Primary

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

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
4th July 2018 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
SEND Outreach, King's Park Campus, Eltham Palace Road, SE9 5LX
Tutors
Members of SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
(non RBG school £120)
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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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SENCO Networks

Description
A networking session for SENCOs to share new developments in SEND.

This session will provide support, information, advice and sign posting for SENCOs in mainstream schools in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Impact Statement
SENCOs will have:
  • Access to up-to-date information on SEND developments that are taking place in Royal Greenwich
  • Access to specialist advice and support that supports working as a SENCO in a mainstream school setting
  • Opportunities to network with other SENCOs in a similar role in schools in Royal Greenwich
Audience

Primary & Secondary SENCOs


Date
18th September 2018 (2:00pm - 5:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30
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Date
17th January 2019 (2:00pm - 5:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30
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Date
21st May 2019 (2:00pm - 5:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
SEND Outreach Support Services
Cost
£30
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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
25th September 2018 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Members of Royal Greenwich Children’s Services
Cost
Free to Royal Borough of Greenwich schools
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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
Matthew West
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Primary Physical Education Subject Leaders Meeting

Description
Meeting of PE Subject Leaders to support the teaching of high quality PE and school sport. Teachers will receive specialist support with curriculum development and planning, leadership of PESS, strategic planning and local and national developments.
Impact Statement
Pupils will:
  • Benefit from high quality PESS provision

Subject Leaders will:
  • Have increased skills and confidence in delivering PESS
Audience

Subject Leaders for PE & School Sport (PESS)


Date
28th September 2018 (9:00am - 2:00pm)
Venue
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, Red Lion Lane, London, SE18 4LD
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£65
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Date
15th February 2019 (9:00am - 2:00pm)
Venue
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, Red Lion Lane, London, SE18 4LD
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£65
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Date
21st June 2019 (9:00am - 2:00pm)
Venue
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, Red Lion Lane, London, SE18 4LD
Tutors
Royal Borough of Greenwich PE Consultant
Cost
£65
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The National Award for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Coordination

Description
The key aspects of the programme are:
  • Three masters level modules, each of which is worth 20 credits
  • Tutor support - following an initial needs analysis, your tutor will assist you in preparing your own learning programme and support you throughout the programme
  • Three sessions with your tutor and learning group face to face at the PDC
  • Online support - discussion groups, networking and seminars
  • Five visits - to other workplaces to gain first-hand experience of provision in other settings
  • Mentor support - from within your school or an experienced SENCO
  • Peer support - from within your own cohort, arranged by the tutor
  • Professional development portfolio - to record evidence of learning and experience
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will have knowledgeable SENCOs who are becoming fully trained in their role
Staff:
  • Will be learning and growing in their role to become fully qualified
Settings:
  • Will have fully qualified staff
Audience

SENCOs and Aspiring SENCOs


Date
28th September 2018 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Submission date by 6th August 2018. First face to face session 28th September 2018
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Senior Lecturer University of Wolverhampton
Cost
£1550
£1,550 In partnership with SERCO and the University of Wolverhampton

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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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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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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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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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Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online

Description
This half-day course aims to ensure that pupils are safeguarded through effective on-line safety in school and beyond. It will be an update on the current internet safety trends including fake news, self-harm, cyberbullying, exploitation, gaming, social media and dealing with incidents involving nude selfies. It will provide participants with up-to-date information, guidance and resources for teaching children and young people and supporting parents on internet safety issues (including managing children’s digital behaviour)
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be aware of how to keep themselves safe online
Practitioners:
  • Will benefit from increased confidence in addressing this issue with children, young people and parents
  • Will develop an understanding of the risks of life on-line so that they can teach children how to keep themselves and others safe
Settings:
  • Will benefit from having staff with up-to-date knowledge on e-safety issues, which they can share with parents and pupils
Audience

Staff, Senior Leaders and Governors with a responsibility for PSHE, Anti-Bullying, Safeguarding and those teaching internet safety


Date
5th 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
Julie Bateson - Experienced CEOP Ambassador
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £75)
Participants can combine this session with the Dealing with Sexting incidents session and attend both at a reduced cost of £100 (non RBG schools £125
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Dealing with Sexting Incidents

Description
This half day course will use the UKCCIS 2016 Sexting in Schools Guidance to support staff to feel more confident to deal specifically with sexting as an emerging issue for children, parents and professionals. It will enable staff to understand how to:
  • Respond to disclosures, record incidents and involve other agencies, including escalation to the police
  • Handle devices and imagery and risk assess situations
  • Involve parents and develop preventative education
Impact Statement
Pupils
  • Will benefit from increased staff confidence in managing online issues
  • Will be fully aware of how to keep themselves safe online
Staff:
  • Will have increased confidence in addressing this issue with children, young people and parents
  • Will help to develop an understanding of the risks of life on-line so that they can teach children how to keep themselves and others safe
Schools:
  • Will benefit from having staff with up to date knowledge on e-safety issues, which they can share with parents and pupils
Audience

Staff, Senior Leaders and Governors with a responsibility for PSHE, Anti-Bullying, safeguarding, and those teaching internet safety


Date
5th October 2018 (12:45pm - 3:45pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Julie Bateson - Experienced CEOP Ambassador
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £75)
Participants can combine this session with the Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online session and attend both at a reduced cost of £100 (non RBG schools £125)
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Understanding and Applying the Reading and Writing Standards from the 2018-19 KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks

Description
This course will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the criteria for the reading and writing standards in the revised 2018-19 STA KS1 Teacher Assessment Frameworks.
The session will include:
  • Examples of high quality writing
  • Suggested texts
  • Work from RBG pupils
  • STA exemplifications
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will experience a range of engaging activities to support the development of their reading and writing skills
Staff:
  • Will be confident with the requirements of the new STA KS1 Teacher Assessment standards for reading and writing
Settings:
  • Will be confident in the accuracy of their Teacher Assessments for reading and writing 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
9th 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)
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Developing your middle leadership skills in the Primary School

Description
This course will prepare you in the next stage of your career. You will be supported to lead a small scale school improvement project to develop your middle leadership skills to inspire outstanding performance in a team.

Sessions will follow the themes: Identification, Inspire, Initiate and Impact. You will learn how to identify improvement projects using a solution focused approach and data analysis where appropriate. You will unpick issues that lead to underperformance, look at how to involve governors, lead teams, deal with difficult people, hold staff to account and still look after your well-being. There will be an opportunity to participate in Action Learning Sets to identify and address barriers to success.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from improved teaching and learning
Staff:
  • Will lead learning using a solution focused approach; lead and motivate teams in order to improve an area of underperformance; develop confidence in dealing with difficult conversations and plan their leadership development
School:
  • Will address an area for school development to support the school improvement plan
Audience

Primary Teachers who are new to middle leadership or aspiring middle leaders. Participants will be expected to attend all dates.


Date
9th October 2018 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
11th January 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
19th March 2019 (9:30am - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners
Cost
£340
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Music Subject Leader Meeting

Description
These meetings will keep subject leaders up to date with national, regional and local priorities and initiatives in music and, in particular, the opportunities made available through the Royal Greenwich Music Hub. They will also provide opportunities for colleagues to share good practice and learn about ways to boost the achievement of pupils in music and ensure a rich, exciting and varied provision both within and out of school.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be up to speed with current issues in music education
  • Will learn how to improve provision at school and benefit from working with other schools
  • Will be fully involved in the Royal Borough of Greenwich Music Hub

Audience

Music Subject Leader Primary Network Meeting


Date
11th October 2018 (4:30pm - 6:30pm)