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Using Theraplay techniques in the classroom to develop emotional literacy.

Meeting children’s unmet emotional needs through adult-led, nurturing games and playful activities. Developing social skills, self-regulation, self-esteem, self-confidence and a sense of belonging through doing, not talking.

Theraplay can be used with the whole class, small groups or individuals as part of everyday curriculum practice.

Please book online.

Suitable for teachers and TAs in primary and secondary schools.

Event Date 22-11-2019 9:30 am
Event End Date 22-11-2019 3:00 pm
Registration Start Date 04-06-2019
Cut off date 21-11-2019
Individual Price Free
Attachment Theraplay flyer 22.11.19.pdf

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Somerset/Dorset SEND and Alternative Provision science network

SEND and Alternative provision settings are invited to participate in a new network for teachers of science.

This initial meeting aims to identify common development needs within our wide range of provision and how these can be supported by sharing best practice with colleagues to:

  • evaluate and compare current provision 
  • identify barriers to learning and strategies to overcome these
  • explore resources, activities and tools to provide an engaging experience for all learners


Free of charge, but bookings should be made in advance at: www.stem.org.uk/rp198

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Event Date 25-11-2019 2:00 pm
Event End Date 25-11-2019 4:30 pm
Registration Start Date 25-10-2019
Individual Price Free
Attachment Special network.pdf
Developing subject knowledge and assessment in primary science - Materials Looking to develop or refresh your science subject knowledge and teaching skills? These sessions are a great opportunity to learn alongside trainee teachers on an outstanding programme.
Event Date 07-01-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-01-2020 3:00 pm
Available places 30
Individual Price £75.00
Attachment SCIL ITT sessions.pdf
£75.00 30
Team Teach - Level One - mop-up session

De-escalation and positive handling training for children and young people. Mop-up training is for new staff joining an already accredited Team-Teach school or for staff whose accreditation has run out.

For more information and to book online go to our website https://www.somersetpts.co.uk/team-teach/

Event Date 10-01-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-01-2020 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 22-10-2019
Individual Price £110.00
Attachment Team Teach flyer 1 day mop up flyer 10.1.20.pdf
Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid This Youth MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider Is your school Ofsted ready in relation to mental health support?

Event Date 13-01-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 14-01-2020 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-11-2019
Individual Price £300.00
Attachment Mental Health First Aid flyer - two day.pdf

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