Monthly Communication Archives: September 2019

SEND Conference 2019 – Making SEND Everybody’s Business

Thursday 4th June 2020 | Sandy Park, Exeter | 09:00 – 15:45 Welcome to our exciting 2020 SEND Conference! This year, through our fantastic special offer, we encourage you to invite your SEND governor to attend with you, so that the challenge of leading SEND in our schools is more widely understood and shared. Our […]

Protect your School’s Reputation: Data Protection and Cyber Security

Thursday 12th March 2020 | Sandy Park, Exeter | 09:00 – 12:30   Not everyone is comfortable in assessing whether a breach needs to be reported and with the risk of a fine, who can blame them? This seminar will include some top tips, take away guides and a personal data breach scenario to work […]

Babcock Behaviour Conference 2019: Linking Wellbeing and Learning!

Behaviour Conference – Being Good Thursday 21st November 2019 | Sandy Park, Exeter | 09:00 – 15:45 Being good isn’t just about right and wrong, following the rules or doing what we are told. It is about the whole person, their sense of self, feeling safe, intrinsic motivation, positive relationships and more. This conference will […]

Autism and Social Narratives Workshop

This is a two hour workshop and will cover the following topics: Theory and evidence based research for use of social narratives Overview of: Comic strip conversations Flow charts and Choice trees Social stories Child focused strategies/approaches Open forum to share good practise. The workshop is interactive, practical and focused on positive outcomes for pupils. […]

School Attendance Workshops

Ofsted expect schools to regularly review attendance data of vulnerable groups of students.  This should include considering how specific groups are doing when compared to their peers.  These workshops have been developed in order to support schools with presenting attendance data in a clear and effective way thereby supporting the work of senior managers in […]

A day with Jean Gross CBE in Exeter at the vocabulary conference

Wednesday 6 November 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:15 – 15:30 The term ‘word gap’ is typically used to refer to children in the Early Years or pupils starting in Reception with language development far below age related expectations, but we know that this issue affects a far wider range of children and […]

Moving and handling of children with physical difficulties

Suitable for any staff working with a child or young person who has physical/movement difficulties. (Not suitable for those working with children who have emotional or behavioural difficulties requiring physical interventions.) Subjects covered: legal requirements risk assessment handling plan intimate care personal emergency evacuation plan how to keep your back safe handling aids practical techniques […]

Courses for school timetablers

Scomis are offering the following training courses for school timetablers for 2019/2020 Maintaining the timetable in NOVA T6 – 11 October 2019 at Scomis training suite, Great Moor House, Exeter An introduction to timetabling – 6 November 2019 at Scomis training suite, Great Moor House, Exeter New for Autumn 2019 – Options Online – 13 […]

Emotional logic

Emotional logic is based around a growing set of resources that have been developed by teachers for teachers. Emotions are all useful as we adjust, even if they don’t feel great. They are not just in the mind: they are chemistry, thoughts, feelings, posture and facial expressions all rolled in together as you prepare for […]

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