132 events found

Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA)

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : Carlton Primary School, Grafton Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 4AX map
Who is this event for
ELSA is an evidence based intervention developed and supported by Educational Psychology services across the country. ELSA is an evidence based intervention developed by Educational Psychologists, designed to build the capacity of schools to support the emotional needs of their pupils from within their own resources. This programme is for support staff/mentors who wish to become trained as registered Emotional Learning Support Assistant (ELSAs).
What does this event cover
The course consist of 6 full day training sessions covering:

  • Training on the psychology underpinning emotional literacy, self-esteem, resilience, attachment, motivation, friendships, social skills, recognising and regulating emotions such as anger, loss, separation & bereavement
  • Knowledge of a variety of therapeutic resources and interventions
  • Skills in developing bespoke interventions for individuals and small groups
Please note
There are 6 sessions between Wednesday 22 January 2020 and Thursday 26 March 2020

Phonics embedded in a rich reading curriculum: phases 4 and 5 (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 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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Promoting Self-Regulation

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 13:30 - 16:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre - Committee Room 4, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for

For all practitioners and childminders working with children aged 2 - 5.
What does this event cover

Self-Regulation is becoming a key principle discussed at all levels of early years care and education. Self-Regulation impacts on all aspects of development and as such, developing this age appropriately will make a huge difference to children’s emotional wellbeing, their feelings of self-competence and their ability to make friends and engage with a broad and balanced curriculum This workshop aims to offer an overview of what Self-Regulation is, how it relates to both emotional and cognitive development and how adults can nurture every child’s gradual development towards being self-regulated learners.
We will look at evidence from the young baby up to school age so this session is suitable for all who work in the early years and are interested in finding out more about this vital area of development
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Secondary PSHE Coordinators Termly Network

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 16:15 - 18:00
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD map
Who is this event for
PSHE Coordinators in secondary schools.
What does this event cover
Get up to date news, information, guidance and training about leading and managing PSHE, planning, the curriculum, high quality teaching and learning, assessing, monitoring and evaluating PSHE and citizenship.

  • Find out about good resources
  • Share ideas with other Leads about the role
Please note
There is a network once a term.

Secondary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 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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Thinking of Leadership (Cancelled)

Starts: Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 16:00 - 18:30
Venue : Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, London, NW5 1RL map
Who is this event for
Primary, secondary and special school teachers and pastoral staff who are thinking of applying for their first leadership role.

The programme aims to prepare participants for their first leadership interview and role by:

  • reflecting on the skills, knowledge and qualities needed for excellent leadership in schools
  • equipping participants with the language, behaviours and attitudes of school leaders
  • provide practical tips on perf ...
What does this event cover
Focus 1: What makes an excellent middle leader?

  • Exploring models and styles of leadership
  • Reflecting on the difference between leadership and management
  • Developing a team with a shared vision
  • Hearing from current middle leaders - what do they wish they had known at the outset
Focus 2: High performing teams

  • The role of data in leadership - analysing it, using it, improving it
  • Getting the most out of meetings
  • The art of effective delegations
  • Planning next steps for you on your leadership journey
Please note
Participants need to attend both sessions.
There are 2 sessions between Wednesday 22 January 2020 and Wednesday 12 February 2020

Management of health & safety responsibilities in schools

Starts: Thursday 23 January 2020 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Camden City Learning Centre (CLC), Charrington Street, Somers Town, London, NW1 1RD 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
Please note
No certificate required and refresher course will not be mandatory.

Primary SENDCO Forum

Starts: Thursday 23 January 2020 - 09:15 - 12:15
Venue : Netley Primary School and Centre for Autism, Netley Campus, 74 Stanhope Street, London, NW1 3EX 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

Prevent / Safeguarding Against Radicalisation ( WRAP) Training (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Saturday 25 January 2020 - 09:30 - 11:30
Venue : Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD map
Who is this event for

For all Early Years Practitioners and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5 and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS

What does this event cover
This workshop aims to raise awareness of prevent duty will cover the following: 

• Understand the aims of Prevent and what it means to you.
• Think about who may be vulnerable to radicalisation and extremism.
• Recognise what signs you may see when a vulnerable person may be in need of help.
• What help and support is available.

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Camden Primary Food Teacher's Network

Starts: Monday 27 January 2020 - 10:00 - 12:00
Venue : Waitrose Cookery School, Granary Square, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4BZ map
Who is this event for
Teachers in primary schools that teach the cooking and nutrition curriculum.
What does this event cover
Find out about useful resources and share good practice ideas with other leads. 

Also receive up to date info and training about:

  • Leading and managing cooking and nutrition
  • Practical skills and ways of teaching them
  • Healthy eating 
  • Food provenance and growing
  • Planning a whole school food and nutrition curriculum, utilising cross curriculum links
  • Assessing, monitoring and evaluating
Please note
There will be separate networks for primary and secondary schools and each will be delivered in the Spring.