A consideration of the basics, such as definitions of SEND and the SEND Code of Practice, and the national picture, sources of information and recent developments.
Delegates will be given the tools to evaluate their school’s SEND provision and consider strategic leadership, accountability, structures and processes and people management.
The aim of these termly HR Hub sessions are to enable HR Managers to tap into the latest employment law updates, build upon specialist knowledge in the HR field and collaborate with fellow HR colleagues to share experiences and ideas.
Summer Term Agenda TBC
About the Facilitator
From graduating with a Business Management Degree, Josie Medforth has over 20 years business operation experience, predominantly in the education sector. She worked for 4 years as a Director of Operations for a successful Trust in Exeter, is currently providing part time interim Chief Operating Officer support for an organisation and enjoys being a Trustee for a Trust in Torbay. These roles have built her experience at an Executive Level.
Message from the Facilitator
I am really excited to be given the opportunity to facilitate the new School Operations and Resource Management Network – HR Hub. I look forward to being able to share my knowledge, experience and networks to support you by sharing ideas, key information and resources that could help you deliver your outcomes. I would very much like to work in partnership with you, therefore please feel free to contact me via the dedicated Microsoft Team that has been created.
All meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams. Upon booking, you will be added to the ‘School Operations &
Resource Management Network’ Team. From there you can access the ‘HR Hub’ channel where you can send
messages to other colleagues, ask questions, join meetings and share files.
Open to Trust HR Managers and Business Managers from Primary and Secondary Schools.
The Teen Brain Matters workshop combines the latest understanding of neuroscience and developmental psychology with practical strategies to help teachers understand the changes students are going through, and what they, as teachers, can do to support learning and personal development. The workshop has been developed for The Charlie Waller Trust by Dr John Coleman OBE, a psychologist with an international reputation for his work on the teenage years. *Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course
To work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure consistent, accurate assessment of writing across KS2.
This session is led by the KS2 Moderation Manager/ Lead and allows colleagues to discuss and refine their assessment judgements in writing by reviewing samples of writing from their own pupils and those of KS2 colleagues in other schools.
*Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course.
Join us for our summer term online Teaching & Learning Symposium!
Symposiums are wholly inclusive with the aim being to offer something for all SWIFT member schools.
A choice of workshops will be presented by colleagues and relevant outside organisations for primary colleagues, supporting a range of learning conversations and dialogues. Each online Symposium will feature four workshops, each running for a strict 25-minute period. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with two of these sessions.
June 2022 Workshops:
Staff are encouraged to deliver workshops around their subject strategies, whole school approaches, notable successes and engaging activities to take away. Details regarding the planned workshops will be sent to all member schools at least two weeks ahead of the Symposium in order for staff to consider which presentations they would like to attend.
If you wish to present your own workshop at future events, please email your idea/title and description to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: FREE for SWIFT member schools.
This event will take place online, via Zoom. A link to access the event will be sent closer to the date after booking.
The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:
- Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
- Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.
This one day Paediatric First Aid Course covers a variety of topics, including:
- Adult, child and baby CPR
- Minor injuries
Please note: This course is designed to supplement paediatric first aid provision and will not meet the Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Registration requirements. These requirements specify that at least one person who has a current full paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childminders, and any assistant who might be in sole charge of the children for any period of time, must hold a current full 2 day paediatric first aid certificate.
Annette Codner is an experienced primary school teacher. She is a Specialist Leader of Education (SLE) for Physical Education. As well as being passionate about PE, Annette also has a love of first aid and coordinates this alongside supporting pupils with medical conditions in her school.
Cost: £75 per person for SWIFT member schools / £120 for non-members.
Please note - There is a maximum capacity of 12 participants for this course.
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