Continuing Professional Development

Ricards Lodge High School is committed to working with a number of local schools and professional organisations to ensure we continue to improve the opportunities for both staff and students.

A CPD programme is available for all new staff.  All new staff are expected to attend an induction day and a six week CPD package.  Currently all teaching staff are part of a national joint project with the SSAT and Dylan William, Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA).  The teaching staff are divided into teaching and learning communities and peer observations of best practice is encouraged.

We also run a number of internal ongoing training programmes including a professional reading group, a middle leadership programme and SLT associate opportunities. 

Feedback from our middle leadership programme;

Thank you for your time and sharing your knowledge and experience.

Thank you for your hard work and enthusiasm.

This course exceeded expectations – very happy with it.

Safeguarding training is mandatory for all staff. Currently, Alison Jerrard Headteacher  is a member of the Merton Safeguarding Children's Board.