD attendee - From molecular soup to humans

    Autumn 2014

  • "Great detail, engaging speakers, great resources."

    CPD attendee - Teaching the Real China

    Autumn 2014

  • "Lots of inspirational ideas. The lectures were very informative and interesting."

    CPD attendee - Teaching the Real China

    Autumn 2014

  • "Enjoyable and informative, with helpful strategies for teaching."

    Rob Plested

    Stewards Academy

  • "A very enjoyable CPD. The speakers were useful all round. Thanks."

    Steven O'Malley

    King Edward Camp Hill School for Boys

  • "I'm looking forward to having time to rehearse with my choir and implement some of these strategies."

    Lindsay Himmel

    Ringwood School

  • "I liked that there were 3 talks, all of whom experts in their field, the running of the day was smooth."

    Joe Adams

    Heathside School

  • "This has been a highly enjoyable, intellectually stimulating and practically useful day. Many thanks."

    CPD attendee - The Romantics

    Autumn 2014

  • "Really excellent day and pleasure to get to sit and just listen! Will definitely put to good use at school."

    Lucy Kirke

    Oakwood Park Grammar School