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Management of health & safety responsibilities in schools

Starts: Wednesday 25 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
To provide headteachers, business managers, bursars with the knowledge and understanding of the key health and safety risks within schools, responsibilities for managing these and the controls required to manage these health and safety risks sensibly and proportionately.

Intended Audience:

Essential for those with management responsibility for H&S within the school e.g. Headteachers, Business Managers, Bursars, etc.

What does this event cover
Content to be covered:
  • The training aims to dispel some of the myths surrounding health and safety and promote a proportionate and sensible approach to safety in schools
  • Provides an overview of health and safety management within schools and summarises key areas in which management control is particularly important

By the end of this course, delegates will have an understanding of:

  • The legal framework and management responsibilities for H&S
  • A risk based approach to health and safety
  • School responsibilities with regard to statutory
  • Compliance and project work
  • How to monitor your key risks
  • Where to access further information and advice

Learning outcomes:

  • To improve your confidence in managing health & safety within the school.
  • To be able to develop a proportionate system for monitoring health and safety within the school
Please note
No certificate required and refresher course will not be mandatory.

Paediatric First Aid (EYFS) (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Wednesday 25 May 2022 - 09:00 - 09:30
Venue : Regents Park Childrens Centre, Augustus St, Kings Cross, London, NW1 3TJ map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This is a 12 hour paediatric first aid course that will take place over two days. (one day face to face and one day via Zoom)  As required by the EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements, settings need to ensure that at least one member of staff with a current first aid certificate is present on the premises or on outings at any one time.

The course will focus on:
- problems of the respiratory system
- problems of the circulatory system
- problems of the nervous system
- miscellaneous problems.

In order to ensure a fair allocation of places, only two places per setting will be given in the first instance, with additional places being
allocated on a first come first served basis.

Important information:

Please bring photo ID, and inform the instructor if you have any serious health/ allergy issues. 

Full attendance is required so candidates should arrive early, lateness can mean exclusion from the course/assessments. Leaving the room during the course to attend to other matters may lead to non-certification.

CPR, Recovery position, and Control of Severe Bleeding assessments require floor work and kneeling, so all candidates should wear loose fitting trousers, and appropriate footwear. Please carry out a personal risk assessment for the practical activities on the course to ensure that you are able to carry out the activities required for the training. i.e. Are you able to get down on the floor to assess the patient? Are you well enough yourself to administer first aid? Are you able to kneel down and get up again unaided?

Using phones during the course (other than for emergencies) may result in non-certification or being asked to leave the course.

There are 3 breaks during the day. The lunch period is usually 30 minutes. Please make arrangements so you can be in full attendance
 
Please note

Changes made due to Covid-19

The first day is a practical session for assessment.

The second day is a virtual platform (Zoom).

You will have to take part in both sessions in order to receive your certificate

A full risk assessment has been undertaken to ensure the safety of learners, staff and trainers during this event.


The number of attendees has been reduced to the maximum of 8 learners
All participants are requested to carry out an individual risk assessment. (This will be emailed at time of booking)
A full induction of 'what to expect of the day' will be given on the morning.
The induction will be a full explanation of events, including:
How each learner will have their own manikin
There will be no shared resources
Social distancing
Breaks (please bring your own bottle of water and your own lunch/snacks)
Adequate supplies of soap, paper hand towels and hand sanitiser will be available.


Please email the earlyyearstraining@camden.gov.uk if you have any questions

As per our terms and conditions, we need 48 hours notice if you need to cancel your place.


There are 2 sessions between Wednesday 25 May 2022 and Thursday 26 May 2022

Primary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Wednesday 25 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
SENDCOs in Primary Schools.
What does this event cover
These meetings will support SENDCOs, Inclusion managers and deputy SENDCOs in their role.

We will draw on the expertise and skills in Camden schools (emphasising peer support) as well as on specialist services and teams.

We will cover issues such as improving outcomes for pupils with SEND, self-evaluation of SEND provision in schools, statutory requirements e.g. EHC Assessment and Plan, Annual Reviews, SEN funding, identification and assessment, planning, support from specialist services, Independent Support (SENDIASS), Interventions ' e.g. literacy, self-evaluation and improvement planning etc.

We will also be responsive to specific requests from SENDCOs.
Please note
DIGITIAL CLASSROOM COURSE

The course will take place online using a digital platform. The login details will be circulated the day before each session is schedule to take place.

Progression Framework Training

Starts: Wednesday 25 May 2022 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
All School Staff
What does this event cover
This training module will introduce the Progression Framework and accompanying documents and show you how to use the framework to identify key learning intentions. The session is suitable for practitioners working with children and young people across the age range in both mainstream and specialist services. It is likely that this training will appeal to a range of practitioners and the audience may include school leaders (i.e. practitioners with responsibility for assessment procedures), SENCOs, and outreach and advisory service representatives. It would be useful for trainers to become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of their ‘audience’ as well as the extent to which they are familiar with the framework, so there will be time at the start for introductions.
Please note

Healthy conversations training

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
This online workshop is a recommended course for all Camden Early Years staff.
What does this event cover
The Healthy Conversations training was designed by the Camden Health and Wellbeing Team with input from the Camden and Islington Public Health team and the Brandon Centre. It was developed in response to staff feedback following the Camden Can conversations and rising obesity levels in the Borough. The training aims to support participants to understand readiness to change, identify opportunities for conversations on healthy weight and build confidence, techniques and skills for effective conversations and practice.

The Healthy Conversations training is 6 hours and consists of two sessions (half -day each) delivered 4-6 weeks apart with supported practice in between. There is also an option for nursery staff that is delivered as three, two hour sessions with supported practice in between session two and three.

The sessions will be delivered by two of our Health Improvement Practitioners.

Session 1
• Setting the scene/Why are we doing this work?
• Stages of change
• Encouraging behaviour change
• Opportunities for conversation
• Conversation skills
• Factors that impact a child’s weight

Supported practice
Between sessions, participants will be asked to hold at least one conversation about healthy weight or health behaviours and bring learning to the next session, where barriers and obstacles will be explored. Participants will be supported between sessions with resources, advice, and information.

Session 2
• Day 1 re-cap
• Obstacles and barriers
• Practicing skills, techniques and conversations
• Key messages
• Relevant services and how to signpost or refer
Please note
This training will take place on MS Teams
There are 2 sessions between Thursday 26 May 2022 and Thursday 23 June 2022

Report Writing

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:00 - 12:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners and childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This workshop will help you to write accurate reports and assessments of children using Development Matters and Birth to Five. Assessment plays an important part in helping parents, carers and practitioners recognize children’s progress, understand their needs and plan activities and support. This course will consider:  
  • The use of observation to help us gather information needed for assessment. 
  • The importance of the characteristics of effective learning and how these can be included in reports.
  • The identification of practical and realistic next steps for children.
Please note

Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 26 May 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
SENDCOs in Secondary Schools and Further Education Colleges.
What does this event cover
These meetings will support SENDCOs, Inclusion managers and deputy SENDCOs in their role.

We will draw on the expertise and skills in Camden schools (emphasising peer support) as well as on specialist services and teams.

We will cover issues such as improving outcomes for pupils with SEND, self-evaluation of SEND provision in schools, statutory requirements e.g. EHC Assessment and Plan, Annual Reviews, SEN funding, identification and assessment, planning, support from specialist services, Independent Support (SENDIASS), Interventions ' e.g. literacy, self-evaluation and improvement planning etc.

We will also be responsive to specific requests from SENDCOs.
Please note

Child Development Workshops - Terrific Toddlers (Child Development age 2 - 3 years)

Starts: Monday 6 June 2022 - 16:00 - 17:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners and childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
The Prime Areas are the main focus of our work with young children, but it may be some time since we have had a chance to reflect on the major milestones we should be observing and scaffolding.

These workshops will give you the chance to meet with peers and refine your understanding of being an Intentional Educator in the Prime Areas with one or all of these workshops.
Please note

Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA)

Starts: Tuesday 18 January 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
ELSA is an evidence based intervention developed and supported by Educational Psychology services across the country. ELSA is an evidence based intervention developed by Educational Psychologists, designed to build the capacity of schools to support the emotional needs of their pupils from within their own resources. This programme is for support staff/mentors who wish to become trained as registered Emotional Learning Support Assistant (ELSAs).
What does this event cover
The EPS will deliver 12 sessions inclusive of 10 virtual and 2 face-to-face sessions. Training is given during the Spring and Summer terms 2022. Professionals must attend all training sessions to qualify as an ELSA.
  • An introduction  to the ELSA project
  • What is Emotional Literacy and its impact on pupils success
  • Promoting a whole school approach
  • Tools to identify pupils Emotional Literacy need (Includes information and support for line mangers)
  • Attachment in the classroom
  • Helping children to feel secure
  • Security and building resilience
  • Building blocks of self-esteem
  • Motivation for learning
  • Introducing active listening and developing communication skills
  • The nature of friendship
  • Skills needed to form and maintain friendships
  • Teaching social skills and the use of social stories
  • Recognising and regulating emotions, e.g.Anger
  • Using stories to help children reflect on feelings and behaviour and think about alternative strategies
  • Loss, separation and bereavement
  • Factors affecting children’s grief
  • Next steps (Includes information and support for line mangers)
Please note
The total cost for ELSA training, along with one year of follow-up supervision sessions provided by two Educational Psychologists (and access to all materials and resources on the ELSA Network), is £1,400 +VAT per delegate, which will be invoiced.
There are 12 sessions between Tuesday 18 January 2022 and Tuesday 7 June 2022

Healthy conversations training

Starts: Tuesday 10 May 2022 - 15:00 - 17:00 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
This online workshop is a recommended course for all Early Years staff.
What does this event cover
The Healthy Conversations training was designed by the Camden Health and Wellbeing Team with input from the Camden and Islington Public Health team and the Brandon Centre. It was developed in response to staff feedback following the Camden Can conversations and rising obesity levels in the Borough. The training aims to support participants to understand readiness to change, identify opportunities for conversations on healthy weight and build confidence, techniques and skills for effective conversations and practice.

The Healthy Conversations training is 6 hours and consists of two sessions (half -day each) delivered 4-6 weeks apart with supported practice in between. There is also an option for nursery staff that is delivered as three, two hour sessions with supported practice in between session two and three.

The sessions will be delivered by two of our Health Improvement Practitioners.

• Setting the scene/Why are we doing this work?
• Stages of change
• Encouraging behaviour change
• Opportunities for conversation
• Conversation skills
• Factors that impact a child’s weight
Obstacles and barriers
• Practicing skills, techniques and conversations
• Key messages
• Relevant services and how to signpost or refer

Supported practice
Between sessions, participants will be asked to hold at least one conversation about healthy weight or health behaviours and bring learning to the next session, where barriers and obstacles will be explored. Participants will be supported between sessions with resources, advice, and information.


Please note
This training will take place on MS Teams
There are 3 sessions between Tuesday 10 May 2022 and Tuesday 7 June 2022