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Perinatal Mental Health (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:30 - 16:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
This course is for EYFS practitioners working with families in the perinatal period, it will be particularly suitable for practitioners who have a limited knowledge of perinatal mental health.
What does this event cover
Every practitioner working with families during the perinatal period has a role in the promotion of good perinatal mental health enabling families with a mental illness to get appropriate and timely care, to safeguard them against associated risks and the impact of stigma, and to recognise how perinatal mental illness can affect the parent-child relationship. The aim of this 1 day multi-agency awareness training is to develop your:

- Understanding of the concept of perinatal mental health and the impact it can have for the individual, family and community.
- Recognition of perinatal mental illness to support detection at the earliest opportunity.
- Appreciation of your own role and that of other practitioners in the context of national direction for perinatal mental health and local care pathways.

The training will be led by your local Perinatal Champion and will engage you with the importance of good perinatal mental health, it will support your awareness of contemporary policy and research and explore the range of perinatal mental conditions, their clinical features and the impact of perinatal mental illness for parents and child(ren). You will be familiarised with local referral pathways and the range of interventions available and will consider some of the challenges and opportunities for supporting families experiencing (or at risk of) perinatal mental illness.
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Phonics embedded in a rich reading curriculum: phases 4 and 5

Starts: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:00 - 15:15
Venue : St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Holmes Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 3AH map
Who is this event for
This training is school based and offers the opportunity to observe and reflect on a phonics session taught in the classroom.

This training will cover phases 4 and 5 of the 'Letters and Sounds' programme which focuses on the development of phonological awareness and phonic knowledge needed to apply in the early reading and writing curriculum.
What does this event cover
Participants will develop their confidence, knowledge and understanding of phonics teaching.

The aim of the session:

  • To learn from first-hand experience of observing a phonics session
  • To develop an understanding of phonological awareness
  • To develop an understanding of the teaching expectations of phases 4 and 5
  • To introduce a range of practical activities and resources that will support phonics teaching

Participants will:

  • Observe and reflect on an observed lesson
  • Be more confident in their subject knowledge and planning phonics sessions
  • Learn about ideas and activities to make phonics sessions fun and interactive
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Primary Literacy Leaders

Starts: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
Primary Literacy Leaders.
What does this event cover
These conferences will provide a forum for Literacy leaders to meet each other and exchange ideas and information between Camden schools. These termly sessions will support leaders to bemore effective in their role and keep up to date with latest developments/initiatives.

Termly meetings will:

  • Support Literacy Leaders to be highly effective in their role
  • Keep Literacy leaders up to date with the latest national and local developments in English
  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on and evaluate provision and practice and to identify improvements and developments needed to raise standards.
  • Provide an opportunity for school to school sharing of best practice
  • Prepare for OFSTED by sharing experiences
  • Opportunities to discuss pedagogies and approaches to teaching.
  • Subject knowledge development
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Safeguarding Children for the designated person

Starts: Wednesday 16 October 2019 - 09:30 - 15:30
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 Settings and Childminders working in the EYFS with children aged 0 - 5 who are the designated person, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The role and responsibilities of the designated person.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements.
- How to make a referral to MASH.
- Multi agency working.
- Allegations made against the adult.
- Creating a safer early years environment.
- Introducing Prevent Duty.
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How to Flip

Starts: Thursday 17 October 2019 - 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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Management of health & safety responsibilities in schools (Cancelled)

Starts: Thursday 17 October 2019 - 09:00 - 09:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD 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
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No certificate required and refresher course will not be mandatory.

Physical Movement & Play

Starts: Thursday 17 October 2019 - 10:00 - 13:00
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
For practitioners working with 2 - 5 year olds
What does this event cover
Physical Movement & Play fosters far more than just physical development. Children are biologically driven to seek out the experiences they need in order to develop strong neural connections. They are pre-programmed to explore their world through physical actions. In order to sit still and concentrate later at school they need to experience a lot of Physical Movement & Play in their early years.

Come and find out how harnessing children’s drive to move can help them develop not just physical skills but pro-social behaviour, self-regulation and communication and can also lead to much calmer settings for all.
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Drama KS3 Standardisation and Moderation

Starts: Monday 28 October 2019 - 16:00 - 17:30
Venue : UCL Academy, Adelaide Road, London, NW3 3AQ map
Who is this event for
Heads of subjects and KS3 subject leads attend subject specific sessions.

Building on learners’ strengths achieved in primary school, secondary subject specialists discuss how exemplification of ‘age-expectations’ will aid their assessment of both progress and attainment in KS3. Through discussions around the evidence produced from common tasks, or assessment rubrics, teachers gain confidence in their judgements about progress and attainment. These discussions link t ...
What does this event cover
Annotated exemplification of an agreed end-of-Year 7 standard for each subject.

Meet subject specialists from other schools, share resources, ideas, confirm understanding, raise questions.
Please note
This session is part of the Secondary Moderation Package.

Excellence in Support Staff Leadership

Starts: Wednesday 30 October 2019 - 09:00 - 11:15
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Support staff leaders in schools and non-teaching pastoral leaders who wish to consolidate and strengthen their leadership skills.
What does this event cover
Workshop 1: What does it mean to be a great leader in schools?

  • Exploring models of leadership
  • When to lead and when to manage 
  • Situational leadership
  • Juggling the leadership balls
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them!
Workshop 2: Understanding self and others

  • Reflect on your own style and how to user this knowledge to build effective teams
  • Vision and values
  • Learning from experiences of great leadership
Workshop 3: Building Trust

  • What the research tells us about the importance of trust
  • Strategies for building trust: the behaviours and approaches
  • Commonly identified dysfunctions and what to do about them
  • Effective delegation 
Workshop 4: Holding others to account and having those courageous conversations

  • Monitoring and evaluating your team’s performance
  • Exploring the moral purpose of holding your team to account
  • Practise courageous conversations live using typical scenarios
  • Create a blueprint for excellence in this area
Workshop 5: Effective meetings

  • The why and wherefore of meetings 
  • Exploring strategies for making the best use of meetings
  • Investing time wisely to raise achievement and improve well-being
Workshop 6: Developing your team

  • Looking forward for you and your team
  • Identifying professional learning and planning how to deliver this
  • Managing Out Performance
  • Book group exploring the middle leaders’ role in excellent schools
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There are 6 sessions between Wednesday 30 October 2019 and Wednesday 4 March 2020

Higher Learning Potential Workshop

Starts: Wednesday 30 October 2019 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Primary and Secondary teachers and leaders.
What does this event cover
This programme aims to share the learning and innovation from the highly successful Higher Learning Potential Hub, to develop strategies for deeper learning and accelerated progress.

It’s 3 different workshops focussing on identifying HLP in your classroom, creating opportunities for creative and divergent thinking, tag debating, strategies for deeper learning and accelerating progress for HLP disadvantaged learners.
Please note
There are 3 sessions between Wednesday 30 October 2019 and Wednesday 15 January 2020