Support Staff

Download the full CPD Programme 20/21 here.

Please Note: As many courses are oversubscribed schools are expected to cancel 48 hours in advance. If delegates fail to attend and no cancellation is made this will incur a £30 charge.

A cancellation scale will apply to some courses. Please see individual courses for details.

Autumn Term 2021

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27 September 2021, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

5 October 2021, 9.30-10.30 - Zoom Video

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (1 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

13 & 20 October 2021, 9.30-15.30 and 1 December 2021, 9.30-12.30

BoostingReading@Primary Intervention Programme

(3 sessions)

Sejal Payne - Education Consultant

11 October 2021, 10.00-12.00 

Supporting KS1 reluctant writers outdoors 

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

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10 November 2021, 12.30-15.30 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

8 November 2021, 9.30-11.30 & 7 March 2021, 9.30-11.30

Supporting and creating successful playtimes (2 sessions)

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors

10 November 2021, 9.00-12.00 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

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18 October 2021, 13.30-14.30 

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (1 of 3)

Oldbrook First School 

16 November 2021, 9.00-16.45 - Zoom Video

Mental Health Champion – Adult 1 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

24 November 2021, 9.00-16.00 

Paediatric First Aid Training

Tutor Care Ltd

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15, 16 & 22, 23 November 2021 / 10 & 11 January, all from 10.00-12.00 

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Status (remote)

HLTA- 'Step by step' Process / HLTA- Information Flyer / HLTA- Application Form

Victoria Lacy-Wills - Partnership Manager 

18 November 2021, 9.30-10.30

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (2 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

29 November 2021, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

Spring Term 2022

18 January 2022, 9.30-10.30 - Zoom Video

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (3 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

19 & 26 January 2022, 9.00-16.45 - Zoom Video

Mental Health First Aider – Adult 2 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

31 January 2022, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

8 February 2022, 13.30-14.30 

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (2 of 3)

Oldbrook First School 

2 March 2022, 9.00-16.45 - Zoom Video

Mental Health Champion – Adult 1 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

16 March 2022, 9.00-16.00 

Paediatric First Aid Training

Tutor Care Ltd

23 February / 9 March / 23 March / 30 March - 4 day course

ELKLAN Speech and Language Support for 5-11 year olds    

Melissa McIlhiney - Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

28 March 2022, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

28 April 2022, 9.30-10.30 - Zoom Video

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (4 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

Summer Term 2021/22

4 May 2022, 12.30-15.30 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

4 May 2022, 9.00-12.00 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

9 May 2022, 10.00-12.00 

Wild reading outdoors KS1 (supporting reluctant readers

including phonics outdoors)

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

19 May 2021, 13.30-14.30 - Zoom Video

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (3 of 3)

Oldbrook First School 

23 May 2022, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

24 May 2022, 9.30-10.30 - Zoom Video

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (5 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

9 & 16 June 2022, 9.00-16.45 - Zoom Video

Mental Health First Aider – Adult 2 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

16 June 2022, 9.30-11.30 

Dyslexia Support Series: Dyslexia Support Series:

Tips, tricks and strategies to support student learning (6 of 6) 

Paloma Forde - Education Consultant 

29 June 2022, 9.00-16.45 - Zoom Video

Mental Health Champion – Adult 1 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

11 July 2022, 13.00-15.00 

Emergency First Aid 

MK Play Association 

22 June 2021, 13.00-15.00 - Cancelled!

Loose parts play in the Early Years 

Jo Clanfield - Specialist Outdoor Teacher

30 June 2021, 9.30-12.00 - Zoom

Directing the work of additional adults 

(Support Staff Improvement Session)

Craig Duncan - Independent School Improvement Adviser