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Code: CPD/22/53 SEND: How do I write a social story?

This course teaches you how to write a social story using the specific structure advocated by Carol Gray.  Each delegate will have the opportunity to write a social story guided by Lynn McCann.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 December 2021 13:00 - 16:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/56 SEND: How do I set up a social detectives group?

Learn how to set up shared interest- based activities and teach autistic pupils how to be a social detective to develop confidence in their social interactions.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 January 2022 16:00 - 17:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/46 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Practical Strategies for learner motivation and self esteem

Do you want to find out more about practical strategies to improve learning motivation and self-esteem for pupils with literacy difficulties?

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/22/76 GB: Getting your head around school finance (Governors new to school finance)

This course is for Governors new to school finance or those who want to refresh their knowledge.  Understand your duties and the key points to be aware of relating to school budgets and funding.

This session will be run via Microsoft Teams and an invite will be sent to you nearer the time.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2022 18:30 - 20:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/54 SEND: High School Workshop - How to support Speech & Language needs in a Secondary School

Please note this is a 2 day course, both days must be attended.


This course provides an overview of what is meant by the terms ‘speech’, ‘language’ and ‘communication’ and how these areas develop in adolescence to enable you to identify students in your setting who may have speech, language and communication difficulties. We will look at what difficulties Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students may face and discuss practical strategies and approach that can support students in these areas.

Ideal For:
Any practitioners working with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students including: teaching assistants, teachers and SENCOs.
This course is particularly useful for staff that are new to a setting or role supporting students or for those who would like to refresh their knowledge of speech, language and communication skills and relevant supportive strategies.

Please note: This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams. When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 20 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/66 Paediatric First Aid

This two day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infrants, from the Early Years up to age 11.

As this is an active session that may require a small amount of physical participation, you are advised to wear appropriate clothing and not be hindered in any way.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 January 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map
2 20 January 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map

Code: CPD/22/55 SEND: Supporting children with reading comprehension difficulties

This course will cover :

• How to support children with reading comprehension difficulties?
• What processes are involved in proficient reading?
• What is required for good reading comprehension and why this may be more challenging for some children
• Evidence-based strategies and interventions that can be implemented on an individual and whole-class level

Facilitator: Hounslow EP Service -Dr Emilia Misheva

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 January 2022 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/22/71 GB: Safeguarding Briefing Session

This session is open to School Governors and Clerks.


The aim is to give an overview of the safeguarding responsibility for children, held by all who work with children and families; and to share with Governors the priorities decided upon locally by Hounslow’s Safeguarding Children Partnership.

You will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Gain understanding of the statutory duty held by all education establishments for children’s safety and welfare
  • Appreciate the local priority needs and the rationale for HSCP choosing to tackle these specific areas
  • Consider how your school might contribute to the local priorities

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 January 2022 18:30 - 20:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/22/73 Safer Recruitment for Governors/Headteachers

Due to this session being run remotely, it will be run over two morning sessions.   

The course is accredited and has been produced by the Safer Recruitment Consortium, a partnership between four organisations with the safety and wellbeing of children at their heart:

  • NSPCC
  • Lucy Faithfull Foundation
  • The National Association of Independent Schools & Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS)
  • Child Protection in Education (CAPE)

Safer Recruitment workshop content:

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
  • Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
  • How abusers operate within organisations
  • Features of a safer recruitment process
  • Planning a safer recruitment process
  • Making the right decisions: interview and selection
  • Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
  • Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

ASSESSMENT

A standard assessment has been provided to cover the workshop content.  The questions relevant to each session will be delivered at the end of each session, 13 questions in total.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 February 2022 09:30 - 13:00 ZOOM Map
2 09 February 2022 09:30 - 13:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/65 First Aid at Work Requalification - 2 Day Course

The 2 day first aid at work requalification training course updates the first aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at Work Certificate.

The HSE guidelines are that you must requalify within 28 days of your certificate expiring.

As this is an active session that may require a small amount of physical participation, you are advised to wear appropriate clothing and not be hindered in any way.

Participants must bring a copy of their current certificate on the first day of the course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map
2 11 February 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map