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Families for Life

Starts: Friday 27 September 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
Teachers and support staff from primary schools.
What does this event cover
A rolling programme of training to enable school staff to deliver a 4 or 6 week Families for Life programme in their schools.

The training covers:

  • what to cover in the sessions 
  • key healthy eating and physical activity messages
  • practical cooking tips 
  • all the resources needed to deliver a Families for Life programme
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Reducing Obesity amongst Camden’s children and young people - An opportunity to make a bigger difference

Starts: Friday 27 September 2019 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Greenwood Centre, 37 Greenwood Place, NW5 1LB, NW5 1LB map
Who is this event for
Headteachers, Governors, staff responsible for Healthy Schools
What does this event cover
You are invited to a meeting to focus on what more can be done to reduce obesity in Camden’s children and young people. Reducing obesity is a key priority of Camden’s Health and Wellbeing Board and this meeting is part of a series of conversations about reducing obesity taking place across 4 aspects; schools, environment, business and families.

An opportunity for Headteachers, governors, staff responsible for Healthy schools and those working to support schools on health and school improvement to come together and look at what is working in schools and what more can be done individually and collectively to have a greater impact on reducing childhood obesity.

The morning will include:
  • Examples of what schools are doing that are making a difference to healthy eating and physical activity
  • How this work supports the new Ofsted judgement for personal development Ideas about
  • what could work differently or better
  • Explore what more could be done
The aim is to identify 2 or 3 actions that can be taken forward
Please note
This training is free and lunch will be provided.

2 Day Forest School Skills

Starts: Saturday 28 September 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Sidings Community Centre, 150 Brassey Road, West Hampstead, London, NW6 2BA map
Who is this event for
Early Years Practitioners (Voluntary/Private/Independent & Childminding Settings)

Practitioners that would like to learn a series of ‘go to’ forest school activities that are easy to plan and resource.
What does this event cover
What will I study?

The course is run over 2 days with the mornings spent in the classroom and the afternoons outside doing practical activities.

You will learn activities that can be adapted and used for any child or group that do not require extensive tool use. Activities will be easy to plan and won’t require vast amounts of resources. The types of activities will include dens, whittling and water fun. You will also learn how positive outcomes for the children can be achieved whilst giving you the confidence to know how to deliver forest school that meets educational requirements. You will gain an understanding of health and safety and how to plan the activities within the constraints of your setting. 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed over the 2 days through your knowledge, understanding and through completion of a diary and participation in outdoor activities. Upon successful completion you will receive a Forest School Skills Certificate (no tools). There is no further coursework to complete.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Saturday 28 September 2019 and Saturday 5 October 2019

Paediatric First Aid (EYFS)

Starts: Saturday 28 September 2019 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD 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. 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.

This is a two day course. Participants must attend both days to gain their certificate.

Please ensure you arrive on time. Late arrivals after 9.45am cannot be accepted onto the the course, and this may be counted as non-attendance.
Please note
There are 2 sessions between Saturday 28 September 2019 and Saturday 5 October 2019

Secondary English Subject Leaders

Starts: Monday 30 September 2019 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : English and Media Centre, 18 Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN map
Who is this event for
Secondary Literacy Leaders.
What does this event cover
These meetings will provide a forum for secondary literacy leaders to meet each other and exchange ideas and information between Camden schools. These termly sessions will support leaders to be more effective in their role and keep up to date with latest developments/initiatives.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Network Package.

SENCO Forum 1 - Assess, plan, do review cycle and how to complete a good quality CLIF application

Starts: Monday 30 September 2019 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : Vadnie Bish House, 1st Floor Meeting Room A, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR, NW5 2DR map
Who is this event for

This session is appropriate for SENCOs new to the role, and will also be a useful refresher for more experienced SENCOs regarding Camden’s procedures and best practice
Childminders working with children with SEND

What does this event cover
This session if for all SENCOs in early years settings. It is an opportunity to share and acquire news and information about SEND issues and the role of the SENCO. The session allows for sharing and discussion of ideas and practice, as well as discussion around a particular area of interest. It will allow for you to keep in touch and up to date, as well as network with other SENCOs.

The focus of this session will provide an overview of the SEN Code of Practice and how it applies to Early Years settings. We will discuss the arrangements that settings must have in place to support children with SEND. We will discuss the importance of having a clear approach to identifying and responding to additional needs, and making effective provision in order to improve long term outcomes for children. We will discuss the ‘assess, plan, do, review’ cycle and they systems that settings should have in place to monitor the progress of children with additional needs.


We will also cover how to complete an effective ‘Camden Local Inclusion Funding (CLIF)’ application

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Getting ready for the statutory changes to PSHE and RSE

Starts: Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 16:30 - 17:30
Venue : 5 Pancras Square - 11.10 Kiln, 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG map
Who is this event for
Getting ready for September 2020 - new requirements for Relationships Education in primary, Relationships and Sex Education in secondary and Health Education in all schools.

An hour briefing for Headteachers, Governors and PSHE Coordinators.
What does this event cover
The session will cover:
  • The new statutory requirements are 
  • What is in the government guidance and what schools will need to teach
  • Key actions for schools to be ready by September 2020
  • Support available to schools
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New to Year 2 - Reading, Writing and Maths

Starts: Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Eleanor Palmer Primary School, Lupton Street, London, NW5 2JA map
Who is this event for
Primary Teachers New to Year 2.
What does this event cover
This will introduce teachers to the expectations of end of Key Stage 1 assessment. Teachers will consider how to provide a broad and balanced curriculum whilst ensuring that pupils are prepared for end of year statutory tests.

Reading, writing and maths will be the areas of focus with an emphasis on quality assessment for learning and next steps teaching. Teachers will be more secure in end of year expectations in these areas. Teachers will be given strategies to implement in their class room practise to support children in reaching end of year expectations.
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EYFS Leaders Meeting

Starts: Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Argyle Primary School, Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9EG map
Who is this event for
High quality Early Years provision makes a difference to children’s life chances and the higher the quality of this provision, the longer its impact can be seen. The effectiveness of EYFS leadership is one of the key drivers of this quality.

The termly EYFS leaders meetings provide a forum for EYFS leaders to meet each other and exchange ideas and information between Camden schools.

Termly meetings will:

  • Support EYFS Leaders to ...
What does this event cover
EYFS leaders will be more effective in their role and up to date with latest development / initiatives. Leaders will have the opportunity to share best practice and informally network with colleagues.
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Network Meeting for Computer Leads

Starts: Wednesday 2 October 2019 - 16:00 - 17:30
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
This event is for Primary Computing Leads.
What does this event cover
A termly network meeting for Computing Subject Leads. Keep up to date with your subject. Practical sessions, discussions, advice and guidance decided by the group.
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