Latest Communications

Week of: 15 October 2018 - 21 October 2018

Road Safety Week 2018

Educators can now register for UK Road Safety Week 2018 (19-25 November) at roadsafetyweek.org.uk/educators. Coordinated by charity Brake, the Week is a great opportunity to engage children of all ages with road safety by using free bilingual resources (available from September). These include assembly and workshop slides, guidance sheets, activity sheets, posters and digital content […]

Introduction to Trans Awareness

This is a FREE course offered by the Devon Learning Partnership Forum. Exploring the key terms and uses of language around gender, sexual orientation and trans identities. Offering insights into the legislation around the rights and responsibilities around trans identities in the Equalities Act 2010 and Gender Recognition Act 2004.

Dyslexia and those affected by the autistic spectrum

Ways to support pupils with dyslexia and other literacy difficulties, looking particularly at how to manage. Challenges with reading, writing and spelling in the classroom. Depression and anxiety in children and young people and how, those who work with children can identify, intervene and help to minimize long term mental health issues for those people.

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South West Behaviour Conference: Building Bridges, Building Relationships

Friday 23 November 2018 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00am – 15:45pm Children need to experience relationships with an adult which enable them to develop feelings of safety and security and develop their own ability to self-regulate. Children with unmet needs may see the world as comfortless and unpredictable and respond by shrinking from it […]

South West Finance Masterclass: The Education Landscape and Planning for It’s Future

Tuesday 13 November 2018 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:30 – 13:00 £99+VAT This masterclass will provide an overview of the current financial landscape within the education sector and the changes and challenges which lay ahead. Focussing on finance, keynote sessions will inform delegates of the current state of education nationally and provide an […]

Curriculum Masterclass: Designing the Curriculum for the 21st Century Job Market

Monday 4 February 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter –  09:00am – 12:30pm – £99+VAT* This event will explore how to ensure curriculum design provides our children and young people with the knowledge, skills and competencies to thrive in a complex world. Rob Carpenter will share how his partnership of schools redesigned their curriculum philosophy […]

Teaching Assistant Event

Introduction to Maximising the Practice of Teaching Assistants Tuesday 20 November 2018 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00am – 12:15pm – £79+VAT This half day event will look to explore key research around TA role and how this supports children and teachers to improve outcomes for children. It will include current thinking around effective […]

Primary and Secondary NQT Masterclass: Creating Pupil Relationships

Friday 9 November 2018 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00pm – 12:30pm This half-day masterclass with Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, Sarah Wright, will provide an invaluable CPD opportunity for those new to the teaching profession. Sarah’s first session will provide knowledgeable advice on how to explore links between creative, engaging and meaningful teaching […]

Flu vaccination programme in Devon schools

This year the flu vaccination programme for children (from reception to year 6) is being provided by Virgin Care Ltd’s community-based Immunisation Team.  This is mainly provided in schools but also community venues for those that are home educated or requiring catch up vaccinations.  Schools will have already received communication about the programme but if […]

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