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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

Managing and Implementing Fire Safety

Description
The aim of this Workshop is to provide delegates with and understanding of fire prevention, responses to fire in the workplace and how to correctly deal with them. A practical demonstration will be take place along with training on how to use a fire extinguisher.
Impact Statement
Delegates will be able to:
  • Gain fire safety awareness of their surrounding environment
  • Understand fire prevention in the workplace
  • Learn correct responses in the event of fire
  • Practical fire fighting skills and fire extinguisher knowledge
  • Roles and responsibilities of the fire warden
Audience

This Workshop is aimed at H&S representatives, department heads, managers or any designated personnel for this role.


Date
11th September 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
22nd April 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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New Ofsted Framework 2019

Description
This session provides delegates with an opportunity to explore the new Ofsted framework. It will provide an overview of the main changes to the evaluation schedule, as well as the format of Section 5 and Section 8 inspections. Delegates will have time during the session to reflect on key aspects in relation to their own self-evaluation and school improvement planning.

This session will be delivered by Steve Rollett, ASCL Curriculum and Inspections Specialist

Steve Rollett leads for ASCL on issues relating to the curriculum, assessment and inspection. He sits on a range of advisory and discussion panels and was part of Ofsted’s curriculum advisory group, contributing to the development of the 2019 inspection framework.

Steve has collaborated with a range of individuals and organisations in relation to education policy, including publishing an influential analysis of inspection outcomes. His writing on curriculum and inspection features regularly in the education media and he has recently contributed to a book on secondary school curriculum leadership.

Prior to joining ASCL in 2016, Steve was a vice principal in a challenging secondary school. Having arrived at the school just after it was put into special measures, he helped to transform it into one of England's most improved schools in less than two years. Steve originally trained as a history teacher and his work as a Hampshire 'Leading Teacher' contributed to an Ofsted best practice publication on how to use subject networks to raise standards of teaching and learning.

Impact Statement
Delegates will:

  • Have greater confidence in understanding the new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework
  • Be able to reflect on key aspects to support self evaluation and school improvement planning
Audience

Senior Leaders and Governors in all schools


Date
13th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£60
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Date
13th September 2019 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£60
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Date
17th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£60
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Date
17th September 2019 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£60
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Induction Tutor Briefing

Description
This course is important to anyone new to the role of induction tutor or coordinator and will also be very useful to anyone with experience as a refresher and opportunity to develop best practice.

The content covers:
  • The 2012 Teachers’ Standards and using them with your NQTs
  • Statutory requirements for NQT Induction
  • The impact of your role
  • Evidencing progress
  • Assessing against the new standards and writing termly assessment reports
  • Effective use of 10% non-contact time
  • Sharing best practice
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from better prepared and more confident NQTs
NQT Induction Tutors:
  • Will carry out the role of induction tutor more effectively
  • Will be more confident in their role as induction tutor
Settings:
  • Will be working within statutory guidelines for the induction of NQTs
Audience

NQT Induction Tutors & Coordinators


Date
16th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Member of the NQT Induction Team and Experienced Colleague from RBG School
Cost
£60 (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
Audience

SENCOs, Teachers & Support Staff


Date
17th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
24th September 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
1st October 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
8th October 2019 (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 £200)
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Date
7th January 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
14th January 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
21st January 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
28th January 2020 (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 £200)
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Date
16th June 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
23rd June 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
30th June 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
7th July 2020 (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 £200)
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Restorative 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. This course provides intensive, interactive facilitator training, focusing on building an understanding of restorative values and the practice of effective facilitation skills. The aim of the training is to create effective restorative facilitators who contribute to the creation of a mutually respectful, safe and inclusive community setting. The course will be delivered by Rachel Quine, Restorative Approaches and Anti-Bullying Co-ordinator.

The initial training course takes places over 4 days. Students who wish to pursue Level 5 accreditation will then undertake independent research, work-based activities and network meetings over a 12 month period. Through these activities, participants build a portfolio, which demonstrates their knowledge and evidences how they meet the learning requirements – the portfolio is submitted at the end of the course. On completion of the accreditation programme, students will achieve 60 credits at Level 5 - credit rated by the University of Greenwich.

Rachel Quine is an Accredited Practitioner and the Royal Borough of Greenwich is a Registered Training Provider with the RJC. The course adheres to the RJC Trainers Code of Practice.

Impact Statement
  • Theory - supporting participants to develop a theoretical understanding of restorative processes and gain knowledge of the ethos, background and relevance of a Restorative Approach across several settings.
  • Practice - practical skill development to enable participants to deal with conflict and harm in their work settings in a restorative way. This includes skills practice and role play using the key restorative questions to develop facilitator skills across the continuum of restorative processes from informal to formal. On the course, all participants will be given an opportunity to practice using RA facilitator skills and gain feedback.
  • Sustainability - a consideration of how to implement restorative approaches in a specific work context, including practical resources for embedding a high quality restorative service.
Audience

There are no pre-requisites for this course however it is targeted at individuals who deal with conflict and harm and are in a role to utilise the skills learnt on the programme.


Date
17th September 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
24th September 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
1st October 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
9th October 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Rachel Quine - Accredited Practitioner
Cost
£420 (non RBG school £470)

Course and Level 5 Accreditation:

£620 (£670 for Non-RBG school)

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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
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)

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

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Visual Impairment Awareness Training

Description
This course has been run jointly by Bexley and Royal Greenwich for many years. It is a four day course for teaching assistants who provide direct support for visually impaired and blind children.

The course provides in-depth coverage of the learning needs of VI students, including how to prepare materials, how to safely include VI children in school activities and how to use specialist technologies such as low vision aids, braille, and information about mobility and the use of sighted guides.

The course is normally followed by specific training in schools about the needs of individual children.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be able to access the curriculum effectively
Staff:
  • Will have an in depth understanding of visual impairment and how it affects pupils and their families
  • Will be equipped with a range of strategies to support pupils with VI in mainstream primary schools
Settings:
  • Will be able to set up VI friendly approaches across the whole school and establish consistent approaches to the management of pupils in their schools, as a consequence of a shared knowledge and understanding amongst all staff
  • Will have staff who have a greater understanding of best practice in relation to pupils with visual impairment
Audience

Teaching Assistants


Date
18th September 2019 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
10th October 2019 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
6th November 2019 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
27th November 2019 (9:00am - 3:30pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
Member of Royal Greenwich Sensory Team
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
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Understanding the Governor’s Role on the Pay Committee

Description
The Pay and Pay Appeals Committees are statutory committees and are responsible for all pay decisions outside of the cost of living increases. The committees must be agreed by the governing board who will delegate the role to the named governors serving on the committee.

Attendance at this session will enable participants to:
  • Understand the importance of comparing evidence provided against the expectations of the School’s Pay Policy and the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document
  • Evaluate the evidence provided by the Headteacher and how to use it to make strategic decisions on teacher’s pay
  • Be clear on the type of evidence expected for a request to move through the Threshold or Upper Pay Scale
  • Be confident when challenging requests for pay increases and have a clear rationale for any pay increase refusals
Impact Statement
Governors will:
  • Understand their role in making pay decisions for teaching staff at all levels
  • Be confident to ask challenging questions regarding evidence provided
  • Be able to ensure pay decisions are managed fairly and in line with the expectations of the school’s Pay Policy and the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document
Audience

The course is for all governors who serve on the Pay or Pay Appeals Committee


Date
19th September 2019 (8:30am - 10:00am)
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
£50 (non RBG school £60)
Free to schools that have signed up to SLA.
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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
25th September 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
1st April 2020 (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
24th June 2020 (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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Risk Assessment

Description
This course has been specially designed to develop both the competence and confidence of delegates to conduct Risk Assessments within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

It is a highly interactive and stimulating with a mixture of key learning points, activities, video and group-based discussion to help ensure a valuable learning experience.
Impact Statement
Employees will learn how to:
  • Understand your Health and Safety responsibilities within the Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Understand the relationship between a hazard, risk and control measure
  • Understand the steps for a Risk Assessment.
  • Complete a Risk Assessment and apply risk control hierarchy in the control measures
  • Be familiar with internal procedures and the following documents: Responsibilities
  • General Risk Assessment procedure
  • General Risk Assessment guidance
  • Risk Assessment document
  • Example RBG Risk Assessments
Risk Assessment workshop
  • Review examples of risk
  • Assessments
  • Identify operational risks and complete a Risk Assessment
Audience

All employees who will undertake Risk Assessments.


Date
25th September 2019 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Davies Consulting & Training Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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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
26th September 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 £50)
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Date
25th February 2020 (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 £50)
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Date
2nd June 2020 (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 £50)
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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
26th September 2019 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)