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Primary PE Subject Leaders Termly Network

Starts: Thursday 29 September 2022 - 16:30 - 18:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
PE subject leaders in primary and special schools.
What does this event cover
To support PE Leads in their role to ensure high quality provision:

  • good practice in curriculum planning and mapping
  • supporting colleagues to teach PE
  • working effectively with specialist sports coaches
  • good practice in establishing safe practice when teaching
  • developing a system for assessing learning and ensuring progress for all children in PE
  • making the link with healthy lifestyles and increasing participation in daily physical activity
  • making best use of the PE premium and measuring the impact
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Primary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 29 September 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - 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.
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Making Sense of Autism Early Years For Childminders

Starts: Saturday 1 October 2022 - 09:30 - 11:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for
Childminders
What does this event cover
The module provides an introduction to autism and some initial reasonable adjustments that need to be considered when working with autistic children.  
It also provides input on the creation and use of a one-page profile for individual children. Although not all practitioners who come into contact with the child will be involved in the creation of a one-page profile, all practitioners will benefit from having access to one-page profiles for individual autistic children. 

The aims
  • Enhance your understanding and awareness of autism and how autism can affect children in the Early Years. 
  • Know the importance of understanding the individual autistic child and their profile of strengths and needs.  
  • Highlight potential barriers to learning for autistic children. 
  • Equip you with the knowledge you need in order to begin to make reasonable adjustments in the way you support autistic children. 
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Fire Warden Training

Starts: Tuesday 4 October 2022 - 13:30 - 16:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
Safe I.S. qualified instructors are affiliated to the institute of Fire Engineers and provide a comprehensive Fire Safety Training course at your own premises, allowing companies to comply with current legislation and Fire Risk Assessments, This enables employees to meet their statutory insurance obligations and to protect staff and property under current Health and Safety Regulations (The 2005 Fire Regulatory Reform Act).
What does this event cover
Essential Training for Every Workplace

This course covers many aspects of a building evacuation including; Means of Escape, The Responsible Person, Fire Warden Responsibilities, Fire Telephones, Health and Safety Legislation and use of portable fire extinguishers.

The training officer will talk in detail about the premises with the trainees while conducting a walk around the building identifying escape routes, fire fighting equipment, suitable muster points and fire brigade access/liaison to deliver the best course relevant to your place of work.

Practical Fire Extinguisher Training

Including as part of the training course is a practical session where attendees will have hands-on experience with different types and sizes of fire extinguishers, their functionality and how they handle. This will then be utilised to extinguish a controlled demonstration fire using a specially designed ‘Fire Rig’.
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Healthy conversations training

Starts: Tuesday 4 October 2022 - 14:00 - 17:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session 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
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) 

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 4 October 2022 and Tuesday 11 October 2022

Management of Asbestos

Starts: Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - 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
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New to Year 2

Starts: Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 09:00 - 15:00
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
Primary Teachers
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 classroom practise to support children in reaching end of year expectations.
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Paediatric First Aid

Starts: Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 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 Wednesday 5 October 2022 and Thursday 6 October 2022

Primary PSHE Leads annual training

Starts: Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 09:30 - 12:00
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
PSHE leads in primary and special schools.
What does this event cover
The course has two parts, one in October and one in March, although PSHE Leads can come to both or just one of them.
Part 1 will cover
  • The role of a PSHE lead
  • Effective planning, teaching and learning and assessment in PSHE
  • Managing sensitive issues in PSHE-each training session will focus on a current issue
Part 2 will cover
  • Ofsted expectations and preparing for an Inspection
  • Supporting staff
  • Managing sensitive issues in PSHE-each training session will focus on a current issue




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Report Writing

Starts: Thursday 6 October 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.
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