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October 2019
  • 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 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 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 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary Delegates will be able to: Further develop their schools provision for pupil premium children
  • 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 23 October 2019
    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 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 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 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
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  • 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 use creative ICT tools to develop deeper learning opportunities. Create film, Use Green screen and Animation techniques. Develop and create soundtracks and music. From planning filming and editing, learn how pupils can use digital media to communicate their understanding.
  • Date 13 November 2019
    Time 09:15 - 12:45
    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 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 - 15:45
    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 13 November 2019
    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 solve 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 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 15 November 2019
    Time 09:15 - 12:15
    Summary
  • Date 18 November 2019
    Time 16:00 - 17:45
    Summary A network meeting for Wokingham Primary Music Subject Leaders to look at current issues in music education and share resources. The meeting will be held at Hawthorns Primary School.
  • 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
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  • Date 20 November 2019
    Time 09:00 - 15:30
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  • 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 09:00 - 16:00
    Summary A one-day course to assist site controllers/caretakers/handypersons etc. to understand their health and safety responsibilities and manage the risks associated with their activities.
  • Date 21 November 2019
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary The objectives of the day will include: Understand how to plan curriculum breadth to build cultural capital Understand the curriculum design issues involved in long-term memory Understand how to develop a curriculum progression model Understand the ...
  • 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.
  • Date 26 November 2019
    Time 16:15 - 17:45
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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
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  • Date 09 December 2019
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 10 December 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 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.