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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, share best practice and ensure they are up to date with current pedagogies 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 KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Understanding and Applying the Reading and Writing Standards from the KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Pre Key Stage Standards Moderation Workshop
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
  • Understanding the expectations of writing standards in the KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework
Audience

All leaders and practioners

NQT Induction Training Programme 2019-20 (EYFS and Primary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year. All dates are suitable for EYFS and Primary NQTs, and several are suitable for Secondary NQTs, too. We welcome NQTs from Royal Greenwich schools, as well as NQTs working in schools outside of the borough. The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop the skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of induction and beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS and Primary Stages

NQT Induction Training Programme 2019-20 (Secondary NQTs)

Description
The Royal Borough of Greenwich Induction Programme for NQTs covers key areas to support NQTs during their induction year.

The sessions are delivered by experienced and outstanding practitioners, and the topics covered ensure that NQTs have the opportunity to develop skills they gained from training, whilst reflecting on the Teachers’ Standards throughout the year. Most sessions of the programme are offered in the morning and repeated in the afternoon. Experience has shown that having the opportunity to attend regular meetings at the Professional Development Centre (PDC) supports NQTs in building supportive relationships and networks, as well as broadening their skills and bank of resources to promote their development towards successful completion of induction and beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the Secondary Stages

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

Clinical Practice and Consultation Supervision for Learning Mentors and other Pastoral Staff

Description
Staff continue to feedback the benefits of clinical supervision support provided, this includes:

  • Opportunity to share common concerns
  • Opportunity to support others in similar roles
  • Opportunity to tap into ideas, expertise and experience of others
  • Opportunity to reflect positively and safely
  • Providing personal & professional development
The sessions also model a framework for supervision that will support Learning Mentors and pastoral staff to work effectively with their students.

The sessions for current year will be facilitated by an experienced Specialised Clinical Social Worker from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Early Intervention Team, who is a member of the CAMHS Family Therapy clinic and has a specific responsibility for supporting the work of front line professionals in Children’s Services.
To ensure sessions are beneficial and effective, supervision will take place within small groups, with no more than 8 participants. Places must be confirmed.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safeguarded and supported by confident staff whose practice is safe and reflective
Practitioners:
  • Will feel supported and have a safe space to discuss concerns, development needs and strategies
Settings:
  • Will have staff who are equipped to carry out their roles in a safe and professional manner
Audience

Learning Mentors and other pastoral staff


Date
New date in January 2020 to be confirmed
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from CAMHS
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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Date
6th February 2020 (1:30pm - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from CAMHS
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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Date
2nd April 2020 (1:30pm - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from CAMHS
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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Date
11th June 2020 (1:30pm - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from CAMHS
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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Date
9th July 2020 (1:30pm - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from CAMHS
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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First Aid at Work

Description
This course provides participants with all the knowledge, skills and objectives necessary to act as First Aiders within the workplace.
The First Aid at Work certificate is awarded by the First Aid Industry Body in accordance with Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and is valid for three years. A copy of the latest edition of a First Aid manual and delegate pack will be provided for each participant.
Attendance is required on all 3 dates.
Successful candidates will be awarded the HSE First Aid at Work certificate.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work
Audience

All interested staff from all schools. This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider.
Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training


Date
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
NEW DATES TO BE CONFIRMED
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Date
13th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
14th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
15th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
23rd March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
24th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
25th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
8th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
9th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Display Screen Assessor

Description
This half-day workshop provides participants with knowledge of the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.
Impact Statement
On successful completion of this workshop, delegates should be able to:
  • Identify who are Display Screen Users
  • Know the health effects associated with Display Screen work
  • Know how to carry out a Risk Assessment
  • Carry out a practical risk assessment exercise on a work station
  • Know how to control risks identified
Audience

This workshop is aimed at managers and staff with responsibility for assessing others in the workplace.


Date
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
21st January 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Safer Recruitment

Description
This workshop is the Safer Recruitment Consortium accredited, updated version of the Safer Recruitment training for Headteachers, school Governors and other staff who are likely to sit on interview panels or appoint staff. It is still a requirement for every school appointments panel to include at least one member who has completed the Safer Recruitment training. Course content provides clear explanations of government guidance regarding the safer recruitment process. It also includes an update of the most recent legislation changes (i.e. the Keeping Children Safe in Education – Sept 2018, DBS, Disqualification by Association and other pre-employment checks) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection. It is recommended that you refresh your training every 5 years.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • Will be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Will be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
  • Will begin to review their own and their settings policies and practices, with a view to making them safer
Settings:
  • Will be safer organisations
  • Will comply with government guidance and legislation
Audience

All Headteachers, school Governors, Business Managers and other staff likely to sit on interview panels or administer staff appointment


Date
9th December 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
4th February 2020 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
28th April 2020 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Including children with SEND in the mainstream classroom

Description
This course supports staff in:
  • Supporting learners with physical barriers such as poor muscle tone and/or visual/ hearing impairment
  • Understanding barriers experienced by learners with speech, language and communication difficulties
  • Developing a pupil’s independence skills through differentiated learning
  • Understanding and managing challenging behaviours
  • Tracking pupil progress
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from carefully planned support tailored to meet individual needs
Staff:
  • Staff: will be knowledgeable and confident in supporting pupils with a range of difficulties in the classroom
Audience

SENCos, teachers and support staff


Date
10th December 2019 (9:30am - 2:00pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £50)
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Date
7th May 2020 (9:30am - 3:00pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £50)
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Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person training

Description
This one day course will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make schools/settings safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes (i.e. Keeping Children Safe in Education - September 2018, Working Together to Safeguard Children, 2018, DBS etc) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.
Impact Statement
Pupils
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will understand the child protection role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person
  • Will know how to deal with difficult conversations and responsibilities
  • Will be able to respond to concerns (initial responses to children and families, making and managing a referral to Children’s Services, contributing to Child Protection Conferences and the Child Protection Plan)
Settings:
  • Will be safer organisations and comply with statutory government guidance
Audience

Designed for those who will be acting as and taking on the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person for safeguarding and child protection


Date
10th December 2019 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
6th February 2020 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
30th April 2020 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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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
11th December 2019 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
5th February 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
6th March 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
1st May 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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How to support a Child/Young person to understand their ASD diagnosis

Description
This course will:
  • Provide an understanding of the particular issues in the context of an ASD diagnosis
  • Provide practitioners with a range of tools to use with students to support them in understanding their diagnosis
  • Provide a forum to discuss anxieties/concerns

Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will understand their diagnosis in a positive way
Staff:
  • Will be confident to manage this work and have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience and a range of strategies and resources to draw upon
Schools:
  • Will have skilled staff to do this intervention
Audience

SENCOs/Teachers & TA’s and other professionals, supporting children with an ASD


Date
12th December 2019 (9:30am - 12:00pm)
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 £70)
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Phonics Intervention Programme ‘STEPS to Success’ 4 x session

Description
A structured and cumulative phonics based literacy programme for children below catchup level.
Training will include:
  • Good understanding of the English phonic code
  • The principles of inclusion and underlying learning difficulties
  • Working with targets
  • Delivery of a structured, multisensory, cumulative phonics programme
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • With dyslexia related barriers to learning acquire phonic and spelling skills and knowledge via a structured, cumulative, multisensory learning programme
Practitioners:
  • Will benefit from training from experienced dyslexia specialist teachers and understand the best ways to improve reading, spelling and handwriting outcomes
Settings:
  • Will have staff who are trained to deliver a successful teaching programme. STEPS will observe the staff member teaching the programme if requested by school