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Forthcoming training and events 2021

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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. 

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

Details of the free Well-being for Education Resilience school sessions can be found here 

Details of free local Making Every Contact Count courses can be found here

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid - half day

Monday 24th January 2022, 9am-1pm online (no recording).

Become Youth Mental Health Aware

This course is suitable for any member of school staff who work with Wiltshire young people aged 8-18

This introductory four-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

Everyone who completes the session gets:

  • A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it

£70 per person (Wiltshire schools). 

More about Youth Mental Health First Aid

Open for booking on Right Choice

Governor Training: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing at school

Thursday 27th January 2022, 9:30-11:00am. Online.

  • Promoting physical and mental health, as part of a whole school approach
  • PSHE education, SMSC and Personal Development
  • The governor’s role in shaping and communicating school policy in these areas   

By the end of this session you will have:

  • Understood the expectations and guidance in promoting physical and mental health
  • Considered approaches to PSHE education, SMSC and Personal Development
  • Understood your role in shaping and communicating school policy in these area  

Book here on Right Choice

Primary PSHE network meeting

Wednesday 2nd February 20212. 3:45-4:45 online - live.

Outline
A network session for all Primary subject leaders to look at and discuss current developments and sharing of best practice with a focus on curriculum.

Description
These network meetings are going to be held three times a year to re-establish the networking of subject leaders across Wiltshire Primary schools.

Initially there will be a generic agenda, however, once established the hope is that the leaders will drive the agenda.

Areas to be considered

  • curriculum developments – Progression and skills
  • strategies for assessment – ‘knowing more remembering more’
  • mixed age planning
  • sharing best practice

Outcomes
By the end of the session, you will:

  • have had an opportunity to listen to and share ideas
  • make connections with other subject leaders
  • received updates on the national picture including OFSTED

Book here on Right Choice

Secondary Wiltshire PSHE and Healthy Schools network meeting

Wednesday 9th February 2022, 4:00-5:00pm. Online no recording.

Outline
This interactive session will enable secondary school staff to share good practice and hear updates from other organisations.

Description
This meeting will

  • Enable colleagues to share good practice in the planning and delivery of health-related interventions at school
  • Provide national and local Healthy Schools related updates
  • Enable schools to discuss the local Healthy Schools process and criteria

Outcomes
By the end of the session delegates will:

  • have heard and discussed good practice to support school based health-related interventions
  • know more about current local and national initiatives related school wellbeing
  • feel more confident in meeting Healthy Schools criteria

Book on Right Choice

Wiltshire Healthy Schools network meeting - primary

Thursday 10th February 2022, 4-5pm. Online no recording. 

Outline
This interactive session will enable primary school staff to share good practice and hear updates from other organisations.

Description
This meeting will

  • enable colleagues to share good practice in the planning and delivery of health-related interventions at school
  • provide national and local Healthy Schools related updates
  • enable schools to discuss the local Healthy Schools process and criteria

Outcomes
By the end of the session delegates will:

  • have heard and discussed good practice to support school based health-related interventions
  • know more about current local and national initiatives related school wellbeing
  • feel more confident in meeting Healthy Schools criteria

Book on Right Choice

Senior Mental Health Leadership

Wednesday 10th November 2021, 9am-5pm. and Wednesday 23rd March 2022, 9am-12:30pm. Online live, no recording.

Price: £160

This course is for schools in Wiltshire, B&NES and Swindon and we anticipate will form part of the DfE offer of funded training from 2021 (subject to approval during August).

DfE Senior Mental Health Lead Training BSW : Wiltshire Healthy Schools.

This course is for suitable for senior mental health leads, with responsibility for coordinating the school’s approach to mental health and with an interest in improving the mental health and wellbeing of learners and staff. 

The content of this course aligns with national guidance Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing A whole school and college approach developed by Public Health England and the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition. 

Attending this course will help you complete local healthy school and mental health audits. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of schools within the BSW area and links to further local support and services. 

The course will assist you in meeting the requirements of the RSHE Statutory curriculum and relevant sections of Ofsted’s Inspection Framework.

This date is now closed for bookings - see September 2022 date for next round of training

Wiltshire Healthy Schools Event

Thursday 28th April 2022, 1:30-3:30pm online - live

This training day is for schools accrediting for the first time or for schools who would like to reaccredit. 

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)

Available now to book on Right Choice @ £150

Governor Training: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing at school

Tuesday 10th May 2022, 6:30-8pm. Online.

  • Promoting physical and mental health, as part of a whole school approach
  • PSHE education, SMSC and Personal Development
  • The governor’s role in shaping and communicating school policy in these areas   

By the end of this session you will have:

  • Understood the expectations and guidance in promoting physical and mental health
  • Considered approaches to PSHE education, SMSC and Personal Development
  • Understood your role in shaping and communicating school policy in these area  

Book here on Right Choice

Youth Mental Health First Aid - half day.

Monday 16th May 2022, 1-5pm. Online (no recording).

Become Youth Mental Health Aware

This course is suitable for any member of school staff who work with Wiltshire young people aged 8-18

This introductory four-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

Everyone who completes the session gets:

  • A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware
  • A manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it

£70 per person (Wiltshire Schools)

More about Youth Mental Health First Aid

Available to book on Right Choice

Network meeting for Primary PSHE subject leaders

Wednesday 15th June 2022. 3:45-4:45 2022. Online - live.

Outline
A network session for all Primary subject leaders to look at and discuss current developments and sharing of best practice with a focus on curriculum.

Description
These network meetings are held three times a year. Subject leaders will drive the agenda.

Areas to be considered

  • curriculum developments – Progression and skills
  • strategies for assessment – ‘knowing more remembering more’
  • mixed age planning
  • sharing best practice

Outcomes
By the end of the session, you will:

  • have had an opportunity to listen to and share ideas
  • make connections with other subject leaders
  • received updates on the national picture including OFSTED

Book here on Right Choice

Senior Mental Health Leadership

Wednesday 28th September 2022, 9am-5pm and Wednesday 8th February 2023, 9am-12:30pm. Online live, no recording.

Price: £160

This course is for schools in Wiltshire, B&NES and Swindon will form part of the DfE offer of funded training from 2021 (subject to more funding released for schools during 2022).

DfE Senior Mental Health Lead Training BSW : Wiltshire Healthy Schools.

This course is for suitable for senior mental health leads, with responsibility for coordinating the school’s approach to mental health and with an interest in improving the mental health and wellbeing of learners and staff. 

The content of this course aligns with national guidance Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing A whole school and college approach developed by Public Health England and the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition. 

Attending this course will help you complete local healthy school and mental health audits. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of schools within the BSW area and links to further local support and services. 

The course will assist you in meeting the requirements of the RSHE Statutory curriculum and relevant sections of Ofsted’s Inspection Framework.

Booking here on Right Choice

Network meeting for Primary PSHE subject leaders

Wednesday 12th October 2022. 3:45-4:45pm. Online - live.

Outline
A network session for all Primary subject leaders to look at and discuss current developments and sharing of best practice with a focus on curriculum.

Description
These network meetings are held three times a year. Subject leaders will drive the agenda.

Areas to be considered

  • curriculum developments – Progression and skills
  • strategies for assessment – ‘knowing more remembering more’
  • mixed age planning
  • sharing best practice

Outcomes
By the end of the session, you will:

  • have had an opportunity to listen to and share ideas
  • make connections with other subject leaders
  • received updates on the national picture including OFSTED

Book here on Right Choice