This course specifically focuses on meeting the needs of children with an ASD in the Foundation Stage.
- What is ASD?
- Communication development and strategies
- Sensory sensitivities and strategies to manage them
- Behaviour and strategies to manage behaviour
- be provided with appropriate strategies and support to assist their inclusion, interaction and access to all areas of the curriculum
- have a deeper understanding of autism and how it affects children and their families
- be equipped with a range of strategies to support children with autism in mainstream primary schools
- 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
Staff supporting pupils with an ASD in the Foundation Stage, SENCOs, Teachers and Teaching Assistants
This session will focus on particular criteria within the expected standard and provides an opportunity for participants to:
- Strengthen their understanding of the KS2 writing national standards
- Moderate a range of writing from their Year 6 pupils with other schools
Delegates will be required to bring along a selection of Year 6 writing evidence from their school to moderate with other schools against the standard statements.
The second moderation workshop session will focus on the criteria within the greater depth standard.
A recorded presentation detailing the requirements and arrangements for statutory moderation in 2024 will also be made available for participants to download and share with other relevant members of staff in their school.
- be enabled and supported to reach expectations appropriate to their ability and in line with similar pupils nationally
- moderate and validate their judgements with other schools against national standards
- be secure in their teacher assessment judgements for Year 6 writing
Year 6 Teachers of all Primary schools
This course will investigate the specific and important role of the Safeguarding Governor, to ensure the:
- legal requirements are in place and are known and understood by all staff and adults working in your school
- expectations of OfSTED are being met and that governors can provide evidence of their compliance
- expectations from Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance are fully understood and embedded
This is a certified course to support Governors evidence of KCSIE compliance.
- have a clear understanding of their role
- have the knowledge and expertise to hold the school to account for ensuring that the policies and processes are in place and that they are being consistently applied
- have a good understanding of what they should monitor and challenge and how that is reported back to the full Governing Board
- be able to report on the staff's understanding of their role in Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance
This workshop is the Safer Recruitment Consortium accredited, updated version of the Safer Recruitment training for Headteachers, school Governors and other staff who are likely to sit on interview panels or appoint staff.
It is still a requirement for every school appointments panel to include at least one member who has completed the Safer Recruitment training.
Course content provides clear explanations of government guidance regarding the safer recruitment process. It also includes an update of the most recent legislation changes (Keeping Children Safe in Education) and the pre-employment checking process that impacts on Safeguarding and Child Protection.
It is recommended that you refresh your training every 5 years.
- be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
- have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
- be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
- be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
- begin to review their own and their settings' policies and practices, with a view to making them safer
- be safer organisations
- comply with government guidance and legislation
All Headteachers, school Governors, Business Managers and other staff likely to sit on interview panels or administer staff appointment