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Top Tips for Teaching RSE with Years 5 and 6

Starts: Wednesday 15 June 2022 - 09:30 - 11:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
Class teachers of Years 5 and 6.
What does this event cover
The training will enable teachers to be confident to teach RSE. By the end of the training teachers will:
 
  • Planning-what to teach at each Year       
  • Teaching-ideas and strategies       
  • Answering questions-advice and strategies
Please note

Camden Learning SEND Conference

Starts: Thursday 16 June 2022 - 10:00 - 12:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
This annual SEND conference is for all Inclusion Leads, SENDCOs, Teachers and Support Staff.
What does this event cover
Each year we choose a current topic. The keynote speaker shares the latest theory and research followed by workshops on how to put it into practice.
Please note

Childminding Forum

Starts: Thursday 16 June 2022 - 18:30 - 20:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For all Childminders 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.

In the Summer term, the Childminding Forum will take place face to face at the Crowndale Centre.

6.30pm Start
Welcome from Kay Williams 

6.35pm – 6.50pm:We will be sharing information from Camden's 'Father Inclusion Lead' (David Mullings) who is currently setting up Saturday drop-ins and working with early years settings in Camden to support fathers.

6.50-7pm:  We will she sharing inforamtion and feedback from Alison Purchase, (Health Improvement Lead) who has been providing training in Camden this term on Healthy Conversations.

7pm – Questions/Discussions from Attendees

Please note

Healthy conversations training

Starts: Thursday 5 May 2022 - 13:30 - 16:30 (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
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 5 May 2022 and Thursday 16 June 2022

Introduction to the role of the SENCO

Starts: Thursday 16 June 2022 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For SENCOs new to the role, and will also be a useful refresher for more experienced SENCOs regarding Camden’s procedures and best practice. This session if for all SENCOs in early years settings.
What does this event cover
In this course you will learn about the SEN Code of Practice and the statutory duties regarding children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The day also shows you formats and systems to support you in your role. It is an essential course for SENCOs new to the role in Camden.

The focus of the course will be on:
• Defining a special educational need.
• The Code of Practice procedures.
• The role of the SENCO.
• Setting and reviewing targets.
• Working with parents.
Please note

Management of Asbestos

Starts: Thursday 16 June 2022 - 12:30 - 15:30
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
To provide Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Business Managers, Bursars, Office Manager & Premises staff with the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining in schools and children’s centres.
What does this event cover
This course covers the essential information required for the effective management of asbestos remaining in schools and children’s centres.

Areas covered include:

  1. Camden’s asbestos policy and arrangements
  2. Types of asbestos survey and understanding survey data
  3. Use of asbestos management plans
  4. Effective use of the permission to work procedure
  5. Incident management
  6. Asbestos works

By attending the course you will:

  1. be able to identify the important parts of the Asbestos Survey, what it means to the school and how to ensure staff, children and visitor safety.
  2. understand your role and responsibilities in relation to managing asbestos where it remains in situ
  3. be able to implement effective practical management in your workplace including the permission to work procedure, annual inspections and reporting asbestos related incidents
  4. be able to act as an authorising officer for the school and complete the permission to work log
  5. be aware of where to look for further information and advice
Please note

Mental Health Lead's Network Meeting

Starts: Thursday 16 June 2022 - 16:15 - 17:15
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
Mental Health Leads.
What does this event cover
We look forward to welcoming you to the Mental Health Leads Network meeting which provides a supportive space for all Mental Health Leads. It is an opportunity to meet other MH Leads, share what you are doing, discuss challenges and develop good ideas and strategies to help you in your role. We have invited along a Clinical Psychologist who will speak to the group about work with young people and adults who have experienced PTSD and / or are seeking asylum and will share some ideas for how you can support pupils experiencing these issues.
Please note

Introduction to the role of the SENCO

Starts: Saturday 18 June 2022 - 09:30 - 16:00
Venue : Regents Park Childrens Centre, Augustus St, Kings Cross, London, NW1 3TJ map
Who is this event for
For SENCOs new to the role, and will also be a useful refresher for more experienced SENCOs regarding Camden’s procedures and best practice. This session if for all SENCOs in early years settings.
What does this event cover
In this course you will learn about the SEN Code of Practice and the statutory duties regarding children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The day also shows you formats and systems to support you in your role. It is an essential course for SENCOs new to the role in Camden.

The focus of the course will be on:
• Defining a special educational need.
• The Code of Practice procedures.
• The role of the SENCO.
• Setting and reviewing targets.
• Working with parents.
Please note

Early Years Forum

Starts: Tuesday 21 June 2022 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Vadnie Bish House, 1st Floor Meeting Room A, 33-43 Caversham Road, London NW5 2DR, NW5 2DR map
Who is this event for
For managers and leaders of Early Years Settings.


What does this event cover
These forums are a useful resource to help you support and improve your practice alongside the opportunity to network with other early years colleagues from different sectors.

In the Summer term, the Early Years Forum will take place face to face at Vadnie Bish House.

Agenda as follows:

2pm Start
Welcome from Kay Williams and Introduction guest speakers

2.05pm – 2.50pm, David Mullings (Father Inclusion Lead)
David will be discussing his role and the work he is doing in Camden. Including setting up Saturday drop-ins and working with early years settings to support fathers.

2.50pm – 3.10pm, Alison Purchase, (Health Improvement Lead)
Alison will be sharing feedback from the Healthy Conversations Training and giving information on how your staff can access this.

3.10pm – Questions/Discussions from Attendees
Please note


Please send questions to earlyyeearstraining@camden.gov.uk beforehand. This will allow us to give an informed session.

Healthy conversations training

Starts: Tuesday 21 June 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 Tuesday 21 June 2022 and Tuesday 19 July 2022