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January 2021

Tuesday 26 January 2021

New to Primary RE Subject Leadership Day 1

This is the first day of a 2 day training programme for those that are new to the role or Primary RE Subject Lead.  Over the 2 days we will look at the role of the RE Lead and ways to help you plan for high quality RE in your school.  It is essential that participants complete both days of training.

This training will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

To be confirmed

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February 2021

Tuesday 2 February 2021

RE Network Meeting on Zoom

We will be focussing on the use of Knowledge Organisers in RE.

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Thursday 4 February 2021

Managing Challenging Conversations POSTPONED UNTIL 21/22

When, how and why to have a difficult conversation.  The session will provide the skills you need and  improve your communication and listening skills.

This training will be delivered by Definitely HR and Peter French.

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Tuesday 9 February 2021

Implementing the Understanding Christianity Resource

This day is specifically for Primary Teachers who are new to using the Understanding Christianity resource, but whose school is already trained in this programme.

This training will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

To be confirmed

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Thursday 11 February 2021

Roles & Responsibilities for new governors in church schools

What are the special features of church school governance? 

An introduction for all new governors in church schools.

This training will be delivered by Peter French.

To be confirmed

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March 2021

Tuesday 2 March 2021

New to Primary RE Subject Leadership Day 2

This is the second day of a 2-day training programme for those that are new to the role or Primary RE Subject Lead.  Over the two days we will look at the role of the RE Lead and ways to help you plan for high quality RE in your school.  It is essential that participants complete both days of training.

This training will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

To be confirmed

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Wednesday 3 March 2021

Managing Allegations

Guidance on managing allegations made against those working in schools, an understanding of duty of care.  Greater awareness of safer cultures in schools.

This traiining will be delivered by Jill Sneddon, Independent consultant accredited by Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

To be confirmed

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Tuesday 9 March 2021

Headteachers' Conference: Overcoming Disadvantage

Archbishop Stephen Cottrell will give a keynote address on the opportunities for overcoming disadvantage through an education for life which is deeply Christian and serves the common good.

Kerry Palmer will explain how Christian Aid's Global Neighbours scheme seeks to encourage a deeper understanding of global injustice and a Christian response to it from school pupils.

Andy Lakatos, Ofsted Lead Inspector and School Effectiveness Adviser for the Diocesan Board of Education, will explain Ofsted's expectations for helping disadvantaged pupils succeed in their education, with illustrations of best practice in relation to improvement planning and whole school leadership.

Matt Ward from the Leicestershire Teaching School and Mead Education Trust will give a presentation about helping Pupil Premium pupils overcome disadvantage and achieve well.

Tatiana Wilson, Diocesan Education Adviser for Vulnerable Pupils in the Exeter Diocese has recently worked with the Children's Society and the Church of England Education Office to publish 'Mental Health and Wellbeing: Towards a Whole School Approach'.  She will share insights from this and other projects, together with strategies to support school communities to enable all to live life to the full.

Dr Helena Lewis-Smith, a research psychologist at the Centre for Appearance Research, West of England University, will explore the nature and prevalence of body image concerns, and explain strategies and interventions which can be used to promote positive body image among children and young people.

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Wednesday 10 March 2021

New Chairs of Governors

What is the role of the Chair?  What special responsibilities does the Chair have?  All your questions answered and more.

This training will be delivered by Peter French.

To be confirmed

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Friday 12 March 2021

Appeals Training (and recap on Admissions)

To outline the process with VA schools and academies, what happens with appeals, and how to prepare a statement of case.  The training will be delivered by Peter French and Alex Benoy.

 

To be confirmed

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Tuesday 16 March 2021

SIAMS Updates for Headteachers

Updates and feedback on inspections so far.  Workshop to look at differentself evaluation approaches and to check your school is well prepared.  This training will be delivered by Liz Youngman.

To be confirmed

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Tuesday 16 March 2021

SIAMS Updates for Governors

Overview on SIAMS for governors outlining governor responsibilities.

This training will be delivered by Liz Youngman.

To be confirmed

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Friday 19 March 2021

Safer Recruitment FULL

Outlining the responsibilities of church school governance with particular emphasis on those who have previously been governors—looking at your experiences and how you can develop in your role.

This training will be delivered by Jill Sneddon, Independent Consultant acccredited by Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

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Tuesday 23 March 2021

Roles & Responsibilities for Existing Governors in Church Schools

Outlining the responsibilities of church school governance with particular emphasis on those who have previously been governors—looking at your experiences and how you can develop in your role.

This training will be delivered by Peter French.

To be confirmed

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April 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Understanding Christianity Day 1 (re-scheduled from 12 Jan 21)

Day 1 of the full 3-day training package fore Subject Leads new to the Understanding Christianity resource.  It is essential that participants attend all 3 days of this training.

This training will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

To be confirmed

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Thursday 29 April 2021

Inspiring Collective Worship

Drawing on experience  this will be an interactive session of ways to make collective worship invitational, inclusive and inspiring.

This event will be delivered by Jane Lewis, Schools Adviser, Diocese of Southwell and Notts, and previous trainer for Barnabas in Schools which was part of the Bible Reading Fellowship.

To be confirmed

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May 2021

Tuesday 4 May 2021

An Introduction to Safeguarding for Governors

An introduction to what is meant by safeguarding in school for new governors or for those who have not received training in recent years.  This will help them to understand school and governing body responsibilities.

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Monday 10 May 2021

Asking Challenging Questions: Challenge and Support

What is the best way for governors to ensure the right level of challenge and support for school leaders to ensure high quality provision?  Your questions answered.

This session will be delivered by Peter French.

 

To be confirmed

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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Understanding Christianity Day 2

Day 2 of the full 3-day training package fore Subject Leads new to the Understanding Christianity resource.  It is essential that participants attend all 3 days of this training.

This training will be face to face if at all possible and will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

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June 2021

Tuesday 15 June 2021

SIAMS Updates for Headteachers

Updates and feedback on inspections so far. Worship to look at different self evaluation approaches and to ensure your school is well prepared.

This session will be delivered by Liz Youngman.

To be confirmed

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Wednesday 30 June 2021

Roles & Responsibilities for Church School Governors

What are the special feature of church school governance?  A session for new governors and those who have previously been governors looking at experiences and how you can develop your role.

This session will be delivered by Peter French.

To be confirmed

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July 2021

Tuesday 6 July 2021

Understanding Christianity Day 3

Day 3 of the full 3-day training package fore Subject Leads new to the Understanding Christianity resource. It is essential that participants attend all 3 days of this training.


This training will be face to face if at all possible and will be delivered by Lesley Pollard.

to be confirmed

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Tuesday 13 July 2021

Gang Culture, Knife Crime and County Lines

This day will focus on what Gang Culture, Knife Crime and County Lines means and looks like at the local context.  Northants Police and other representatives of the CIRV Team will help DSLs and Headteachers to understand how they can help to prevent and support children and young people at risk.

The training will be delivered by Inspector Daryl Lyon, Northants Police.

To be confirmed

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