See the QCT model in practice – special opportunity in June 2013

Teachers have often asked us if they can see the QCT model fully working in a school – you can in June! The Golden School Watercliffe Meadow in Sheffield is opening its doors on 27th and 28th June for a 2-day training and observation course. Day 1 – with Jenny – the theory and approaches that really work Day 2 – meet the teachers, pupils, see Circle Times, fantastic lunchtimes and playtimes and more. Do come along and be inspired. For more details please click the link here for a course summary and download flier and application form.

Watercliffe Meadow ‐ A ‘ Golden School’

Since the opening of Watercliffe Meadow in September 2008, staff have worked tirelessly to create an inclusive learning climate that ‘ walks the talk’. We will show you how we implement Jenny’s model as a system linked to our safeguarding procedures, which supports the social and emotional well‐being of all children and adults in school and creates a climate in which all children can thrive.


DAY 1 – Thursday 27th June 2013 – A day with Jenny exploring her QCT model

Re-energising Circle Time – The Quality Circle Time model to promote self‐esteem, respect, positive behaviour and learning.

Listening Systems- implementing listening systems at whole school, class and individual level, ensuring emotional health and well‐being.

Powerfully Positive Lunchtimes ‐ help your school have calmer and more productive lunchtimes. Tried and tested ideas, which can be used immediately.

Staff Morale ‐ at the heart of Jenny’s model is the importance of maintaining high staff morale.

DAY 2 – Friday 28th June 2013 – Meet our teachers and children and hear about our journey

Staff Circle Time‐join our staff circle time and learn about the ‘SPICE’ model for looking after staff well‐being.

Listening Systems – see the listening systems in action and learn how they fit within our safeguarding procedures

Plan for Play – see how children’s ‘social times’ can be ‘happy and calm’ and be an important part of the curriculum.

Golden Time – see Golden Time in action with over 300 children. Understand how we celebrate our ‘always children’ and look after our ‘children beyond’.

Action Plan – The second day finishes with time to reflect and start compiling an action plan to take back to school.

Date: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2013 (start and finish times are approximate and need confirmation)

Cost: £170 per person for 2 days (including lunch and refreshments)

Venue: Watercliffe Meadow, Boynton Road, Sheffield, S57HL

To book a place: Please contact Lisa Pooley on 01225 767157

or email

Who are these courses for: Teachers, TAs, Lunchtime Supervisors, Headteachers. Everyone!