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Please note that due to the current situation, many training courses and meetings are being held online, often using Microsoft Teams.  Please check the specific details below.

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January 2021
  • Date 27 January 2021
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary The maths programmes aims to build teacher confidence to consciously plan and deliver maths lessons to achieve consistent progress for all pupils. Through peer collaboration and guided activities, teachers will be introduced to the evidence-based recommendations to make a significant difference to...
  • Date 27 January 2021
    Time 13:30 - 14:45
    Summary Microsoft Sway This course introduces you to the functionality of Microsoft Sway a multimedia presentation tool to create: School Newsletters, Departmental or Class Blogs and news, Learning sequences, or digital stories
  • Date 27 January 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 28 January 2021
    Time 15:45 - 17:00
    Summary Microsoft Sway This course introduces you to the functionality of Microsoft Sway a multimedia presentation tool to create: School Newsletters, Departmental or Class Blogs and news, Learning sequences, or digital stories
  • Date 28 January 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
February 2021
  • Date 02 February 2021
    Time 11:00 - 11:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 02 February 2021
    Time 15:45 - 17:00
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders and the ICT in schools Team to share:Latest updates: DFE response Contract and service updates Approaches to learning and teaching the computing curriculum. Remote learning and actions for implementation and planning
  • Date 02 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at School.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 02 February 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To provide an understanding of your strengths and areas for improvement. How to ensure that you are legally compliant. Outlining the benefits of skills audits. Explanation of self-evaluation tools. Understanding the legal requirements for compliance. Overview of how to become an effective governing...
  • Date 03 February 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
  • Date 03 February 2021
    Time 13:30 - 17:30
    Summary Over the course of the session teachers will gain knowledge and understanding on: • Teachers will be able to identify the key characteristics of autism • Identify ways to support Autistic students • Understand hidden autism • Understand sensory differences and how to reduce...
  • Date 03 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 04 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 05 February 2021
    Time 09:30 - 10:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 08 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 09 February 2021
    Time 09:00 - 10:00
    Summary This will take place in Teams and a meeting link will be sent to Head Teachers Timing to be confirmed
  • Date 09 February 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT Technicians to find out the latest information and updates, and to discuss resourcing.
  • Date 09 February 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary These are termly briefings at which all governing bodies are invited to be represented by their Chair or by another governor or trustee. The briefings are led by the Head of Learning, Achievement and Partnership with WBC officers, as appropriate. There will be time allowed for questions and...
  • Date 10 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 11 February 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 23 February 2021
    Time 11:00 - 12:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 23 February 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To provide a basic knowledge of academy/free school funding and finance procedures. To explain the process for monitoring school budgets. To enable governors and trustees, in their strategic role and to effectively allocate resources to meet the objectives of the school, whilst ensuring value for...
  • Date 24 February 2021
    Time 13:30 - 17:30
    Summary Actively working alongside experienced practitioners, engaging in educational research and professional discussion these bespoke sessions will provide opportunities for Early Career Teachers to learn how to… Session 1 - Be a Leader This twilight workshop will be focused on building the...
  • Date 24 February 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:30
    Summary To outline the purpose, role and responsibilities of governance, and to increase confidence to fulfill an effective role within the governing body. Content - The strategic role of governors/ trustees. The role of the Critical Friend. Governing bodies and accountability. Two evening sessions...
  • Date 25 February 2021
    Time 13:30 - 14:45
    Summary Microsoft Forms Using Forms to create surveys and collate data. Using Forms and polling in meetings Linking Forms to other applications - e.g email, excel etc using Power Automate
March 2021
  • Date 01 March 2021
    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 if face to face or 12.30 if being held virtually.
  • Date 01 March 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To enable governors and trustees to consider strategies to respond appropriately to various concerns that may be raised by parents. CONTENT - Appropriate routes for complaints raised by parents. Levels of parent satisfaction/ dissatisfaction and reasons for making complaints. Scenarios for...
  • Date 02 March 2021
    Time 11:00 - 12:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 03 March 2021
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Designed around the Early Career Framework NQTs will actively work alongside experienced practitioners to engage in educational research, tasks and professional discussion. Session 1 – Design and plan for an inclusive curriculum Session 2 – Effective curriculum delivery Programme Day...
  • Date 04 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary Find out about the new features of Micro:bit V2 with this practical online course. No need for an actual micro:bit as coding can be done using the online editor & simulation MakeCode (although if you do have a new V2 Micro:bit all the better!) Activities will include demonstrating the...
  • Date 04 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 04 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 05 March 2021
    Time 09:30 - 10:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 08 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 09 March 2021
    Time 11:00 - 12:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 09 March 2021
    Time 18:30 - 20:30
    Summary To provide an overview of the Primary Curriculum and look at matching the curriculum to your school circumstance. CONTENT - The moral imperative for curriculum design. An overview of the curriculum: Foundation stage KS1 & KS2. Alternative curriculum models. Raise awareness of the role of...
  • Date 10 March 2021
    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. This session will be run by Sue Ellis of Capita.
  • Date 10 March 2021
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Using a workshop format, the course will include: • a review of previous learning & teaching • carefully sequenced course content including discussions, questioning, modelling, explaining, guiding & quizzing • sharing examples of practice • the expectation of...
  • Date 10 March 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary school colleagues that lead on SIMS to discuss common issues, hear about current and planned SIMS developments, share good practice and identify training needs. This session will be run by Sue Ellis of Capita.
  • Date 11 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 16 March 2021
    Time 11:00 - 12:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 17 March 2021
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary Designed around the Early Career Framework NQTs will actively work alongside experienced practitioners to engage in educational research, tasks and professional discussion. Session 1 - How Children Learn and Build on Prior Knowledge Session 2 – Increasing Challenge and Pupil Motivation ...
  • Date 17 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 17 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary Actively working alongside experienced practitioners, engaging in educational research and professional discussion these bespoke sessions will provide opportunities for Early Career Teachers to learn how to… Session 1 - Be a Leader This twilight workshop will be focused on building...
  • Date 18 March 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary This online network meeting using Microsoft Teams is 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 18 March 2021
    Time 15:45 - 17:00
    Summary Online drop in session aimed at Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders, though other school staff are very welcome to attend. The session will be run using Microsoft Teams.
  • Date 18 March 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary Understanding what skills and knowledge contribute to carrying out the core functions of governance. CONTENT - Legal requirements of the governing body. How to build relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. How to develop the commitment to challenge. Knowing your school through data and...
  • Date 23 March 2021
    Time 09:30 - 14:45
    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 23 March 2021
    Time 11:00 - 12:00
    Summary Head Teachers are invited to drop in to discuss current matters
  • Date 25 March 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary An opportunity for Secondary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders and the ICT in schools Team to share: Latest updates DFE response Contract and service updates Approaches to learning and teaching the computing curriculum. Remote learning and actions for implementation and planning
  • Date 25 March 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary The Health & Safety Forum is an opportunity for governors or trustees with an interest or responsibility for Health & Safety to meet twice a year. Each meeting has a focus and governors will also be given the opportunity to meet others and to share ideas and good practice.
April 2021
  • Date 01 April 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 02 April 2021
    Time 09:30 - 10:30
    Summary To book email us at 2 Email 0 0 0 Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk false mailto:Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk true false%> stating date, time and title of meeting. We must have the email address of the person wishing to attend. Thank you
  • Date 21 April 2021
    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 if face to face or 12.30 if being held virtually.
  • Date 28 April 2021
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary This online professional workshop will develop ICT skills needed to effectively teach ICT and computing by increasing knowledge and confidence. Outcome By the end of the workshop series NQTs will have professionally engaged with key evidence from within the Early Career Framework to...
May 2021
  • Date 10 May 2021
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To provide a key overview of the School Admissions Code. To look at the School Admissions Code and what it means for schools. How you can review your school's admissions numbers. How allocations of places are made. The process for parents' rights to appeal. Everyone on the board should know...the...
  • Date 12 May 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:45
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
June 2021
  • Date 09 June 2021
    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 if face to face or 12.30 if being held virtually.
July 2021
  • Date 07 July 2021
    Time 09:30 - 14:45
    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 08 July 2021
    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 if face to face or 12.30 if being held virtually.
September 2021
October 2021