• Employing an NQT for 2019 – 2020?

  • Safer Recruitment

  • School Refuse and Recycling Service - what can schools recycle?

  • Introduction to Child Protection

  • Child Protection for the Designated Lead Role for the Childminder

  • 2019 School Holiday Camps

  • General Hospitality Assistant Roles

  • SWEET 2019 - *Revised Date* Book Now - £15

  • Adult Education Courses

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Free School Meals Checking Service (NS)
Online free school meal eligibility checker, referral checks, and reports to schools
The Education Funding team oversees the online free school meals checker and when required performs further checks for parents/carers who have referred on their application, prior to reporting to schools.

  • All of the below is subject to the current DfE consultation that closes on the 11th January 2018.
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Training & Events

28 May
Childrens' Activity Camp - 4 Day Residential
Spend your days trying your hand at as many different activities as we can squeeze into your stay. Whether you swing from the highest heights, race around on wheels or develop a new hobby, we aim to create the most memorable holiday of your life. Make new friends, face your fears, set new challenges and broaden your horizons. Please download the programme and information document, from the attachments section, this includes information on staying with us, what to bring and funding and financial assistance.
28 May
Childrens' From Page to Stage - 4 Day Residential
Calling all budding actors, musicians, dancers and singers for this one off totally Immersive Creative Experience. We will discuss, debate and devise our own drama from 'page to stage' and perform it to your families in four days... no pressure! So, bring your voice, instruments, costumes and dancing shoes to create a show on how you feel about the state of the Planet today and how we as humans are treating 'Mother Earth'. Please download the programme and information document, from the attachments section, this includes information on staying with us, what to bring and funding and financial assistance.
30 May
Level 3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators in Early Years Settings
The Early Years Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) qualification is for a Level 3 practitioner in a private, voluntary, independent setting or LA nursery. This new qualification has been developed to support early years practitioners to gain accreditation for the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to perform the Early Years SENCo role effectively. The Early Years SENCo has a key role in supporting colleagues and coordinating the response of the setting to children with SEN as set out in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice. As part of the award, practitioners complete 2 mandatory accredited SEND modules to support their professional development and to raise the status of the role of SENCo within the sector.
03 Jun
Level 4 Certificate in Higher Level Teaching Assistants
This Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants is aimed at those learners currently working as a teaching assistant who wish to progress to Higher Level Teaching Assistant status. It provides learners with the knowledge and understanding to analyse and meet the challenges that classroom assistants may encounter. Learners will also gain knowledge and skills to work with individuals and groups, gaining insight into supporting learners with special educational needs. Before you can complete this qualification, you must be working as a teaching assistant or be able to obtain voluntary or paid work experience in a school, as the role of an HLTA is to significantly improve the classroom and have impact on pupil progress. You will need to produce a portfolio of evidence and have an observation in the workplace.
03 Jun
Exclusions - the role of the board
The session will aim to give clarity: - In regard to the statutory obligations of the board - On when the panel should meet and when there isn't a requirement to do so - In regard to the role of the clerk and the panel in the process - The remit of the panel in making their consideration
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