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, 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

KS2 writing moderation workshop for year 6 teachers

Description
This session will include:

  • Familiarisation with National Standards
  • Opportunity to moderate with other schools

Delegates will be required to bring along a portfolio of Year 6 writing evidence from their schools to moderate with other schools against the standard statements.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be enabled and supported to reach expectations appropriate to their ability, and in line with similar pupils nationally
Practitioners:
  • Year 6 teachers will moderate and validate their judgements with other schools against National Standards
Settings:
  • Willbe secure in their teacher assessment judgements for Year 6 writing
Audience

Year 6 teachers of all Primary schools


Date
9th January 2020 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
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
£30 (non RBG school £40)
Also included in the EYFS & Primary Packages
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Date
31st March 2020 (1:30pm - 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
£30 (non RBG school £40)
Also included in EYFS & Primary packages
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KS1 writing and mathematics moderation workshop for Year 2 teachers

Description
This session will include:
  • Familiarisation with national standards
  • Opportunity to moderate with other schools

Delegates will be required to bring along a portfolio of Year 2 writing and maths evidence from their school to moderate with other schools against the standard statements.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be enabled and supported to reach expectations appropriate to their ability and in line with similar pupils nationally
Practitioners:
  • Will moderate and validate their judgements with other schools against national standards
Settings:
  • Will be secure in their teacher assessment judgements for Year 2 mathematics and writing
Audience

Year 2 teachers of all Primary schools


Date
9th January 2020 (1:30pm - 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
£30 (non RBG school £40)
Also included in EYFS & Primary packages
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Date
31st March 2020 (10:00am - 12:00pm)

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
£30 (non RBG school £40)
Also included in EYFS & Primary packages
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Supporting Transgender Pupils

Description
This course will help schools to understand how to support transgender pupils and their families. It will focus on a whole school approach, which is relevant to all schools and will cover both provision and school ethos.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will benefit from effective provision, which recognises Equality Law, benefit from a broad and balanced curriculum, which recognises and celebrates diversity
Practitioners:
  • Will understand how to support transgender pupils so that they are able to thrive in a school environment, understand how to ensure that all pupils receive a fair and equal access to provision and services
Settings:
  • Will meet their statutory obligations regarding Equality Law and transgender people, as part of their statutory obligations for pupil wellbeing
Audience

School leaders, PSHE leaders, Safeguarding Leaders, Schools Pastoral Leads, School Governors


Date
21st January 2020 (4:00pm - 5:45pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Senior Public Health Manager
Cost
£30 (non RBG school £40)
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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
22nd January 2020 (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 (non RBG school £40)
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Date
11th June 2020 (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 (non RBG school £40)
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KS1 and KS2 Assessment Briefings

Description
This session will include:
  • End of KS1 and KS2 Assessment arrangements
  • Clarification of Teacher Assessment Frameworks
  • Administration considerations
  • Reporting test results
  • Floor standards and coasting definition Moderation arrangements
  • Moderation arrangements
Impact Statement
Participants will gain an insight into the assessment requirements for 2018/19. They will be able to identify considerations and implications for their own school assessment arrangements.
Audience

Senior Leaders and Assessment Leads


Date
23rd January 2020 (9:30am - 12:00pm)
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
Also included in the EYFS & Primary Packages
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Date
23rd January 2020 (1:00pm - 3:30pm)
Afternoon session is a repeat of the morning session
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 £0)
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Exploring a Range of Reading and Writing Approaches to Develop Challenge for all Pupils in Years 5 and 6

Description
The course will provide:
  • Strategies to develop confident readers and writers
  • The opportunity to develop teachers’ subject knowledge
  • Exemplar material
  • Strategies to engage with a wide variety of texts
  • Opportunities to moderate work collboratively
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be able to write confidently using a wide range of literary devices
  • Will have strategies to analyse and answer questions with a wide range of texts
Staff:
  • Y5 and 6 teachers will leave with a secure understanding of how to adapt pedagogy for all pupils
Staff:
  • Will increase the percentage of children working above age related expectations
Audience

Year 5 and 6 teachers


Date
28th January 2020 (9:30am - 3:00pm)

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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NQT Conference

Description
The annual conference invites NQTs from all schools and all phases to come together to share ideas and best practice. Quality sessions on relevant topics will be delivered by experts from across the borough. NQTs will be sent invitations and further details of the programme nearer the time. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be taught by teachers who evaluate their own practice and have renewed confidence in trying appropriate new strategies
NQTs:
  • Will make links with each other and share experiences
  • Will learn strategies which promote good learning and engaged, motivated pupils
  • Will have the opportunity to reflect on their progress thus far
Settings:
  • Will have NQTs who feel motivated and encouraged and bring fresh approaches to teaching
Audience

All NQTs


Date
4th February 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Children's Services and Royal Greenwich Schools
Cost
£120 (non RBG school £150)

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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
6th February 2020 (10:00am - 1:00pm)
Submission date by 6th January 2020

First face to face session: 6th February 2020
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
£1730
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Key messages from national training for KS2 writing moderation 2019/2020

Description
This session will provide delegates with the key information and resources, published by the Standards and Testing agency, from the national training for 2020 KS2 writing statutory moderation.

The content provided will support schools with their teacher assessment of writing against the KS2 Teacher Assessment frameworks for 2019/2020.
Impact Statement
Delegates will:
  • Have increased awareness of the key messages from the national training for KS2 writing moderation in 2019/2020.
Schools will:
  • Have greater confidence in their teacher assessment judgements in writing at the end of KS2.
Audience

Year 2 teachers, Phase Leaders, Assessment Leaders


Date
6th February 2020 (10:30am - 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
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Key messages from national training for KS1 writing moderation 2019/2020

Description
This session will provide delegates with the key information and resources, published by the Standards and Testing agency, from the national training for 2020 KS1 writing statutory moderation.

The content provided will support schools with their teacher assessment against the KS1 Teacher Assessment frameworks for 2019/2020.
Impact Statement
Delegates will:
  • Have increased awareness of the key messages from the national training for KS1 writing moderation in 2019/2020.
Schools will:
  • Have greater confidence in their teacher assessment judgements in writing at the end of KS1.
Audience

Year 2 teachers, Phase Leaders, Assessment Leaders


Date
7th February 2020 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
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
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Using Intensive Interaction to Support Pupils with an ASD in Schools

Description
This course provides an introduction to intensive interaction techniques and the rationale for using these with pupils with an ASD. Practical application in a school setting is provided.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be supported to develop communication skills using Intensive Interaction
Practitioners:
  • Will gain an in-depth knowledge of how Intensive Interaction can help children with an ASD to develop communication skills
Settings:
  • Will be supported by staff who are confident about the rationale and theory behind Intensive Interaction
Audience

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


Date
12th February 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 £30)
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Educational Visits Co-ordinator – Training and Guidance

Description
This course is aimed at individuals that organise school trips. It provides a practical overview of what needs to be considered when planning and delivering school trips, both in the UK and abroad.

The training course covers aspects of the law relating to educational visits, risk assessments of visits and administrative requirements associated with off-site activities.

As part of their obligations, schools must have an Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) in post and ensure that they have been suitably trained.

The Department for Education has published updated guidance to help schools understand their obligations when undertaking educational off-site activities and excursions. Please follow the link below to access the guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-...
Impact Statement
  • Schools being compliant with legislation in relation to off-site activities
  • Greater knowledge, confidence and ability to act as an EVC
  • Increased competence in risk assessing and managing risks associated with school trips.
Audience

All school staff responsible for school visits.


Date
12th February 2020 (9:00am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£125
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Date
2nd June 2020 (9:00am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Cost
£125
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Primary Physical Education Subject Leaders Meeting

Description
Meeting of PE Subject Leaders to supportthe 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

Primary Subject Leaders for Physical Education, School Sport


Date
14th February 2020 (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
19th June 2020 (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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‘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
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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Supporting Students with an ASD in Mainstream Primary Schools

Description
A 5 week course to enable staff in schools to understand ASD and develop effective support strategies
Week 1 - What is ASD? - Sharing our experiences of ASD
Week 2 - Theories linked to autism: personal experiences and sensory sensitivities
Week 3 - Communication: strategies to assist
Week 4 – Approaches and strategies
Week 5 – Managing behaviour, emotional and anxiety difficulties with students with ASD
Impact Statement
ASD Pupils:
  • Will be provided with appropriate strategies and support to assist their inclusion, interaction and access to all areas of the curriculum
Practitioners:
  • Will have a deeper understanding of autism and how it affects children and their families
  • Will be equipped with a range of strategies to support children with autism in mainstream primary schools
Settings:
  • Will have staff who have a greater understanding of best practice in relation to children with autism as well as the sensory difficulties they experience which can affect their ability to be included
Audience

Staff supporting students with an ASD in primary schools: SENCO/Teachers and Teaching Assistants


Date
27th February 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
5th March 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
12th March 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
19th March 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
26th March 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 £110)
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Date
18th June 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
25th June 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
2nd July 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
9th July 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
16th 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 £110)
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Year 3 and 4 workshop to explore best practice in writing

Description
This session will explore best practice opportunities for developing writing approaches in Years 3 and 4 and will include:
  • Exploration of Year 3 and 4 grammar expectations
  • Opportunities to share writing with a specific focus on grammar application
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 National Curriculum expectations for writing

Settings:
  • Will benefit from secure provision in the teaching and learning of writing in Years 3 and 4
Audience

Year 3 and 4 teachers


Date
4th March 2020 (9:30am - 12:00pm)