Reading between the lines: developing inference in early years and KS1

Online

There is ‘very extensive’ evidence that the teaching and modelling of reading comprehension strategies has a positive impact on pupils’ learning (EEF). But what about inference? In order for children to access, understand and enjoy a range of increasingly challenging texts, progressively sophisticated inference skills are required. Join this online workshop to explore how these […]

Down’s syndrome and complex needs training

Online

Outline To equip school staff with detailed knowledge to support pupils with Down Syndrome and Complex Needs to progress in Reading, Writing and Promoting Positive Behaviour To support school staff in the implementation of interventions. Description To become familiar with the intervention Match, Select & Name. To identify how to support and promote positive behaviour. […]

7 minute briefing- Trio of Vulnerability

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Outline A brief overview of the vulnerability associated with mental ill-health, substance misuse and domestic abuse. Description 7 minute briefings are a tool that can be used to support learning and development within team meetings, supervision or electronically. Briefings can be based upon learning reviews or subject areas that provide 7 pieces of information about […]

principles of effective, whole-class differentiation (SEND)

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This session grounds participants in the principles that support all learners to achieve their maximum potential. Differentiating lessons is a core responsibility for all classroom staff, but it can be difficult to know how to meet individual needs. This session grounds participants in the principles that support all learners to achieve their maximum potential. Whether […]

Penalty notice training

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Outline To equip schools with the knowledge and confidence in the event where it is necessary to issue/request a penalty notice Description A training session for attendees to feel confident in requesting/issuing Penalty Notice warnings within the guidance provided and be able to ensure they will be issued under the correct circumstances. This training will […]

a whole school approach to teaching the writing process

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The 2020 EEF guidance for improving literacy echoes the National Curriculum in its recognition of the writing process: Writing can be thought of as a process made up of five components: planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. Effective writers use a number of strategies to support each component of the writing process. This online session will […]

Early years assessment training

Online

Outline To help Early Years providers to identify emerging concerns for children and families To understand and be able to implement an assessment of these concerns and to co-ordinate support for the whole family Description This is essential training for those with designated lead responsibility for safeguarding, including childminders. This is also valuable training for […]

Early Years Safer Recruitment

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Outline To provide a consistent national minimum standard of good practice measures that organisations will adopt when recruiting and selecting people, including volunteers, to work with children. This is not intended to be a comprehensive workshop on staff recruitment and selection. Description Based on an understanding of offender behaviour to: Identify the key features of […]

Early years safer recruitment

Online

Outline To provide a consistent national minimum standard of good practice measures that organisations will adopt when recruiting and selecting people, including volunteers, to work with children. This is not intended to be a comprehensive workshop on staff recruitment and selection. Description Based on an understanding of offender behaviour to: Identify the key features of […]

Lead Trainer

Online

Outline This training is to enable Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) to deliver the Safeguarding and Child Protection Briefing for Educational Establishments for staff in-house. Description . Outcomes There is no requirement to renew this training, a new package with trainer notes will be sent out annually, however the DSL must keep their OSCB DSL training […]

Speech, language and communication needs and challenging behaviour

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Outline There is a well-researched and clearly demonstrated link between Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and challenging behaviour. Description Research also shows us that care experienced children are much more likely than their peers to experience SLCN. We know that addressing SLCN, which are often hidden needs, can reduce challenging behaviour by meeting the […]