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Training Courses

The Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team deliver a variety of training courses throughout the year, taking into account key changes and the latest research.

Below are some of the courses provided by the Inclusion team. Bespoke training is also available to schools. Write Away Together training, Hi Five and FFT training can be booked by individual schools or groups of schools on dates to suit you through-out the year.

In 2017- 2018 we are delighted to be offering ‘Maximising the Performance of Teaching Assistants training (MPTA) to schools. This includes half a days training for teachers and a whole days training for TAs (or twilights). These take place in your school.

For more information please contact us on [email protected] 

These training opportunities can be found on the www.oxfordshireschoolscpd.org.uk website.

 

Course

Dates

Target   Audience

Price

New SENCO Part 1 (SENCO Survival)

For all new SENCOs, whether you are on the National SENCO Award or   not.  This will give you an overview of   the key knowledge you need in your first year as a SENCO.  (Some elements of this course will be   revisited in more depth as part of the NASENCO).

03.10.17

9.30 –   3.30

 

NEW SENCOs

and SENCOs returning to the job after a break

£180

£260 if you book with NEW SENCO PART 2 (SAVE £20)

Taking ALL children deeper in their   Maths learning

Back by popular demand this course led by Maths Consultant, Nathan   Crook, explores practical approaches to teaching maths for all pupils. Links   to the National Curriculum and assessment. Book early as this course always   sells out. 

05.10.17

9.30  - 3.30

 

SENCOs Maths lead teachers

£180

EHCP and Additional Funding   application – locality  workshop #1

Complete your additional funding or EHCP application with the support   of our Inclusion Consultants. Network with other SENCOs. Ensure our learners   in Oxfordshire get excellent bespoke provision to close the gap and succeed   in school.

10.10.17

1.00 -   4.00

 

SENCOs /

Assistant SENCOs /

Teachers

£80

Maximising the impact of Teaching   Assistants (MITA) Direct.

We are bringing the team who lead on MITA to Oxfordshire to support   school leaders in improving outcomes for learners vulnerable to   underachievement.

http://maximisingtas.co.uk/courses/mita-direct.php

 

Training in school for   teachers and teaching assistants as part of this programme is also available   from our OXSIT consultants. The whole package is available for £1300 if you   book before the 15th September. Places at this rate are limited.

Contact our team for details.   [email protected]

12.10.17

2.00- 4.30

Headteachers with SENCO or another senior leader.

£550 for

X2 delegates from each school for all 3 sessions

Closing The Gap in the Early Years

This course is designed for SENCOs who work in KS1 & 2. We will   be exploring teaching and learning in Early Years and how the inclusion of   pupils with SEN can be managed within school EY settings.  We will be looking at the tracking of   development, early identification and effective support of learning needs.

07.11.17

1.00 -   4.00

 

PRIMARY SENCOs, FOUNDATION STAGE LEADERS

£100

FFT Reading Programme

A highly effective and well evaluated reading programme aimed at KS1   also very successful in KS2 and KS3.    The programme is delivered by TAs, but is monitored and supported by a   teacher; therefore a teacher and TA   must attend both days of the course.

16.11.17

and   30.11.17

9.30 –   3.30

 

TAs, TEACHERS AND SENCOs

£400 for both

delegates for both days.

£75 for the folder

SENCO Leadership Part 1

Developing effective leadership through coaching and reflective   practice. (This course will include techniques for managing challenging   conversations).

23.11.17

9.30-12.30

 

 

 

SENCOs / Assistant SENCOs

Teachers interested in developing skills in SEN   leadership

£100

Book on all three SENCO leadership sessions and save   £30 off the total price.

Dyslexia for TAs

This popular four session course will give TAs the opportunity to   explore dyslexia in some depth. Content will cover assessment, the   difficulties pupils have, and effective support. Suitable for both primary   and secondary TAs.

09.01.18

23.01.18

06.02.18

27.02.18

9.30 –   12.30

TAs PRIMARY AND SECONDARY

£400

 

Maximising the impact of Teaching   Assistants (MITA) Direct.

We are bringing the team who lead on MITA to Oxfordshire to support   school leaders in improving outcomes for learners vulnerable to   underachievement.

http://maximisingtas.co.uk/courses/mita-direct.php

 

Training in school for teachers and teaching assistants as part of   this programme is also available from our OXSIT consultants. The whole   package is available for £1300 if you book before the 15th   September. Places at this rate are limited. Contact our team for details. [email protected]

 

11.01.18

2.00- 4.30

Headteachers with SENCO or another senior leader.

£550 for

X2 delegates from each school for all 3 sessions

EHCP and Additional Funding   application – locality  workshop #2

Complete your additional funding or EHCP application with the support   of our Inclusion Consultants. Network with other SENCOs. Ensure our learners   in Oxfordshire get excellent bespoke provision to close the gap and succeed   in school.

18.01.18

1.00 -   4.00

 

SENCOs /

Assistant SENCOs /

Teachers

£80

SENCO Leadership Part 2

‘Ofsted Ready’ – Data Analysis and Provision Management.

 

01.02.18

9.30-12.30

 

SENCOs and Assistant SENCOs. Teachers interested in   developing SEN knowledge.

£100

 

Book on all three SENCO leadership sessions and save   £30 off the total price.

Pupil Premium – Leading On Diminishing   the Difference

This course is designed for pupil premium leads and school leaders   with responsibility for leading on this area of provision. We will examine   and evaluate effective strategies, with reference to the latest research and   best practice. The course will also consider planning provision, monitoring   and tracking to create an audit trail, evaluation and reporting. Supported   time for planning how to apply the learning in your context will be allocated   in the afternoon session.

08.02.18

9.30 –   3.30

PUPIL PREMIUM LEAD, SLT

£180

New SENCO Part 2 (SENCO Still   Surviving)

A follow up to New SENCO Part 1, but also open to those taking on the   role part-way through the year or returning to the role after a break.  This session will look in more detail at   the key aspects of the role and give time for trouble-shooting around your   current issues. Reduced cost if you book Part 1 and Part 2.

20.02.18

9.30   –12.30

NEW SENCOs

and SENCOs returning to the job after a break

£100

£260 if you book with NEW SENCO PART 1 (SAVE £20)

Write Away Together (WAT)

This intervention programme, produced by FFT, uses enhanced   Assessment for Learning to work with individuals and small groups to improve   their writing.   The programme can be   used to support pupils at any key stage, from those that are just beginning   to write a couple of sentences through to extending the skills of more gifted   writers.  We recommend that TAs   experienced in delivering literacy interventions are chosen for this course,   and that they attend with the teacher who will be supporting the programme.     

06.03.18

9.30 -   3.30

TAs/TEACHERS

£200 for both delegates.

£50 for the folder

 

Pupils with English as an Additional   Language

How to support teachers to ensure all learners with EAL make progress   in learning in the classroom. Identification of need and effective   interventions to support accelerated progress.

 

1 half day consultant visit for EAL is available from the OXSIT team   to meet the needs of your school or setting is available for £530 to include   training for staff. Contact our team for details.

[email protected]

13.03.18

9.30-3.30

SENCOs, EAL co-ordinators, Teachers, TAs

£180

SENCOs and TAs leading on provision for learners   with English as an Additional Language.

Hi-Five

Aimed at pupils at Level 2 in English in KS2 and KS3, this highly   effective programme from the FFT supports the development of both reading and   writing skills.  A teacher and a TA   must attend the training.  The   accompanying file includes all the books and lesson plans needed to run the   programme.

20.03.18

9.30 -   3.30

TAs/TEACHERS

£200 for both delegates  for the day

£130 for the folder

Improving Behaviour In Schools And   Meeting Pupils With SEMH Needs

This course is designed for teachers, TAs, behaviour leaders and   SENCOs seeking to improve behaviour in schools by developing effective   provision in schools for pupils presenting with challenging behaviour and   those with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs.

22.03.18

9.30-   12.30

TAs, TEACHERS, SCHOOL BEHAVIOUR LEADS AND SENCOs

£100

Maximising the impact of Teaching   Assistants (MITA) Direct.

We are bringing the team who lead on MITA to Oxfordshire to support   school leaders in improving outcomes for learners vulnerable to   underachievement.

http://maximisingtas.co.uk/courses/mita-direct.php

 

22.03.18

2.00- 4.30

Headteachers with SENCO or another senior leader.

£550 for

X2 delegates from each school for all 3 sessions

EHCP and Additional Funding   application – locality  workshop #3

Complete your additional funding or EHCP application with the support   of our Inclusion Consultants. Network with other SENCOs. Ensure our learners   in Oxfordshire get excellent bespoke provision to close the gap and succeed   in school.

26.04.18

1.00-4.00

 

SENCOs /

Assistant SENCOs /

Teachers

£80

 

Specific Learning Difficulties (SPLD) for   Teachers

This session will look at the four specific learning difficulties   named in the Code of Practice: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and   dysgraphia.  We will be unpicking what   they all mean and thinking about how we support pupils with these   difficulties.

15.05.18

9.30 – 12.30

TEACHERS, SENCOs

£100

 

SENCO Leadership Part 3

Becoming a Super SENCO - self - evaluation and development planning.   Intervening or intervention?  What   really makes the difference? 

22.05.18

9.30-12.30

SENCOs / Assistant SENCOs

Teachers interested in developing skills in SEN   leadership

£100

Book on all three SENCO leadership sessions and save   £30 off the total price.

Oxfordshire Annual Inclusion   Conference 2018

28.06.18

9.00-4.30

SENCOS / Governors / Headteachers / Pupil premium   leaders

£150