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Code: ECTSA/21/0075 Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course

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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
- Bones
- Burns
- Minor injuries
- Seizures
- Asthma
- Anaphylaxis
- Diabetes

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.

Course Trainer
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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 09:30 - 15:30 West Exe School (ECTSA Venue) Map
SWIFT

Code: SWIFT/21/0002 Outstanding Quality of Education in Maths (Secondary)

SWIFT is delighted to be working again with Craig Barton to deliver an innovative approach to what Outstanding Quality of Education in Maths really is.  Each workshop is jam-packed full of research, resources and practical strategies. Perhaps most importantly, Craig is able to share the key lessons and practical examples he has learned in the last two years visiting schools all around the world who have taken his ideas and made them work for their contexts. 
 
Programme Overview
Each "live" workshop will take place online, hosted by Craig, with opportunities for colleagues to discuss and ask questions. At the end of each workshop, delegates will be provided with a code that gives them access to the full online pre-recorded version of the course, which contains more material than is possible to fit into a day.

With this, delegates will be able to access research, supporting materials activities, videos and more. Delegates can access the pre-recorded version of the course whenever they choose and as many times as they like, to fit around their schedule and needs. It will provide an ideal completement to the "live" workshop.   
 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 November 2021 08:45 - 15:00 Online Delivery Map
2 13 January 2022 08:45 - 15:00 Online Delivery Map
3 10 February 2022 08:45 - 15:00 Online Delivery Map
4 17 March 2022 08:45 - 15:00 Online Delivery Map
5 28 April 2022 08:45 - 15:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: VTSA/22/0001 Primary English Subject Leader Briefing (a.m.)

Local and national updates and key issues of interest for English Subject Leaders.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: VTSA/22/0002 Primary English Subject Leader Briefing (p.m. repeat)

Local and national updates and key issues of interest for English Subject Leaders.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: TTSA/22/0101 Primary Maths Subject Knowledge Twilight (Multiplication) *

Multiplication

This twilight session will use the NCETM’s ‘Five Big Ideas to Develop Mastery’ to develop teachers’ understanding of the progression in multiplication from Reception to year 6. Teachers will explore effective use of key models and images as well as key questions and structures to support pupils to develop arithmetic proficiency.


*Expertise Exchange Discount available on this course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 16:00 - 17:30 Online Delivery Map
Torbay Training SA

Code: VTSA/22/0010 Secondary Computing Professional Community - Session 1

Session 1: Assesment in Secondary
Computing
16:00-17:30|Thursday 10th February 2022
|Online

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 February 2022 16:00 - 17:30 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: SWTSA/21/0015 Health and Wellbeing Nutrition Podcasts | 11 Monthly Podcasts

Following on from Jen’s successful nutrition podcasts and webinars last year, SWIFT South are delighted to bring you eleven, 30-minute podcasts covering different areas of wellbeing and health focussing on nutrition:

•                    The power of rainbow eating

•                    Eating to boost immunity

•                    Sleep, energy and motivation

•                    Nourish the body at Christmas

•                    Simple and safe ways to detox

•                    Eating to lift your mood

•                    Low sugar Easter eating

•                    Supporting female health

•                    Supporting male health

•                    Supporting the body whilst stressed

•                    All about gut health

 

Additional information and recipes will also be provided alongside each session. The podcasts will be released monthly, starting in September 2021 through to July 2022. You will be sent an invitation link to the podcast via email each month.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2021 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
2 18 October 2021 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
3 15 November 2021 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
4 13 December 2021 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
5 17 January 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
6 14 February 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
7 14 March 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
8 18 April 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
9 16 May 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
10 13 June 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
11 18 July 2022 09:00 - 09:30 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT South

Code: ECTSA/22/0020 Staff Mental Wellbeing Week

The mental wellbeing of students has always been central to staff who work in schools. Working with young people brings its own stresses, so our own mental wellbeing needs to be carefully nurtured as well!

The experiences of recent months has brought the need to support strong mental well-being into even sharper focus.

We have assembled a range of top-quality speakers and sessions for our online webinars, all of whom are experts in their field so we are confident you will find the sessions both enjoyable and useful.

Sign-up is per school, which allows all staff access to all of the events.

Register here: https://www.sw-ift.org.uk/news/mental-wellbeing-week-2022

Timetable of events

Monday 14th February 2022
Case UK - Chrissie Evans & Sharon Jones - Managing your Mental Health and Wellbeing
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Jen McDiarmid - Eating for Mood Podcast
Available any time

Tuesday 15th February 2022
Open Minds - Helen Wilson - Practical Ways to Manage Stress
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Sunrise Psychology - Amanda Tyler - Introduction to Mindfulness
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Wednesday 16th February 2022
Psychology Associates - Dr Karen Kershaw - An Introduction to Mental Health Awareness for Line Managers
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Active Devon - Aaron Harverson - Walking for Wellbeing
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Thursday 17th February 2022
Jen McDiarmid - Interactive Live Family Cookery Session
Time TBC

Charlie Waller Trust – Developing a Wellbeing Action Plan
3.45pm – 4.45pm

Cost | FREE for SWIFT member schools | £50 per school for non-members.
Sign-up is per school, which allows all staff access to all of the events.

Register here: https://www.sw-ift.org.uk/news/mental-wellbeing-week-2022

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
2 14 February 2022 00:00 - 00:00 Online Delivery Map
3 15 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
4 15 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
5 16 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
6 16 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
7 17 February 2022 15:45 - 16:45 Online Delivery Map
8 17 February 2022 17:00 - 18:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

Code: ECTSA/21/0080 PSHE Professional Community | Crossphase

Meeting Aims
To create a support network in which schools share ideas and effective practice and discuss issues surrounding PSHE. To focus on practical solutions to common challenges and gain expert advice and guidance from PSHE lead professionals. In each meeting we will:

• Find out about development and updates in the field of PSHE
• Share and learn from good practice
• Network with colleagues from other regional schools

Agenda

2:00pm – 2:05pm: Introduction & Welcome

2:05pm – 2:55pm: Carole Clark, Inclusion Manager at Sidmouth College | Self-Harm in schools – a practitioner’s prospective
Considering self-harm in school and how we can practically support and manage. Looking at: safeguarding and recording, prevention, managing incidents, contact with parents and other agencies, supporting students to move forward. Practical resources that could be used in school.

Input from staff from Sidmouth College Student Development Centre working with students, School Counsellors working with students, and practitioners from Headlight - a Community Charity Mentoring and Support delivering a service to young people outside and inside a school setting.

2:55pm – 3:00pm: ‘Wellbeing’ Break
Colleagues to take a 5-minute break from the meeting.

3:00pm – 3:20pm: Practitioner Input | Group Discussion
Colleagues will be placed into mixed phase break out groups led by Lisa, Beverley and Amy to discuss the takeaways and strategies from Carole’s session.

3:20pm – 3:25pm: Group Feedback
Colleagues to feedback key points from the group discussions.

3:25pm – 3:45pm: Practitioner Input | Group Discussion
Colleagues will be placed into Secondary/Primary phase break out groups led by Lisa, Beverley and Amy to discuss the takeaways and strategies from Carole’s session.

3:45pm – 4:00pm: Feedback & Plenary
Community Leads to summarise key points raised from break out sessions. Lisa to summarise discussions to inform the agenda items for the next meeting.

Professional Community Leads
Lisa Whitworth, Professional Community Lead and PSHE lead at Sidmouth College brings over 20 years of experience in education, nine of which have been teaching and leading PSHE and Health and Social Care at GCSE, A Level and BTEC. Lisa also has experience in research and evaluation, middle and senior leadership. Lisa works closely with local stakeholders, including parents, police, youth and health services.

Beverley Cawthera has recently become a Specialist Leader of Education for SEMH; a role she has held the lead for at St Peter’s Primary School in Budleigh Salterton since her NASENCo qualification in 2016. She has supported colleagues in schools in her locality to help create school environments that promote, enable and nourish positive relationships.

Cost: FREE for SWIFT member schools | £25 per person for non-member schools
The session will take place online, via Zoom.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 February 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
ECTSA

Code: TTSA/22/0067 Primary Maths Subject Leader Briefing (a.m.)

This event is an opportunity for subject leaders to keep up to date with national and local priorities as well as learn from best practice. Subject leaders work collaboratively to develop leadership skills and there are opportunities for new learning in line with national and local priorities, as well as input from nationally recognised speakers.


Delegates should choose either the morning or afternoon session. 

Places limited to one per school in the first instance.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 February 2022 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery Map
SWIFT

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