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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.

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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
Tom Lovell
Katie Pearson
Jennie Hamey
£510 per NQT for the “package”

Pay as you go option available on request
Half termly meetingsSubject leader cluster flyer 2016-2017Half termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issuesJulia Battersby
Sarah Savage
Mike Snook
Free

Various host schools
Tuesday, October 10th, Wednesday, November 15th, Thursday, January 25th, Wednesday, March 7th, Tuesday, pril 17th, Thursday, June 7th

2.30pm to 5.45pm
Middle Leadership ProgrammeA comprehensive programme of six sessions over the year designed to develop and inspire your middle leaders. It will explore issues such as: leading with impact, leading in context, dealing with underperformance, improving aspiration and using data effectively. Julia Battersby and Sarah Savage£275
Various Schools in the locality TBA
Thursday and Friday, October 12th and 13thDeputy Head Teacher ConferenceA day and a half of speakers and workshops including Paul Warwick from Contender Charlie on Lessons in Effective Influence, Maurice Hepworh on Likeability Leadership and a host of workshops led by senior local practitionersPaul Warwick, Maurice Hepworth and others£195 non-residential
£280 residential
Tracy Park, Bath Road, Wick BS30 5RN
Wednesday, November 8th, Thursday, January 18th, Thursday, March 15th, Wednesday, May 23rd, Wednesday, June 27th
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Leadership Development for UPR TeachersHow 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£150
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Full days - Thursday, November 9th, Monday, January 29th, Wednesday, March 14th
Twilights - Thursday, November 23rd, Wednesday, January 10th, Wednesday, February 21st, Thursday, April 12th Thursday, May 3rd
Senior Leadership ProgrammeA development programme for deputy heads, assistant heads and senior leaders who have leadership aspiration. In addition, newly appointed head teachers may want to access this programme to extend their leadership potential.Andy Hind, Julia Battersby and Sarah Savage£550
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Friday, November 10th, Thursday, November 30th, Thursday, January 11th, Thursday, February 8th and Thursday, March 15th
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Early Leadership ProgrammeDevelop your future leaders. This effective five-session programme explores the key principles behind "stepping up" to leadership.`Julia Battersby and Sarah Savage£195
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Monday, February 26th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th

4pm to 5.30pm
English Subject Leaders' clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues. The first session will include a presentation from No-nonsense spelling, an update on SATs and school priorities - the focus for the cluster year.Julia BattersbyFree for all BANES schools
The next session on November 14th will be at Abbot Alphege School, Beckford Drive, Bath BA1 9AU
Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Monday, February 26th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th

4pm to 5.30pm
Maths Subject Leaders' clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues.Sarah SavageFree for all BANES schools
The next session on November 14th will be at St John's CofE Primary School, Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton BA3 2JN
Wednesday, September 27th, Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Tuesday, February 27th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th Science Subject Leaders' clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues.Mike SnookFree for all BANES schools
Locations TBA
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
Half termly meetingsSubject leader clustersHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issuesJulia Battersby
Sarah Savage
Mike Snook
Free

Various host schools
Thursdays and Fridays, October 5th and 6th and 19th and 20thSounds Write Training CourseSounds-Write is a quality first phonics programme. Its purpose is to provide classroom professionals with a comprehensive system with which to teach reading, spelling and writing. Sue RussellBookings via www.sounds-write.co.uk
Friday, October 6th
9am to noon
No Nonsense SpellingAn introduction to the concepts, approaches and materials used in No Nonsense SpellingRebecca Cosgrave£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday and Friday, October 12th and 13thDeputy Head Teacher ConferenceA day and a half of speakers and workshops including Paul Warwick from Contender Charlie on Lessons in Effective Influence, Maurice Hepworh on Likeability Leadership and a host of workshops led by senior local practitionersPaul Warwick, Maurice Hepworth and others£195 non-residential
£280 residential
Tracy Park, Bath Road, Wick BS30 5RN
Tuesday, October 31st
9am to noon
EYFS Baseline moderation session This workshop will support Reception Class teachers in making secure and robust "on entry" judgements and exploring the best way to use the data that produces.Julia Battersby£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Friday, November 3rd
9am to 3pm
Guided reading to whole class lessonsJo Payne, aka blogger MrsPTeach, will be sharing her knowledge and experiences of developing reading in her school, moving from a carousel system of guided reading to a whole class approach and the impact this has had on her pupils' learning.Jo Payne£75
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, November 7th
9am to noon
TA Training: Grammar for Grown-UpsSubject knowledge development for TAs to support their confidence of terminology and techniques within the grammar curriculum. Julia Battersby£45
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Friday, November 10th, Thursday, November 30th, Thursday, January 11th, Thursday, February 8th and Thursday, March 15th
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Early Leadership ProgrammeDevelop your future leaders. This effective five-session programme explores the key principles behind "stepping up" to leadership.`Julia Battersby and Sarah Savage£195
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, November 16th
9.15am to 2.45pm
Phonics trainingFor teaching assistants, NQTs, teachers who need a refresher or are new to the year group.Anne Harvey£70
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Monday, November 20th
9.15am to noon
ASP new data sessionA chance to explore the latest set of data using the ASP system which has replaced RAISEonline.Sarah Savage£30
Fosse Way School, Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, November 22nd
1pm to 4.30pm
Numicon taster eventA course designed to give delegates the opportunity to become confident and capable in using the Numicon approach to teach mastery and improve standards.Oxford University PressFree
Moorlands Schools Federation, Chantry Mead Road, Bath BA2 2DE
Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Monday, February 26th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th

4pm to 5.30pm
English Subject Leader's clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues. The first session will include a presentation from No-nonsense spelling, an update on SATs and school priorities - the focus for the cluster year. Julia BattersbyFree for all BANES schools
The next session on November 14th will be at Abbot Alphege School, Beckford Drive, Bath BA1 9AU
Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Monday, February 26th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th

4pm to 5.30pm
Maths Subject Leaders' clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues. Sarah SavageFree for all BANES schools
The next session on November 14th will be at St John's CofE Primary School, Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton BA3 2JN
Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, January 17th, Tuesday, February 27th, Wednesday, April 18th, Tuesday, June 26th Science Subject Leaders' clusterHalf termly cluster groups sharing best practice and exploring current issues. Please bring along examples of work and be prepared to share with colleagues. Mike SnookFree for all BANES schools
DATECOURSE COURSE DETAILSCOURSE LEADERVENUE & COST
Wednesday,
October 11th
4pm to 5.30pm
New to special: teaching mathsTop tips for those teaching maths to children with SEND and/or newly appointed. Strategies to improve
engagement, resources and practical strategies.
James Phillips
£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday, October 12th
9.15am to noon
Sensory
processing and
autism

This course is open to
anyone working with a pupil with autism in the school environment and includes what is sensory integration and creating a sensory curriculum.
Tessa Hyde
Free to BANES schools and academies
£50
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, October 19th
9.15am to 3.30pm
AET Tier 2 Core
Practical knowledge, hands-on tools and techniques for all practitioners working
directly with school-age
pupils on the autism
spectrum, in both
mainstream and specialist services, to develop their practice.
Becca Tranter
£50
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday,
November 1st
9.15am to noon
Managing anger and anxiety in
pupils with autism

Understanding why pupils with autism can have high levels of anxiety and looking at anger from an autism
perspective.
Jo Clay and
Conrad Hein Hartmann
Free to BANES schools and academies
£50 to others
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday,
November 1st
4pm to 5.30pm
New to special: Making the most of TAsFor teachers: improving the impact of TAs in the primary or special classroom.Fiona Moody£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Tuesday,
November 7th
3.45pm to 5.15pm
TEACCH Practices 1Follow on from one day
training or to refresh own practice. Focus on
environment and schedules.
Alison Reevey£35
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday,
November 9th
4pm to 6pm
Mindfulness
taster

This introduces the basic principles behind
mindfulness and offering a chance to try out the
practice. It also sets out the proven benefits of engaging with mindfulness, along with the proviso that commitment and patience are required.
Donna
Pearson and Claire-Louise
Simmonds
£30
St Keyna
Primary School, Monmouth Road, Keynsham BS31 2JP
Friday, November 10th
9.15am to 12.30pm
AET Tier 2 Extending and EnhancingDeepening delegates’
understanding including
theories of autism through ‘good autism practice’.
Advancing skills in
developing and apply
strategies to facilitate
progress and achievement for teachers, teaching
assistants, and SENDCos working with school-age
pupils on the autism
spectrum in mainstream
services.
Fiona Moody
£100
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday,
November 15th
4pm to 5.30pm
New to special: Teaching English
Top tips for those teaching English to children with SEND in special and mainstream primary schools.Sarah Keelty
£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, November 16th
9am to noon
AET Tier 2 ExtendedDeepening delegates’ understanding including theories of autism through ‘good autism practice’. Advancing skills in developing and applying strategies to facilitate progress and achievement for teachers, teaching assistants, and SENCos working with school-age pupils in mainstream or specialist settings. Delegates must have completed Tier 2 core training.Sara Tanner and Jo Chambers
Cost: £50
Room D1, Broad Lane Council Offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, BS37 7PN
Tuesday,
November 21st
3.45pm to 5.15pm
TEACCH
Practices 2

Follow on from one day
training or to refresh own practice. Focus on work systems and tasks.
Alison Reevey£35
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday,
November 29th
4pm to 5.30pm
New to special: speech and
language needs
Issues and top tips for
working with children with speech, language and communication difficulties.
Virgin Care speech and language therapist
£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday,
December 6th
9.15am to 3.30pm
AET Tier 3
For staff who may train or lead other staff in their setting, taking a leadership role that includes responsibility for developing provisions for school-age pupils on the
autism spectrum within a mainstream and specialist setting.
Becca Tranter£100
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Friday, December 8th
9am to 3.30pm
AET Tier 2 CorePractical knowledge, hands-on tools and techniques for all practitioners working
directly with school-age
pupils on the autism
spectrum, in both
mainstream and specialist services, to develop their practice.
£100
Integra Training Rooms, Little Stoke Primary School, Stoke Lane Bristol BS34 6HY
Friday, January 12th
9.15am to 3.30pm
AET Complex Needs
This session focuses on training for staff in specialist setting who support school age pupils on the autism spectrum who have complex needs. It aims to deepen
participants understanding of autism in ways which they can support pupil
participation.
Fiona Moody
£100
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesdays,
January 24th,
February 28th, March 21st, April 25th, June 6th, July 4th
3.30pm to 5.30pm
Supporting
well-being in the
classroom
Children and young people can easily become tangled in a web of negative thoughts and feelings about themselves and their lives.
Without the appropriate
responses and support from key people in their lives, these difficulties can lead to longer term mental health concerns. This course aims to equip staff to be able to support effectively children and young people in emotional distress.
Dr Veronica Roberts£195
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, January 25th
9.30am to 2.30pm
New to special: Tools for
assessment and reporting
An opportunity to hear and see how various tools are being used in different
settings
Various£TBC
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursdays, January 11th, 25th,
February 1st, 8th, 22nd, March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
Nine-session
.bFoundations Mindfulness course
The training is designed with staff in mind, and the
particular challenges they may be familiar with working in educational settings. It
offers an alternative to
traditional Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) courses, with shorter sessions and home practice designed to be accessible for busy educational staff.
Donna Pearson and Claire-Louise Simmonds
£200
St Keyna
Primary School, Monmouth Road, Keynsham BS31 2JP
Thursday and
Friday, February 22nd and 23rd
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
The Mendip School, Edmund Rack Road, Prestleigh,
Shepton Mallet BA4 4FZ
Thursday, February 22nd
4pm to 5.30pm
An introduction to dyslexia: signs and strategies 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 dyslexia.Tim Carter£30
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Wednesday, April 18th
9.30am to 3.30pm
Girls and Autism
Parents and professionals: a conference
Alison Reevey and others
£100
£40 to BANES schools and academies
£30 to BANES parents via the child’s school
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL
Thursday, April 26th
4pm to 5.30pm
Working with
pupils with
dyslexia:
assessments and interventions
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
Thursday and
Friday, June 21st and 22nd
9.15am to 3.30pm
TEACCH two-day introduction
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.Alison Reevey
£250
Fosse Way School,
Longfellow Road, Radstock BA3 3AL