School Types: Free schools

Week of: 11 November 2019 - 17 November 2019

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. Forums aim to provide a safe environment in which to review current practices and seek […]

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 […]

Budget planning workshops

This is a workshop style session intended to help you compile your budget for 2020/21 and revise plans for future years. It will be an opportunity to refine the initial work on the Access Education Budget application and will allow a chance to discuss and amend the draft plan. This course will give you time […]

Opening Doors and Diving in: Building a Rich, Reading Curriculum

Wednesday 25 March 2020 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 15:30 Reading has been firmly re-established at the heart of the curriculum in light of the revised Education Inspection Framework. This event will support schools with both guidance on what to expect from Ofsted, in relation to reading, and also some real inspiration to […]

12 November 2019

Library Conference: Bibliotherapy for Wellbeing

Thursday 21 November 2019, Best Western Hotel, Tiverton, 09:00 – 15:30 Bibliotherapy recognises that books have the power to aid people in solving the issues they’re facing. The reading agency states “reading for pleasure can increase self-esteem, reduce symptoms of depression, help build better relationships with others, and reduce anxiety and stress”. During this year’s […]

12 November 2019

Tom Sherrington, Author of The Learning Rainforest comes to Exeter

Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear Tom Sherrington speak in Exeter! Join us for a morning with Tom Sherrington, the writer of the best-selling book ‘The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms’. Tom will speak about evidence-informed teaching and ask the question. ‘What does it […]

HLTA… your next step?

Professional Development & Career Progression opportunity for TAs The Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) role was introduced in 2003 to raise standards and tackle teacher workload.  Gaining HLTA status is verification that TAs meet the highest level nationally agreed standards for adults supporting teaching and learning, allowing schools to deploy HLTAs to cover absences, planning, preparation […]

Babcock LDP – Customer Survey

The quality of our services and our relationship with schools and academies are the key priorities for Babcock LDP. As an important customer and partner, you have access to the wide range of services Babcock LDP offers; we want to make sure we meet your expectations and serve you better. This online survey should only […]

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. Initial – Full-day – £110 + VAT For those who have not been trained in Moving and Handling previously. Refresher – Half-day – £70 […]

Primary Computing/ICT Subject Leader Update Meetings

The Primary Computing/ICT Subject Leader Update Meeting will cover the changing role of the coordinator, as well as curriculum developments, news and resource ideas. Updates to the online safety requirements and resources and a look at technology across the curriculum, with a focus on media and video use. Delegates are asked to bring along 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 and above are required to attend an inter-agency safeguarding update or refresher: schools every 2 years; early years and others every 3 years. refresh basic knowledge and understanding of child abuse […]

Calling all School Administrators! Babcock’s Annual Administrators conference is back in 2020

Tuesday 28 April 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:00 – 16:00 As a school administrator your role is varied and complex, acting as the engine room for the whole school, and with more and more tasks falling to your workload, this conference will focus on some of the pressures you experience on a daily basis. Expert […]

Fantastic new event for the spring term, Curriculum – A Strategy for Social Justice

Thursday 6 February 2020, Sandy Park, Exeter, 09:15 – 12:45 Ofsted have shifted their focus to the curriculum and referenced that this is driven by their belief that the curriculum is the key to improve social justice. This seminar will explore the ongoing challenges faced by schools to address the gap in outcomes for children […]

Only one week to go until the Babcock behaviour conference

Check out the special offer details! Bring a colleague for only £99 Thursday 21 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 […]

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