2 courses found

Code: GB/22/28 GB: Governor Training - Revised EYFS - headlines for Governors

The revised framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage becomes statutory 1st September 2021.  This has significant implications for the curriculum and the assessment procedures of early years practitioners.

This course will be held virtually.  Governors will be informed of the key messages about

  • aims of the revisions
  • nature of curriculum changes
  • what is recommended and what is not with regard to assessment
  • implications for data collection, analysis and work load
  • implications for the role of governors in calling the school to account

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 04 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS

Code: CPD/22/43 SEND: Word Aware Approach

This course consists of 3 online sessions.  All days must be attended.

Word Aware is a structured whole school approach to promote the vocabulary development of all children.  Focused on whole class learning, the resource is of particular value for those who start at a disadvantage - including children with Developmental Language Disorder, Special Educational Needs and those who speak English as an additional language, but it will extend the word learning of all students.

Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive course.  You will leave the session with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school.


  • Explore how children learn vocabulary and why it is important
  • Put the new curriculum guidance on vocabulary into practise
  • Learn a structured approach to teaching vocabulary in the classroom
  • Plan how you will support vocabulary in your setting


This course is suitable for Speech & Language Therapists, Class Teachers, Curriculum Co-ordinatros, Specialist Teachers, Headteachers, SENCOs and Educational Psychologists.

This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  Please note:  Ideally, participants will have access to a copy of the book available before joining the course.  The 2013 edition of Word Aware can be purchased from Amazon.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 20 October 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
2 04 November 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS
3 18 November 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS