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Code: TTSA/23/0004 ITC Level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid - 2 day

This qualification is designed for workers caring for children in the absence of their parents and meets Ofsted requirements for those working in Early Years settings. Currently the EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current paediatric First Aid certificate to be on the premises or outings at all times, when children are present.

This qualification is designed to provide essential paediatric lifesaving skills and paediatric incident management. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.

·        CPR

·        Shock, Anaphylactic shock, Electric shock

·        Bleeding

·        Burns and scalds

·        Choking

·        Suspected fractures, head, neck and back injuries

·        Poisoning

·        Foreign bodies in eyes, ears and noses

·        Bites and stings

·        Effects of extreme heat and cold

·        Febrile convulsions

·        Chronic medical conditions, including:

·        Epilepsy

·        Asthma

·        Diabetes

·        Meningitis and other serious sudden illness

Cost to Swift members:  £120 plus £25 Certification and Awarding Body fee.
Cost to other colleagues:  £180 plus £25 Certification and Awarding Body fee.

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1 30 January 2023 09:30 - 15:30 Oldway Primary School Map
2 31 January 2023 09:30 - 15:30 Oldway Primary School Map
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Code: ECTSA/22/0079 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 TBC

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

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1 01 February 2023 13:30 - 15:30 Countess Wear Community School Map
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Code: TTSA/23/0011 Primary Maths Subject Leader Briefing (a.m.)

This event is an opportunity for subject leaders to keep up to date with national priorities for mathematics and will include digging deeper into Ofsted's research review in Mathematics.

Subject leaders will work collaboratively to develop leadership skills and ensure best use of the non-statutory guidance for maths.

About the Trainer

Kate Lee is Head of School at Shiphay Learning Academy. In addition to her experience at Shiphay, Kate is a Maths Mastery Specialist Teacher and Professional Development Lead practitioner who works closely with CODE Maths Hub and NCETM.  She took part in the England/Shanghai teacher exchange in 2018, travelling to Shanghai to work alongside Chinese Maths teachers and also hosted showcase lessons on the return leg of the visit.  

Kate has successfully supported the development of Mathematics in a number of schools in Torbay through her involvement in the Maths Hub and also with the National Support School programme. This has involved her working alongside leadership teams, Maths subject leaders and classroom practitioners to develop outstanding practice in Maths and also in teaching and learning across the curriculum.

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1 02 February 2023 09:00 - 12:00 Online Map
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Code: TTSA/23/0016 Primary Maths Subject Leader Briefing (p.m. repeat)

This event is an opportunity for subject leaders to keep up to date with national priorities for mathematics and will include digging deeper into Ofsted's research review in Mathematics.

Subject leaders will work collaboratively to develop leadership skills and ensure best use of the non-statutory guidance for maths.

About the Trainer
Kate Lee is Head of School at Shiphay Learning Academy. In addition to her experience at Shiphay, Kate is a Maths Mastery Specialist Teacher and Professional Development Lead practitioner who works closely with CODE Maths Hub and NCETM. She took part in the England/Shanghai teacher exchange in 2018, travelling to Shanghai to work alongside Chinese Maths teachers and also hosted showcase lessons on the return leg of the visit.

Kate has successfully supported the development of Mathematics in a number of schools in Torbay through her involvement in the Maths Hub and also with the National Support School programme. This has involved her working alongside leadership teams, Maths subject leaders and classroom practitioners to develop outstanding practice in Maths and also in teaching and learning across the curriculum.

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1 02 February 2023 13:00 - 16:00 Online Map
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Code: SWTSA/23/0001 Dyslexia SEND Training

Training for staff at all levels in areas of Dyslexia in the classroom.

Practical guidance to support staff in delivering interventions and working with pupils with dyslexia and dyslexic traits in the classroom.

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1 07 February 2023 11:00 - 12:00 Online Map
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Code: ECTSA/22/0076 Secondary SEND Professional Community

These termly sessions are open to Secondary SENDCOs, Behaviour Support Leads and Senior Leaders from all SWIFT member schools.

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

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

Agenda TBC

Community Lead
Sally Banfield - SWIFT Professional Community Lead & Trust Champion at Dartmoor MAT


Cost: FREE for SWIFT member schools | £25 for non-member schools.
A link to access the session will be sent to participants closer to the date.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2023 14:00 - 15:30 Online Delivery Map
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Code: ECTSA/22/0064 HR Professional Community

The aim of these termly HR Professional Community 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.

February 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 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.

Microsoft Teams
All meetings will be held via Microsoft Teams. Upon booking, you will be added to the ‘HR Professional Community’ 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.

Eligibility
Open to Trust HR Managers and Business Managers from Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.

Cost: Free for SWIFT member schools.

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1 08 February 2023 14:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
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Code: TTSA/23/0006 Mathematical Big Ideas twilight workshop - A product of our times!

Session 3 of the Mathematical Big Ideas twilight workshops

The big ideas and essential understanding of multiplication

Full of useful images/representations and teaching ideas to take away with you, this twilight workshop will use the NCETM’s ‘Five Big Ideas to Develop Mastery’ to develop understanding of the progression in multiplication from Reception to Year 6. The journey from repeated addition to multiplication:

-          Equal groups

-          From addition to multiplication

-          Commutative Law

-          Tables knowledge and arrays

-          Use of variation to explore and extend

-          Place value and multiplication

-          Written multiplication

-          Unitising and effective use of manipulatives

About the Trainer
Since 2019, Chris Hallett has been Assistant Headteacher at Cockington Primary School; taking responsibility for Standards and Progress, Assessment and Maths teaching and learning. In addition to his role as Assistant Headteacher, Chris works as an SLE in maths. In this capacity Chris leads twilight workshops supporting teachers and Early Careers Teachers with their maths.

In addition to his leadership role in school, Chris has completed the NPQSL programme and the MaST (Mathematics Specialist Teacher) course.

Chris wants to build on his leadership skills and improve key aspects of his personal and professional practice in order to develop effective leadership in others around him.

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1 09 February 2023 16:00 - 17:30 Online Map
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Code: VTSA/23/0004 Primary English Subject Leader Briefing Spring (a.m)

Primary English Subject Leader Briefing Spring (a.m)

Further information on the session’s focus will be created around feedback from the Autumn Term briefing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 February 2023 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery Map
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Code: VTSA/23/0005 Primary English Subject Leader Briefing Spring (p.m repeat)

Primary English Subject Leader Briefing Spring (p.m repeat)

Further information on the session’s focus will be created around feedback from the Autumn Term briefing.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 February 2023 13:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery Map
VTSA

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