Senco Training

Senco Training

New:

Senco Courses this year:

Please see Skills4Bradford for full details.

 

  Course Title Lead Facilitator Link to Bradford Graduated Approach Description Target Audience Phase cost Virtual Option Live online  / real date
SENCO ESSENTIALS Senco Network EPT RD SEN Support Round up and update of SEND issues locally and nationally including guest speakers, networking opportunities and practice guidance. Senco All Fully subsidised y 23/09/20, 20/01/21, 19/05/21
Understanding and Implementing the SEND Code of Practice 1: The Graduated Approach EPT RD SEN Support This course examines the expectations laid down in the Code Of Practice and how these can be implemented in different settings Senco All Fully subsidised y 13/10/20, 10/11/20, 9/12/20
SENCO Forum -  - Early Years PVI settings SCIL (EY) AIO SEN Support The aim of the SENCO Forums is to enable SENCOs to develop their role in promoting and supporting inclusive practice in their setting.  SENCOs (PVI) EY Fully subsidised   09/11/20, 30/11/20, 14/12/20, 26/01/21, 25/02/21, 22/03/21, 19/04/21, 26/04/21, 24/05/21.
SENCO MANAGEMENT Back to school? Supporting Children and ataff with transition back to school  post lockdown EPT CCJ Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Schools is England are due to return to normal function from September.  This course will help you to identify any specific needs children with SEND may have and signpost you to helpful resources to manage this. Sencos   £90 y 29/09/20, 03/11/20
All Aboard – Early Intervention in the Early Years - 4 part course EPT VJ / NM Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies All Aboard is an ideal programme to support children in the early years who have been disadvantaged by Covid-19. It is a four part course that specifically targets under-achieving children in the early years, aiming to improve outcomes.  It provides a model of enhanced early years provision which supports identified children’s learning, emotional and social needs.Intended outcomes for participants:By the end of the course you will have: Explored the nature of under-achievement in the Early Years; Used the All Aboard structure to plan a tailor made intervention programme;Delivered All Aboard in your setting; Evaluated the impact of All Aboard. Foundation Stage lead   £250 y 2 x cohorts  AA1: 05/10/20, 19/10/20, 30/11/20, 25/01/21 and      AA2: 06/01/21, 19/01/21, 16/03/21, 04/05/21
New SENDCo Induction SCIL   SEN Support This training is run centrally over 3 half days.   It provides an overview of the key information on a school’s and LEA’s statutory responsibilities for pupils with SEND.  The course also provides opportunities for networking with other SENDCO’s who are new to the role. New SENCos all      
Understanding and Implementing the SEND Code of Practice 2: Education Health and Care Plans SEN/ EPT JH Additional support in line with EHCP This course examines the expectations laid down in the Code Of Practicein relation to Education Health and Care Plansd including making a request, consent and evidence required. Senco   £90 y 07/10/20, 02/02/21
Understanding and Implementing the SEND Code of Practice 3: Annual Reviews EPT AS Additional support in line with EHCP This course examines the expectations laid down in the Code Of Practice in relation to Annual Reviews, including who to invite, timeframes and LA involvement. Senco   £90 y 21/10/20, 18/11/20
My Support Plan Training EPT ES SEN Support In this session you will be introduced to the key elements of MSP which will enable you to enhance your school based provision for children with SEND. Senco All £90 y 02/12/20, 02/03/21
Using the SEND Review Process to improve your School Provision for children with SEND EPT NHJ SEN Support The SEND Review enables schools to scrutinise, celebrate and enhance their school based offer for children with SEND. Senco / SLT All £90 y 14/12/20, 25/05/21
SEND Funding and Finance for Business Managers EPT RD SEN Support This course will support business managers and school leaders to understand the legal requirements and expectations relating SEND funding and how best to manage these. Senco / Business Manager All £90 y 24/11/20, 09/03/21
Managing Trauma and Berevement in Schools - Wise Before the Event EPT JW Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Covid-19 has brought to the fore the impact traumatic events and bereavement can have on all members of a school community.  This course helps school staff to prepare for this and other such events, with research based evidence about appropriate and effective practical steps to respond to the needs of pupils, parents and staff. Intended outcomes for participants:
Staff will be confident in responding to the needs of learners and staff following a critical incident or bereavement.
Staff will be able to implement a robust school policy.  
Senco / senior leaders All £90 y 13/01/2021
Managing Transitions for children with SEND EPT JL SEN Support This course is designed to offer a flexible resource to support teachers in enabling children to cope effectively with transition to secondary school. Senco All £90 y 23/03/2021
Best use of Teaching Assistants EPT HG SEN Support This course will explore the latest research examining the use of TAs in the classroom and will facilitate attendees in re-framing and rethinking the role of TAs. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 09/02/21, 09/06/21
Meeting Individual Needs: SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION KS1 Vocabulary Interventions based on shared Storybook Reading EPT AdS Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Oral competencies promote reading proficiency. This  intervention is aimed at developing young children’s vocabulary through shared storybook reading  Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 11/11/20, 24/02/21
Selective Mutism - Introduction and Intervention EPT SW Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will help you to explore the psychological basis of selective mutism, and develop a range of responses to help these children move on. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 15/12/2020
Elklan Speech and Language Support for  5-11s SCIL C&L Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This is a practical training course for staff working in primary schools to enable them to develop the speech and language skills of ALL children but especially those with speech and language difficulties. It is an accredited course, taught over 10 half days, and participants have a choice of studying at level 2 or 3.   SENCo/ Teacher/TA K1/2 £400   £400
Elklan Speech and Language Support for  11-16s SCIL C&L Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This is a practical training course for staff working in secondary schools to enable them to develop the speech and language skills of ALL children but especially those with speech and language difficulties. It is an accredited course, taught over 10 half days, and participants have a choice of studying at level 2 or 3.   SENCo/ Teacher/TA K3/4 £400   £400
Supporting Children with Language Difficulties in the Classroom SCIL C&L Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This training session examines the processes involved in communication.  It looks at the types of difficulties in speech, language and communication that pupils may have.  It provides an understanding of how these difficulties can impact on behaviour and learning and a range of classroom strategies. SENCo/ Teacher/TA All £90    
How to use ‘Time to talk’ and ‘Nurturing talk’ speech & language group work SCIL SEMH Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Using these specific schemes of work in your setting.  SENCO / Teacher / TA KS1/2 £90    
Supporting English as an Additional Language Development for Pupils with Learning Difficulties SCIL C&L Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This is a practical workshop which trains teaching assistants to deliver an intervention to pupils struggling to develop English as an additional language.  The intervention can be delivered in small groups or on a one-to-one basis. It provides a range of resources and practical strategies to teach vocabulary and sentence construction skills. SENCo/TA K1/2 £90    
Makaton Taster Portage   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies       £90    
Makaton Level 1 and 2 Workshop Portage   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies            
Meeting Individual Needs: SPECIFIC LEARNING DIFFICULTIES Recognising and Managing Dyscalculia and Difficulties in Maths EPT ASH Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will help you to explore why some children fail to grasp basic mathematical concepts and struggle to make progress.  You will learn about how you can support children to develop specific skills in this area. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 20/05/2021
Recognising and Managing Dyslexia and Difficulties in Literacy SCIL   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will help you to explore why some children fail to learn to read and write and struggle to make progress.  You will learn about how you can support children to develop specific skills in this area. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90    
How to use & Interpret the GL Assessment Dyslexia Porfolio SCIL C&L Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This half day workshop will provide participants with knowledge and information about how to administer and interpret the Dyslexia Portfolio.  It includes a range of case studies to demonstrate how to interpret the results and use them to inform provision.   K2/3/4 £90    
20:20 Reading Intervention CL   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This training is run over two half days. It is a practical workshop which provides an overview of the 20:20 reading intervention and how to deliver it. It includes all the resources; however, we do recommend you purchase the Salford Sentence Reading Test.  20:20 Reading is a 1:1 intervention aimed at struggling readers and can be used with pupils throughout primary and secondary phases; it is evidence based, practical, holistic and successful. Teaching Assistants & SENCos (ideally the SENCo will attend with their TAs so they can manage the intervention) all      
Alphabet Arc CL   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This interactive workshop provides an overview of the Alphabet Arc intervention, it models a range of strategies and techniques using the Alphabet Arc which support the development of early phonological awareness, reading and spelling skills.  Participants will be provided with a range of resources that they will be able to use in schools. SENCo/ Teacher / TA K1/2/3      
Meeting Individual Needs: LEARNING DIFFICULTIES Inclusive Classrooms - Supporting children with Learning difficulties in Primary SCIL C&L Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This training looks at strategies to support pupils with learning difficulties in the classroom.  It is delivered over two, one hour sessions.  Session one considers quality first teaching strategies to support literacy and numeracy and session two considers strategies to support language, memory and processing difficulties.  Participants will be provided with a comprehensive toolkit of resources. all K1/2      
Inclusive Classrooms - Supporting children with Learning difficulties in Secondary SCIL C&L Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This training looks at strategies to support pupils with learning difficulties in the classroom.  It is delivered over two, one hour sessions.  Session one looks at strategies to support quality first teaching and language.  Session two examines memory and processing difficulties and provides a range of practical strategies.  In addition it looks at strategies to support pupils with studies skills.  Participants will be provided with a comprehensive toolkit of resources. all K3/4      
Cognition and Learning NEW Baseline Assessment and Toolkit SCIL C&L Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This is a two half-day practical workshop which provides an overview of our NEW baseline assessment and toolkit.  It trains SENCos, teachers and teaching assistants how to use the assessment tool, interpret the results and create a pupil profile and additional support plan using our toolkit SENCOs/ Teachers and TAs K1/2/3      
Precision Teaching EPT NH Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will introduce you to the techniques of precision teaching which in turn allow you to measure small steps of progress and accelerate a child's learning. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 12/01/21, 12/02/21
A Small Steps Approach for children with SEND Portage   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies 3 day course   EY      
Meeting Individual Needs: SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS Using a Circle of Friends approach in school EPT HC Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This session will provide participants with an understanding of the Circle of Friends approach and why it is effective as well as a step by step guide to setting up and running Circle of Friends groups in schools. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 15/10/2020
Exam Anxiety -Developing Academic Resilience EPT HA Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This training will focus on cognitive, affective and behavioural approaches that will support and enable pupils to manage the exam season and develop their academic resilience. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 04/03/2021, 14/04/21
Adverse Childhood Experiences and their Impact on Children's Development EPT LM Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course explores factors that contribute to childhood adversity. Using a trauma informed approach it provides an opportunity to refocus on and rethink the development of children and young people within the context of early caregiving experiences as well as on-going relationships, targeted support and school policy.  Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 30/09/20, 03/12/20
Managing Self Harm - Risk and Resillience in Schools EPT CK Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course aims to highlight what professionals can do to reduce and prevent occurrences of self-harm in children and young people in schools.  Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 05/11/2020
An Introduction to Emotion Coaching EPT KTS Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Emotion Coaching is a universal, whole-school technique and approach that uses moments of heightened emotion and resulting behaviour to guide and teach children about the different emotions they experience, why they occur and how to handle them  Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 27/01/21, 16/06/21
Anxiety based non attendance  EPT VM Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Anxiety is a major risk factor for problematic school absenteeism. However, most anxious students attend school. What differentiates anxious attenders from non-attenders? And how can you support students to stay on roll? Senco / attendance officer All £90 y 17/11/2020
Developing a Relational Based Approach for children with Attachment difficulties EPT GM Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies The relational approach is a unique way to look at behaviour and understand what promotes satisfying and sustainable relationships even under adverse conditions. Whilst behaviour management  seeks to change the behaviour of another, the relational approach seeks to enable others to change their own behaviour. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90 y 25/11/2020
Bradford  Nurture Group network Meeting  SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This meeting takes place every half term and is hosted by a school. Anyone interested in nurture, whether implementing a nurture group, or working towards one is welcome to network. There is also an element of training in nurture friendly provision. Connected with the principles created by Marjory Boxall.  All staff All      
The National Nuture Group Network Accredited Training SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Three day accredited course where participants learn how to set up a nurture group, the principles of attachment theory, how to use a Boxall assessment and derive targets from it. SENCO / Nurture Group Leads All      
De-escalation strategies when pupils go into crisis SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to put into place a range of strategies to reduce the likelihood crisis will take place. How to pre-empt and divert crisis.  All staff All £90    
Using the ‘zones of regulation’ to support understanding of a range of emotions SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to use the published book 'Zones of Regulation to create an environment where young people learn how to understand and manage their emotions.   All staff All £90    
Monster magic; a small group approach for SEMH SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to run the scheme of work devised by the team which uses a monster puppet to deliver small group work on managing emotions, regulating and being safe.  SENCO / Teacher / TA KS1/2 £90    
Using additional adults  effectively with SEMH pupils SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to enable and empower the specific adult working in your setting with pupils who have been identified as having specific SEMH needs SENCO / Teacher All £90    
How to use small group work with SEMH issues; friendships/social skills/managing emotions SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to deliver small group work for pupils with different presenting needs in SEMH SENCO / Teacher / TA All £90    
How to use ‘Time to talk’ and ‘Nurturing talk’ speech & language group work SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies Using these specific schemes of work in your setting.  SENCO / Teacher / TA KS1/2 £90    
How to use the Boxall Assessment to measure developments in social skills SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies How to complete a Boxall profile, who to use it with, how to interpret the results and put strategies in place. How to show progress. How to use the on line version. What Ofsted says about Boxall.   SENCO / Nurture Group Leads All £90    
The nurturing school; how to incorporate the six principles of nurture into your setting SEMH   Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting Aimed at senior leaders on developing a nurture policy and linking it to existing policies in order to reduce exclusion and behaviour incidents connected with SEMH Senior Leaders All £90    
How to understand the law around use of force and create a risk assessment for a young person SEMH   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies A comprehensive analysis of the current laws on using force in schools and how to create a risk assessment which will fit into the legal framework. Senior Leaders All £90    
Meeting Individual Needs: AUTISM AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION Understanding Girls with Autism SCIL C & I Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will increase understanding of how the female presentation of autism may differ from the male presentation and how this may impact learning and social understanding. Senco / Teacher / TA KS1/2 KS3/4  £90    
An introduction to Relationship and Sex Education for YP with Autism.  SCIL C & I Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will share strategies and resources that may be useful in SRE for pupils with autism and how this may differ from their neuro-typical peers.  Senco / Teacher / TA KS2/3/4 £90    
Introduction to Autism  SCIL C & I Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This course introduces the main areas of difference between neurotypicals and those diagnosed with autism. It considers the impact of these differences have on individual pupils. Senco / Teacher / TA (all school staff) All £90    
Autism - Strategies and Resources SCIL C & I Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This course (which follows on from the above training) shares practical strategies to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of good autism practice. Senco / Teacher / TA All  £90    
Lego based therapy AS   Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will introduce Lego Based Therapy and how it can be used to support the social development of students with autism/C&I differences. Senco / Teacher / TA KS1/2 £90    
Teaching Strategies for children with Autism Early Years Teachers & SENCO  AS   Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting This course shares practical knowledge of how to develop effective play, communication, social relationships, language and emotional regulation. TA Eys £90    
Autism and Demand Avoidant Behaviour SCIL C & I Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course will introduce a basic understanding of demand avoidant behaviour and develop an understanding of  basic strategies to reduce anxiety. Senco / Teacher / TA KS1/2 KS3/4  £90    
Teaching Children with Autism in KS1/2/KS3/4 SCIL C & I Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This course shares practical strategies and resources to support in meeting the needs of children with autism/social communication difficulties in a mainstream setting. Senco / Teacher KS1/2 KS3/4  £90    
Meeting Individual Needs: PHYSICAL AND SENSORY NEEDS  Clicker 7 PMed JV Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies  This practical course will give an overview of the popular assistive technology software Clicker and demonstrate how it can be incorporated into lessons. Senco / Teacher / TA Primary £90   half day
Developing your understanding of handwriting - a practical guide PMEd AG Additional to and Different from Interventions and Strategies This is a process based approach to handwriting.  This course explores  elements of the process which need to be developed for functional and efficient handwriting skills. Senco / Teacher / TA Primary £90   full day
Meeting the Needs of Children with Hearing, Vision or Physical Impairment  - Best Endeavours LIT   Developing High Quality Teaching within an Inclusive Setting Best Endeavours is a proactive duty that requires schools or settings to make the special educational provision that children and young people require.This course will support you to look at Quality First Teaching and appropriate strategies to ensure you are doing this. Senco / Teacher / TA All £90    

 


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