Meet the Expert: Tom Sherrington

9:45am - 3:15pm on Friday 10th June 2022
In person @ 'The Venue', Finham Park, Coventry


We're delighted to be welcome Tom Sherrington for a day of expert professional development sessions.

Tom Sherrington is an education consultant and author.  He writes the popular blog and his books include  The Learning Rainforest and best-seller Rosenshine’s Principles in Action.  Most recently he co-authored the Teaching WalkThrus series with Oliver Caviglioli. With 30 years' experience as a physics and maths teacher and school leader,  Tom is in demand from schools around the world to deliver CPD for teachers and leadership teams.  He works with hundreds of schools and colleges providing training and consultancy support on improving the quality of teaching through the Walkthrus materials. He is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to conferences and education festivals.


- ‘Teaching WalkThrus’ (2020) - John Catt Ltd
- ‘Rosenshine’s Principles in Action’ (2019) - John Catt Ltd
- ‘The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms’ (2017) - John Catt Ltd

Twitter: @teacherhead


MORNING SESSION - 9:45am - 12:15pm

Session 1
What does the research say?

Ideas from research every teacher should know
Principles of Instruction
Memory and knowledge
The nature of instructional coaching, teacher expertise.
Walkthrus and how to use them.

Session 2
Great Teaching: Mode A

Effective Explicit Instruction
Modelling and questioning
Retrieval Practice and the role of knowledge organisers
Building confidence and fluency through practice

LUNCH - 12:15pm - 1pm

AFTERNOON SESSION - 1pm - 3:15pm

Session 3
Great Teaching: Blending Mode

A and Mode B
Stretch and challenge
Awe and wonder; stories; oracy; co-construction
Finding the right balance between Mode A and Mode B


(including lunch)

Full Day:
- Lion Alliance Trainees: £85
- Lion Alliance Members: £150
- Non-Lion Alliance Members: £200

Half Day (either Morning or Afternoon session):
- Lion Alliance Trainees: £55
- Lion Alliance Members: £85
- Non-Lion Alliance Members: £110


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