How to Coach Pupils and Improve Performance - Fast | Lighthouse Professional Development

How to Coach Pupils and Improve Performance - Fast

Course code: 

Many teachers, mentors and support staff want to play a significant role in boosting performance and unlocking potential. Effective coaching is proven to help learners become more engaged, confident, and successful. It can also create fast and lasting positive changes both inside and outside the classroom. This “must-do” session will deliver everything you need to know to get started with coaching. We’ll be guiding you step-by-step through the process, and giving you plenty of useful tips and tools, so that you’re ready to begin coaching as soon as you leave this training session. This course is aimed at teachers & support staff who want to get the best out of their pupils and improve their performance quickly and easily.

Aims of the course are to:

  • Introduce basic coaching skills and principles
  • Provide a model for effective coaching
  • Make coaching a high quality, positive and empowering experience for learners
  • Provide an opportunity to practise & develop basic coaching skills in a ‘safe’ environment
  • Gain feedback, tips and practical advice from a highly qualified expert

9:30 Arrival, registration and coffee 13:00 Restaurant Lunch
10:00 Introduction to Coaching
  • What theory you need to start coaching (don’t waste your time with the unnecessary stuff!)
  • Why coaching – if done properly – means that mentoring is a total waste of your time
  • How to set up an effective programme in your school
14:00 Skills practice & feedback
  • Opportunity to put new skills into practice in a ‘safe’ environment
  • Next steps & action planning
  • Making the case to Senior Leadership
11:15 Coffee 15:45 Close & depart
11:30 Developing Your Practical Coaching Skills
  • What 5 crucial ingredients make up a powerful question
  • What common mistake 95% of coaches make which means that their coachees make little (if any) progress
  • How to produce powerful results in 15 minutes or less so that you’re not wasting time in your coaching
  • How to create a “quick win” that motivates the coachee, creates a snowball effect & gets them raving about your coaching to all their friends
  • How to eliminate excuses (or “reasons”) for NOT taking action!
  • Developing a framework to coach effectively – how coaching has changed dramatically over the last 15-20 years & why ‘old hat’ models (like GROW & STRIDE) set off alarm bells and lack impact

Annie B

Coaching expert Annie is a highly qualified, inspirational coach with a proven track record. She’s drawn on her successful teaching, leadership and corporate coaching experience to develop an innovative cutting edge coaching system which has worked where others have lacked impact or failed. Her tools and strategies have helped schools to get out of “special measures”, achieve “Outstanding” Ofsted judgements and make “Satisfactory” teachers “Good”.

Annie’s work has been showcased on TV and she’s gained an international reputation for top quality coaching and INSET and dramatically improving results with less effort. Spend a day her and you’ll leave buzzing with practical, down-to-earth tools and ideas to use immediately. As a full time professional coach in schools, Annie’s expertise is second to none, and her knowledge and enthusiasm instantly mark her out as being different.

Suitable for: 
Preparatory/Primary, Senior/Secondary, Special Schools, Post 16/FE Colleges
Scheduled Events, In-school Training

Lighthouse Professional Development

CPD Event Booking Form

Please return the completed form to us at:

Lighthouse Professional Development
Suite 3, 163 Marine Parade
Course Details
Attendee Details
School / College Details
Person Authorising The Booking

Please indicate that you have read, and agree to, our Terms and Conditions by placing a tick the box provided.
(The Terms and Conditions are available to view on the website, or by contacting us directly.)

If you have not yet read the Terms and Conditions, you can find them here: Terms and Conditions
Back to top

Our address

Lighthouse Courses Ltd

Gemini House
136-140 Old Shoreham Road
East Sussex

Contact us

Contact details for Lighthouse Courses

Tel: 0800 587 8880