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June 2019
  • Date 26 June 2019
    Time 09:30 - 12:30
    Summary This course will act both as initial training as well as refresher training for individuals who may have attended this type of training previously and now need to refresh their knowledge and understanding.
  • Date 27 June 2019
    Time 13:30 - 17:00
    Summary A termly meeting for all Local Authority school and Academy Deputy Heads.
  • Date 27 June 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary A network meeting aimed at Data Protection Officers and others involved in this area, for schools to report back on progress with Data Protection/GDPR, raise queries with the group, etc.
  • Date 27 June 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Secondary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
July 2019
  • Date 01 July 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Part of the Wokingham Secondary NQT Training Programme 2018/19
  • Date 02 July 2019
    Time 09:00 - 15:00
    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 02 July 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary How best to reach parents and provide practical advice concerning safer internet access at home. Guidance for parental management of their children's use of technology, social media.
  • Date 03 July 2019
    Time 08:30 - 11:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 03 July 2019
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary An opportunity for secondary school colleagues that lead on SIMS to discuss common issues, hear about current and planned SIMS developments, share good practice and identify training needs.
  • Date 03 July 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for primary school colleagues that lead on SIMS to get together to discuss common issues, hear about current and planned SIMS developments, share good practice and identify future training needs.
  • Date 04 July 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An introduction to using Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 04 July 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An introduction to using Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 09 July 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary Please note that this is a provisional date and is still to be confirmed. Whether you are new to Purple Mash or would just like a refresher, this is the ideal Mash Meet for you. We’ll update you on the new tools and content you a tour of the different tools and content available in Purple...
  • Date 11 July 2019
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 11 July 2019
    Time 13:30 - 17:00
    Summary This half day course is a refresher for those people who have previously attended the WBC full day course on Health and Safety Management for Heads. A 3-yearly refresher course is advisable. This interactive course will allow delegates to raise issues and ask questions to help gain a fuller...
September 2019
October 2019
  • Date 03 October 2019
    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 08 October 2019
    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 09 October 2019
    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 10 October 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary This session will provide an overview of the tools available in the latest version of the Smart Software and how to use them to support teaching and learning.
  • Date 14 October 2019
    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 14 October 2019
    Time 13:00 - 15:00
    Summary This session enables all trained Nurture Assistants (NA) to:- bring issues they experience in their role as Nurture Assistant; share good practice with fellow NAs; seek advice and support from the Educational Psychology Service in relation to their work as a NA; request input from the EPS on...
  • Date 15 October 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary A hands-on workshop exploring different ways to use Google GSuite Tools and Google Classroom with students.
  • Date 15 October 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary A chance for RE teachers/leaders/co-ordinators to share ideas, hear from colleagues and learn about RE teaching. Also, to be updated on any national news regarding RE in schools.
  • Date 15 October 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary A hands-on workshop exploring different ways to use Google GSuite Tools and Google Classroom with students.
  • Date 17 October 2019
    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 21 October 2019
    Time 09:00 - 15:00
    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 22 October 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary Making effective use of Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 22 October 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary Making effective use of Microsoft Office 365 including Teams and ways of working using the O365 suite.
  • Date 24 October 2019
    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. ...
November 2019
  • Date 07 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary An introduction to the programming/coding software Scratch 3.0 to build confidence with the software, and provide ideas for lesson opportunities. Developing the confidence to use Scratch 3.0 and introduce it to others. Identification of effective teaching strategies.
  • Date 07 November 2019
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary An introduction to the programming/coding software Scratch 3.0 to build confidence with the software, and provide ideas for lesson opportunities. Developing the confidence to use Scratch 3.0 and introduce it to others. Identification of effective teaching strategies.
  • Date 12 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary Learn how to develop and create film in the classroom including Green screen and Animation techniques, creating soundtracks and music. From planning filming and editing, learn how pupils can use digital media to communicate their ideas.
  • Date 13 November 2019
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary An opportunity for colleagues involved in the technical aspects of setting up and supporting Office 365 to meet with others in a similar position to share knowledge, experiences and good practice.
  • Date 13 November 2019
    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 ICT111a on 24 October.
  • Date 14 November 2019
    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 19 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for teachers, teaching assistants, technicians and subject leaders to develop their understanding of the use of control and data logging to support the primary curriculum. Suitable for beginners and those who have some experience. Hardware to include Data Harvest Vu/Easysense,...
  • Date 20 November 2019
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary An opportunity for secondary school colleagues that lead on SIMS to discuss common issues, hear about current and planned SIMS developments, share good practice and identify training needs.
  • Date 20 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for primary school colleagues that make significant use of Capita SIMS to get together to discuss common issues, hear about current and planned SIMS developments, share good practice and identify future training needs.
  • Date 21 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 21 November 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
December 2019
  • Date 03 December 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary A network meeting aimed at Data Protection Officers (DPOs) and others involved in this area, for schools to report back on progress with Data Protection/GDPR, raise queries with the group, etc.
  • Date 03 December 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Secondary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.