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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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Click on the course titles below to access more information.  To only view particular types of event, e.g. ICT, Leadership, NQT, Safeguarding, click on the Category drop down menu below.

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April 2021
  • Date 23 April 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary To book please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and title of the session
  • Date 26 April 2021
    Time 15:30 - 17:00
    Summary To request a Teams link for this session, please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • Date 27 April 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary An opportunity for Primary ICT Technicians to find out the latest information and updates
  • Date 27 April 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    Summary For Year 6 Teachers To book please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • Date 28 April 2021
    Time 13:00 - 15:00
    Summary Please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • 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...
  • Date 28 April 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    Summary Please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating date and title of session
  • Date 29 April 2021
    Time 11:00 - 13:00
    Summary All clerks are recommended to attend to ensure they keep up to date with local issues, legislative and statutory requirements, to share good practice and to develop the skills and knowledge to best support their boards. The sessions include relevant discussion topics plus training to aid...
  • Date 29 April 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary Drop in session for School ICT Technicians/Network Managers. The session will be run using Microsoft Teams.
  • Date 29 April 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary SESSION 1 A review of whole school approach to supporting the return to school Open to interested School staff and governors Email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating date and title of session
  • Date 30 April 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary SESSION 1 A review of whole school approach to supporting the return to school Open to interested School staff and governors Email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating date and title of session
May 2021
  • Date 04 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    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 06 May 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary This course is focused on how all staff within schools can use Teams to improve staff communication and collaboration. We will also look at how we can use other Microsoft/Office 365 tools to streamline admin tasks, save time and improve productivity.
  • Date 06 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary SESSION 2Social scaffolding and bereavement To book please emails Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk with the date and title
  • Date 07 May 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary SESSION 2Social scaffolding and bereavement To book please book Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk with the title and date of the session
  • Date 11 May 2021 - 13 May 2021
    Time 09:00 - 16:00
    Summary The full training for Therapeutic Thinking is a 3-day face-to-face course. The course runs on 3 consecutive days from 9am to 4pm. Attendees are required to attend all 3 full days.
  • Date 11 May 2021
    Time 14:00 - 16:00
    Summary Please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating date and session title
  • Date 11 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
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  • 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.
  • Date 13 May 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:00
    Summary Online Safety Briefing 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 latest in online safety, including the latest issues, trends, research,...
  • Date 14 May 2021
    Time 09:00 - 12:00
    Summary Introduction to Therapeutic Thinking
  • Date 19 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary Please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk stating the date and session title CROSSPHASE
  • Date 19 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary A practical introduction to using Micro:bit Classroom to support teaching simple physical computing activities using MakeCode. Micro:bit Classroom is a free online platform that allows teachers to easily manage students’ work remotely or in an actual classroom when programming the...
  • Date 19 May 2021
    Time 19:00 - 20:00
    Summary These are informal meetings to which the Development Governor from each school is invited, although others are welcome to attend. The purpose of the meetings is an exchange of information between Governor Services and governors on CPD, training and development and to share good practice.
  • Date 20 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary SESSION3 Bereavement and Loss To book, please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk and reference the date and title of the session
  • Date 20 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    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 21 May 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary SESSION 3 Bereavement and Loss To book email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and the session title
  • Date 25 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To request a Teams link to join this session, email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • Date 25 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary This session is to look at the very latest updates to Purple Mash and information from the 2Simple Team and will share best practice. this will include... Purple Mash New interface New tools and new functionality
  • Date 26 May 2021
    Time 19:00 - 20:30
    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 27 May 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To request a Teams link to join this meeting, please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
June 2021
  • Date 08 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:00
    Summary To request a Teams link to join this session, please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • 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.
  • Date 09 June 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. To Note we haven’t previously charged non traded service package...
  • Date 09 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 18:00
    Summary RQTs prebooked
  • Date 10 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary SESSION 4 Anxiety To book please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and title of the session
  • Date 11 June 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary SESSION 4 Anxiety Please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and title of the session
  • Date 14 June 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:30
    Summary Please email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk for link stating date and title of session
  • Date 14 June 2021
    Time 19:00 - 20:30
    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 15 June 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 17 June 2021
    Time 13:30 - 15:30
    Summary This course is designed for computing subject leaders. The content will help to analyse your current provision of computing within school and highlight areas for review and development. The training will focus on: Curriculum Intent - How to design and sequence the curriculum. Implementation -...
  • Date 17 June 2021
    Time 19:00 - 20:30
    Summary An overview of the system of support for children with Special Educational Needs & Disability, including school-based support and the role of the support services. Will cover: Definition of Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) The Children and Families Bill in relation to SEND. The...
  • Date 22 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To request an invitation to join this network meeting, please email schools.teams@wokingham.gov.uk
  • Date 22 June 2021
    Time 19:00 - 20:30
    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 24 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:15
    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 24 June 2021
    Time 16:00 - 17:30
    Summary To book Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and session name
  • Date 25 June 2021
    Time 09:30 - 11:00
    Summary To book a place email Schools.Teams@wokingham.gov.uk referencing the date and session name
  • Date 25 June 2021
    Time 09:30 - 13:30
    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.
July 2021
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
  • Date 09 November 2021 - 11 November 2021
    Time 09:00 - 16:00
    Summary The full training for Therapeutic Thinking is a 3-day face-to-face course. The course runs on 3 consecutive days from 9am to 4pm. Attendees are required to attend all 3 full days.
  • Date 12 November 2021
    Time 09:00 - 12:00
    Summary Introduction to Therapeutic Thinking