School of Education

  • Primary Teacher Education (Campus-Based) (BA)

    Induction timetable

    Here is a list of the main events involving BA (Hons) Primary Teacher Education (Campus-Based) students in Induction Week (16 - 20  September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information. Everything you need-know about Harcourt Hill Campus is here.

    Don't forget to enrol online before you arrive so you can collect your student card. When you collect your card you will need to have appropriate photo Identification.

    Event Time Location
    Monday 16 September
    Welcome and Various Activities 11:00-17:00
    Arrival from 10:30
    B1.01 (Main Lecture Theatre), Harcourt Hill Campus
    Tuesday 17 September
    Various Activities to include: Storytelling, Team building, Sports, Oxford City trail, Introduction to Professional Studies     09:00-17:00 M Block, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Wednesday 18 September
    Various Activities to include:- Storytelling, Team building, Sports, Oxford City trail, Introduction to Professional Studies   09:00-15:00 M Block, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Thursday 19 September
    Various Activities to include: Storytelling, Team building, Sports, Oxford City trail, Introduction to Professional Studies   09:00-12:00 M Block, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Collection of Students Cards (at Headington Campus)  13:15-15:00 Student Central, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
    Friday 21 September

    Programme Lead's Lecture

    10.00-11.30

    B138/B139, Harcourt Hill Campus
    Freshers' Fair 11:30-16:00 John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus
     

    Key contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact Contact details
    Head of School Professor Mary Wild
    Programme Lead Mrs Lorna Shires
    Course Leader Ms Jane Fletcher
    Year 1 Coordinator Ms Amanda Barton
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Michael Barringer
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Hazel Rothera
    Programme Administrator Mrs Linda Feeley +44 (0)1865 488583
     

    Recommended Reading

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year BA (Hons) Primary Teacher Education (Campus-Based) modules. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module Book details
    The Broader Curriculum:  Humanities, DT and The Arts   Morpurgo, M. (2003). Private Peaceful. London: HarperCollins
    Thinking Mathematically and Being Mathematical l Haylock, D. and Manning, R. (2014). Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers. 5th ed. London: Sage Please look at some of the recent Key Stage 2 Mathematics SATs tests. Print, complete and mark at least one test (Paper A, Paper B and the mental paper) as an introduction-developing both your own mathematical subject knowledge and your understanding of mathematics assessment in school. Papers can be downloaded from: http://satspapers.org/mathsKS2SATS.htm (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader-view/print these documents). Please bring the completed and marked paper with you-University as they will form the first section of your Mathematics Teaching Resource File.
    Thinking, Talking and Doing Science Loxley, P., Dawes, L., Nicholls, L. and Dore, B. (2017). Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science: Inspiring Learning and Enjoyment. Abingdon: Routledge OR Loxley, P., Dawes, L., Nicholls, L. and Dore, B. (2014). Teaching Primary Science: Promoting Enjoyment and Developing Understanding. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge Read Chapters 1-7 before the start of the course.
    Introducing Professional Practice   Hansen, A. (2015). Primary Professional Studies. 3rd ed. London: Learning Matters Read Chapter 1 before the start of the course. This will be a core text for your three years.
     

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for BA (Hons) Primary Teacher Education (Campus-Based). You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is, and when-meet them, when you enrol.

    Name Room Phone
    Mrs Adrienne Duggan BG.32 48 8559
    Mrs Jennifer Gadd EG.11 48 8347
    Mrs Jane Liddle F1.03 48 8571
    Ms Jane Fletcher AG.16 48 8603
    Ms Carolyn Murphy MG.09 48 8336
    Mrs Jane Scholey BG.34 48 8321
    Dr Joanne Thompson EG.02 48 8297
    Dr Roger Wood AG.03 48 8551
    Ms Amanda Barton MG.13a 48 8343
    Ms Debbie Wright BG.31 48 8494
    Mrs Joanna Skelton F1.08 48 8620
    Miss Louise Stafford B1.18 48 8385
    Mrs Sue Read BM.01 48 8519