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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

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

NQT Induction Training Programme 2018-19 (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 inductionand beyond.

This package includes the below training sessions
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS and Primary Stages

NQT Induction Training Programme 2018-19 (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.
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

NQT Welcome Reception

Description
This reception is for all NQTs using the Royal Greenwich Induction Services. NQTs will have the opportunity to find out about the induction process and meet colleagues from other schools and those involved in induction. Further details will be sent to each NQT registered with us in September.
Impact Statement
NQTs will widen their support network by meeting other NQTs as well as key staff involved in their induction year
Audience

All Royal Borough of Greenwich NQTs


Date
25th September 2018 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)
Venue
The Queen’s House, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Tutors
Members of Royal Greenwich Children’s Services
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
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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
26th September 2018 (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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Date
4th April 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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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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‘WORD UP’ Literacy Programme

Description
This course introduces participants to a programme suitable for children working within p-levels and focuses on reading whole words instead of the process of using synthetic phonics.

Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • With visual strengths but unable to use the ‘Synthetic Phonics’ approach will have access to a more accessible reading and spelling programme and make progress
Practitioners:
  • Will be informed and know the optimum time to use phonics alongside this programme
Settings:
  • All children’s needs are considered in the school provision map
Audience

SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants


Date
27th September 2018 (9:30am - 3:00pm)
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 £40)
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Date
26th February 2019 (9:30am - 3:00pm)
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 £40)
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Date
12th June 2019 (9:30am - 3:00pm)
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 £40)
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Early Reading and Systematic Synthetic Phonics (Letters and Sounds Phase 2 - 6)

Description
This course provides an in-depth look at the pedagogy and practice of teaching early phonics and reading and shows how to develop this through a systematic teaching programme (Letters and Sounds). It also provides:
  • Assessment and tracking materials of children’s development of phonics skills
  • Ideas and strategies for creating an effective learning environment and resources
  • Ways of linking phonological skills and knowledge to shared/guided reading

Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop their listening, speaking and phonic skills in a multi-sensory, play-based way
  • Will blend and segment to decode and encode words using secure grapheme/phonemecorrespondences
  • Will be able to apply their phonic skills independently in their reading and writing
Practitioners will increase their knowledge and understanding in:
  • Accurately identifying pupils at risk of delay and effective early intervention strategies to support the developmentof reading and writing
  • Using audit tools to evaluate current language provision and identify priorities for improvement
  • Securing parental engagement in their child’s learning
Settings:
  • Will understand the importance of developing a systematic and planned approach to reading and phonic teaching
  • Will develop effective and robust assessment systems to identify pupils at risk of delay
  • Will develop effective early intervention strategies
Audience

Practitioners new to Reception classes or KS1, including TAs, NQTs, school based teaching students, or staff wishing to increase their understanding of teaching and learning phonics


Date
27th September 2018 (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)
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Catch-up for Dyslexia Friendly Schools

Description
This course is for staff in ‘Dyslexia Friendly Schools’ who have not received dyslexia training. It ensures that all school staff have received DFG training.
Impact Statement
Settings:
  • Holding the ‘Dyslexia Friendly Schools Quality Mark’ are meeting the requirements to maintain a dyslexia friendly school by ensuring all their staff have received dyslexia training
  • Holding ‘Dyslexia Friendly Status’ are maintaining the profile of the accreditation ensuring all staff are well informed
Audience

Staff who are new to your school


Date
1st October 2018 (4:30pm - 6:00pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30
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Behaviour Management Day 1 – Could it be magic?

Description
This first session will be based upon ensuring that NQTs have the skills and techniques to handle most situations including:

  • Creating a positive learning environment including where to put the interesting pupils
  • Establishing non-negotiables
  • How to get a 'buy in'
  • Understanding behaviours and your role in securing a positive outcome
  • Understanding the roles of the specialist provisions available
  • Understanding the law with regards to classroom disruption
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • Benefit from being educated in a secure and holistic environment
  • Feel supported in managing their behaviours and attaining expectations
  • Understand how to manage their behaviours and de-escalate
NQT's will:
  • Understand the power of consistency in dealing with behaviours
  • Develop their non-negotiables and skill base for de-escalating situations
  • Understand how to use other adults to support
  • Learn a variety of techniques to re-focus behaviours
  • Understand who to ask for support and guidance
Schools will:
  • Know that their behavioural management policies are implemented effectively within their classes
  • Have NQT's who are acutely aware of their role in behavioural management and safeguarding
Audience

NQTs in the EYFS, primary and secondary phases


Date
2nd October 2018 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
Secondary £200 for all applicable sessions within the package or £60 per session (non RBG school £220 for package or £70 per session)
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Date
2nd October 2018 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Meic Griffiths - Waterside Primary, Outreach, nest & Nurture
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
Primary & EYFS £420 for entire package or £60 per session (non RBG school £440 for package or £70 per session)
Secondary £200 for all applicable sessions within the package or £60 per session (non RBG school £220 for package or £70 per session)
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Restorative Approaches Facilitator Training

Description
A Restorative Approach (RA) is inspired by the philosophy and practices of Restorative Justice, which puts repairing harm done to relationships and people at the heart of its response to conflict and wrongdoing. The ultimate aim of the training is to contribute to the building of a respectful, safe and inclusive school community or setting.

The course is held over 4 days and provides intensive, interactive facilitator training, focusing on building an understanding of a restorative ethos and developing effective facilitation skills.
Participants can also undertake a Level 5 academic component in Restorative Approaches, with the 12 month study and support programme commencing after the training course.


Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will develop essential life skills in conflict resolution, problem solving and emotional literacy; helping them to understand how to positively repair relationships damaged through conflict
Practitioners:
  • Will develop practical skills and knowledge, which they can apply to conflict situations in their work setting
  • Will have the opportunity to work towards a L5 University accreditation and on completion, can apply to achieve registration with the Restorative Justice Council - joining a growing body of accredited restorative practitioners
Settings:
  • Will benefit from having staff with specialist skills and knowledge who can support an enhanced conciliatory culture across the setting
Audience

All School Staff


Date
2nd October 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
9th October 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
31st October 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
7th November 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Member of the Training and Development Team
Cost
£420 (non RBG school £470)
Course and Level 5 Accreditation £620 (Non RBG £670)
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Developing approaches to mathematical reasoning to support evidence for the requirements of the revised KS1 2018-19 Teacher Assessment Frameworks

Description
This session will provide participants with ideas and resources, including examples of reasoning from Royal Greenwich children, which can be used to support evidence for key criteria detailed in the new STA KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will experience a range of exciting and engaging activities to support the development of their mathematical reasoning skills
Practitioners:
  • Will be confident with the reasoning requirements of the STA KS1 Teacher Assessment standards for mathematics
Settings:
  • Will be confident in the accuracy of their Teacher Assessments for mathematics at Year 2
Audience

Year 2 teachers. Although this session is aimed at Year 2 teachers, Year 1 and 3 teachers are also welcome.


Date
2nd October 2018 (9:30am - 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 EYFS & Primary packages
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Understanding the Expectations of Writing Standards in the KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework for Teachers New to Year 6

Description
This session will provide participants with a greater understanding of the criteria for all 3 writing standards detailed in the STA KS2 Teacher Assessment Framework A range of high quality texts, activity ideas and useful resources will be shared, along with STA exemplifications and examples of writing from Royal Greenwich pupils
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will experience a range of engaging activities to support the development of their writing skills
Staff:
  • Will be confident with the requirements of the STA KS2 Teacher Assessment standards for writing
Settings:
  • Will be confident in the accuracy of their Teacher Assessments for writing at Year 6
Audience

Teachers new to Year 6. Although this session is aimed at teachers new to Year 6, teachers from Year 5 and those who have taught Year 6 previously are also welcome.


Date
2nd October 2018 (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 EYFS & Primary packages
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Twilight SENCO Support/Session Development

Description
A series of twilight SENCO support sessions, with topics to be decided by the SENCO Network meeting.

These sessions are designed to support SENCOs with topical issues and share good practice across schools/settings.

These sessions will disseminate advice and support benefit to all school SENCOs with follow-up workshop style sessions in the implementation of new initiatives.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have knowledgeable SENCOs who are aware of the systems and processes in place to support them
Staff:
  • Will have access to immediate support and training on issues arising in practice or via network meetings in addition to access to specialist advice and support that supports working as a mainstream school SENCO
Audience

Teaching Assistants, SENCOs & parents


Date
2nd October 2018 (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
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
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Date
8th October 2018 (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
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
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Date
1st November 2018 (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
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
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Date
19th March 2019 (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
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
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Date
8th July 2019 (3:00pm - 5:00pm)
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
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Using Visual Support for Pupils with an ASD at an Early Stage of Communication Development

Description
This session provides an introduction to visual support strategies including schedules and NOW/NEXT boards by using symbols to support the development of communication.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be supported to develop communication skills using a symbol based system
Practitioners:
  • Will have an in depth knowledge of how visual support can help children with an ASD to manage their learning environment
Settings:
  • Will be supported by staff who are confident about the rationale and theory behind symbol based communication systems
Audience

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


Date
3rd October 2018 (9:00am - 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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Analysing and Managing Behaviour for Children with an ASD in a School Setting

Description
This course will provide staff with ways to analyse behaviour in children with an ASD, taking into account their specific learning and processing styles. This will lead to discussing practical strategies to manage behaviour in school, including designing behaviour plans and links to school behaviour policies.
It is recommended that LSA’s attend together with the school SENCO, so that strategies can be integrated within school-based behaviour policies and plans. The course will NOT cover handling and restraint management techniques.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have effective behaviour plans in place to support their learning in school
Staff:
  • Will be equipped to understand and manage behaviour for children with an ASD
Settings:
  • Will have a consistent evidence-based approach to analysing and managing behaviour for children with an ASD in their school
Audience

Staff supporting children with an ASD in school settings, to include LSA’s, SENCO’s and teachers


Date
4th October 2018 (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 £150)
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Date
27th March 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 £150)
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First Aid Paediatric Course

Description
This course will provide participants with training as Paediatric First Aiders within the workplace, incorporating particular skills for the treatment of injured and ill children and babies.

Day 1 will cover working with children aged 8 and above
Day 2 will cover working with babies from birth to 1 and children 1-7 years.

All participants will receive a delegate pack. It should be noted that there is no examination on the second day. Participants will be continually assessed during the course. Attendance is required on both dates. Successful candidates will be awarded an Emergency First Aid (Children and Babies) certificate, valid for three years.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will feel confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise
Audience

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


Date
4th October 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
5th October 2018 (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
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
10th January 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
11th January 2019 (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
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
27th March 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
28th March 2019 (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
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
9th May 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th May 2019 (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
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
10th June 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)