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Code: SGC/19/251 Network for NQTs and Teachers New to or Returning to EYFS 2019/2020 (cf) NOTE CHANGE OF DATE (Cancelled)

Please note the session scheduled to run on 03.07.19 will now take place on 27.06.19.

This network is for new teachers, experienced teachers who come from teaching in another age group, or teachers returning to the EYFS following time teaching in another year group
 
Are you new to teaching and find yourself in a Reception class? Are you an experienced teacher and working in EYFS for the first time? Are you an experienced teacher returning to EYFS? This network will reveal the excitement and challenge of working with the very youngest children in school. We will provide an opportunity for you to share good practice and discuss issues and concerns with colleagues at each session.

Have you identified your disadvantaged children? When are you planning for them in order to narrow the gap? Is your environment supporting learning and development for your cohort?

We would like this training to be responsive to the needs of NQTs and experienced teachers new to or returning to EYFS in addition to any focus we may agree in response to national and local initiatives or EYFS data, so please bring along your ideas, suggestions and data to each session.

This is also an opportunity to make links with other teachers in EYFS and has always been a useful discussion forum for sharing ideas, tips and concerns.

(More dates to follow)


Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 June 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 22 October 2019 16:30 - 18:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/754 Portage Workshop - A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with SEND (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at any professional working with children with SEND. Including Early years practitioners, Childminders, SENCOs, teachers.

This is a certificated training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers. The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families.

The workshop has a core curriculum consisting of seven modules:
The Portage Model and its relevance to Early Years Settings
Helping Children Learn – Using Clear Language
Helping Children Learn – Planning for Success
Helping Children Learn – A Small Steps Approach
Examples of Planning, Recording and Sharing
Supporting the Development of Play
Positive Approaches to Children’s Behaviour

Participants will gain practical strategies, ideas, resources that can be used straight away within the home or setting, to differentiate and provide for children with additional needs.

Refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Costs
£150.00 per delegate –local (south Glos) £100.00 student £200.00 all other applicants

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 12 September 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 23 October 2019 09:30 - 15:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/954 Protection and Thriving in a Digital World Network for Early Years Practitioners (cf)

55% of 4 year olds in the UK use tablets or smartphones

16% of 3-4 year olds own their own tablet or device (Ofcom)

73% of children have an online presence by the time they are 2 (AVG 2010)

96% of parents believe it is their responsibility to keep their children safe online but 70% struggle to do this


Are you interesting in learning more about children’s use of technologies and ways we can promote safe online practices for children, families and practitioners? 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 September 2019 13:30 - 15:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 20 November 2019 13:30 - 15:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 12 February 2020 13:30 - 15:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 29 April 2020 13:30 - 15:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/955 Protection and Thriving in a Digital World Network for Early Years Practitioners 6.30-8.30 (cf)

55% of 4 year olds in the UK use tablets or smartphones

16% of 3-4 year olds own their own tablet or device (Ofcom)

73% of children have an online presence by the time they are 2 (AVG 2010)

96% of parents believe it is their responsibility to keep their children safe online but 70% struggle to do this


Are you interesting in learning more about children’s use of technologies and ways we can promote safe online practices for children, families and practitioners?

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 September 2019 18:30 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 20 November 2019 18:30 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 12 February 2020 18:30 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 29 April 2020 18:30 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/234 Network for NQTs and Teachers New to or Returning to EYFS 2019/2020 (SCHOOLS ONLY)

Whether this is your first post in teaching, you have come from teaching in another age group or you are returning to EYFS following time teaching in another year group, these sessions will focus on different aspects of the Reception classroom. 

Have you identified your disadvantaged children? What are you planning for narrowing the gap? Is your environment supporting learning and development for your cohort?
 
We would like this training to be responsive to the needs of NQTs and experienced teachers new or returning to EYFS in addition to any focus we may agree in response to national and local initiatives or EYFS data, so please bring along your ideas and suggestions.

This is also an opportunity to make links with other teachers in EYFS and has always been a useful discussion forum for sharing ideas, tips and concerns.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 October 2019 16:30 - 18:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 16 January 2020 09:00 - 11:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 27 April 2020 16:30 - 18:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/133 Leadership and Management Network (cf)

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Come and join with other leaders and managers for an informal meeting specifically aimed at supporting the sector. This network meeting will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to facilitate and encourage professional discussion and dialogue. Subjects discussed will reflect national and local updates, consultations or imminent changes. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored.

‘An effective and well-established programme of professional development helps practitioners to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice.’
Effectiveness of Leadership and Management grade descriptor (Good)

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2019 13:00 - 15:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/568 Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection (EVENT FULL)

This one day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board Training Group and is targeted at all staff from all agencies who are working directly with children, or adults who are parents. Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgement and the ability to work together co-operatively. Staff with lead roles in child protection require specialised training in order to carry out their work with abused children and families. Please note it is recommended to leave a minimum of 3 months between attending Inter Agency Child Protection and Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/558 Inter-Agency Child Protection (EVENT FULL)

Inter-Agency Child Protection. This one day training course is organised by South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board Training Group and is targeted at employees working directly with children who have completed °single° agency Child Protection i.e. e-learning CP and is facilitated by a South Gloucestershire Multi-agency Safeguarding Board Trainer. Safeguarding of children and young people is everybody°s responsibility. This multi-agency course is aimed at those who need to expand upon the knowledge gained from the e-learning module by increasing confidence and competence in order to contribute to inter-agency assessments and to undertake an assessment of risk when required. This course aims to give staff an opportunity to explore within a face to face, multi-agency environment, various aspects of child protection in order to enhance knowledge and awareness of the issues and the ability to respond appropriately to them. This course will also cover basic processes and procedures for making a referral to Children°s Social Care. Those that have frontline responsibility or are the designated safeguarding lead in their establishment should also undertake Advanced Inter-Agency Child Protection training. Please complete the Child Protection Awareness and Neglect E Learning before attending this training. Please note it is recommended to leave a minimum of 3 months between attending Inter Agency Child Protection and Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/134 Leadership and Management Network (cf) (EVENT FULL)

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Come and join with other leaders and managers for an informal meeting specifically aimed at supporting the sector. This network meeting will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to facilitate and encourage professional discussion and dialogue. Subjects discussed will reflect national and local updates, consultations or imminent changes. Across the year a variety of topics will be explored.

‘An effective and well-established programme of professional development helps practitioners to improve their knowledge, understanding and practice.’
Effectiveness of Leadership and Management grade descriptor (Good)

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 October 2019 18:30 - 20:30 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map

Code: SGC/19/152 Baby Room Network (cf)

This network will provide an opportunity for practitioners who work with babies to meet and have focused discussions which aim to strengthen practice. The network will respond to the needs of delegates who will be able to suggest topics for discussion.

Topics for discussion may include:
Attachments
Daily routines and activities
Enabling environment
Supporting learning in the prime areas

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 October 2019 13:00 - 15:00 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map