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

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

Code: SGC/21/0358 Safeguarding Disabled Children


Test your knowledge before you attend the training! (SGC employees only) https://www.ccinform.co.uk/knowledge-hubs/supported-learning-tools/

This course aims to increase the participants’ knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to disabled children and to introduce some skills and strategies to assist them in recognising and responding to possible cases of child abuse.

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1 11 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/0340 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION (Previously known as Interagency Child Protection-course content unchanged)

WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED AS TO WHETHER THIS TRAINING SESSION CAN BE DELIVERED FACE TO FACE SAFELY OR REMAIN AS A ZOOM SESSION .

ZOOM INVITES WILL BE SENT OUT SHORTLY BEFORE TRAINING.

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 13 October 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1057 VIRTUAL Leadership & Management Network 2.00-3.30

These network meetings are for leaders and managers of pre-schools and nurseries.

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Join other leaders and managers for a meeting which will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to draw on research 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 and the network will be responsive to your needs so please bring your ideas.

“Leaders ensure that they and practitioners receive focused and highly effective professional development…”
Leadership and management grade descriptor for Outstanding.

This meeting will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams.

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1 13 October 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1056 VIRTUAL Leadership & Management Network 9.30-11.00

These network meetings are for leaders and managers of pre-schools and nurseries.

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Join other leaders and managers for a meeting which will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to draw on research 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 and the network will be responsive to your needs so please bring your ideas.

“Leaders ensure that they and practitioners receive focused and highly effective professional development…”
Leadership and management grade descriptor for Outstanding.

This meeting will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams.

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1 13 October 2021 09:30 - 11:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/1058 VIRTUAL Leadership & Management Network 6.00-7.30

These network meetings are for leaders and managers of pre-schools and nurseries.

Are you up to date with local and national information relevant to early years? Join other leaders and managers for a meeting which will provide an opportunity to receive and share information. Sessions are structured to draw on research 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 and the network will be responsive to your needs so please bring your ideas.

“Leaders ensure that they and practitioners receive focused and highly effective professional development…”
Leadership and management grade descriptor for Outstanding.

This meeting will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams.

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1 14 October 2021 18:00 - 19:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0797 Level 2 Award in Outdoor Learning Practice (QCF) 5 credits (£)

Target Audience -
Anyone with an educational background wanting to develop outdoor teaching skills.
The Outdoor Learning Practitioner training course fits the needs of educational professionals in the EYFS & National Curriculum.

Entry requirements -
You must be working in an educational establishment and have a relevant DBS.

This training focuses on developing practical hands-on skills & a bank of activities. It will enable you to build confidence and your ability in using the outdoor environments, learning how to manage and improve these for teaching & learning. It is designed to be as practical, accessible & supportive as possible in helping you to make a success of implementing a programme of Outdoor Learning.
• This is a QCF accredited course through Cambium.
• You will have a work book to hand in to complete the course.
• This will approx. take 3 months to complete.


What next? Once this course is completed, if you would like to develop your knowledge and work towards embedding outdoor learning as a whole school strategy, you can top up and book onto Level 3 Award in Co-ordinating an Outdoor Curriculum

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1 18 October 2021 09:30 - 15:30 Elm Park Primary School Map
2 19 October 2021 09:30 - 15:30 Elm Park Primary School Map
3 03 November 2021 16:30 - 18:30 Elm Park Primary School Map

Code: SGC/21/1061 VIRTUAL Committee Support Network - Session 1 Roles & Responsibilities

As an Officer of the Committee, do you fully understand the roles and responsibilities of a voluntary organisation? Do you know about the VLE and the information available to you? Are you confident that you can recruit replacements when your time as a Committee Officer is up?

This support network is an informal opportunity for Officers of the Committee to get together and network with others in a similar role, to learn from each other’s experiences, to discuss common issues with our team and to start to plan for future succession.

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1 19 October 2021 19:00 - 20:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/21/0327 ADVANCED CHILD PROTECTION (Previously known as Advanced Interagency Child Protection- course content unchanged) (EVENT FULL)

WE WILL BE CONFIRMING NEARER TO THE TIME OF TRAINING IF IT WILL BE SAFE TO DELIVER FACE TO FACE OR TO REMAIN A ZOOM WEBINAR.


FACE TO FACE WILL BE 9.30 - 4.30 AND ZOOM WILL BE 9.00 - 1PM.


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 25 October 2021 09:00 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/21/1055 VIRTUAL Baby Room Network

These network meeting is for experienced Baby Room Practitioners who would like an opportunity to develop their knowledge and practice through networking.

How do you meet the unique needs of babies in your setting? These networks are aimed at experienced practitioners and room leaders who would like opportunities to reflect, extend their thinking, share experiences and gain new ideas for developing practice. A supportive peer to peer environment will be facilitated to encourage delegates to gain the benefits of networking.

As a network we aim to be responsive to the needs of the group and will use delegate feedback alongside current research to provide the focus for each session.

This network meeting will take place on Microsoft Teams.

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1 28 October 2021 14:00 - 15:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map