MID WALES (Welshpool) - Quality CPD for Teaching Assistants in FP


Target GroupTAs in FP


08 March 2018
Price: £ 180.00
Venue: Buttington Trewern CP School, Welshpool SY21 8TB
Time: 9.00am for a 9.30 start
Cost of course £150 plus VAT

 “Behind every good teacher is a great teaching assistant”

 Course Objectives:
  • help your school maximise learning and raise standards for all through the effective use of teaching assistants.

Training topics include:

  • the role of the teaching assistant
  • behaviour management-both inside and outside of the classroom
  • assessment of and for learning including observations and feedback 
  • raising pupil’s literacy and numeracy skills
  • pupil well being
  • creating a learning environment
  • building a team ethos
  • confidentiality and child protection
  • liaising with parents and others
  • effective questioning

Course Provider: Cath Delve

Cath Delve has 26 years of teaching experience in three very different primary schools. She has been a senior leader in all three schools, a deputy head teacher in two and an acting head teacher in one. She has provided training and presented to many audiences on a wide range of topics all over Wales. She has been writing and presenting courses for the last 10 years on subjects such as: outdoor learning, pupil voice and well-being, raising the attainment of boys, progression in continuous provision, planning and the curriculum, being an effective Foundation Phase leader, literacy, numeracy, creativity, assessment, raising standards through display, transition, developing the role of the teaching assistant and the exemplary delivery of the Foundation Phase. She is very interested in and has completed a lot of work on, children’s well-being and engagement and how they have an impact on standards and life-long learning.


Some of her initiatives such as ‘Freaky Friday’ and ‘Messy Monday’ have been implemented and used by schools all over Wales and into England.

In addition to working for Collective Learning as a course provider she is also an independent consultant working alongside schools all over Wales providing help, support and guidance on the successful delivery of the Foundation Phase. She is passionate about the Foundation Phase but only if it is delivered properly. She is married to a very patient man and has three very busy, individual teenagers!