Support Staff

Download the full CPD Programme 22/23 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 2022
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27 September 20221, 9.30-12.30 

3 hour Emergency First Aid 

Learn and Inspire 

10 October 2022, 9.00-16.00 
Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools  

Learn and Inspire

10 October 2022, 9.30-11.30 

Making Playtimes successful: Session 1 - Creating a play space

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

10 October 2022, 14.00-15.00 - Remote Power Hour
Active learning – How can we engage learners outdoors? 

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors

11 October 2022, 9.00-16.00 

Paediatric First Aid Training

Flexebee

13 October 2022, 13.30-14.30 

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (1 of 6)

Oldbrook First School 

19 October 2022, 9.30-11.30 - Remote

Effective reading strategies for learners with SEND -

Teaching reading to all! 

Dr Sarah Moseley - Educational Consultant

2 November 2022, 9.30-12.30

Grammar for Support Staff 

Rachel Clarke - Director of Primary English Education Consultancy Limited

7 November 2022, 9.30-11.30 

Making Playtimes successful: Session 2 - Team Building

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

10 November 2022, 13.30-14.30 

Nursery Staff Professional Development Group (1 of 4)

Saint Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

14, 16 & 21, 23 & 28, 30 November 2022 / 11 January 2023, 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 

16 November 2022, 9.00-12.00 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

16 November 2022, 12.30-15.30 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

17 & 24 November 2022, 9.00-16.45 - Remote

Mental Health First Aider – Adult 2 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

21 November 2022, 9.30-11.30 

Making Playtimes successful: Session 3 - Active Play

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

24 November 2022, 9.30-11.30 - Remote

Making Phonics accessible and achievable for

learners with SEND

Dr Sarah Moseley - Educational Consultant

29 November 2022, 13.00-14.30 

Wellbeing series for Support Staff: Stress Less, Take Charge

Jenny Mills - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

1 December 2022, 13.30-14.30 

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (2 of 6)

TBC

Details tbc

Early Years 

Suzanne Dunne - Early Years Consultant 

Summer Term 2023

20 April & 4 May 2023, all from 10.00-12.00 - Remote

Exploring Attachment (2 sessions)  

Lisa LLoyd - Independent Psychologist & Psychotherapist

24 April 2023, 9.30-11.30 - Remote

Tackling low level disruption

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

25 April 2023, 10.30-12.30

Supporting EAL Learners: New Arrivals

Johanna Thomson - Primary Link Tutor

26 April 2023, 9.30-12.30 

Managing bereavement in schools

Rebecca Haycock - Education Development Officer with Child Bereavement UK

27 April 2023, 13.30-14.30 

Nursery Staff Professional Development Group (3 of 4)

Eaton Mill Nursery

3 May 2023, 9.00-12.00 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

3 May 2023, 12.30-15.30 

Positive Handling Training (Blended session)

Staff Safety Training Consultant 

8 May 2023, 11.00-12.00 - Remote Power Hour
Common denominators in successful behaviour management

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

15 May 2023, 9.30-11.30 - Remote
Tackling transitions

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

15 May 2023, 10.00-11.00 - Remote Power Hour

Play – How is play valued in your school?

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors 

16 May 2023, 9.30-12.30 

3 hour Emergency First Aid 

Learn and Inspire 

17 May 2023, 9.00-16.00 

Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools  

Learn and Inspire 

18 May 2023, 13.30-14.30

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (5 of 6)

TBC 

22 May 2023, 11.00-12.00 - Remote Power Hour

15 Behaviour management fundamentals you can

use tomorrow

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

23 May 2023, 13.00-14.30 

Wellbeing series for Support Staff:  

Bounce Back, Stand Strong    

Jenny Mills - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

24 May 2023, 9.30-11.30 - Remote

The power of stories for learners with complex needs –

the key to emotional literacy/ mental health and way into

literacy for all    

Dr Sarah Moseley - Educational Consultant 

8 & 15 June 2023, 9.00-16.45 - Remote

Mental Health First Aider – Adult 2 Day  

Simon Nichols - Director of Wellbeing

12 June 2023, 9.30-11.30 - Remote 

Managing behaviour positively...regardless

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

13 June 2023, 9.00-16.00 

Paediatric First Aid Training

Flexebee

19 June 2023, 11.00-12.00 - Remote Power Hour

Relational Behaviour Management-the pros (no cons)

Dave Rylane - Behaviour Consultant 

22 June 2023, 13.30-14.30

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (6 of 6)

TBC 

29 June 2023, 13.30-14.30 

Nursery Staff Professional Development Group (4 of 4)

Russel Street First School

Details tbc

Early Years 

Suzanne Dunne - Early Years Consultant 

Spring Term 2023

10 January 2022, 9.30-12.30 

3 hour Emergency First Aid 

Learn and Inspire 

10 January 2022, 13.00-16.00 
Basic Safeguarding 

Learn and Inspire 

18 January 2023, 9.30-12.30

Supporting reading for Support Staff 

Rachel Clarke - Director of Primary English Education Consultancy Limited

19 January 2023, 14.00-15.00 - Remote Power Hour

Life skills – why are they important and how can we

develop them in school?

Jo Clanfield - Director of Teach Outdoors

24 January 2022, 9.00-16.00 

Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools  

Learn and Inspire 

25 January 2022, 13.00-16.00 

Designated Safeguarding Lead 

Learn and Inspire 

26 January 2023, 13.30-14.30

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (3 of 6)

TBC 

31 January 2023, 13.00-14.30 

Wellbeing series for Support Staff: Spot, Stop, Solve 

Jenny Mills - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

1 February 2023, 9.00-16.00 

Paediatric First Aid Training

Flexebee

2 February 2023, 13.30-14.30 

Nursery Staff Professional Development Group (2 of 4)

Jubilee Wood Primary School

22 February 2023, 9.30-11.30 - Remote

Sensory Processing Disorder - how to support all learners to

participate effectively within the classroom, reducing

challenging behaviour and promoting positive mental wellbeing

Dr Sarah Moseley - Educational Consultant

1, 7, 15 & 21 March 2023, all from 9.30-15.30 

ELKLAN Speech and Language Support for 5-11 year olds

(4 sessions)

Faye Nugent - Specialist Speech and Language Therapist in Complex Needs 

2 March 2023, 13.30-14.30

Learning Mentor Professional Development Group (4 of 6)

TBC 

28 March 2023, 13.00-14.30 

Wellbeing series for Support Staff: Switch Off, Show Up  

Jenny Mills - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Details tbc

Early Years 

Suzanne Dunne - Early Years Consultant