Hayley Collis – Cynffig Comprehensive School – “A great insight, I feel fully equipped to take on the role of setting up BTEC qualifications in my school.”
Mark Robson – “A very valuable day – learnt lots about BTEC and how to organise the course for test results.”
Chris Caunt – “Excellent lead of the course, very knowledgeable on good delivery which was well related to school and real life situations.”
Russell Grant – Wildern School – Fantastic course and made info simple to understand. Good use of shared practice.”
John Clarke – “Kept us engaged, good humour and lovely lunch. Good presentation and resources.”
John Mullins – Borders College – “Well delivered, clear format, good pace of delivery, very open and approachable.
Paul Kivi – The Oldershaw Academy – “Great presentation of topics – fully enjoyed the day.”
Gareth Mahoney – “This course has given me a greater insight into BTEC and I feel more confident in delivering this course in September.”
Jo Hall – “Thoroughly enjoyed the day and feel more confident about the controlled assessments.”
Nicky Lam – “An excellent session definitely worth coming to! Thank you.”
Deby Harrison – “Excellent work. Good class activities to allow consolidation of learning.
Neal Ruparelia – City of Leicester Academy – “Superb course – lots gained including new ideas to take back to my centre.”
Alison McGrandles – Teddington School – “Again a straight forward to the point course. Useable information that can be put into practice straight away.”
Darren Smith – “Second course that I have been on run by Lee. Very informative, well presented and I learnt a lot of stuff. Excellent facility and good refreshments. Fully enjoyed the day.
Phil Gibney – Everton FC – “All of it was really informative and good information delivered throughout. The resources and guidance of the BTEC course delivery was excellent. Enjoyed the day and it will help me going forward.”
John Thurley – “Lee was very approachable, happy to answer questions and very knowledgable.”
James Ivory – Francis Combe Academy – “Well delivered, friendly, relaxed, open to questions. Very useful, thanks.”
G Mulligan – “Excellent friendly delivery – very open and knowledgeable”
Rachel Cobb – “Very well run course which provided lots of information to help me with the setup of the new qualification.”
Kelly Passmore – “ Assessment information and sampling everything was informative”
Paula Waller – “Clear guidance on processes for NQF courses”
Jeremy Arnull – “ Lee is very helpful and supportive”
Duncan Visser – What did you find most useful “All of it, the assignment briefs, Feedback (interim and summative), Standardisation, Assessment and IV Plans.”
“It would be useful to have someone come into our school and do this training with all BTEC Teachers”
Clare Williams – “New IV process and information changes made explicit. Ways of providing exciting evidence and ways for learners to record evidence for assessment. Clear examples of documentation provided. Well explained by LEE – Very helpful. Questions answered clearly – very approachable.”
Kevin Mayle – “Lee was fabulous really, really useful. The best BTEC course I have attended. Great venue close to station. Superb. Superb.”
Donald Wright – “Flagging up differences between QCF and NQF. Availability of online assessment materials.Willingness to give detailed answers to questions raised. Delivery of material was clear and structured. Presenter had a deep grasp of the materials.”
Linda Hellewell – Being able to discuss issues with other LIV and looking at assignment brief/work and paired learning.
Jonathan Preston - Very detailed and informed presentation. Detailed on the new spec. The role of the IV and the work entailed.
Steph Lee – Very informative for those new to BTEC or switching from old to new spec. Great explanations and clarifications of the new specs.
Joel Unsworth – Lots of useful info on new procedures and expectations.
Kevin Speake – Very supportive material and discussed how to fill in all information.
Raphael Griffith – Learning all about the new specification 2012/13 has been a complete eye opener.
Leah Williams – I found it all very useful specifically the tasks.
S Golding – Looking at the difference between old spec and new spec assignment briefs and examining new and old spec assignment criteria and outcomes.
Steve Barrett – Clarification of paperwork for NQF – Clarification of assignment brief ideas for NQF – Very clear presentation – all questions dealt with professionally.
Helen Nixon – Finding out the role of the LIV great to note how to write a NQF assignment brief. I didn’t know the ‘new’ information prior to this training. Lee is extremely knowledgeable about BTEC’s – Thank you. – It’s great to know that we will be getting the information electronically to share with our centres
Carole Bradley – Q&A very clear with delivery being well briefed versed. Look forward to receiving email of the slides
Lynne Gibson – Info on NQF – Good Resources ideas and links provided
Joanne Proctor – Resource pack very detailed and directly clearly linked with the lead speaker – Good informal course where questions could be asked and answered at any point
Vanessa Shakespeare – Information about QN role and practical elements… All of it really
Paul Gardener-Wright – Excellent overview of role of QN
Gill Bond – Very Thorough and Clear
Gary Alut – Very useful and informative training session. Good to hear from a practitioner who is actually doing the tasks
Simon DeCourcey – Discussion on IV good practice. Quality of Resources – A Lovely inset thank you.
Gareth Mahoney – Outline of the role of the Quality Nominee – Very well Delivered by Lee
Lorraine Sherwood – Excellent Course
Charlene Read – Enjoyed Course – Lots of information and clarification Thanks
Lucy Ryder – I was unsure about the way the course worked so it was very good to find out! Very informative and useful
Niall McManus – Clear and well structured. Exactly what I needed. Excellent job by Lee
Bridget Heath – Enjoyed the Day Lee did a really good job
J Walshaw – Fazakerley High School “I found all aspects of the course extremely useful”
H Collis – Cynffig Comprehensive School “Fantastic resources, great hands on have a go activities…..I Feel fully equipped to take on the role of setting up BTEC qualifications in my school”
M Hillary – Branksome Science College “Give me a better understanding of how BTEC works”
K Summers-White – Christ the King School. “After our discussions, I was confident that I had decided which BTEC Level 3 course I wanted to plan and deliver after the unbiased guidance and advice provided. It was also a great help to discuss possible plans of action to recruit more students into the BTEC Level 2 course, also for future retention of numbers into the sixth form and to improve our overall results in PE qualifications…I would recommend all departments who are embarking on new courses for BTEC or who need guidance on the delivery of their course to invite Subject Support in as it has given me a new motivation and drive to plan for the next academic year with improvements that will enhance the pupils’ learning and our departmental grades.”
R Cobb – Little Heath School “Yesterday was really useful and has helped with the setting up for next year.”
S Price – Bishop of Bluecoats School “It was an excellent day for us, particularly having you come to us. This allowed Staff to ‘dip in and out’ of sessions that were relevant to their teaching time next year.I know that we all found the sessions excellent and we were able to ‘chip in’ with queries as and when we thought of them – not so easy if you are on an open course.We are already using some of your ideas and have changed things like assignment brief layouts to yours which are much fuller than ours. So all round we thought it was excellent and will take this option again in the future. Many thanks for coming to school.”
C Bartley – Llanishen High School. “We all found the course extremely useful and understand all the changes to this course in terms of controlled assessment. I feel more confident now preparing for our moderation, filling in the forms etc.”
N Simms – St Nicholas Catholic High School. “Covered everything we requested and more..personal insight into marking and practical grades was brilliant..I would like to thank Mike for his lovely manner which made him approachable and easy to work with”
S Ridings – Falinge Park School “I Have learnt a great deal….Excellent course; very, very useful”
C Caunt – The Gedling School “Excellent lead of the course, very knowledgeable ; good delivery that was related to school and real-life situations”
C Jackson – St Cenydd Community School “Clearly presented, excellent handouts and exemplar materials”
J Hamilton – Kings College – Guildford “The whole day answered all the questions I had on GCSE PE”
P Midworth – Windsor High School “Fantastic day, very informative regarding all aspects of A Level PE”
B Davies – Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr “I Wish it had been before I started the course”
E Powell – John Madejski Academy “Brilliant outline of AOP and PEP – Cleared this up”
E Sanders – Abbey Gate College “Very Useful day: content appropriate to make teaching more informed”
P Andrews – Collingwood College “Excellent resource file provided”
L Tann – Southdowns College “The IV Process was very useful, especially as this process has changed dramatically”
M Hale – Mill Chase School “This course was a great insight into BTEC and what needs to be done”
N Offord – Waldegrave School for Girls “I now have a clear picture about how moderation should run and will put this advice into practice”
F Zaleska-Nott – Lutterworth College “BTEC Active Verb Sheets – Brilliant for students…. If .. training courses were as good as this there would not be half the issues with the understanding of the paperwork.”
P McKean – Archbishop Beck Catholic Sports College “Really enjoyable and worthwhile day”
J Walshaw – Fazakerley High School “Interesting and insightful course. Will be hugely beneficial for me when delivering course”
V Lloyd – Testbourne Community School“Very valuable, loads of ideas to take back to the department”
J West – Mill Chase Technology College “Very informative course, everything given was of benefit”
M Hylands – The Clarendon College “Relaxed approach gave me confidence to go back to school and review course”
P Bridge – The Albion High School “All useful as I now have a more clear idea of what is expected of me”
P Williams – The Malling School “Thorough and effective. Not fluffy training like too many other courses”
E Hingle – Longsands School “Useful for concrete answers on moderation”
J Robinson – Mandeville School “Very detailed information about the moderation day”
K Pell – Walton Girls School and Sixth Form College “The whole course was very informative…..feel confident in running a course”
K Wright – Haydock Sports College “As a Head of Department I found this course exceptionally valuable in terms of how to prepare, implement and assess the BTEC Level 2 course. The course fully prepares you in to how structure your pupils learning. The information with regards to Internal Verification, Online Testing and the Quality Nominee visit was extremely beneficial and worthwhile. As a result of this I have been able to feedback all of the relative information to my department. This has certainly eased the pressure and uncertainty of the new BTEC Specification.”
M Passey – Long Stratton High School “This is our first year taking the Edexcel course and many questions were answered”
C Smith – Thomas Cowley High School “Excellent tutor and resources”
R Leaver – Kenmal Technology College “Found that the information was clear, concise and relevant”
G Mulligan – Harton Technology College “Excellent friendly delivery – Very open and knowledgeable”
P Kivi – Oldershaw School “Great presentation of topics, fully enjoyed the day”
S Jones – Academy 360 “Verification process, learned a great deal about new process”
P Smith – Bispham High School “Got me up to speed on a new area for me”
C Green – Holy Family School ”Very comprehensive, especially as I am new to BTEC”
T Ditta – Lawnswood School “Nice, comfortable, social environment which was conducive to questions and answers”
J Abbott – Dixons City Academy “Very clear, wished I’d done this training 6 months ago”
M Nesbitt – Excelsior Academy “All information was very useful, dismissed a number of concerns.. very informative”
J Clarke – Isle of Sheppey Academy “Kept us engaged, Good humour… good presentation and resources”
R Grant – Wildern School “Fantastic course, made information simple to understand”
M Robson – Westergate Community School “A very valuable day, learned lots about BTEC and how to organise the course for best results”
M Hickman – Boldon School “Now much more competent in dealing with Unit content and how to use”
A Legg – Boldon School “A very informative and productive course. Excellent!”
J Mullins – Borders College “Well delivered, clear format, good pace of delivery, very open and approachable.”