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Quality First Teaching: for students with SEMH needs, including trauma and ACES

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Exeter Consortium and TSA
Countess Wear Community School, Glasshouse Lane, Countess Wear
Event Tutors
Various Speakers
Admin Contact
Target Audiences
Assistant Heads, Attendance Officers/Leads, Chairs of Governors, Clerks to the Governors, Deputy Heads, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Early Career Teachers (ECTs), Early Years Practitioners, ECT Induction Tutors/Mentors, Estates/Facilities Managers, Governors, Headteachers/Principals, Leaders/Managers, Meal Time Assistants (MTAs), Middle Leaders, Pastoral staff, Recently Qualified Teachers (RQTs), School Administrators, School Business Managers, SENDCOs, Senior Leaders, Subject Leaders, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, THRIVE Practitioners, Trustees, Unqualified Teachers (UQTs)
target audience
Course Types
Short Course
Course Funding Types
Autism, Behaviour, Safeguarding/Child Protection, SEND, Trauma
Event description

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Workshop Content
- Defining Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and the significance they can have on our students’ learning and development
- Sharing supportive strategies which are both relational and restorative and considering the practical implications of these
- Discussing learning and teaching approaches that can make a difference
- How to improve inclusivity and meet SEMH needs in your classroom practice

This course is for: teachers and school leaders working in an educational setting who wants to develop their personal understanding of working with young people with trauma.

This training is delivered by the award-winning School for Inspiring Talents. Our team will share real life case studies from their work on the front line, supporting children’s transformation within an educational setting.

Jules Sanders is the manager of Life Chance’s Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), and has worked in Alternative Provision and Specialist Settings as Vice Principal and Department Lead. She was previously a Trauma Informed Schools UK (TISUK) senior trainer. She has over 20 years’ experience as a qualified primary teacher and SENDCo supporting children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) specialising in inclusion, behaviour and emotional wellbeing. In recent years Jules has been the team manager within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), and a Lead for the Targeted Mental Health in Schools (TaMHS) Team in Plymouth. She has also held responsibility for the Primary Mental Health Work (PMHW) Team and the Infant Mental Health (IMH) Team.

Emily Hanbury is Head of Curriculum at School for Inspiring Talents (SfIT). She is a trained teacher and SENDCo with both special and mainstream experience . She was the CSE Project Lead for Torbay Schools with The Children’s Society and has also been Head of School at a large MLD special school. Her educational background is in Education studies and criminological research, and she has extensive volunteering experience, having worked for many years as a Childline Counsellor and Victim Support worker.

Cost: £50 for SWIFT member schools | £75 for other colleagues
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Start Date
Wednesday 12 October 2022
End Date
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 11 October 2022
14:00 - 16:30
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