Warwickshire Schools Library Service

Key Training Dates 2020-2021

We aim to provide an annual training programme, to inspire and motivate individuals that are working within school libraries or within the literacy curriculum! Please find below some of our key training dates for the academic year ahead. We are navigating our way through Covid-19 and as we adapt to this we will add further training sessions below: 

Autumn Term:

Monday 21st - Friday 25th September 2020
Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards 2020: Our speed shortlisting events will take place in schools during the weeks of Mon 21st and Friday 25th September. You can find out more information here


Thursday 24th September 2020
Secondary Network Meeting: An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Monday 28th September 2020
Making the Best of Recovery in School Libraries Webinar:
School libraries are important spaces, helping to support and sustain the reading and learning within your school community. Join us for a collaborative discussion to explore how school libraries are surviving and thriving through this period of uncertainty; better understanding how to adapt your school library provision and enabling safer operations day-to-day. Leading the conversation on successes and challenges will be Stella Thebridge, manager of Warwickshire Schools Library Service, Ayub Khan, Head of Warwickshire Libraries and Thomas Bryans of IF_DO Architects, leaders of government-backed work to help libraries be as safe as possible in the Covid-19 period.  We are particularly pleased to have the insights of Thomas Bryans on this important topic.
FREE EVENT 
15:20-16:30 pm
You can find further information and a recording of this webinar here


Monday 19th October 2020
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Wednesday 21st October 2020
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Wednesday 18th November 2020
Warwickshire Secondary Book Awards Shortlisting Meeting: 
We will be meeting as a team to discuss and decide on a shortlist for the WSBA 2021! We invite our secondary school librarians and teachers to this meeting, which will run virtually via Microsoft Teams from 11-12 pm
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk 


Monday 23rd November 2020
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 26th November 2020
Secondary Network Meeting: An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams
We meet from 15:00-16.00pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Monday 14th December 2020 (Farewell Meeting)
Secondary Network Meeting Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Spring Term:

Monday 25th January 2021
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 28th January 2021
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Wednesday 3rd February 2020
Warwickshire Junior Book Awards Shortlisting Meeting:
We will be meeting as a team to discuss and decide on a shortlist for the WJBA 2021! We invite our Primary school librarians and teachers to this meeting, which will run virtually via Microsoft Teams from 11-12 pm
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk
 


Monday 22nd February 2021
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.

Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 25th February 2021
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.

Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Monday 22nd March 2021
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 25th March 2021
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Tuesday 30th March 2020
Warwickshire Secondary Book Awards Ceremony: We hope to host this at Bridgehouse Theatre in Warwick, in some way and will confirm details as we move closer to the date. 


Monday 26th April 2021
Primary Network Meeting:An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 29th April 2021
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Monday 24th May 2021
Primary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 27th May 2021
Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! These are free at the moment due to Covid-19 and are being run virtually via Microsoft Teams. 
We meet from 15:00-16.00 pm, please join us when you can.
Get in touch with us if you would like to attend a meeting: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk


Thursday 17th June 2021
Warwickshire Schools Poetry Slam:
Details to be confirmed


Please get in touch with us if you would like any further information:schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk

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