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SPARK Supporting Two Year Olds in School Provision - Bespoke Training Sessions

‘School-to-school support and peer-to-peer learning are important strategies within the national agenda to raise standards and improve the quality of teachers and school leadership’ (DfE Research Project led by Louise Stoll Spring, 2015).

These bespoke sessions provide an opportunity for 2-Year-Old provision practitioners in schools to share good practice and keep up to date with national and local developments with regards to 2 year-olds. There are four sessions across the year that focus on priorities raised colleagues across schools from both Kingston and Richmond. The network provides a ...
Course Code: EDU 19/674
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Session 1Wednesday 18 September 201916:00 - 17:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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LSCP Safeguarding Children: Child Protection Process Level 3 - Refresher (EVENT FULL)

This course is for staff who have previously completed Level 2 and Level 3 safeguarding courses and are required to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training session will refresh understanding delegates about the processes involved with child protection procedures, including statutory assessment.

It is expected that all those who work predominantly with children, young people and/or carers who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning, intervening and reviewing the needs of a child and parenting capacity where there are safeguarding concerns. As a consequence practitioners ...
Course Code: EDU 19/241

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Session 1Thursday 19 September 201909:30 - 12:30York House, Richmond Road, TW1 3AA
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SPARK Primary SENCo Network: Richmond

'All children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) should be able to reach their full potential in school. They should also be supported to make a successful transition into adulthood, whether into employment, further or higher education or training' (DfE, 2014).

The SEN code of Practice (2014) states that ‘legally, a child or young person is defined as having SEN if he or she has a learning difficulty that calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her’ (DfE, 2014). This meeting will outline the local support available; ensure that SEN ...
Course Code: EDU 19/419
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Session 1Thursday 19 September 201915:00 - 17:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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SPARK Secondary Computer Science Subject Leader Network

‘Computers are now part of everyday life and, for most of us, technology is essential to our lives, at home and at work. Computational thinking is a skill that all pupils must learn if they are to be ready for the workplace and able to participate effectively in the digital world’ (Computing in the National Curriculum, Naace, The Education Technology Association, 2014).

Computing is a newly added curriculum subject, with roots in computer science concepts and also the creative use of technology. These network meetings provide an opportunity to share experiences around responding to the nati ...
Course Code: EDU 19/600
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Session 1Thursday 19 September 201915:30 - 17:00Coombe Boys' School, College Gardens, Blakes Lane, KT3 6NU
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Fire Safety – Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans

Under current fire safety legislation it is the obligation of the person(s) having responsibility for the building to provide a fire safety risk assessment that includes an emergency evacuation plan for all people likely to be in the premises, including disabled people, and how that plan will be implemented (HM Government, 2007).

As the responsible person for the building you must:
• carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regularly
• tell staff or their representatives about the risks you’ve identified
• put in place, and maintain, appropriate fire safety measures ...
Course Code: HLTH 19/055
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Session 1Friday 20 September 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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First Aid at Work 3-day (EVENT FULL)

The 3 day First Aid at Work course is designed to provide delegates with greater in depth knowledge of life saving techniques and first aid skills, ensuring the safety of individuals across low and high risk environments. This course is mapped to the requirements on First Aid put forward by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).

This course is for individuals who want to receive a thorough level or training and are often the site or premises designated first aider.

Successful students receive an accredited certificate which is valid for 3 years. Students are then recommended to maintain ...
Course Code: EDU 19/634

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Session 1Monday 23 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Tuesday 24 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 3Wednesday 25 September 201909:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Intensive Interaction - One Day Introduction Course

This one day course will be of interest to anyone who is involved in the care, support or education of children with learning difficulties and / or autism including social services staff, teachers and teaching assistants, nurses, therapists and staff from the voluntary sector.

This course aims to focus on the communication need of children with severe learning difficulties and / or autism who are still at early levels of development as communicators. This may include children who have not yet achieved ise nor perhaps understanding of speech and language. It may also include children wi ...
Course Code: EDU 19/263
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Session 1Monday 23 September 201909:30 - 16:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Workshop to Raise Awareness of PREVENT (Windsor and Maidenhead)

The Prevent strategy, published by the Government in 2011, is part of our overall counter-terrorism strategy. The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism' (Department of Education, 2015). To comply with the duty everyone working with children and young people should be able to demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the risk of radicalisation in their workplace. The risk will vary greatly and most likely will be low locally, however this may and can change rapidly; no organisation is risk ...
Course Code: EDU 19/163
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Session 1Monday 23 September 201919:00 - 21:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Desborough Theatre, St Ives Road, SL6 1R
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Managing Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

All agencies that provide services for children, provide staff or volunteers to work with, or care for children are required to have a procedure in place for managing and reporting allegations against staff, which is consistent with statutory guidance published by HM Government (updated guidance: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2019).

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) role is to oversee the management of allegations, not only in terms of protecting children, but also ensuring that staff who are the subject of an allegation are treated fairly and that the response and sub ...
Course Code: EDU 19/510
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Session 1Tuesday 24 September 201915:30 - 18:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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SCIP TA Training/Network Sessions (Kingston)

Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. There are approximately 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. (National Autistic Society)

In Kingston and Richmond the numbers of children and young people with SEND, and the complexity of their needs are rising significantly. The most prevalent recorded primary needs are autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech language and communication needs (SLCN). (SEN Education Review 2017)


These sessions will help participants to understand and support children with Social Communication ...
Course Code: EDU 19/742
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Session 1Tuesday 24 September 201909:00 - 12:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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