Course

  • 1 Module

    Staff Wellbeing at Redruth Secondary School

    This is a presentation by Mike McGovern the Mental Health Lead Practitioner at Redruth Secondary School on Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing.  Mike's presentation was shared with mental health leads across Cornwall as part of our work with HeadStart Kernow which is a lottery funded project.  We found the session to be valuable and Mike kindly agreed it could be shared more widely.
  • 5 Modules

    Plan and Teach Well-Structured Lessons

    Teachers need to impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time.  They need to promote a love of learning, set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired.  They need to reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching and contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject areas.
  • 2 Modules

    Staff Wellbeing Policies and Charters, What Works, What Doesn’t? What Next?

    This is a recording of a past webinar. We’ll be learning from Assistant Head Lewis Adams, who’ll be providing practical ideas for school leaders and…
  • 2 Modules

    Promoting the Mental Health of Male School Staff

    This is a recording of a past webinar. During this webinar, head teacher Will Goldsmith will draw on both his personal and professional experience to…
  • 1 Module

    Understanding and responding to child to parent violence

    This is a past webinar. During this webinar, Child-Parent violence researcher Nikki Rutter will share her research to date on child to parent violence; including…
  • 1 Module

    Why and How to Implement Values Based Interviewing

    This is a recording of a past webinar. We’ll explore the power of values based interviewing as a tool to help you bring on board…
  • 8 Modules

    Laugh Your Way to Stronger Connections

    This course is for parents, carers and extended family members who want to learn creative and practical ways to playfully connect with their children. You will learn ideas and strategies for harnessing natural and spontaneous laughter, and discover how to create more opportunities for play, expression and connection.   
  • 2 Modules

    Adapting Mainstream Provision to Meet a Changing Profile of Needs

    This is a recording of a past webinar. We’ll explore the steps that mainstream settings can take to adapt their provision to meet the increasingly…
  • 5 Modules

    Simple Steps Towards Autism Friendly Classrooms

    This course will help you to understand why classrooms can be difficult places to be and to learn for autistic students. Gray shares with you a range of ideas and changes that we can make to help.
  • 1 Module

    Implementing the New EYFS Framework

    This is a recording of a past webinar. We’ll explore what the new early years framework looks like in practice by hearing about one nursery…
  • 5 Modules

    Teaching Skills Development: High Expectations

    Teacher need to establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect, set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils.
  • 1 Module

    4 Simple Ideas for Leading with Certainty in Uncertain Times

    This is a recording of a past webinar, school leaders will come together with Pooky to explore what our school communities most need from us…
  • 1 Module

    How to be your School’s Autistic Champion

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Autism specialist Jodie Smitten will talk about how the steps that you can take to lead on…
  • 1 Module

    Using Stories to Support Anxiety – Ideas for working with children aged 3 to 11

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Beck Ferrari will talk about how you can use stories to support children struggling with anxiety.  She’ll…
  • 8 Modules

    Spelling in the Primary School

    This course contains an overview of the essential knowledge spellers need to be taught to become confident and competent, independent writers.
  • 1 Module

    Taking a Whole School Trauma Informed Approach

    This is a recording of a past webinar, where we’ll explore what trauma informed practice is, why it matters and how we can implement it across our whole school. Drawing on what has worked well in the many schools they've worked with Nerys and Carolina will provide starting points for sustainable change and signpost next steps for those looking to take things further. We’ll be learning from Nerys Hughes founder of Whole Child Therapy and Carolina Critchley a Child Therapist with Whole Child Therapy, who’ll be providing practical ideas for primary school heads and deputies.
  • 1 Module

    How to Make a Success of Forest School

    This is a recording of a past webinar, primary head, Amy Harvey and Tina Rawling will talk about how they are developed and implemented Forest School for their learners. They’ll share what worked, what didn’t and give some ideas you could try in your setting.
  • 1 Module

    The One Page School Improvement Plan

    We'll learn from head teacher Dan File about how he took his school improvement plan from forty pages to one and how that one page now drives decision and action every day bought into by the entire school community. Led by primary school head Dan File, who’ll be providing practical ideas for both new and experienced primary school heads and deputies.
  • 1 Module

    Supporting Children Starting School this September

    This is a recording of a past webinar where Child & family Pastoral manager Alison Quinn, and Headteacher Jo Atherton will talk about their plans for supporting a successful start to school for children starting this September. They’ll share the steps they’ve taken to support children with special or additional needs as well as considering practical ideas for supporting a successful start for all children and families in this very strange year!
  • 1 Module

    Simple Steps to Reducing Anxieties as COVID Restrictions are Lifted

    This is a recording of a past webinar, we’ll explore the anxieties and uncertainties that students, staff and families may feel as COVID restrictions are eased and the steps that school leaders can take to minimise the impact and ensure that everyone feels safe and able to engage positively with school or college. We’ll be learning from Jessica Parker, who’ll be providing practical ideas for secondary school and college leaders.