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January 2020
  • Date 22 January 2020
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 22 January 2020
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. Held at The Forest. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 23 January 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Moderation meeting for KS1 teachers.
  • Date 23 January 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary A meeting for KS2 teachers.
  • Date 24 January 2020
    Time 07:45 - 17:30
    Summary This is an opportunity to visit the annual BETT exhibition which this year is held at Excel, London Docklands. Booking a place provides you with a space on the coach from Wokingham to and from Excel, London.
  • Date 24 January 2020
    Time 13:45 - 16:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 29 January 2020
    Time 09:00 - 15:00
    Summary
  • Date 29 January 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Further develop their schools provision for pupil premium children
February 2020
  • Date 04 February 2020
    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 04 February 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary A practical opportunity to identify and develop progression in coding using Scratch 3.0 with reference to the Computing Curriculum for Primary Schools and the Wokingham Primary Computing Scheme of Work.
  • Date 04 February 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary A practical opportunity to identify and develop progression in coding using Scratch 3.0 with reference to the Computing Curriculum for Primary Schools and the Wokingham Primary Computing Scheme of Work.
  • Date 04 February 2020
    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 06 February 2020
    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 06 February 2020
    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 10 February 2020
    Time 13:00 - 15:00
    Summary This session enables all Nurture Assistants (NA) trained by the Wokingham Educational Psychology Service 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...
  • Date 11 February 2020
    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. NO NEED TO BOOK ONLINE - e-calendar invites will be sent to heads email...
  • Date 11 February 2020
    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 11 February 2020
    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 12 February 2020
    Time 12:00 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 12 February 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos. The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 26 February 2020
    Time 13:30 - 17:30
    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 26 February 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This is the termly NQT Induction Lead meeting, with an opportunity to network and update on information
  • Date 27 February 2020
    Time 09:00 - 16:30
    Summary This full day course provides essential training on planning and managing school trips and the legal and health & safety framework under which schools operate. The EVC is usually a senior member of staff who supports party leaders planning school trips and checks them before submitting them to...
  • Date 28 February 2020
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 28 February 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Delegates will gain information about: STA updates. Moderation updates. Update on planning and assessment of foundation subjects project.
March 2020
  • Date 02 March 2020
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. Held at The Holt. All meetings 12.45 for a 1.00 start.
  • Date 02 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 02 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos. The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 03 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary Making effective use of Microsoft Office 365 including Teams. Exploring tools in the Office 365 suite to support school organisation, Workflow and administration.
  • Date 03 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary Making effective use of Microsoft Office 365 including Teams. Exploring tools in the Office 365 suite to support school organisation, Workflow and administration.
  • Date 04 March 2020
    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 04 March 2020
    Time 13:00 - 16:00
    Summary
  • Date 04 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary A meeting for KS1 teachers.
  • Date 05 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 17:00
    Summary A termly meeting for all Local Authority Primary school and Academy Deputy Heads
  • Date 05 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary A meeting for KS2 teachers.
  • Date 10 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An introduction to developing the use of Microsoft Office 365 in the classroom to support and engage pupils. Using Microsoft Teams to organise and safe work. Exploring the different tools including, Sway, Forms, Office and Flipgrid. Developing the use of the Microsoft Learning tools to support...
  • Date 10 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary
  • Date 10 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An introduction to developing the use of Microsoft Office 365 in the classroom to support and engage pupils. Using Microsoft Teams to organise and safe work. Exploring the different tools including Sway, Forms, Office and Flipgrid. Developing the use of the Microsoft Learning tools to support...
  • Date 11 March 2020
    Time 12:00 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 11 March 2020
    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 12 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 12 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 17 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary 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 Mash and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas. How to save...
  • Date 18 March 2020
    Time 08:30 - 11:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association. NB Date may change.
  • Date 18 March 2020
    Time 10:00 - 12:00
    Summary Schools' Forum considers matters relating to schools' funding.
  • Date 18 March 2020
    Time 12:00 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 19 March 2020
    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 19 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary An opportunity for Secondary ICT/Computing Subject Leaders to find out the latest information and updates.
  • Date 23 March 2020
    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 25 March 2020
    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 25 March 2020
    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 25 March 2020
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary Key Stage EYFS, KS1 & KS2 NQTs Who Should Attend NQTs, overseas teachers, unqualified teachers, teachers wanting to refresh knowledge Course Outline A series of sessions focusing on building teachers knowledge and understanding of Autism and how they can best support pupils...
  • Date 26 March 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:45
    Summary This session will explore ways in which Subject Leaders can prepare for an Ofsted Deep Dive in Computing that may happen as part of an Ofsted inspection.
  • Date 31 March 2020
    Time 09:00 - 16:30
    Summary A one day refresher course for those staff who have previously attended Pool Operator training.
  • Date 31 March 2020
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary An introduction to the SIMS report designing process for SIMS users
April 2020
  • Date 22 April 2020
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. Held at Piggott. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 27 April 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 28 April 2020
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary This course provides a follow up to the Standard Reporting course, further developing reporting techniques.
  • Date 29 April 2020
    Time 12:00 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 30 April 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Delegates will gain: Confidence in accurately assessing children's writing at the end of KS2. Further understanding of the assessment framework. Knowledge of good practice relating to assessment. Updated information/ key messages on teacher assessment from STA and the LA.
  • Date 30 April 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Delegates will gain: Confidence in accurately assessing children's work at the end of KS1 (English reading, writing and maths. Further understanding of the assessment frameworks for the end of the key stage. Knowledge of good practice relating to assessment. Updated information/ key messages on...
May 2020
  • Date 01 May 2020
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 13 May 2020
    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 May 2020
    Time 10:00 - 13:00
    Summary BWSCP Leaders' Forum.
  • Date 13 May 2020
    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 13 May 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 15 May 2020
    Time 13:45 - 16:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteachers' Association.
  • Date 18 May 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary SENCo Networks are open to all SENCos. The aim of each SENCo Network is to share practice and problem solving with colleagues. The Principal Educational Psychologist and the SEN Head of Service will co-ordinate the meetings and invite guests to present to the group. They will share news about...
  • Date 18 May 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Further develop their school's provision for pupil premium children
  • Date 20 May 2020
    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. NO NEED TO BOOK ONLINE - e-calendar invites will be sent to heads email...
  • Date 20 May 2020
    Time 09:30 - 15:30
    Summary
June 2020
  • Date 03 June 2020
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. Held at Bulmershe. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
  • Date 04 June 2020
    Time 16:15 - 17:45
    Summary Delegates will be able to : Develop provision for EAL pupils in their school. Implement a range of strategies for supporting EAL pupils inside and outside the classroom.
  • Date 09 June 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary
  • Date 10 June 2020
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 10 June 2020
    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 11 June 2020
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This is the termly NQT Induction Lead meeting, with an opportunity to network and update on information
  • Date 12 June 2020
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary Delegates will gain information about: Assessment best practice. Update on planning and assessment of foundation subjects project.
  • Date 17 June 2020
    Time 09:30 - 12:00
    Summary
  • Date 22 June 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
July 2020
  • Date 01 July 2020
    Time 08:30 - 11:00
    Summary A meeting of the Wokingham Primary Headteacher's Association
  • Date 02 July 2020
    Time 13:30 - 17:00
    Summary A termly meeting for all Local Authority Primary school and Academy Deputy Heads
  • Date 08 July 2020
    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 09 July 2020
    Time 13:00 - 13:00
    Summary A meeting for Headteachers invited to the Wokingham Secondary Federation. Held at Emmbrook Secondary School. All meetings 12.45 for a 13.00 start.
September 2020
October 2020
December 2020
  • Date 14 December 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.