School Types: All Academy Schools

Week of: 13 January 2020 - 19 January 2020

Teaching Grammar Effectively at KS1/KS2

The purpose of these two courses is to support teachers to teach grammar effectively and secure their own subject knowledge in grammar in order to ensure their children meet the expectations of the National Curriculum. They will tackle the big ideas and core understanding needed to be confident to teach grammar in the National Curriculum. […]

Supported Peer Moderation in Year 2

These events will be led by the Babcock LDP moderators and supported by school-based moderators. Colleagues will work in small groups supported by a moderator to moderate reading, writing and maths in Y2. Training objectives: – To structure effective peer moderation – Model effective moderation processes – To secure accurate teacher assessments Date: Monday 9 […]

Primary English Subject Leader Meetings Spring 2020 to Spring 2021

Our termly Primary English Subject Meetings are now available to book from this term all the way through to spring 2021. The cost is £75 per delegate to attend an individual meeting but if you do sign up to one of our Subject Leader packages please may we remind you that it is the schools […]

Primary PE Subject Leader Network Briefings Spring 2020

Exminster Healthy Living Centre: Monday 3 February 2020 – 13:30 to 16:30 High Bickington Community Centre: Monday 10 February 2020 – 13:00 to 16:00 If your school has subscribed to the Physical Education – Subject Leader Network Briefings, you receive one place on a PE briefing per term. Non-subscribing schools can attend at a cost […]

Primary Science Subject Leader Meeting – Spring 2020

These meetings are a chance for subject leaders to keep abreast of current thinking in their subject and discuss initiatives with like-minded teachers. Venue: Exminster Healthy Living Centre Date: Thursday 12 March 2020 Times: 9:30am – 12:15pm Schools who have purchased the Primary Science Subject Leader package will receive one free place on a meeting […]

Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training – Spring and Summer 2020

All educational establishments are expected to have a named Educational Visits Co-ordinator who is trained and remains up to date. The role of the EVC is to help ensure that young people continue to have access to a wide range of safe, high quality visits through the development of a clear and robust approach to […]

Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Update Briefings – Spring 2020

There is significant good practice across Devon which we feel should be shared and these meetings will provide a forum for discussion and debate about the policy and practice of EVC work. It is not expected for EVCs to attend EVC training every 3 years but to attend these half day network meetings as a […]

Safeguarding Child Protection Level 3 Initial Training

This is a two-day, multi-agency course for Group 3 delegates with safeguarding responsibilities and/or those working regularly with children & young people who have a duty to learn more about child protection. Key reasons to attend: Understand the need for child protection and have knowledge of the relevant procedures and referral process Understand how to […]

Termly Safeguarding Forums

Safeguarding forums offer an opportunity for professionals who have a senior role in child protection to refresh their safeguarding knowledge and understanding, receive updates and share best practice with colleagues in a similar role from a wide range of settings. Key reasons to attend: To discuss safeguarding issues To discuss changes in legislation Hear from […]

Attachment Based Mentoring

It is widely recognised that vulnerable children struggle to access learning and experience success at school. With interventions purely designed to move them on with learning, they often have difficulty engaging and making progress. Perhaps something else is needed? Attachment based mentoring is a relational, child centred and holistic approach to supporting our most vulnerable […]

An Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) for Nursery and KS2 settings

Improve your communication skills with young deaf children. Taught by a Deaf role model using BSL, with content relevant to young children’s needs. The course is designed to equip you with the skills and confidence to communicate with young deaf children who use British Sign Language or Sign Supported English. It will give you the […]

14 January 2020

Safeguarding Child Protection Level 3 Initial Training

This is a two-day, multi-agency course for Group 3 delegates with safeguarding responsibilities and/or those working regularly with children & young people who have a duty to learn more about child protection. Key reasons to attend: understand the need for child protection and have knowledge of the relevant procedures and referral process understand how to […]

Child Protection Refresher Training Group 3 and above

1 day Refresher courses are for those delegates who have already undertaken the ‘Safeguarding Children Training Level 3 – Initial Training Course’. Group 3 & above are required to attend an inter-agency safeguarding update or refresher: schools every 2 years; early years and others every 3 years. Key reasons to attend: Refresh basic knowledge and […]

Child Protection Refresher Training Group 3 and above

1 day Refresher courses are for those delegates who have already undertaken the ‘Safeguarding Children Training Level 3 – Initial Training Course’. Group 3 and above are required to attend an inter-agency safeguarding update or refresher: schools every 2 years; early years and others every 3 years. Key reasons to attend: refresh basic knowledge and […]

Bursar Briefings

This is a workshop style session, giving latest updates on issues affecting the work of Bursars. It also provides an opportunity for Bursars to meet Babcock LDP Finance Consultants, and receive updates from the Payroll Compliance Team, Devon Audit Partnership and the DCC Revenue Team. For Business Managers, Bursars and Finance Administration Staff. Dates of […]

STEM in Every Classroom

Monday 2 March 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:30 – 16:00 The conference will have a mixture of keynotes addressing the importance of having a strong STEM ethos within schools, how we can support our pupils to feel empowered to pursue a STEM career and also listening to the pupil’s perspective on projects they have worked […]

DAPH and DASH Updates: Spring Term – 13 January 2020 – Issue 1

View the latest newsletter from Devon Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH) and Devon Association of Secondary Headteachers (DASH). Subscribe to receive a copy direct to your inbox, or manage your subscription preferences via these links: DAPH and DASH.

Gain confidence and competence in delivering PSHE

Wednesday 22 April 2020 , Sandy Park, Exeter , 09:15 – 16:00 This conference will provide you with an opportunity to explore approaches and models for the teaching and learning of key elements of the PSHE curriculum. School leaders and other professionals will share insight and models for how they have approached the development of […]

How Do Adverse Childhood Experience Affect Children’s Learning and Development?

Thursday 30 April 2020 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 16:00 The affect of Adverse Childhood Experiences are not uncommon and can have a dramatic impact if they are not recognised and responded to. When children are exposed to adverse and stressful experiences, it can have a long-lasting impact on their ability to think, […]

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