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EYFS and Primary: Package 1

Description
The Early Years, Primary and Secondary CPD programme offers a wide variety of courses, both as a subscription package and standalone. The courses aim to support leaders and practitioners to develop high quality provision in their own schools. Courses provide participants with opportunities to reflect on their own practice, share best practice and ensure they are up to date with current pedagogies, practices and statutory requirements.
This package includes one place at each of the following:
  • 3 x EYFS Network Meetings
  • 2 x KS1 Moderation Workshops
  • 2 x KS2 Moderation Workshops
  • 3 x Assessment Lead Network Forums
  • 1 KS1 and KS2 Assessment Briefing
  • Developing approaches to mathematical reasoning to support evidence for the requirements of the revised 2018-19 KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Understanding and applying the reading and writing standards from the 2018-19 KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
Audience

All leaders and practitioners

EYFS and Primary: package 2

Description
This package includes all of package 1 plus one place at each of the following:
  • Developing mathematical reasoning for Years 5 and 6
  • Exploring a range of reading and writing approaches to develop challenge for all pupils in Years 5 and 6
  • Years 3 and 4 workshop to explore best practice in writing
  • Years 3 and 4 workshop to explore best practice in mathematical reasoning
Audience

All leaders and practioners

HLTA Package

Description
The conference is an opportunity for existing and aspiring HLTAs, including those currently working towards gaining the status. Guest speakers will be invited to present sessions on current educational issues. The day is arranged to allow opportunity for HLTAs to share best practice.

The HLTA CPD group meetings provide an opportunity for sharing best practice and keeping staff informed of developments within the role of HLTA, as well as the wider support staff community.
Audience

Anyone with HLTA status & those working towards gaining it

Secondary Package

Description
The Early Years, Primary and Secondary CPD programme offers a wide variety of courses, both as a subscription package and standalone. The courses aim to support leaders and practitioners to develop high quality provision in their own schools. Courses provide participants with opportunities to reflect on their own practice, share best practice and ensure they are up to date with current pedagogies, practices and statutory requirements.
Audience

All Leaders and Practitioners

Duty to Manage: Extension to Asbestos Awareness

Description
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012), Regulation 4 – This course covers a knowledge of the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises as specified in CAR 2012.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, delegates will become familiar with uses, risks, and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings, they will be familiar with the results of an asbestos survey and how to decipher the information contained within the report and its contribution to the asbestos register and understand the need for an asbestos management plan. In addition, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the legislative requirements of CAR 2012.
Audience

Headteachers
Premises Managers
School Business Managers
Staff responsible for building management and maintenance.


Date
25th June 2019 (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
2nd December 2019 (9:00am - 3:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

Description
MHFA (Youth) course is an internationally recognised course designed specifically for people who teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 8 -18.

The comprehensive 2 day programme covers topics specific to young people and mental health including:
  • What is mental health?
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Suicide and psychosis
  • Self harm, substance misuse and eating disorders
  • Promoting protective factors
  • Action planning using MHFA

MHFA is certificated by MHFA England. All participants will receive a standard MHFA manual and attendance certificate from MHFA England www.mhfaengland.org
Impact Statement
Attendance on this 2 day course leads to certification as a Youth Mental Health First Aider.

Participants will learn how to:
  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem in young people
  • Feel confident helping a young person experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a First Aid basis
  • Help protect a young person who might be at risk of harm
  • Help prevent a mental health illness from getting worse
  • Help a young person recover faster
  • Guide a young person towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problem
Audience

Teachers and support staff working with primary and secondary school age children


Date
25th June 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
26th June 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
FULLY BOOKED
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Professionals authorised to deliver MHFA Youth
Cost
£210
FULLY BOOKED
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Date
15th June 2020 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
16th June 2020 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Professionals authorised to deliver MHFA Youth
Cost
£210
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Designated Safeguarding Lead Person Refresher Course

Description
Keeping Children Safe in Education, September 2018 and Government guidance requires refresher training every two years. The course will cover responsibilities of the designated person, new initiatives, issues and challenges of the role. It will provide staff with the opportunity to discuss difficulties/ problems associated with their role and to explore possible solutions. It also provides an update on the most recent legislation changes (i.e. Keeping Children Safe in Education – September 2018, DBS, etc.) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.
Impact Statement
Pupils
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in an appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will understand the child protection responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead person
Settings:
  • Will be safer organisations and comply with government/statutory guidance
Audience

This course is designed for those acting as the designated safeguarding lead/ person for child protection, or their deputies, or those who have previously attended the full day Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person initial training


Date
26th June 2019 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Ken Palmer - Safeguarding Coordinator for Schools
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Key Stage 4 English Subject Leaders Meeting

Description
In an ever changing climate, this meeting will support English subject leaders with aspects of their role and provide up to date information on current research and policies.
It will explore ways of continuing to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment in English, provide opportunities to share effective practice and support English subject leaders in their strategic role.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • will benefit from improved teaching and learning.
Staff:
  • will be able to achieve outstanding or improved outcomes across key stages and be able to plan for effective and personalised interventions.
Settings:
  • will benefit from improved leadership and teaching, learning and assessment
Audience

Key Stage 4 English Subject Leaders


Date
27th June 2019 (8:45am - 12:30pm)
Venue
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, Red Lion Lane, London, SE18 4LD
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in Secondary package
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Date
16th October 2019 (8:45am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also available in the Secondary package
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Date
11th February 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also available in the Secondary package
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Date
1st July 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Induction Training for New Governors

Description
This course provides an opportunity for Governors to develop a strong focus on the three core strategic functions below:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

Impact Statement
Governors will:

  • Have a clear understanding of the role for which they have volunteered
  • Will become active participators and a effective governor as quickly as possible
  • Understand how to get to know their school and how to challenge
  • Be confident when dealing with written information
  • Be able to interrogate data
Audience

New or recently appointed Governors


Date
2nd July 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the Governor Service Team
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
This course can be included as part of the SLA training package
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Date
20th November 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
Free to schools that have signed up to SLA.
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Date
30th January 2020 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
Free to schools that have signed up to SLA.
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Date
19th May 2020 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
Free to schools that have signed up to SLA.
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Key Stage 4 Mathematics Subject Leaders Meeting

Description
This meeting will support mathematics subject leaders with specific aspects of their role and provide up to date information on current research and policies. It will explore ways of continuing to improve the quality of teaching and learning, provide opportunities to share effective practice and support subject leaders in their strategic role.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from improved teaching and learning
Subject leaders:
  • Will be able to achieve outstanding or improved outcomes across key stages
  • Will be able to plan for effective and personalised interventions
Settings:
  • Will benefit from improved leadership and teaching, learning and assessment
Audience

Secondary and Special School Mathematics Subject Leaders


Date
2nd July 2019 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in Secondary package
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Date
15th October 2019 (8:45am - 12:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Date
12th February 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Date
2nd July 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Setting up a Sensory Programme for Pupils with an ASD in your School: To include sensory circuits and diets

Description
This course supports staff in schools in supporting pupils with an ASD and sensory sensitivities, setting up interventions and supporting specialist Occupational Therapist programmes.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be provided with appropriate strategies and support to assist their inclusion, interaction and access to all areas of the curriculum
Practitioners:
  • Will be confident in understanding the sensory needs of pupils with an ASD
  • Will be able to set up and run a sensory circuit
  • Will be able to support a child with a sensory diet
Settings:
  • Will have a range of experience staff in their school to support pupils with sensory needs as a part of their educational programme
Audience

Staff supporting pupils with an ASD in schools, SENCOs/Teachers & Teaching Assistants


Date
3rd July 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
(non RBG school £120)
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Key Stage 4 Science Subject Leaders Network Meetings

Description
This meeting will support Science Subject Leaders with specific aspects of their role and provide up to date information on current research and policies. It will support Science Subject Leaders to explore ways of continuing to improve the quality of teaching and learning in science and will provide opportunities to share effective practice.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from improved teaching and learning
Subject Leaders:
  • Will be able to achieve outstanding or improved outcomes across key stages
  • Will be able to plan for effective and personalised interventions
Audience

Secondary & Special School Science Subject Leaders


Date
4th July 2019 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in Secondary package
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Date
7th November 2019 (8:45am - 12:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Date
13th February 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Date
30th June 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of the School Improvement Service
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Also included in the Secondary package
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Subject Leaders Meeting for PE and School Sport (PESS)

Description
Meeting of PE Subject Leaders to support teachers in the delivery of a high quality PE and school sport curriculum.

Teachers will receive support with curriculum development, leadership of PESS, strategic planning and local and national developments.
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • Receive enhanced PE
Teachers will:
  • Be able to celebrate their differences and understand their learning styles
Audience

Secondary PESS Subject Leaders


Date
4th July 2019 (4:15pm - 6:00pm)
Venue
TBC
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£30
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Date
17th September 2019 (4:15pm - 6:00pm)

Venue
TBC
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£30

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Date
5th February 2020 (4:15pm - 6:00pm)

Venue
TBC
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£30

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Date
20th May 2020 (4:15pm - 6:00pm)