Below is a list of training that we hope to offer soon. Please contact the school via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Supporting ADHD in the Primary Classroom
Understanding and supporting ADHD with practical strategies.
- Understanding ADHD as a diagnosis
- Understanding life from an ADHD child’s point of view
- What does ADHD look like in learners?
- What does it look like in the classroom?
- Behaviour management strategies for children with ADHD
A supportive audit with clear actions for all school staff.
On site Behaviour Audit (whole school/year group/time of day).
- Complete the audit materials
- All staff to complete relevant areas
- Results fed back to SLT
- SLT agree which areas will be a focus
- Focus area observed/investigated in further depth
- Action plan drawn up based on findings from audit
De-escalating Children in the Primary Setting
Training for adults supporting SEMH children.
- Understanding escalation cycles in children/adults
- Our responses as adults
- Body language/use of voice
- De-escalation techniques
- Individualised programs for children and how to support
Supporting Children with Poor Social Skills
A course for teaching assistants and teachers to improve social skills.
- Assessment to understand social skills in children
- Understanding poor social skills
- What does that look like in the classroom/playground/school?
- Managing poor social skills
- Small steps to longer-term outcomes
- Practical strategies in schools
Lunchtime Supervisor Training
A practical session on managing behaviour on the playground.
- Body language
- Gaining and maintaining respect
- Use of voice
- Practical solutions to everyday problems
- Engaging children in play
- Managing behaviour positively
Responsibilities for School Attendance
A course for School Leaders on the responsibilities for school attendance outlined in Working Together to Improve School Attendance.
- Responsibilities for All Pupils
- Pupils at risk of becoming Persistently Absent
- Persistently Absent Pupils
- Severely Absent Pupils
Securing Good Attendance and Tackling Persistent Absence
A course for school staff with responsibilities for attendance monitoring highlighting how to secure good attendance and what to do to deal with persistent absence.
- Communicating expectations to parents and pupils
- Establishing what issues a family may have
- Having the “right people in place”
- Noticing patterns of irregular attendance
- Identifying weaknesses in a school’s practice
- Getting beneath the surface of persistent absence
A whole school training program supporting individual schools in a collaborative bespoke approach to improving whole school behaviour.
A whole school approach to behaviour management.
- Create a consistent approach in your school
- Based on cognitive behaviour principles
- Support children to recover behaviour and to learn new ways to behave
- Build a system of layered cycles of support for children
- Build a data rich basis for behaviour management in your school
- Develop a positive ethos and culture
- Support staff to take ownership of their own classroom behaviour
- Avoid fixed term exclusion is a positive managed way
- Give children ownership of their behaviour
- Include the governing body in your ethos and culture
- Meeting with SLT members of staff and any middle leaders
- A look into the current school systems
- A planned approach for whole school training
- Half a day/full day training for all staff including teachers, TAs, SLT, governors and lunchtime staff
- Gather data on your outcomes
- Support to analyse data and write an action plan
- Embed action plan into your school improvement plan and review regularly