Course

  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 7 Modules

    Medical Conditions Training: Asthma

    In this course we consider Asthma – how common is it and what exactly is Asthma? We consider the common triggers and symptoms that you may see and consider what to do when you have a pupil who is having an Asthma attack. Finally, we think about what ‘good’ practice looks like in schools.
  • 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.
  • 7 Modules

    Fabricated or Induced Illness: Spot & Respond

    This is an introductory course for all staff and volunteers working directly with children in schools. This course will explain what fabricated or induced illness is and some of the ways that it might manifest. We will think about the triggers for this type of abuse and some of the ways that professionals working with children might be able to identify if a child is suffering fabricated or induced illness. We will learn about the responsibilities of school and college staff in relation to this issue and think about what you should do if you think a child is suffering, or is at risk of suffering, this type of abuse.
  • 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.
  • 1 Module

    Leading on Behaviour in the Current Context

    This is a recording of a past webinar, we’ll explore how we can best understand and meet the behaviour needs of children in the current context with an aim of creating create calm, consistent classrooms and playgrounds that enable children to connect with both learning and play We’ll be learning from the Executive Head Teacher Meic Griffiths, who’ll be providing practical ideas for secondary school heads and deputies.
  • 1 Module

    Simple Ideas for Supporting School Transitions in Autumn 2021

    This is a recording of a past webinar, Assistant Head and stakeholder engagement lead Heidi Halliday will talk about the transition programme she’s developed to support the transition of children joining her large secondary school in September 2021. Whilst brilliant and impactful, many of the ideas are simple and eminently copiable!
  • 7 Modules

    Introducing a School Dog

    The course is suitable for anyone thinking of introducing a school dog to their team. The course will cover basic information about suitable school dogs. It will also answer commonly asked questions and help and encourage you to do your research to locate the correct dog for your school.