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Get ready for statutory RSE! Delivering high quality Relationships and Sex Education in secondary schools (Kingston & Richmond)

Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) will be statutory in all secondary schools from September 2020. Schools are encouraged to begin implementing the changes from September 2019 and this course is the first step in planning for an effective, compliant and inclusive programme in your school. The training day aims to support PSHE leads, teaching staff and members of the senior leadership team to build their knowledge, understanding and application skills around Relationships Education, whilst also supporting recommended good practice delivery around Sex Education in secondary schools.

The tr ...
Course Code: EDU 19/282
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Session 1Thursday 3 October 201909:00 - 15:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Religious Education Subject Leader Network – Cross Borough

This course is designed to support the needs of Religious Education (RE) Coordinators in Primary Schools across the Royal Borough of Kingston and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

There are clear expectations outlined to schools on their roles and responsibilities with regard to religious education. For example, the Governance Handbook (March 2019) states:

'All schools must teach religious education (RE). Maintained schools without a religious character should follow their locally agreed syllabus. VA schools designated with a religious character should provide RE in accordance ...
Course Code: EDU 19/473
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Session 1Thursday 3 October 201916:15 - 18:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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SPARK Primary SENCo Network: Kingston

'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 19/416
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Session 1Thursday 3 October 201913:30 - 16:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Cultural Perspectives on FGM - Why it happens and what we can do to help end it

This half day training gives professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge around the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The course examines the context of the FGM within culture and what makes individuals partake in the practice.

The session will help professionals become familiar with the challenges individuals face in FGM practicing communities. For those working with these families, it will enable professionals to address the conflict between culture and safeguarding children.

The session is lead by Caroline Sakala who first became aware of FGM over twenty years a ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/155
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Session 1Friday 4 October 201913:00 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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Safeguarding Children: A Shared Responsibility Level 2 (Windsor & Maidenhead)

The safeguarding of children is the responsibility of everyone who works with children and young people. This safeguarding session is a multi-agency session and is only available to those working in across children's services. If your organisation would like an in-service session delivered in your own setting on level 1 or 2 safeguarding please contact training@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Everyone who works with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe. No single practitioner can have a full picture of a child’s needs and circumstances and, if children and families are to receive ...
Course Code: SFVSS 19/182
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Session 1Friday 4 October 201909:30 - 13:30Maidenhead Town Hall - Bray Room, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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AfC Induction: Getting Connected (AfC Colleagues) - session 2 of 3

Starting a new job in a new organisation is a daunting and sometimes a difficult task. Learning about your own role, the people you work with, the organisation and even the unwritten office rules all make for a challenging time. The Achieving for Children (AfC) induction programme is key in helping you find your feet, give you confidence and help you to make your mark in your new role.

AfC is passionate about the services that we deliver and the colleagues that we employ to deliver those services. We are very pleased to welcome all new staff into the organisation and hope that you will hav ...
Course Code: EDU 19/174
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Session 1Monday 7 October 201915:00 - 16:3042 York Street, 42 York Street, TW1 3BW
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First Response and Personal Safety for Lone Workers

This course will equip employees with the skills to observe and manage risk. The session will be interactive and engaging and is designed to meet the needs of practitioners working with children, young people and their families.

The training provider has a wealth of experience, they know how important it is for lone workers to have access to a practical training offer on this really important subject area. Consequently, this course is intended to provide staff who work alone with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage the risks of lone working and respond to situations of conflict w ...
Course Code: BSS 19/025
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Session 1Monday 7 October 201909:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are starting to be recognised as a major barrier in the way of children with care experience, which prevents them from making the progress that is expected of them. However, it does not just affect those in care. It is currently estimated that 15 per 10,000 people around the world are estimated to have Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), the most severe form of FASD (‘The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome’, 2017).

Within the care system, the figures jump tenfold or more. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authori ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/215
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Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201909:30 - 14:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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LSCP 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 19/223
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Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201909:30 - 13:30Meadlands Primary School, Broughton Avenue, TW10 7TS
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SPARK Primary Mathematics Subject Leader Network

One of the aims of the National Curriculum for mathematics is to ‘ensure that all pupils become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately’ (The National Curriculum in England Key Stages 1 and 2 framework document, 2013).

The Primary Mathematics Subject Leaders’ Network gives subject leaders a regular opportunity to meet to continually develop their understanding of the key developmen ...
Course Code: EDU 19/524
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Session 1Tuesday 8 October 201913:30 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
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