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Fri, 01 May 2020 10:00 - 13:00

This is a half-day session which will provide information and guidance on key statutory compliance requirements including safeguarding & welfare which will facilitate the delivery of a safe, high quality Early Years/childcare provision, as well as information regarding the financial processes / procedures providers will need to complete in order to claim payment for the provision of FEEE places
Delegates will also be provided with information regarding the process that providers must undertake in order to be commissioned by the LA to deliver the Governments free childcare scheme for 2,3 & 4 year olds

Audience:
• Individuals looking to begin the process to register with Ofsted on the Early Years or Childcare Register
• Individuals who have begun the process to register with Ofsted on the Early Years or Childcare Register and have a proposed Ofsted registration number
• Individuals who are seeking to be commissioned by the LA to deliver the Government's free childcare scheme for 2,3 & 4 year olds. Known as the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)

Tue, 05 May 2020 08:30 - 11:30

Practitioners will develop an ethos of inclusion through discussion and observation of practice at Church Hill Nursery School. We will discuss our intentions and values regarding inclusion, our implementation of this practice discussing the possible obstacles to inclusion and the impact of moving away from purely 1:1 support for children. Developing a whole staff culture which is welcoming of children who need additional support and accepting of children with SEN.

Tue, 05 May 2020 13:30 - 15:30

This meeting will provide practitioners with an opportunity to:
• share children’s observations and assessments across all 17 ELGs
• have a shared understanding of the 17 early learning goals and exceeding descriptors
• make accurate judgements relating to the EYFS profile ‘emerging,’ ‘expected’ and exceeding
levels of attainment
• build a professional dialogue relating to children’s learning and development.

Tue, 05 May 2020 17:45 - 19:45

Level 1 – Foundation of Good Governance
Typically, it is expected that new governors will take 12 months to complete the 6 modules and 2 self-assessment booklets needed to be an accredited governor at Level 2. It is anticipated that some established governors may wish to undertake this programme in which case it will also serve as refresher training or ‘continuous governor development’ (CGD).
Level 1 examines the role and expectations of the modern day governor through the 20 key competencies set out in GAP based on the DfE’s 3 core functions of governing bodies. There are three 2 hour linked training modules and a robust self-assessment booklet to be completed.
• Module 1 Good governance
• Module 2 Understanding School Data
• Module 3 Safeguarding and Inclusion

A certificate of induction will be awarded and enable governors to progress to level 2 ‘Accreditation’.
GAP Level 2 – Accredited governance
Building on level 1, this involves three further training modules, each lasting 2 hours. Governors will evidence how they contribute to effective governance and the impact of their work through their own school experiences.
• Module 4 Driving school improvement
• Module 5 Managing relationships
• Module 6 Preparing for Ofsted

Wed, 06 May 2020 09:30 - 16:00

This session will support practitioners working with two year olds in settings and schools to develop an understanding of how the outdoor environment and learning, throughout the year, support language development and has a positive impact on two year olds well-being and development.

Wed, 06 May 2020 13:30 - 15:30

This meeting will provide practitioners with an opportunity to:
• share children’s observations and assessments across all 17 ELGs
• have a shared understanding of the 17 early learning goals and exceeding descriptors
• make accurate judgements relating to the EYFS profile ‘emerging,’ ‘expected’ and exceeding
levels of attainment
• build a professional dialogue relating to children’s learning and development.

Wed, 06 May 2020 17:30 - 18:30

These sessions will allow governors to meet, discuss and exchange ideas from governors of other governing bodies.

Wed, 06 May 2020 18:30 - 20:00

There is an expectation that no less that one governor per board attend this briefing. The intention of this briefing is to share, in an open forum, information on updates, changes and requirements that are being made that directly impact on the role of school governors. Governor Services work to ensure that these briefings are informative and considered a productive use of governor time.

Thu, 07 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30

The training consists of two sessions to support practitioners on writing Waltham Forests ‘My Early Years Support Plan’ with parents for children with developmental delay. Focusing on making these plans effective and implementing these successfully.

Tue, 12 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30

An introductory course focusing on identifying SEN in the early years, and planning effective intervention to support child’s development.

Includes sharing good practice, case studies and professional discussions.

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