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Page Updated 10th Oct 2021

 

Training Overview, Booking and Contacts

COVID-19 Update

All LIFT meetings and training will be subject to government guidance, social distancing requirements and Nexus’ Risk Assessment at that time. Numbers attending training and LIFT meetings may have to be restricted to fit in line with this.

If you are interested in any of our bespoke courses or require further information on surgeries, please contact the Nexus STLS Administration / Training Officer

Rachel Jackson
Nexus STLS Administration / Training Officer
admin@stls.nexusschool.org.uk / rachel.jackson@stls.nexusschool.org.uk
Tel: 01732 771384 opt. 5

Tracey Bradley
Maidstone STLS Senior Administration Officer
Tbradley@five-acre.kent.sch.uk
Tel: 01622 746660

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STLS Training Wallchart West Kent 2021 - 2022

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STLS Training Brochure 2021 - 2022

Virtual training

County Virtual Training Offer

Training 2021 - 2022

COVID-19 Update All future LIFT meetings and training will be subject to government guidance, social distancing requirements, and Nexus’ Risk Assessment at that time. Numbers attending training may have to be restricted to fit in line with this.

If you are interested in any of our bespoke courses or require further information on surgeries, please contact the Nexus STLS Administration / Training Officer

 Training  2021 - 2022

Training WallchartTraining Wallchart West Kent 2021 - 2022

NQTTraining for Early Career Teachers (ECT) previously known as NQT (Newly Qualified Teachers).
A series of free workshops for ECTs, covering a variety of SEN topics.


Oct 14th 2021
An introduction to ASD and the SPELL framework

Oct 21st 2021
ASD Strategies for ECTs

Jan 13th 2021
ECT Surgery

June 23rd 2021
ECT Discussion and Evaluation

Term 1

Small stepsSmall Steps for Great Gains 
EYFS  
October 19, 9.30 - 3.30
We will look at provision for two-year-olds with complex needs and consider adaptations and differentiation that may be needed to develop learning in early years settings.

EY Emotional RegulationEmotional Regulation Early Years October 21, 9.30 - 2.30 
Identify difficulties and issues associated with children with emotional and social challenges. Identify how the environment in your setting impacts children’s behaviours. To increase your confidence and skills to use strategies to support children with emotional and behavioural needs in Early Years settings

Term 2

ODD ADHDADHD
Dec 7, 9:30-12:30
To increase awareness and understanding of ADHD, and ODD and extend the range of practical strategies available to enable inclusion within school/classroom settings, and explore the diagnostic pathway for children with ADHD.

AnxietyAn Introduction to Managing Anxiety
Nov 3, 9.30-12.30 
Offering insight into the minds of young people experiencing anxiety Awareness of the various types of anxiety and Practical strategies.

Autism awareness EYEYFS ASD Awareness 
Nov 15 & 29, 9.30-12.30
What is Autism and what is the impact on an individual. The impact the environment can have on a child with a focus on strategies and interventions to support. To understand behaviours and provide practical strategies to support children.

 

Mental healthMental Health &
Wellbeing Inc. Self-harm

Nov 23, 9:30-12:30To explore the concept of wellbeing and mental health within education and impact on pupil behaviour and highlight strategies to support within the classroom.

Nas sensory differences a guide for all audiencesSensory
Nov 19, 9:30-12:30
An introduction to the understanding of sensory processing difficulties. It will help teachers / TAs and EYFS Practitioners to develop a range of strategies to support pupils with these needs in the classroom.

MemoryMemory Training 
Dec 12, 9:30-12:30
This course will look at how memory works and how we can support children within the classroom with memory difficulties

PhonicsPhonics for Parents
Nov 11, 9:30-12:30
This course looks at all aspects of phonological awareness and the ways in which these can be taught to enable successful readers and writers.

 

On Demand Pre-Recorded Training

Pre-Recorded Training

 

Each training has a live Q&A option. 

Following the training, you will receive a link to a bank of resources relating to the training. 

For further enquiries and to book click here.

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Autism Awareness - 1 hour 

This training explores the diagnostic criteria for Autism, children's different presentations, strengths and difficulties, and classroom strategies that support inclusion. 

Autism awareness

Girls and Autism Awareness - 1 hour

This training explores the unique presentations of girls on the spectrum and recommends strategies and resources to support girls' wellbeing and inclusion.  

Please be aware, to access this training we recommend you complete the Autism Awareness Training first.

Girls and autism awareness

Zones of Regulation Training - 50mins

The Zones of Regulation is a cognitive-behavioural approach used to teach students how to regulate their feelings, energy and sensory needs, in order to meet the demands of the situations around them and be successful socially. This training will introduce you to the zones, and the pathway through the zones program, strategies and differentiating the zones program. 

 

Zones
   

 

Early Years SENCo Forum

Early Years SENCo Forum 2021 - 2022 EY SENCo Forums for 2021 - 2022 will be held at either Nexus School or  Ditton Community Centre (ME20 6AH). Please check the venue Please confirm your attendance via email 

Term 1 Oct 11th 2021 Nexus
Communication Boards – theory, use and benefits with Lindsey Tilley, Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Forum

Term 2 December 6th 2021 Ditton
Physical Disability in the Early Years including Manual Handling, Care Plans, Risk Assessments and PEEPS with Charlotte Green

Forum

Term 3 February 8th 2022 Nexus 
Hearing Impairment in the Early Years with Sue Holder and Vicki Trueman

Forum

Term 4 March 28th 2022 Ditton
Feedback on the STLS Redesign with Judi Beggs

Forum

Term 5 May 23rd 2022 Nexus
Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with Tracy Bennett, Independent Social Worker

Forum

Term 6 July 4th 2022 Nexus
Drop in Q&A Session

Forum

We look forward to seeing you at these events. It is a good way to share with colleagues and find out about all the significant changes around SENIF, LIFT, Education, Health & Care Plans etc….

 

School Age SENCo Forum

If you wish to book a place on any of our courses, complete the booking form on the flyer and return it to the training/admin officer.

School Age SENCo Forum 2021 - 2022

SENCo Forums for 2021 - 2022 will be held at Nexus School:

Term 2 November 16th 2021  - Topics covered will be The Kent Sensory Service, Assessments for Cognition & Learning and, The Tonbridge & Malling SEN Updates. 

Term 4 March 8th 2022

Term 6 June 14th 2022

Forum

KCC SENCO Newsletters

KCC Newsletters

Each newsletter will feature topics that you want KCC to cover, this could be new training, the support available to you, support for families and children with specific need types such as autism, ADHD and learning disabilities. KCC will also feature any messages that you may have missed in the latest SENCO forums.

SENCo Newsletter

July 2021

July
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