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September 2018
  • Date 24 September 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Aimed at Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants and others who provide support in classrooms, this training will show how to offer good quality support for ICT, Computing and online safety in the classroom
  • Date 25 September 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary This course provides a follow up to the Standard Reporting course, further developing reporting techniques.
  • Date 25 September 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Further develop their school's provision for pupil premium children
  • Date 26 September 2018
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT Technicians to find out the latest information and updates, and to discuss resourcing. Note that the date is Wednesday and not Tuesday this term!
  • Date 26 September 2018
    Time 09:30 - 12:30
    Summary A meeting for those invited to the WSCB Main Board.
  • Date 26 September 2018
    Time 19:00 - 20:45
    Summary Suitable for childminders, PVI group practitioners and school teaching/nursery staff either new to autism, with limited knowledge of the condition, or those needing a refresher in the Early Years sector. The sessions will include a range of approaches that can be used to meet the needs of those on...
  • Date 27 September 2018
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT Technicians to find out the latest information and updates, and to discuss resourcing.
  • Date 27 September 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary This is an opportunity for Secondary Network Managers and ICT Technicians to find out the latest information and updates, discuss items of common interest, etc.
  • Date 27 September 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary This session will provide an overview of the tools available in the Smart software and how to use them to support teaching and learning.
October 2018
  • Date 02 October 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary This 2 part course is an excellent opportunity to look at Subject Leader roles and responsibilities, find out how to manage this demanding task and network with other similar colleagues. Aimed at those new to a leadership role in ICT and Computing as well as those just in need of some support. ...
  • Date 02 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Information and guidance about the play and follow-up work to support online safety education. An opportunity to view resources, lesson plans to support delivery of the CLICK! Y5/6 drama about happy, safe and healthy behaviour online.
  • Date 03 October 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Delegates will: Understand the role of the EAL leader Learn about EAL pedagogy Learn about strategies for supporting the range of EAL Learners
  • Date 04 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Learn about the day-to-day aspects of FMS, including orders, invoices, payments, recording income and dealing with petty cash. Local bank/central processes will be covered as appropriate.
  • Date 04 October 2018
    Time 13:00 - 16:00
    Summary This course will offer assistance to RE Subject Leaders, with a focus on the new revised RE Syllabus.
  • Date 04 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary A chance for RE teachers/leaders/coordinators to share ideas, hear from colleagues and learn about RE teaching.
  • Date 08 October 2018
    Time 09:00 - 16:30
    Summary It is a mandatory requirement by Wokingham Borough Council that all Head-teachers of maintained schools attend this foundation course.
  • Date 09 October 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity to meet with schools who are currently using Office 365, share experiences and good practice, and find out about the latest additions to Office 365 including Microsoft Teams.
  • Date 09 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity to meet with schools who are currently using Office 365, share experiences and good practice, and find out about the latest additions to Office 365 including Microsoft Teams.
  • Date 09 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This is the termly NQT Induction Lead meeting, with an opportunity to network and update on information
  • Date 10 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary Nurture Assistant help children and young people learn to understand their emotions and respect the feelings of those around them. They provide the time and space for pupils to think about their personal circumstances and how they manage them. They are taught through this training to devise and...
  • Date 11 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary Termly training session for Secondary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders.
  • Date 15 October 2018
    Time 08:30 - 11:30
    Summary A meeting for all Local Authority School and Academy Headteachers
  • Date 15 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Information and guidance about the play and follow-up work to support online safety education. An opportunity to view resources, lesson plans to support delivery of the CLICK! Y5/6 drama about happy, safe and healthy behaviour online.
  • Date 16 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Investigate the key functionality and features in SIMS to enable your school to run efficiently through its effective use of data. Course is aimed at Primary and Secondary school office staff who are new users of SIMS or in need of a refresher.
  • Date 16 October 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary Workshop to enable school leaders to prepare to demonstrate their school meets the Ofsted “GOOD” criteria.
  • Date 17 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Learn about the maintenance and management of staff personal, professional and contractual data, including the links between Personnel and FMS.
  • Date 17 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary An intro to active listening and communication skills working with children
  • Date 17 October 2018
    Time 13:00 - 15:00
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Further develop provision for transition, both in their school and across the borough
  • Date 18 October 2018
    Time 13:00 - 16:30
    Summary This course is designed for those with building management responsibilities such as Headteachers, School Business Managers etc., as well as staff whose roles may bring them into contact with asbestos-containing materials; for example, site controllers or IT staff.
  • Date 18 October 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary Whether you are new to Purple Mash or would just like a refresher, this session will give a tour of the different tools and content, show how to save time when planning and finding resources, show how to use Purple Mash for assessment and marking and introduce new tools and features.
  • Date 31 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Recognise how to identify signs of abuse and when it is appropriate to make a referral. Have a working knowledge Wokingham Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) Levels of Need and Intervention Thresholds Document.
  • Date 31 October 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary Managing Anxiety
  • Date 31 October 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo's from Wokingham publicy funded schools meet once a term to discuss issues affecting their role in school and meeting the needs of the children and young people with Special Educational Needs and DIsabilities (SEND). It is an opportunity to get together to share information from national and...
  • Date 31 October 2018
    Time 16:15 - 17:45
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Support beginner learners of EAL in the classroom and in small group sessions
November 2018
  • Date 01 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary Second session of a two session course aimed at Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders who are new to the post or recently appointed. First session is ICT105a on 2 October.
  • Date 02 November 2018
    Time 09:30 - 13:30
    Summary SENCo's from Wokingham publicy funded schools meet once a term to discuss issues affecting their role in school and meeting the needs of the children and young people with Special Educational Needs and DIsabilities (SEND). It is an opportunity to get together to share information from national and...
  • Date 02 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Delegates will gain information about: Summer assessment outcomes, both locally and nationally New additions to Assessment and Reporting Arrangements LA Moderation Report - Summer 2018 STA training attendedby LA assessment and moderation leads
  • Date 05 November 2018
    Time 09:30 - 11:30
    Summary
  • Date 05 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary A meeting for nominated Primary Safeguarding Leads and other safeguarding colleagues.
  • Date 06 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for Headteachers, members of Leadership Teams, ICT/Computing Subject Leaders, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Child Protection Leads and other staff to develop their understanding of e-safety/online safety policy and practice.
  • Date 06 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo's from Wokingham publicy funded schools meet once a term to discuss issues affecting their role in school and meeting the needs of the children and young people with Special Educational Needs and DIsabilities (SEND). It is an opportunity to get together to share information from national and...
  • Date 08 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 08 November 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 08 November 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary An opportunity for teachers in their first year after induction to review their career development and build effective strategies for curriculum and middle leadership.
  • Date 12 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An introduction to using Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 12 November 2018
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An introduction to using Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 14 November 2018
    Time 08:30 - 11:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 14 November 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary Anger Management and the development of social skills
  • Date 15 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Hands on course aimed at KS1 class teachers and teaching assistants with no or little experience of programming and coding. Develop understanding and confidence by exploring the main principles of computational thinking, programming and coding through 'unplugged' activities away from the computer,...
  • Date 16 November 2018
    Time 09:15 - 12:15
    Summary Delegates will be able to develop provision for EAL learners, through: An inclusive learning environment Opportunities for children to sue their home language Activities to support English language development Working with parents of children learning EAL
  • Date 21 November 2018
    Time 09:30 - 12:30
    Summary A meeting for those invited to the WSCB Main Board.
  • Date 22 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Hands on course aimed at KS2 class teachers and teaching assistants with no or little experience of programming and coding. Develop understanding and confidence by exploring the main principles of computational thinking, programming and coding through 'unplugged' activities away from the computer,...
  • Date 28 November 2018
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary Introduction to the impact of ASD
  • Date 28 November 2018
    Time 16:15 - 17:45
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Develop provision for EAL Pupils in their schools Implement a range of strategies for supporting EAL pupils inside and outside the classroom
  • Date 29 November 2018
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Aimed at users who already have some experience of Scratch, this workshop will provide a practical opportunity to understand and use some of the new features of this popular program. Available for the first time on tablets, including iPads as well as PCs, updated teaching resources for Scratch 3.0...
  • Date 29 November 2018
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary Aimed at users who already have some experience of Scratch, this workshop will provide a practical opportunity to understand and use some of the new features of this popular program. Available for the first time on tablets, including iPads as well as PCs, updated teaching resources for Scratch 3.0...
December 2018