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Week of: 11 January 2021 - 17 January 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 for Learners with SEND

Monday 8 February 2021 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 12:45 An exciting additional SEND event introduced in response to COVID-19. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to be bringing you this additional SEND Seminar in February 2021. With our educationally renowned keynotes speakers originally booked for the 2020 SEND conference, we […]

Brave Leadership and Governance in a Changing Education Landscape

Governance in a Changing Education Landscape Brave Leadership and Governance in a Changing Education Landscape Wednesday 24 February 2021 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:30 – 12:30 The changes we have all experienced in the last year and adaptations we have had to make to our every day lives will shape our working […]

Babcock LDP – Initial training for School based attendance staff

The Education Welfare Service in Devon would like to offer a training opportunity to relatively newly appointed, school based colleagues working on attendance in schools and academies in the South West. This training opportunity is in the form of two, 2hr training sessions that will support colleagues to contextualise their work, whilst giving time to […]

Embracing Change: Turning Uncertainty into Adventure

Thursday 4 March 2021 – Virtually Hosted via Click Meetings – 09:00 – 13:00 Human beings tend to dislike the idea of uncertainty. It is full of the unknown and the unpredictable, which easily makes us anxious. Ironically, excitement contains all the same qualities, but just the term ‘excitement’ creates a very different expectation. In this […]

Babcock LDP – New SLCN and SEMH Network meetings

The SLCN needs of pupils presenting with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties can be misidentified, misunderstood or missed altogether In these two network meetings, advisory staff from the Communication and Interaction, SEMH and Educational Psychology teams will join forces to explore the links between language difficulties and behaviour and support you to find […]

Babcock LDP – Attachment Based Mentoring Course

Enabling children to connect with education through Attachment Based Mentoring (ABM). ABM meets the needs of vulnerable children by providing them with a significant adult in school who will become a key attachment figure and provide a secure base for them. The training draws on theories and research from the fields of attachment, coaching and […]

Babcock LDP – Primary P.E. Subject Leader Meetings

The PE briefing has been designed to both give some updates from several professional bodies in the delivery of PE in this current pandemic as well as an opportunity to support each other with any issues we maybe facing and give each other some ideas. This will be delivered by some directed updates as well […]

Babcock LDP – Upcoming Mathematics Training

Our Mathematics team has a variety of mathematics training coming up this term. Take a look at what they have to offer below: Maths Subject Leadership Programme – 03 February 2021 NQTs: Learning about maths teaching through studying lessons – KS2 – 26 February 2021 Primary Maths Subject Leader Meeting – Various dates from February […]

Babcock LDP – Upcoming Early Years Training

Our Early Years Foundation Stage team has a variety of Early Years training coming up this term. Take a look at what they have to offer below: Early Years Sensory Processing – 27 January 2021 Early Years – Promoting Positive Behaviour Management – 02 February 2021 Early Years SENDCo Forums Commissioned in locality areas for […]

Babcock LDP – Upcoming Communication and Interaction Training

Our Communication and Interaction team has a variety of C and I training coming up this term. Take a look at what they have to offer below: SLCN and SEMH Network meetings: Language and Behaviour – Various dates from January SLCN Module 1 Understanding and Identifying SLCN – 03 February 2021 Autism and Pathological Avoidance […]

Babcock LDP – Upcoming AET Training

AET Post 16 – Workforce Training for Managers – Various dates from January AET Post 16 – For Practitioners – Various dates from January  AET Making Sense of Autism – Schools – Various dates from January AET Leading Good Autism Practice – School – Various dates from January AET Making Sense of Autism and Leading […]

Babcock LDP – Upcoming Safeguarding Training

Our Safeguarding team has a variety of safeguarding training coming up this term. Take a look at what they have to offer below: Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Lead – 21 January 2021 Child Protection Refresher Training Group 3 and above – Various dates from January Child Protection Level 3 Initial Training – Various dates from […]

School Census Interim Bulletin – Spring 2021

Interim Bulletin – Spring Census 2021. Important update on Pupil Premium information.

12 January 2021

HLTA Preparation for Assessment 2021

The next cohort for the 3 day HLTA Preparation for Assessment will be held online, via zoom on the following dates: 5 and 12 March, and 14 May 2021. Please visit our website for more details and application form. If you have any queries please contact TADSS on 01305 833518 or email hlta.tadss@westfield.dorset.sch.uk

11 January 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day – January 2021

Programme of Events for 2021. Although there will be no public ceremony due to covid restrictions, you will find links to resources and information including pre-recorded talks which will be available from 21 January and opportunities to join zoom meetings. Please contact Ed Pawson at efpawson@gmail.com for further information.

Brexit and transactions with the EU

Following the United Kingdom’s (UK) exit from the European Union (EU) and the deal agreed on future trade and security arrangements, HMRC is in the process if introducing new regulations covering transactions in goods and services. Council Services that trade with the EU (i.e. sell or purchase goods and/or services with businesses based in EU […]

School Census Bulletin – Spring 2021

Following the Prime Ministers announcement on Monday evening, we are awaiting information from the Department for Education as to what the process will be for the Spring Census 2021 on Thursday 21 January. Please ensure you read this and subsequent bulletins to familiarise yourself with what will be required. School census bulletin 1     […]

11 January 2021

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