School Types: All LA Schools - LA Primary School
Week of: 14 January 2019 - 20 January 2019
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 […]
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.
Update for schools on known issues and latest filesets, plus a reminder of the funding associated with the Spring census and clarification on the recording of post looked after children.
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 […]
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 […]
Closing the Circle of Learning Conversations Metacognition and Memory Learning for Life. Three keynotes focussing on various on various elements of what makes children effective learners. Don’t miss out of this amazing opportunity and book your place today! Effective Learning Masterclass: How Children Learn Monday 21 January 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
We are reviewing the provision of special educational needs (SEN) resource bases in mainstream schools. To promote inclusion, we want to have specialist skills and expertise within all mainstream schools. By making changes to our resource base provision, we will be able to provide an equitable service for children and young people across the county […]
Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS) – Primary and Early Years Network Meetings – Spring 2019
This network meeting will explore in more depth how and when to identify any additional learning needs for an EAL child. We will consider the red flags and explore when SEN traits may mirror typical EAL development. We will also consider how to track expected EAL development, how to assess without language and how to […]
A day of practical and informative workshops for all key stages to including specialist secondary music sessions, inclusive music-making practice, early years and KS1 input, cross-curricular links including work with phonics, science and maths as well as practical sessions to invigorate and inspire music education practitioners. Friday 8 February 2019 – Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, Buckfast […]
Devon County Council are consulting on term dates for community and voluntary-controlled schools (and recommends these dates for adoption by Governors of Foundation, Voluntary Aided, Trust maintained, Academies and Free Schools). Each term has been set to be as equal in length as possible – taking into account fixed dates in the calendar such as […]
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