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Code: SGC/21/0889 Makaton - Level 1 ONLINE for Foster Carers/Short Break Carers (EVENT FULL)

Participants will learn signs and symbols for stages 1-2 of the Core Vocabulary and some additional vocabulary. There will be a mixture of practical and lecture formats


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1 21 September 2021 18:00 - 21:00 Online Learning Map
2 28 September 2021 18:00 - 21:00 Online Learning Map

Code: SGC/21/0796 Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School

This course is designed for those who would like to develop, set up and deliver Forest School programmes. This will enable leadership of Forest School Programmes linked to child development.
Through a combination of practical outdoor learning and indoor teaching, we will explore the benefits for children as child led learners for lifelong skills. This will enable you to deepen your knowledge and understanding, looking at the philosophy and the ethos behind the Forest School approach.
All delegates must be over 21.
Have a relevant Level 2 qualification.
Have a current DBS check.
Have an appropriate First Aid qualification.
Have an established link with a client group and a Forest School site.

Subjects and modules we will cover include –
Supporting Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors
Forest School Leader
Observation and Evaluation of Outdoor Learning
Sustainable use of Natural Resources
Teaching Outdoor Practical Skills

This is a QCF accredited course through Cambium and Agored. (QCF) 19 credits

Training includes-
• Face to face training and teaching with 5 units of study at Level 3 including –
Theory of play; coordination and delivery of Forest School Programme; holistic development; impact of Forest School on behaviour; emotional intelligence ; play and development; observation and assessment; historical use of woodlands and sustainability and management of natural resources; identification and ecology; risk benefit and management; fires; tool use and cooking.
• Skills assessment.
• Complete a portfolio of work for assessment
• Tutorial
• Practical work based assessment.
• Access to South Glos Skills Share Network
• Start-up gift package

• You will need to source and attend an appropriate two day First Aid training to cover you for working Outdoors (not included in course cost)
• The course equates to 70 hours of taught time and requires, on average, a further 120 hours of self-study time from the student.

“ Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better” Albert Einstein

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1 22 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
2 23 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
3 24 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
4 27 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
5 28 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
6 29 September 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
7 20 October 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map
8 21 October 2021 09:00 - 17:00 St Helen's CE VC Primary School Map

Code: SGC/21/0325 ADVANCED CHILD PROTECTION


IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOS EMLOYEE YOU MUST CONTACT THE IT DEPARTMENT FOR YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.

A training package has been developed to temporarily replace and fulfil the aims and objectives of one day face to face Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection course.
The package includes a remote distance learning element supplemented by a 4 hour online trainer led session.
The training 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.


Requirements for training:

Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training.
Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session.
On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.

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1 27 September 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1053 Childminders SEND 2019 Group (INVITE ONLY) (Cancelled)

This session will extend our work on Attention Bucket 2, and complete Attention Bucket 3.

ALL attendees must have previously attended Attention Bucket 1 or 2 training.

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1 29 September 2021 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0309 Advanced Child Protection Update (previously known as Child Protection Update) (EVENT FULL)

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR JOINING INSTRUCTIONS AND WORKBOOK ARE ATTACHED TO THIS EVENT ALONG WITH GUIDANCE ON HOW TO JOIN ZOOM MEETINGS. IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send the Zoom invitation to you.

This 2 hour webinar is delivered on behalf of the South Gloucestershire Children's Partnership.

Participants should be only those who have already completed an Advanced-level of Child Protection training within statutory or setting-related timescales, and who now need to maintain this level of training.

Participants will be expected to have a good working knowledge of safeguarding with experience of statutory and local child protection responsibilities and procedures.


Effective child protection depends not only on reliable and accepted procedures for all staff involved with children, but also on their skills, knowledge and judgment 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.

The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.


The learning outcomes for this training are designed to ensure that all participants receive updates in the latest child protection legislation, statutory guidance, local policies, procedures and professional requirements.

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1 04 October 2021 10:00 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1157 Floorbooks - Briefing Session (For Schools)

Action Research project supporting planning and assessment in EYFS
(schools)

This network is for all Teachers who are working within Reception classes or Nursery Classes in South Gloucestershire Schools.

This network will support the development of a Floorbook approach through an action research project.

• What is a Floorbook?
• Getting started using Floorbooks.
• How can Floorbooks support planning, provision and assessment?
• What is Action Research and how can this improve practice and support professional development?

Participants will be supported to systematically examine, develop, and evaluate their practice through an action research project developing the use of Floorbooks.

The briefing session on September 18th will explore what a Floorbook is and explore the principles of an action research project.

Following the briefing, participants will then have the opportunity to sign up to the action research project that will be facilitated in subsequent sessions, launching on Tuesday 2nd November.

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1 04 October 2021 16:00 - 16:45 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0326 ADVANCED CHILD PROTECTION (EVENT FULL)


IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOS EMLOYEE YOU MUST CONTACT THE IT DEPARTMENT FOR YOUR ZOOM LICENSE.

A training package has been developed to temporarily replace and fulfil the aims and objectives of one day face to face Advanced Inter Agency Child Protection course.
The package includes a remote distance learning element supplemented by a 4 hour online trainer led session.
The training 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.


Requirements for training:

Participants must be provided with protected time, in an environment free from all work-related duties and distractions to successfuly complete the training.
Participants require access to a camera and microphone to be able to fully engage in the session.
On the day of training, should the above requirements not be possible, participants should rebook for a different date when they are able to meet the requirements, failure to full engage in the session may result in non-issue of certificate and a request to repeat the training session.

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1 05 October 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0339 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION (EVENT FULL)


IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE.

This 4 hour virtual inter-agency training session will cover: The laws and policies that relate to safeguarding children and YP What we mean by safeguarding and how some children can be harmed What signs to look out for How ACE's impact families and children Local and inter-agency procedures that are in place The role of early help Appropriate information sharing Responding to allegations

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1 05 October 2021 09:30 - 13:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1155 Language Champion Meeting (INVITE ONLY)

You have been identified as a setting with a language lead / language champion.

We would like to invite the language champion to join us for a session to explore what it means to be a language champion in your setting and how this benefits the children.

The initial session we would like to explore;

? The role of the language champion in your setting
? Any training the language champion attended
? Assessment tools –if you use them, which ones and how they are used?
? Discussion around language interventions.

The aim of this will be for you to share ideas with other language champions including ideas, resources and challenges faced.

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1 06 October 2021 18:30 - 19:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1060 Playful Pre-School Network VIRTUAL

Time spent playing is never wasted …
This network is for practitioners, leaders or room leaders who would like to develop and improve their Pre-school Room environment in readiness for children to learn and have fun.

Through this network we will explore child development, new ways to support early language development and ideas to provide a rich stimulating environment that you can put into practice straight away both inside and outside.

We would like this to be a forum which meets your needs so please suggest any ideas for further focus and discussion which we can develop together.

Please come ready to play, get involved, and have fun as well as being eager to discuss and share new ideas.

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” (Walt Streightiff)

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1 06 October 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map