The Bath & Mendip Partnership Teaching School (TBMPTS) is an alliance of schools which adhere to the principles of a 'schools-led system' with the single aim of raising the attainment and progress of all children and young people across the area.The teaching school provides a framework to enable schools to share expertise and also commissions consultants. > Find Out More 

Autism champions early years network 26.02.20

Autism  champions are  often non-teaching staff (and unlikely to be the SENDCo)  who have had significant  professional development in field of ASD. The network meets three times a year and each time there will be:

· A training focus (to be agreed at previous session).

· Opportunities to share good practice.

· News and updates including new resources.

· Focussed discussions.

We would request that a booking be made for each session please.

Event Date 26-02-2020 1:30 pm
Event End Date 26-03-2020 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 02-09-2019
Available places 40
Cut off date 26-02-2020
Individual Price £30.00
£30.00 40
Positive behaviour support 28.02.20

Positive Behaviour Support: Reducing challenging behaviour proactively, not reactively.

This course will outline what the positive behaviour support model looks like in an everyday classroom, how to implement it and how it differs from a behaviour management/control model.

During the course, delegates will:

  • Discuss the function of behaviour as a form of communication
  • Familiarise themselves with the four main categories of behaviour
  • Formalise strategies in order to support behaviour in a positive way
  • Discuss how these strategies can support their current environment

There will also be the opportunity for delegates to take part in writing individual behaviour plans that focus on the proactive approach. 

Target audience:

SENDCO’s looking to adopt positive behaviour strategies across the whole school.  Teachers and TA’s working with children displaying challenging  behaviour. 

Event Date 28-02-2020 9:15 am
Event End Date 28-02-2020 12:15 pm
Registration Start Date 14-10-2019
Available places 40
Cut off date 28-02-2020
Individual Price £45.00
£45.00 40
Engaging with Whole School SEND and training as a SEND reviewer 13.03.20

Engaging with Whole School SEND and training as a SEND reviewer.

An opportunity to engage with Whole School SEND with a focus on the SEND review guide.

The SEND Review Guide was created with the purpose of empowering schools to improve their SEND provision.
The review guide outlines a step-by-step audit process, including examples of good practice, guidance on how to carry out a review of SEND provision and simple self-evaluation templates.

The guide helps schools to identify areas for improvement within their SEND provision; equip the school to review and create improvement plans for SEND provision and help embed a focus on SEND into normal school improvement practices.

One-day SEND Reviewer training takes attendees through the stages needed to prepare for the review, the SEND review itself and to feedback outcomes of the review with confidence. Attendees will work with the trainer to go through the guide and discuss how the review can benefit an individual school and how it can be adopted to be used in school to school support. 

This training is open only to SLEs, LLEs, NLEs and experienced SENCOs.

Attendees with need to bring a copy of the SEND Review Guide which can be downloaded from https://www.sendgateway.org.uk/whole-school-send/ and are encouraged to join the community of practice.

Event Date 13-03-2020 10:00 am
Event End Date 13-03-2020 3:00 pm
Registration Start Date 14-10-2019
Available places 39
Cut off date 13-03-2020
Individual Price £30.00
£30.00 39
Two day introduction to TEACCH 18.03.20

This course takes place on Wednesday and Thursday, March 18th and 19th

This course is aimed at professionals working with secondary aged children and young adults.

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 is a TEACCH Certified Advanced Consultant.

She is an experienced trainer and has presented at the International INSET and TEACCH UK conferences. 

Alison has worked with Division TEACCH at the University of North Carolina over a number of years as a member of the summer training teams.

This course scored 8.8 out of 10 last year

“Fantastic course, Alison is clearly extremely knowledgeable with a wealth of experience. I have lots of information to take with me and strategies to implement.”

Event Date 18-03-2020 9:15 am
Event End Date 19-03-2020 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 16-07-2019
Available places 40
Cut off date 18-03-2020
Individual Price £250.00
£250.00 40
Louise Bomber 20.03.20

We all need to learn the art of regulation. We have pupils in our schools who have experienced toxic stress and have faulty neuroception. We need to be resourced with interventions which calm and soothe minds and bodies.

Felt safety is needed in order to optimise the social engagement system and to take the risks required in learning. Let’s honour how bodies and minds function best and ensure our schools are places whose policies and practices reflect the latest research in neuroscience.

Louise Bombèr has worked with individual pupils, classes, whole school settings, local authorities, teachers and support staff across both the primary and secondary phases.

Louise and her team offer a range of services supporting children and young people who have experienced significant relational traumas to move towards learned security and recovery.

She is the author of the very popular book Inside I’m Hurting, as well as What About Me? Louise is a strong advocate for attachment aware and trauma informed interventions within education, as at present many pupils who have experienced toxic stress are misunderstood and even excluded from schools.

This course scored 9.7 out of 10 last year

Such a privilege to listen and learn from Louise.”
“Thank you, a really informative and inspiring day with a positive message of change can happen.”

 

Event Date 20-03-2020 9:30 am
Event End Date 20-03-2020 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 16-07-2019
Available places 37
Cut off date 13-03-2020
Individual Price £90.00
£90.00 37

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