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Forthcoming training and events 2017

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to discuss the provision of school based training or other support related to the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme or PSHE Education please feel free to contact us.  We are increasingly delivering bespoke training to individual, or clusters, of schools. You can read a summary of feedback from recent courses.

Below are central events for Wiltshire schools, taking place in the near future.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - 1 day course

Friday 21st September 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm at Salisbury Diocesan Centre, Wilton.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Course content
Mental health and mental ill health, stigma and discrimination, the five steps of mental health first aid, depression, suicide, non-judgmental listening skills, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, and psychosis.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) This course, valued at £200, is subsided by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

By the end of the session you will:

  • have some practical skills that can be used every day to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • have a deeper understanding of the complex issues relating to young people and mental health, including a comprehensive course manual for use after the training
  • be able to help a young person to access appropriate professional help 

Opening soon for booking on Right Choice

Preparing for Statutory Relationships and Sex Education

Tuesday 9th October 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm Trowbridge Rugby Club.

Teaching about relationships and sex is a key part of a PSHE education curriculum and can contribute to safeguarding pupils. An effective whole school approach to relationships education and sexual health will help equip young people with the skills they need to successfully manage the potential challenges of relationships in the modern world.

The DfE recently announced its intention to introduce a statutory new subject ‘Relationships Education’ in primary schools and ‘Relationships and Sex Education’ in secondary schools. This course will help schools to evaluate their current provision, in the light of current guidance and the identified needs of pupils.  

This course is for primary, secondary and special schools. LA and non LA. PSHE Coordinators and teachers £160

This course will enable you to:

  • Evaluate your current provision in the light of current guidance and good practice in other schools
  • Consider age appropriate delivery, to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Increase your understanding of how a whole school approach to Relationships Education can keep young people safe and help promote healthy relationships

Opening soon for booking on Right Choice

Youth Mental First Aid - 1 day course

Thursday 11th October 2018, 9:00am-5:00pm at Lackham College, Chippenham.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an internationally recognised programme designed to promote awareness of psychological and emotional well-being and mental health and to support professionals to recognise and respond to mental health issues in 8-18 year olds.

Course content
Mental health and mental ill health, stigma and discrimination, the five steps of mental health first aid, depression, suicide, non-judgmental listening skills, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders, and psychosis.

A charge of £75 (reduced to £50 for Thrive Hub Schools (adjusted at point of invoicing) This course, valued at £200, is subsided by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

By the end of the session you will:

  • have some practical skills that can be used every day to recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems
  • have a deeper understanding of the complex issues relating to young people and mental health, including a comprehensive course manual for use after the training
  • be able to help a young person to access appropriate professional help 

Opening soon for booking on Right Choice

Subject Leadership in Primary PSHEE

Tuesday 25 September 2018, 9:30-4:00 at Trowbridge Rugby Club

It is aimed at Primary Subject Leaders and focuses on the role of the PSHEE Coordinator.

This course will enable participants:

  • To gain knowledge, skills and confidence in all aspects of the management of PSHE as a curriculum subject
  • To achieve the Wiltshire Subject Leadership Certificate in PSHEE.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • PSHEE the national picture
  • The role of the PSHEE Coordinator
  • Teaching & Learning in PSHEE
  • School self review
  • Schemes of work
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Working with Governors
  • Working with parents
  • Working with partners
  • Developing pupil voice
  • Links to Healthy Schools
  • Action planning

Now available to book on Right Choice

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 1/3

Wednesday 7th November 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

Aimed at those who work in Wiltshire schools, delivering PSHE, with priority given to teachers. Also open to TAs, HLTAs, school nurses, police officers, youth workers, fire safety officers and other professionals currently delivering PSHE in Wiltshire schools.

Duration: 3 full days over 1 year with lesson observations and university submissions.

£240 for all participants* (subsidised by Wiltshire Council) 
*An additional £400+VAT is payable by schools for participants who do not complete the course.

This course will enable participants to:

• Gain a good understanding of how to plan and deliver effective PSHE lessons;
• Achieve the national qualification in PSHE education, accredited by Roehampton University

Additional information about this course can be found here.

Now available to book on Right Choice

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Training

Monday 19th November 2018, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

This training day is for schools taking part in any level of the Wiltshire programme. 

It will provide updates and training related to health and wellbeing in schools. 
For further information see http://www.wiltshirehealthyschools.org/about 

This course will: 
• Inform participants about the current standards for the Wiltshire Healthy Schools Programme at Bronze, Silver & Gold levels
• Provide a framework for a whole school approach to improving health & wellbeing
• Enable schools to gain Healthy Schools accreditation (valid for 3 years on completion)

Now available to book on Right Choice.

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 2/3

Tuesday 15th January 2019, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

Aimed at those who work in Wiltshire schools, delivering PSHE, with priority given to teachers. Also open to TAs, HLTAs, school nurses, police officers, youth workers, fire safety officers and other professionals currently delivering PSHE in Wiltshire schools.

Duration: 3 full days over 1 year with lesson observations and university submissions.

£240 for all participants* (subsidised by Wiltshire Council)
*An additional £400+VAT is payable by schools for participants who do not complete the course.

This course will enable participants to:

• Gain a good understanding of how to plan and deliver effective PSHE lessons;
• Achieve the national qualification in PSHE education, accredited by Roehampton University

Additional information about this course can be found here.

Now available to book on Right Choice

National PSHE CPD Programme Day 3/3

Tuesday 12th March 2019, 9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club

Aimed at those who work in Wiltshire schools, delivering PSHE, with priority given to teachers. Also open to TAs, HLTAs, school nurses, police officers, youth workers, fire safety officers and other professionals currently delivering PSHE in Wiltshire schools.

Duration: 3 full days over 1 year with lesson observations and university submissions. 

£240 for all participants* (subsidised by Wiltshire Council) 
*An additional £400+VAT is payable by schools for participants who do not complete the course.

This course will enable participants to:

• Gain a good understanding of how to plan and deliver effective PSHE lessons;
• Achieve the national qualification in PSHE education, accredited by Roehampton University

Additional information about this course can be found here.

Now available to book on Right Choice.