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‘Smooth Transitions’- A Transition Evening to support the transition process - Richmond

This event is for Maintained Schools Independent Schools, Private and Voluntary Day Nursery and Pre-school settings and Childminders.

The importance of smooth transition between settings for very young children should not be underestimated. Investing time in the quality of a child’s transition from an early years setting to the next educational organisation should be seen as a priority for all early years’ practitioners.

The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2014) states that there should be strong partnership working between practitioners and must provide a regu ...
Course Code: EY 18/077
Remaining places 118

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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201916:45 - 18:45Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Clerks’ Briefing (Governors)

The clerk’s role is fundamental to the smooth running of the governing boards. The Department for Education recognises that professional-quality clerking is critical to the effectiveness of a governing board in fulfilling its core strategic functions.

To assist clerks in delivering the responsibilities of the role, Achieving for Children provide a termly clerks’ briefing meeting. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing bodies. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity ...
Course Code: EDU 18/330
Remaining places 30

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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201910:00 - 12:00Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Clerks’ Briefing (Governors)

The clerk’s role is fundamental to the smooth running of the governing boards. The Department for Education recognises that professional-quality clerking is critical to the effectiveness of a governing board in fulfilling its core strategic functions.

To assist clerks in delivering the responsibilities of the role, Achieving for Children provide a termly clerks’ briefing meeting. This is aimed at current clerks serving Kingston and Richmond school governing bodies. The aim of the termly briefing is to support excellent governance in all schools across the two boroughs. It is an opportunity ...
Course Code: EDU 18/331
Remaining places 30

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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201918:00 - 20:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Early Education Funding – Provider Portal Training for Schools

This course is an introduction to the online Synergy Provider Portal. It is essential that providers of 2-4 childcare attend this event. From September, new legislation means that eligible parents can now claim up to 30 free hours of childcare. This means providers will be required to claim for both standard hours, and any additional hours the children are eligible for.

The facilitator will talk though how to use the Synergy Provider Portal, the online tool used to submit Early Education Funding (EEF) claims to AfC.

The event will be as interactive as possible, the facilitator will pro ...
Course Code: EDU 19/269
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201913:30 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Introduction to Makaton - Inset (Advantage Day Nursery)

‘Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language; the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order’ (The Makaton Charity, 2017).

This Makaton taster session is an introductory and experiential session. Delegates will learn about the Makaton Language Programme: what it is, how it works and who it is used by. They will see demonstrations of approximately forty signs and symbols. Delegates can use and try these signs and symbols in their own workplace or with the individual(s) with communication ne ...
Course Code: EY 19/020
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201918:15 - 20:45Advantage Day Nursery, 228 Red Lion Road, KT6 7QD
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LSCB Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2

No matter where you work you are likely to encounter children during the course of your normal working activities. You are in a unique position to be able to observe signs of abuse or neglect, or changes in behaviour which may indicate a child may be being abused or neglected.

All those working with children and young people should make sure that they are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect, that they question the behaviours, not taking everything they are told at face value. This course is for staff and volunteers in regular contact or who have a period of intense but irregular contac ...
Course Code: EDU 19/139

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Research Project Meetup - Secondary (NQT Induction 2018/19)

The induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) statutory guidance for appropriate bodies, headteachers, school staff and governing boards states that induction ‘is the bridge between initial teacher training and a career in teaching. It combines a personalised programme of development, support and professional dialogue with monitoring and an assessment of performance against the relevant standards’ (Department for Education, 2018). Achieving for Children’s NQT induction programme offers newly qualified teachers a fantastic year-long support package that will equip them with the tools, techn ...
Course Code: EDU 18/900
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201916:15 - 18:00Orleans Park School, Richmond Road, TW1 3BB
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SPARK Pupil Premium Network Meeting - Kingston

All children and young people who are eligible for Pupil Premium (PP) should be able to reach their full potential in school. Successive governments have sought to improve social mobility in England so that young people, whatever their background, have the opportunity to succeed and fulfil their potential. The school system has long been considered a vital tool to support equality of opportunity and to secure better outcomes for disadvantaged young people.

Whilst there has been some progress in closing the gap for disadvantaged pupils in England over the last decade, it has not, however, ...
Course Code: EDU 18/1013
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201915:30 - 16:45King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Story Sacks and Poetry Pockets (Cancelled)

According to research by the National Literacy Trust, language and literacy skills have a huge impact on a child’s life outcomes. For example, children born into communities with the most serious literacy challenges have some of the lowest life expectancies in England. (Literacy and life expectancy report, February 2018).

The 2017 government report ‘Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential’ acknowledges the ‘word gap’ – that exists in early years between children of different economic backgrounds.

Providing rich opportunities for stories, rhymes and poems is an essential element of high q ...
Course Code: EDU 18/661
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Session 1Tuesday 18 June 201909:30 - 13:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Attachment Theory - Practice in the Classroom - KS2 (NQT Induction 2018/19) (EVENT FULL)

The induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) statutory guidance for appropriate bodies, headteachers, school staff and governing bodies states that induction ‘is the bridge between initial teacher training and a career in teaching. It combines a personalised programme of development, support and professional dialogue with monitoring and an assessment of performance against the relevant standards’ (Department for Education, 2018). Achieving for Children’s NQT induction programme offers newly qualified teachers a fantastic year-long support package that will equip them with the tools, techn ...
Course Code: EDU 18/852

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