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All CPD

On this page you will find all our CPD opportunities.

Please click through the links to find more information on each individual course

Course places can be booked by using the booking form linked below.

TBMPTS Booking form

DATECOURSE TITLECOURSE DETAILSCOURSE LEADERVENUE & COST
Across the academic yearSchool DirectInitial teacher training programme which places trainee teachers in the classroom for most of the year. This real teaching experience is supported by training held at both the University and TBMPTS.Helen GregorySchools are paid a fee for hosting a School Direct student.
Across the academic yearNQT Induction programmeInduction programme for NQTs plus mentor training. Includes full day training, half days and twilight sessionsJulia Battersby
Andy Hind
Katie Pearson
Phil Lyle
Vicky Langan
£510 per NQT for the “package”

Pay as you go option available on request
Monday, September 24th
4pm to 5,30pm
English subject leader clusters
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These popular subject leaders clusters provide an opportunity to get together to discuss and share best practice while keeping up to date with new developments.
Facilitated by SLEs and hosted by a range of schools across the
locality, these sessions will cover a range of current topics. Bring along examples of work to share, engage in professional dialogue and exchange ideas.
Naomi Boyce and Vicky Langan£30 per school for access to all subject leader clusters across the year.
First meeting Midsomer Norton Primary School BA3 2DR
Monday, September 24th
4pm to 5,30pm
Maths subject leader clusters
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These popular subject leaders clusters provide an opportunity to get together to discuss and share best practice while keeping up to date with new developments.
Facilitated by SLEs and hosted by a range of schools across the
locality, these sessions will cover a range of current topics. Bring along examples of work to share, engage in professional dialogue and exchange ideas.
Sarah Savage£30 per school for access to all subject leader clusters across the year.
First meeting Moorlands School BA2 2DE
Monday, September 24th
4pm to 5,30pm
Science subject leader clusters
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These popular subject leaders clusters provide an opportunity to get together to discuss and share best practice while keeping up to date with new developments.
Facilitated by SLEs and hosted by a range of schools across the
locality, these sessions will cover a range of current topics. Bring along examples of work to share, engage in professional dialogue and exchange ideas.
Mike Snook and Christine Richards£30 per school for access to all subject leader clusters across the year.
First meeting Longvernal Primary School BA3 2LP
Thursday, October 4th
9am to 4,30pm
Deputy head teachers' conference

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Mary Myatt will be speaking on high challenge, low threat—the implications for leadership, accountability, progress feedback and classroom practice.
In the afternoon Mary will leading a workshop on renewing and refreshing the curriculum focussing on intent, implimentation and impact.
Head teacher Damian Knollys will be running a session on leadership - it's personal.
There will be a presentation from the NAHT.
Mary Myatt, Damian Knolly and Paul WhitemanEarly bird £75 before June 30th, £95 after June 30th

Ammerdown Centre, Ammerdown Park, Radstock BA3 5SW
Thursday and Friday, October 18th and 19thHead teachers' conference

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To book on non-residential place please click here
A conference over a day-and-a-half at Bailbrook House Hotel

Keynotes from David Didau, Jean Gross and Daisy Christodoulou

David Didau is the Learning Spy and he will speaking on what if everything you knew about education was wrong?

Jean Gross will talk about raising achievement for low attaining children including those from a low income background.

Daisy Christodoulou will speak on No More Marking—how comparative judgement works.

As well as all this there will be an update from Ofsted from Catherine Leahy HMI.
David Didau, Jean Gross, Daisy Christodoulou and Catherine Leahy HMIResidential early bird £270 before June 30th £295 after June 30th
Non-residential early bird £175 before June 30th £195 after June 30th
Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath BA1 7JD
Wednesday, November 7th, Thursday, January 17th, Wednesday, March 6th, Thursday, May 2nd and Thursday, June 27th

1.30pm to 4,30pm
Leadership Development for Teachers on the Upper Pay Range

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How to meet the requirements of being on the Upper Pay Range and ensure you are making "substantial and sustained contributions" to your school's development. Chris Rush£195
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, November 7th, Thursday, November 29th, Tuesday, January 15th, Thursday, February 28th and Wednesday, March 27th
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Early Leadership Programme

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This five session programme offers opportunities to engage, inspire and challenge teachers in years two to four of their careers to develop their leadership abilities beyond the classroomSarah Savage£195
Abbot Alphege Academy, Beckford Drive, Lansdown, Bath BA1 9AU
Thursday, December 6thLeading a Mentally Healthy School
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To enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.
To equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable
approaches that can be implemented on return to school.
Alison Reevey£75
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
DATECOURSE TITLECOURSE DETAILSCOURSE LEADERVENUE & COST
NumerousNQT Induction programmeInduction programme for NQTs plus mentor training. Includes full day training, half days and twilight sessionsJulia Battersby
Andy Hind
Katie Pearson
£510 per NQT including registration with the appropriate body

Pay as you go option available on request
Tuesday October 16th and Wednesday, November 7th

9am to noon
Early Years teaching assistant development

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A two-part session exploring the key features of good practice in Early Years. A gap task will support participants to apply what they have learnt and reflect on the impact.Matthew Perrett and Lara Hain£70 for both sessions
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, October 17th

9am to noon
Strategies for improving spelling

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A session for class teachers, NQTs and teaching assistants. This session will give practical strategies that can be used in the classroom to develop skills, raise expectations and encourage independence for spelling.Karen Bazeley£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, November 8th

9am to noon
Achieving and evidencing greater depth in maths

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How can we best support our children in achieving greater depths of conceptual understanding in maths? This course will explore a range of strategies which can be used to enhance depth of understanding within the primary maths curriculum.Sarah Savage£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, November 13th

9am to noon
Developing children's inference skills in reading

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Once children are confident at decoding, how can we help them develop a deeper understanding of what the author meant and how to interpret the words on the page?Poppy Morris£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, November 15th

9.30am to 3.30pm
Phonics

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A comprehensive day of phonics training intended for NQTs, TAs, those new to teaching phonics or who need a refresh and student teachers.Anne Harvey£70
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, February 7th
1.30pm to 3.30pm
Humanities

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Taking a closer look at the effective teaching of the humanities subjects - history and geography - across key stages 1 and 2. Designed for NQTs and those wanting a refresh.Rachel Godfrey£35
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
DATECOURSE COURSE DETAILSCOURSE LEADERVENUE & COST
Thursday, September 27th
4pm to 5,30pm
New to Special: Overview

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Participants will be guided through the various aspects of SEND in schools including in school support, Education, Health and Care Plans, practical strategies for support in mainstream and special (all phases) and given signposts for further resources and advice.Alison Reevey£30
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, October 11th
9.15am to noon
Managing Anger and Anxiety in pupils with autism

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This course is open to all staff who work in schools. The course will cover understanding why pupils with autism often have high levels of anxiety and understanding anger - from an autism perspective.Jo Clay and Conrad Hein HartmannFree to BANES schools and academies
£50 to others
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, October 24th, Thursday, February 14th and Thursday, May 23rd
1.30pm to 4pm
Autism Champions primary network

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Champions are often non-teaching staff who have had significant professional development in the field of ASD.
Each session will feature a training focus, opportunities to share best practice, news and updates and focused discussions.
Becca Tranter and Jo ClayFree to BANES schools and academies
£30 to others
Tuesdays, November 6th, February 26th and June 4thAutism Champions secondary network


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Champions are often non-teaching staff who have had significant professional development in the field of ASD.
Each session will feature a training focus, opportunities to share best practice, news and updates and focused discussions.
Alison Reevey and Conrad Hein HartmannFree to BANES schools and academies
£30 to others
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, November 14th

9.15am to 3.30pm
Principles and and practices of structured TEACCHing in a mainstream school

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Treatment and Education for Autistic and Communication impaired CHildren (TEACCH) is generally acknowledged to be the most widely used set of principles and practices for living and working with people with ASD. The training is appropriate for professionals working with children and young people in mainstream settings.Alison Reevey£125
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, November 15th, March 21st and June 13th

4pm to 5,30pm
Autism Champions early years network

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Champions are often non-teaching staff who have had significant professional development in the field of ASD.
Each session will feature a training focus, opportunities to share best practice, news and updates and focused discussions.
Hannah Hobbs and Hayley Brimble£30
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, November 21st

1pm to 3pm
Working with a child with autism: practical classroom strategies
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This course is for all school staff working with a child with autism.
It will include
Creating an autism friendly classroom, strategies to support the pupil in class, to motivate the pupil, to promote positive behaviours and to promote inclusion in the playground.
Becca TranterFree to BANES schools and academies
£50 to others

Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, November 27th

9am to noon
New to Special: Numeracy

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Top tips for those teachign maths to children with SEND and/or those newly appointed.

Strategies to improve engagement, resources and practical strategies.
James Phillips£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, January 22nd
9.15am to noon
How to write social scripts
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Why social scripts are effective, how to write to increase pupils’ understanding, the rules of writing social stories and sharing examples of storiesBecca TranterFree to BANES schools and
academies, £50 to others
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, January 31st
9.30am to 4pm
Mindful Emotion Coaching
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Mindful emotion coaching is about building emotional
resilience by identifying emotional and mental health
difficulties early, talking about emotions behind behaviours and understanding the neuroscience of brain development and mindful awareness.
Neil Harris£80
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, February 5th
9am to noon
Managing anger and anxiety in pupils with autismThis course is open to all staff who work in schools. The course will cover understanding why pupils with autism often have high levels of anxiety and understanding anger - from an autism perspective.Jo Clay and Conrad Hein HartmannFree to BANES schools and academies
£50 to others
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, February 6th
4pm to 5.30pm
An introduction to dyslexia
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This course will look at strengths and weaknesses associated with the condition as well as definitions and early indicators. It will also look and effective ways to meet the needs of children with dyslexiaTim Carter£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Friday, March 8thLouise Bombèr

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Louise Michelle Bombèr is
qualified as both a specialist teacher, a therapist and a DDP certified practitioner. Louise and her team offer a range of
services supporting children and young people who have
experienced significant
relational traumas and losses to move towards learned security and recovery.
Louise’s work is informed, in the main, by Attachment Theory and Intersubjectivity Theory. As well as having written many articles, she is the author of the very popular book Inside I’m Hurting. She also wrote What About Me? and
contributed to the book Teenagers and Attachment.
Louise Bombèr £90
Somerdale
Pavilion, Tiberius Road, Keynsham BS31 2FF
Wednesday and Thursday, March 20th and 21st
9.15am to 3.30pm
TEACCH two-day introductionTreatment and Education for Autistic and Communication
impaired Children (TEACCH) is generally acknowledged to be the most widely used set of
principles and practices for living and working with people with ASD.
Alison Reevey£250
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, April 24th
4pm to 5.30pm
Working with
pupils with
dyslexia:
assessments and interventions

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This will look at a number of assessments that can be
administered to develop a more precise understanding of a pupils language
difficulties and to inform the diagnostic process.
Tim Carter£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, June 12th
9.15am to noon
Understanding Girls on the
autism spectrum
This course offers a deeper
understanding of girls with
autism, how parents can support daughters, how teachers can support girls in their class,
strategies to support girls in school
Jo ClayFree to BANES schools and
academies, £50 to others
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, June 18th
9.15am to noon
How to write social scriptsWhy social scripts are
effective, how to write to
increase pupils understanding, the rules of writing social
stories and sharing examples of stories.
Becca TranterFree to BANES schools and
academies, £50 to others
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL