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September 2019
  • Date 09 September 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 10 September 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This session is for new induction tutors and mentors or experienced induction tutors wishing to have refresher training on induction regulations and the role of the induction tutor. The course will cover: the role of Induction tutor induction regulations the teacher...
  • Date 11 September 2019
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary
  • Date 12 September 2019
    Time 10:00 - 13:00
    Summary BWSCP Leaders' Forum..
  • Date 13 September 2019
    Time 08:45 - 11:45
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
  • Date 13 September 2019
    Time 12:30 - 15:30
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
  • Date 16 September 2019
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for members of the Secondary Federation. Held at Waingels College. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 20 September 2019
    Time 13:45 - 16:00
    Summary An AGM meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 24 September 2019
    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 25 September 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary Training for new and recently appointed Data Protection Officers (DPO) to help them understand their role. Although aimed at those who are new to the role, it may also be suitable for DPOs that feel in need of a refresher relating to Data Protection/GDPR in schools.
  • Date 26 September 2019
    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 26 September 2019
    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 30 September 2019
    Time 09:30 - 12:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
  • Date 30 September 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
October 2019
  • Date 02 October 2019
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary
  • Date 02 October 2019
    Time 13:00 - 16:30
    Summary This is a half-day refresher for Headteachers and Senior Leaders who have previously attended the WBC full day course on Health and Safety Management. A 3-yearly refresher course is advisable. This interactive course will allow delegates to raise issues and ask questions to help gain a fuller...
  • 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 03 October 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This is the termly NQT Induction Lead meeting, with an opportunity to network and update on information
  • Date 08 October 2019
    Time 09:30 - 15:15
    Summary This is a six day training course run by the Educational Psychology Service (EPS) for TAs and Teachers interested in learning more about how to devise and run interventions for children who present with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. Each delegate will leave the Course with a...
  • 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 - 12:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
  • 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 09 October 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
  • 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 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary Details to follow
  • 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 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary 2019/20 dates15th Oct.11th Mar, 9th June
  • 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 16 October 2019
    Time 10:00 - 12:00
    Summary Schools' Forum considers matters relating to schools' funding.
  • 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 18 October 2019
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary Details to follow
  • Date 18 October 2019
    Time 12:30 - 15:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
  • 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 21 October 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Details to follow
  • Date 21 October 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • 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 08:30 - 11:30
    Summary Please note the following dates and times for the 2019/20 headteacher briefing events. These events are open to all heads across the borough maintained and academy sector and cross phase both primary and secondary. We anticipate that the autumn date will include further update from Lee Selby HMI...
  • 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. ...
  • Date 25 October 2019
    Time 12:30 - 15:30
    Summary The Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership are inviting you to attend a Learning Event in relation to the local Serious Case Reviews that have been completed over the last 12 months. This is a good opportunity for all agencies to come together to understand their roles and...
November 2019
  • Date 05 November 2019
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for members of the Secondary Federation. Held at Oakbank. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 06 November 2019
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary
  • 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 08 November 2019
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Delegates will gain information about: Summer assessment outcomes, both locally and nationally. Update on planning and assessment of foundation subjects project. LA Assessment and Moderation Report - summer 2019. Implications for assessment of the new Ofsted inspection framework. New additions to...
  • 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 - 15:30
    Summary
  • 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 - 15:30
    Summary Details to follow
  • 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 - 17:00
    Summary A termly meeting for all Local Authority Primary school and Academy Deputy Heads
  • 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 08:30 - 11:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 20 November 2019
    Time 09:00 - 15:30
    Summary
  • Date 20 November 2019
    Time 09:00 - 15:30
    Summary
  • 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 20 November 2019
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary A series of three bespoke professional workshops for early career teachers who have completed induction and looking to develop the skills, tools and knowledge required for the next steps in their career. The sessions will be focusing on the Early Career Framework core area of Professional...
  • 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.
  • Date 03 December 2019
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary This course has been produced by School Improvement Officer Jim Mathieson in response to Development Governors identifying a need to better understand this topic. The session is aimed at helping governors understand their role and responsibilities with regard to specific groups of pupils in their...
  • Date 04 December 2019
    Time 13:00 - 16:00
    Summary
  • Date 09 December 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 11 December 2019
    Time 10:00 - 12:00
    Summary Schools' Forum considers matters relating to schools' funding.
  • Date 13 December 2019
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation, held at Addington. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.