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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.

 

Promoting children's health and wellbeing at school

Tuesday 26th June 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Devizes Corn Exchange

Using PSHE education and a whole school approach to meet the identified needs of pupils  

Designed for Governors in all schools

Places are free to schools subscribing to Wiltshire Governor Services

£65 to Non-subscribing schools

Course outcomes:

By the end of the session you will have:

• Understood the expectations and guidance in promoting children’s physical and mental health, as part of a whole school approach

• Clarified approaches for teaching about Relationships and Sex Education, including CSE, as part of a school’s PSHE Programme

• Understood your role in shaping and communicating school policy in these areas

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk or contact School Improvement admin officers on 01225 713087 or 01225 713763 or email: julia.kirwan@wiltshire.gov.uk / gillian.kemp@wiltshire.gov.uk 

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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)

Preparing for Statutory Relationships and Sex Education

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

Details to follow.

Not yet available to book.

 

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 

For further details and to book a place: www.wiltscpd.co.uk (not yet open for booking)

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

Not yet available to book 

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.

For further details and to book a place contact nick.bolton@wiltshire.gov.uk

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)

Not yet available to book.

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.

For further details and to book a place contact nick.bolton@wiltshire.gov.uk 

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.

For further details and to book a place contact: nick.bolton@wiltshire.gov.uk