The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

Past Events & Training

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 18:00 - 19:00

This two hour session will:
. Raise awareness of Ofsted inspection process
. Raise awareness of Ofsted inspection criteria

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:15 - 10:45

Attending this course will give an overview of the health and development reviews that are offered to all children within Waltham Forest, following the Healthy Child programme https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/167998/Health_Child_Programme.pdf

Participants will gain knowledge of their local Health visiting teams, and the role that they play in assessing children's health, growth and development, as well as an understanding of the assessment tools used.

Participants will be invited to explore how we can work together to identify children's progress, strengths and needs in order to promote positive outcomes in health and wellbeing, learning and behaviour

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:45 - 10:15

Attending this course will give an overview of the health and development reviews that are offered to all children within Waltham Forest, following the Healthy Child programme https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/167998/Health_Child_Programme.pdf

Participants will gain knowledge of their local Health visiting teams, and the role that they play in assessing children's health, growth and development, as well as an understanding of the assessment tools used.

Participants will be invited to explore how we can work together to identify children's progress, strengths and needs in order to promote positive outcomes in health and wellbeing, learning and behaviour

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:00 - 17:00

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:00 - 15:30

This briefing session will be delivered by Fischer Family Trust Aspire Trainer and will give delegates information on how they can use FFT Aspire to evaluate performance, set targets and track pupils.

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:30 - 13:00

Understanding the role of the designated Safeguarding Lead Professional and key areas of responsibility
• Understanding of the legislation and guidance underpinning their organisation’s policy, procedures and practice when responding to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare
• Ability to evidence compliance with Ofsted requirements to ensure all children are safe
• Understanding the barriers that stop staff reporting concerns and how to overcome these
• Understanding of the processes followed by the MASH when a referral is made and the thresholds for intervention
• Strategies to ensure that there are systems in place to monitor and evaluate outcomes for children who are in need or suffering or at risk of suffering significant harm

There is School DSL training (full-day) on Thursday 24th January 2019 for those who are new to the role or who have not attended DSL training in the last 2 years. Please make sure you choose the correct course for your needs.

If driving, please ensure you leave enough time to find a car parking space as these are very limited in the immediate area. Also, as a courtesy to other attendees and the training lead, please arrive in good time for a prompt start - if you arrive more than 15 minutes late you may not be admitted and you may be charged the full cost of the course (£100).

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:30 - 12:00

This briefing session will be delivered by Fischer Family Trust Aspire Trainer and will give delegates information on new features and future developments coming in Aspire.

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:00 - 15:00

The annual EYFS P Moderation conference will:
• offer an insight into LBWF EYFSP data
• provide an update on the EYFSP Moderation process for 2018/2019
• Focus on Communication and Language and Mathematics in the early years.
• Provide networking opportunities and breakout sessions to learn more about how local schools teach Communication and Language and mathematic in Early Years.
• Offer ways to support boys learning and narrow the attainment gap between boys and girls.

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:30 - 15:45

A reflective project that translates child development theory and research into everyday practice, which will make a real difference to the emotional wellbeing and all round development of babies.

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:00 - 12:00

In response to requests from local School Business Managers, the WF SBM Network has been created to compliment the local SBM networks.

Its purpose is to provide a forum through which SBMs needs can be voiced regarding the guidance, support and issues they are facing collectively.

The Network agendas will be created in partnership with SBMs. Meetings are likely to include: updates and guidance from Council Services; training/development workshops; and 'clinics'.

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:15 - 18:15

Networking forum for school DSLs to keep up to date on the latest safeguarding issues
Receive safeguarding updates and briefings
Network with other DSLs
Reflect on and share best practice
Meet the safeguarding partnership
Receive support and development for DSLs

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:30 - 11:00

This drop-in will provide childminders the opportunity to come together with their children to enjoy fun activities linked to their children’s learning and development and strengthen friendships and links between other local childminders.

A childminding development worker from the Council will be running the session which will give all childminders regular access to support they may need.

There is no charge for FEEE-registered minders but there is a small fee for non-FEEE-registered minders of £1 for their first child and 50p for each additional child. If you would like to know more about registering to offer the FEEE please visit The Hub - https://thehub.walthamforest.gov.uk/education-borough/becoming-a-childcare-provider-in-waltham-forest/feee-provider-process.

On top of this we will be inviting professionals to attend these sessions. We recognise that childminders may sometimes find it hard to access services to support the needs of the children they care for. Therefore we will be inviting professionals such as Area SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), Curriculum leaders, Speech and language therapists, Health visitors, Safeguarding advisors, Early Help advisors and FEEE officers to attend some of these drop-ins. A schedule of these visits will be available shortly.

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:15 - 16:30

HENRY Training is underpinned by the latest research into the complex factors that protect against, or lead to obesity. This course recognises that childcare settings play a vital role in providing a healthy start for young children and enables staff to:

• “Attending the Healthy Start in Childcare training will support you to achieve the healthy eating and oral health elements of the Mayor’s Healthy Early Years London (HEYL) Bronze Award.”
• Adopt a consistent approach and model a healthy lifestyle to young children in their care
• Develop their knowledge about healthy meals, snacks and portion sizes for young children.
• Understand the value of active play
• Manage behaviour and build self-esteem, so that children start school emotionally prepared and ready to learn.

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 10:00 - 12:00

This is a free half-day workshop session which will provide basic statutory compliance information, guidance and best practice to FEEE providers on:
• LADO Service & Reporting Allegations
• Managers’ & DSLs’ Roles & Responsibilities
• Avoiding pitfalls
• Safer Recruitment

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:30 - 12:30

This course is a free half day work shop on child Development, using the STEPS approach to assess and monitor EYFS children with emerging or identified Special Education Needs or Disability. The developmental tools used meet EYFS and SEND Code of Practice requirements.

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:00 - 21:00

In order to understand the presentation of the data and the coverage participants will then consider their own school’s documentation and the questions this raises.
There will also be a brief introduction to the 16-18 accountability data focusing on Alps.
• Participants will understand the new accountability measures for 2018.
• Participants will be clear about the various information sources available.
• Participants will be equipped to read the key tool – the Raise (ASP) Report and Ofsted Inspection Dashboard.
• Participants will be able to use the Dashboard to formulate challenge questions.

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:30 - 19:30

Attend an information session being held by the Head of Early Years, Childcare and Business Development Service at the Walthamstow Children and Family Centre, 313 Billet Road, Walthamstow, E17 5PX on Thursday 24th January, 5.30pm – 7.30pm. This will allow attendees to ask any questions that they may have regarding the Early Years Single Funding Formula 2019-20 consultation survey.

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