Interests: Training / Conference

Week of: 14 January 2019 - 20 January 2019

Mindfulness in Schools event

Wednesday 23 January, 2pm-4.30pm, run by Mindfulness in Schools Project. To support anyone interested in finding out how to bring mindfulness to their school. The session will last for 2.5 hours and cover: What is mindfulness? Why mindfulness is beneficial to both teachers and students – hear about the research findings plus MiSP teacher and […]

Lego Therapy Training – Plymouth

This 2 hour training is aimed at Teachers and Teaching Assistants across Key Stages 1 – 4. LEGO Therapy was developed to improve social competence in children with autism, however it may also be helpful for children with other social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions, depression or adjustment difficulties.

Emotional Logic lesson plan training

Emotional Logic is a programme designed to improve emotional literacy and reduce depression and anxiety. This training is intended to enable school staff to deliver basic Emotional Logic teaching to class groups or individuals. Emotional Logic helps people of all ages to understand how all emotions have useful purposes, including the unpleasant ones when seen […]

Pupil Premium Conference with Professor Sonia Blandford and Marc Rowland

This conference will continue to support us on our journey of exploration regarding what the barriers to achievement are and how we break these down to help children succeed. The day will provide a combination of keynote speakers, with a national perspective, and workshops provided by local schools showcasing what has worked for them and […]

Literacy Masterclass with James Clements: Using Great Books to Create Confident, Competent Readers

Wednesday 27 March 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:30 – 12:15 There are few things more important than learning to read. If children leave primary school without mastering this vital skill, it is very hard for them to go on to do all the things they might wish to do in later life. […]

Social Media Awareness Masterclass: Promoting Good Mental Health in Schools

Friday 15 March 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:30 – 12:15 In a time dominated by technology, it is more important than ever to understand the dangers of the online community and become aware of our student’s social media use. This half day event will look at current policies in place to protect […]

School Attendance Conference: Understanding and Managing Absence

Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:30 – 16:00 “Truants and truancy have been construed as ‘problems’ in schools and the British Educational System since the introduction of compulsory schooling in the late Nineteenth Century.”(Hoyle 1998) Two decades later, and although we no longer use the same language when talking about school […]

Lego therapy training – South Molton

Lego therapy training is delivered by the Communication and Interaction team. It was developed to improve social competence in children with autism, however it may also be helpful for children with other social communication difficulties and anxiety conditions, depression or adjustment difficulties. It is aimed at Teachers and Teaching Assistants across Key Stages 1-4.

Intent! Implementation! Impact! How Does Your School Meet the Three I’s?

Tuesday 26 February 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:45 With the renewed focus on the curriculum this event will highlight practical examples where schools have considered the three I’s highlighted by OFSTED. They will share their collaborative thinking at the outset, how they disseminated the approach and how this has fundamentally […]

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