School Types: All Academy Schools

Week of: 15 October 2018 - 21 October 2018

DASH Update – Autumn term – 19 October 2018 – Issue 2

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DAPH Update: Autumn Term – 19 October 2018 – Issue 2

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19 October 2018

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA)

ELSA is a national initiative with a national support network which ELSAs can link up with (electronically) to share resources and ideas, in addition to actual meetings which take place annually. The aim of the project is to build the capacity of schools to support the emotional needs of their own pupils from within their […]

NQT Masterclass: Creating Pupil Relationships

Date Change!!! 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, and positive behaviour management techniques which will help impact your pupils […]

Early Years – An audience with Julie Fisher

Following on from our successful Early Years Conference last year Julie is returning to Devon to explore some of the key themes she shared in more depth. This afternoon event will be an opportunity to hear more from Julie about how we support effective interactions with children and limit the amount of adult interference in […]

19 October 2018

New to KS1: exploring key ideas in mathematics

This day will explore key mathematics and pedagogical ideas for KS1, underpinned by the aims of the national curriculum and the five big ideas of teaching for mastery. In particular it will focus on supporting children to reason about their mathematics: notice things, use what they know, make connections and make decisions. Reasoning is at […]

New to KS2: exploring key ideas in mathematics

This day will explore key mathematics and pedagogical ideas for KS2, underpinned by the aims of the national curriculum and the five big ideas of teaching for mastery. In particular it will focus on supporting children to reason about their mathematics: notice things, use what they know, make connections and make decisions. Reasoning is at […]

Beep Beep! Days

Beep Beep! Days are a great opportunity for early year’s educators to introduce children to road safety basics, with fun activities and resources provided by Brake. You can register for your free e-pack or purchase a bumper pack for just £12.60 (per 50 children). The pack includes colouring sheets, posters, laminated activity cards, road map and A2 activity […]

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.

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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