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Reading and Writing Moderation for Year 3

Starts: Wednesday 13 May 2020 - 13:30 - 16:00
Venue : Argyle Primary School, Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9EG map
Who is this event for
Year 3 teachers.
What does this event cover
These are half day training sessions to support teachers with the end of year assessments judgements in reading and writing.

There will be an opportunity for teachers to work together moderating their children’s reading and writing as well as identifying gaps which may need addressing. By the end of the sessions teachers will be more secure in end of year expectations in reading and writing for their year group. Gaps will be identified which will inform teaching and learning to enable children to reach end of year expectations.
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Safeguarding Children for All

Starts: Wednesday 13 May 2020 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners working in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The importance of safeguarding and protecting children.
- Legislation and the requirements of the EYFS.
- Understanding the signs and symptoms of abuse.
- What to do if you are concerned about a child.
- Record keeping and sharing information.
- Safer working practice.

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Childminding Forum

Starts: Thursday 14 May 2020 - 18:30 - 20:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for

For all Childminders working in Camden.

What does this event cover
These termly childminding forums provide a regular opportunity to meet up with your childminding colleagues and your Early Years Advisors to discuss a range of professional issues.
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Childminding Forum

Starts: Saturday 16 May 2020 - 10:00 - 11:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for

For all Childminders working in Camden.

What does this event cover
These termly childminding forums provide a regular opportunity to meet up with your childminding colleagues and your Early Years Advisors to discuss a range of professional issues.
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Heads of Sixth Form Network

Starts: Tuesday 19 May 2020 - 15:00 - 16:00
Venue : Haverstock School, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ map
Who is this event for
This network meeting is for Camden's Heads of Sixth Form.
What does this event cover
An opportunity for Sixth Form leads to discuss every aspect of Post-16 provision, for all mainstream Camden sixth forms, including colleges and academies.

How to ensure adequacy of curriculum provision for all , and how to make that provision good or outstanding; as well as giving an overview of government and LA thinking, regarding policy issues, and management, and teacher actions that work to raise the profile of post-16 students.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Network Package.

Paediatric First Aid

Starts: Tuesday 19 May 2020 - 09:30 - 16:30
Venue : Argyle Primary School, Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9EG map
Who is this event for
The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a childcare setting as it is been specifically designed to fulfil Ofsted’s first aid requirements for early years teachers, nursery workers and childminders.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when deal ...
What does this event cover
The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider; assessing an emergency situation; dealing with an unresponsive infant or child; recovery position; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs); chocking; head and spinal injuries; fractures; anaphylaxis and allergic reactions; meningitis; asthma; febrile convulsions; seizures; diabetic emergencies; poisoning; burns and scalds; electric shock; external bleeding; hypovolemic shock; eye, ear and nose conditions; bites and stings; minor injuries; treatment for hot and cold body temperatures.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Tuesday 19 May 2020 and Wednesday 20 May 2020

Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Wednesday 20 May 2020 - 09:15 - 12:15
Venue : La Sainte Union Catholic School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RP 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.
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21st Century Leaders

Starts: Thursday 10 October 2019 - 14:00 - 17:30 (This event has sessions that are still to run see below)
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Primary, secondary and special school teachers and pastoral leaders who are in their first middle leadership post or those who wish to consolidate and strengthen their leadership skills.
What does this event cover
Session 1: What makes an outstanding middle leader?
  • Exploring models of leadership
  • When to lead and when to manage
  • Juggling the leadership balls
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them!

Session 2: High performing teams

  • The role of the middle leader in driving school improvement
  • Styles of leadership to get the most out of your team
  • Monitoring and evaluating your team’s performance
  • Turning your team around – the journey

Session 3: Holding others to account and having those courageous conversations

  • Exploring the moral purpose of holding your team to account
  • Watch a courageous conversation live and practice using typical scenarios
  • Create a blueprint for excellence in this area

Session 4: Managing upwards and tackling those tricky issues

  • The importance of managing upwards and strategies for achieving this successfully
  • Useful techniques for managing change and dealing with problems arising
  • What are the ingredients of great professional development?

Session 5: What are the behaviours and characteristics of a great team?

  • Transforming a group into a team   
  • Building trust
  • Effective delegation
  • Investing time wisely to raise achievement

Session 6: Planning Professional Development for your team

  • Book group exploring the middle leaders’ role in excellent schools
  • Looking forward for you and your team
Please note
There are 6 sessions between Thursday 10 October 2019 and Thursday 18 June 2020

How to Flip

Starts: Thursday 21 May 2020 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Gospel Oak Primary School, Mansfield Road, London, NW3 2JB map
Who is this event for
Primary and Secondary teaching staff.
What does this event cover
This programmes aims to share the learning from the Flipped Learning Bursary Project, and how it can be used, not only to support classroom teaching but also as a link between school and parents and parents and children. The session will share examples of tried and tested uses, for example, pre-teaching of maths and grammar concepts, reading a story and correct letter formation through handwriting demonstrations.

The session will explore how to create Flipped Learning content using different technologies e.g. desktop computers and iPads. It will also share how to deliver flipped content to students using VLE/QR/Links
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Primary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 21 May 2020 - 09:15 - 12:15
Venue : Swiss Cottage School Development and Research Centre, 80 Avenue Road, London, NW8 6HX 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