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Code: SGC/19/237 Developing your Knowledge and Use of Tools (£) (Cancelled)

This Continuing Professional Development training is aimed at Level 3 Forest School Leaders.

Forest School Leaders will have the opportunity to revise their tool knowledge, maintenance and safe use. You will be making various natural items or crafts for you to take away, if desired, which will further develop your practical skills or give you opportunities to practise these skills and learn new ones.

We will be outside for the entire session whatever the weather. Waterproofs, stout walking boots/welly boots and warm clothing is advised.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2019 13:00 - 16:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/064 Member Roles, Responsbilities and Relationships

Purpose of the session:

• To explore the roles and responsibilities of elected councillors
• To consider the central importance of the relationship between members and officers in an effective council and
• To understand the codes and protocols which apply to the relationship.




She was an in-house lawyer for nearly 20 years, at four different councils in England. She moved from a lawyer into management posts, culminating in roles as a County Solicitor and a Director of Corporate Services in a unitary authority (South Gloucestershire Council from its start in 1995/6 until 1999). Beth led the Welsh Local Government Agency responsible for improvement and development in Welsh local government for three years.

In 2001 Beth moved to a role as a partner with Bevan Brittan LLP where she led the local government team for 17 years, for 4 years of which she was Senior Partner of the firm. The firm has, for many years, been ranked Band One legal advisors for local authorities.

Beth is an experienced and highly regarded trainer. She specialises in member development and officer training which she can now focus on, following her retirement from full time legal practice in 2018.

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1 09 July 2019 18:00 - 20:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/040 Members Roles, Responsibilities & Relationships

Purpose of the session:

• To explore the roles and responsibilities of elected councillors
• To consider the central importance of the relationship between members and officers in an effective council and
• To understand the codes and protocols which apply to the relationship.

Your presenter Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy 
Beth is a recognised expert in local authority governance, having worked in this field for over 35 years. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2019 18:00 - 20:30 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/19/236 Supporting Inclusion through Risk and Challenges Outside (£) (Cancelled)

This Continuing Professional Development training is aimed at Level 3 Forest School Leaders.

 Forest School Leaders will have the opportunity to enhance their practical knowledge and skills, learning and sharing strategies, visuals and Makaton to support children with additional needs outside.

We will consider shared rules and boundaries, independence, empowerment, conflict resolution, escalation and de-escalation techniques.

We will revise benefits for children and how to balance a child led learning approach with teachable moments when considering ‘risky play’.

We will be outside for the entire session whatever the weather. Waterproofs, stout walking boots/welly boots and warm clothing is advised.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 July 2019 09:30 - 12:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map