Maths Opportunities to Join Collaborative Work Groups

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The Jurassic Maths Hub coordinates a variety of free professional development programmes for teachers of mathematics from Early Years to Post-16.  Most of the work happens in small work groups which are groups of 6-20 teachers working together on focused aspects.  Locations of the groups is varied and spread across the region, sometimes in multiple locations. All of our work for this year can be seen here  with further information on

We currently have lots of opportunities for teachers to join collaborative work groups and these can be viewed and joined here 

Whole School SEND Opportunities for Schools and Parents

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Whole School SEND have a number of new, fully funded opportunities for schools and parents. Please see the links below:-

  • Opportunity to represent school settings on a ‘Maximising the SENCo’ working group to review different models of SENCo deployment > Find Out More
  • Opportunity to be a parent representative on an expert reference group to review SEND leadership and accountability  > Find Out More   
  • Opportunity to represent school settings on an expert reference group to review SEND leadership and accountability  > Find Out More 
  • Trial of the SEND Review Guide in school-based sixth-form settings > Find Out More
  • Invitation to tender for the video production of condition specific introductory videos for new classroom teachers > Find Out More



NLE Survey

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NLE SurveyMany thanks to those colleagues who have already submitted their survey results in order to provide the NLE capacity overview for the South West. If you have not yet completed the survey, please do so using this link. NLE Survey

It should only take a few minutes and will allow us to gather vital data as we move forward with the recently announced DfE School Improvement commission as well as a provide a comprehensive picture of the range of expertise on offer from our NLEs across the region. Many thanks in advance for your support with this.

Research Schools Network E-Newsletter

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Research SchoolsThe Research Schools Network provides school-led support for the use of evidence to improve teaching practice

The latest monthly West Somerset Research School newsletter is now out. Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from your Research School Network by signing up to receive their monthly E-Newsletter by clicking the link below:

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