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Bookings for events close five working days before the event date.

If the event is closed or full please search for future dates or email Caroline at Extendedroom@extendlearning.org to be added to the waiting list. Please check your emails for course updates as the venue or delivery is subject to change.

 

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A confirmation email confirming your booking will be sent once the event has closed. 

 

 

SENCo network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 26th Sept 2023
(various dates below)

1300-1600

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Special Educational needs. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Cat Wright.

 

Dates:

Tues 26th Sept 2023

Wed 6th Dec 2023

Wed 24th Jan 2024

Wed 20th Mar 2024

Tues 14th May 2024

Wed 26th June 2024

 

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Teaching phonics in Year 1 network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 26th Sept 2023

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around teaching phonics in Year 1. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 26th September 2023

Tuesday 16th January 2024

Tuesday 5th March 2024

 

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Teaching phonics in Reception network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 27th Sept 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around teaching phonics in Reception. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

Wednesday 27th Sept 2023

Tuesday 21st Nov 2023

Tuesday 22nd Feb 2023

 

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Introduction to Extend Letters and Sounds in year 1

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Wed 27th Sept 2023

0930-1530

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This is a blended learning opportunity for teachers new to learning in Year 1. Prior to a face to face day, participants will be required to undertake distance learning modules to secure phonics subject knowledge. The face to face day is an opportunity to trial teaching some lessons.

Led by Sarah McGahern and Justine Gregory.

 

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English subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Thurs 28th Sept 2023
(various dates below)

1300-1600

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around English. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

Thurs 28th Sept 2023

Weds 17th Jan 2024

Thurs 16th May 2024

 

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Phonics, early reading and writing for key stage 2

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Mon 2nd Oct 2023

0900-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This course is for teachers new to Key stage 2. An understanding of writer development is used to explore the most effective strategies for supporting pupils who are working significantly below age related expectations.

Led by Penny Boardman.

 

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Science subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 3rd Oct 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Science. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Mel Sandford.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Tuesday 16th April 2024

 

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Assessment leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 4th Oct 2023
(Various dates below)

1300-1530

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Assessment. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Emma Parkins.

 

Dates:

Wednesday 4th October 2023

Wednesday 10th January 2024

Wednesday 8th May 2024

 

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Maths subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Thurs 5th Oct 2023
(various dates below)

1300-1600

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Maths. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Kerri McArdle.

 

Dates:

Thursday 5th Oct 2023

Thursday 1st February 2024

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

 

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Wellbeing network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 10th Oct 2023
(Various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around wellbeing. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Heidi Neal-Millar.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 10th Oct 2023

Tuesday 9th Jan 2024

Tuesday 7th May 2024

 

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DHT/QEL network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Thurs 12th Oct 2023
(Various dates below)

1300-1600

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN Deputy Headteachers and Quality Education Leads the time and space to focus on discussion or activity together. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Kerri McArdle and Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

Thursday 12th Oct 2023

Thursday 16th Nov 2023

Thursday 11th Jan 2024

Thursday 28th Mar 2024

Thursday 9th May 2024

Thursday 13th Jun 2024

 

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Music subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Thurs 12th Oct 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Music. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Caroline Madeley.

 

Dates:

Thursday 12th October 2023

Monday 8th January 2024

Thursday 18th April 2024

 

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Safety Intervention two day training course

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Fri 13th Oct AND Fri 20th Oct 2023

0930-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

**STAFF MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND BOTH DATES**

 

CPI Safety Intervention™ training incorporates trauma-informed and person-centered approaches. This programme is the perfect solution for staff within our schools who need to prevent and/or intervene in crisis situations. With a focus on prevention, it also teaches staff de-escalation skills as well as non-restrictive and restrictive interventions.

 

Day 1- Focuses on de-escalations skills, verbal intervention, learning behaviour assessments and decision-making skills.

 

Day 2- Continued theory learning and then being taught all the CPI preventative interventions plus the disengagements and holding skills.

Delivered by Julie Bonney.

 

Dates:

Fri 13th Oct and Fri 20th Oct 2023

 

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New starters - Introduction to the Central Team

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Monday 16th Oct 2023

1330-1530

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Aimed At: - ALL ELAN employees who are new to the trust plus longer-serving employees who are interesting in learning more about our Central team.

A two-hour introduction to ELAN’s Central team (CEO, Business & Governance, Communications, Finance, Estates, Human Resources and Education team) to meet the team, learn about the key activities of each function and how they support the schools and trust employees.

 

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Spelling champion network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 17th Oct 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Spelling. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 17th Oct 2023

Tuesday 30th April 2024

 

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History subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 1st Nov 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around History. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Paul Davis/Ali Duffy.

 

Dates:

Wednesday 1st Nov 2023

Tuesday 30th January 2024

Tuesday 23rd April 2024

 

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Pastoral leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 7th Nov 2023
(Various dates below)

0930-1100

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Pastoral themes. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Jenny Adams.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 7th November 2023

Wednesday 7th February 2024

Wednesday 8th May 2024

 

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DT subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 7th Nov 2023
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around DT. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Laina Pettifor.

 

Dates:

Tuesday 7th November 2023

Tuesday 6th February 2024

Tuesday 21st May 2024

 

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Geography subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 8th Nov 2023
(Various dates below)

1600-1730

Various see below

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Geography. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Paul Davis and Ali Duffy.

 

Dates:

Wed 8th Nov 2023 (Mead Vale)

Tues 27th Feb 2024 (Bournville)

Tues 4th June 2024 (Banwell)

 

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Year 2-6 spelling programme

Aimed At:  

ALL SCHOOLS

Course date:  

Wed 8th Nov 2023

0900-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Cost for non ELAN schools: £100 per person for the full day.

 

This one day course is an introduction to teaching spelling using the Year 2-6 spelling programme. Participants will develop their subject knowledge and will gain an insight into how to use the programme materials.

Led by Penny Boardman.

 

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Safety Intervention Training - Theory course

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Friday 10th Nov 2023

0930-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

CPI Safety Intervention™ training incorporates trauma-informed and person-centered approaches. This programme is the perfect solution for staff within our schools who need to prevent and/or intervene in crisis situations. With a focus on prevention, it also teaches staff de-escalation skills as well as non-restrictive and restrictive interventions.

This one day course is theory based and helps build skills in prevention and de-escalation strategies, including Verbal Interventions, managing behavioural risk and important restorative approaches.

Delivered by Julie Bonney.

 

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Disadvantage network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Mon 13th Nov 2023
(Various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Disadvantaged pupils. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Adam Matthews.

 

Dates:

Monday 13th Nov 2023

Tuesday 12th March 2024

Tuesday 18th June 2024

 

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Extend English curriculum and pedagogical approaches

Aimed At:  

ALL SCHOOLS

Course date:  

Wed 15th Nov 2023

0900-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Cost for non ELAN schools: £100 per person for the full day.

 

This course is an opportunity for Year 2-6 teachers to learn how to use a range of subject specific pedagogical approaches to teach reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Led by Penny Boardman.

 

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Identifying and actioning next steps in writing

Aimed At:  

ALL SCHOOLS

Course date:  

Wed 22nd Nov 2023

0900-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Cost for non ELAN schools: £100 per person for the full day.

 

This course is for Year 2-6 teachers. It will explore the importance of effective feedback in supporting children to improve their writing.

Led by Penny Boardman.

 

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Governors - Pupils exclusion overview for Governors and clerks

Aimed At:  

Governors and Clerks

Course date:  

29th Nov 2023

1800-1930

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This session is aimed at governors and clerks who might be involved in a pupil exclusion panel or for anyone who is interested in understanding the review panel's responsibilities around exclusion considerations. 

 

This session will provide clerks and governors with the knowledge required to participate in pupil exclusion panels. As per the statutory guidance Suspension and Permanent Exclusion from maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units in England, including pupil movement guidance for maintained schools, the academy trust must ensure that all panel members and clerks have received training within the two years prior to the date of a review panel. Therefore, it is essential that clerks and governors likely to be called upon to consider a pupil exclusion should attend this training.

Led by Mahad Ali.

 

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Attendance leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Thurs 7th Dec 2023
(Various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Attendance. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Mahad Ali.

 

Dates:

Thursday 7th Dec 2023

Thursday 28th March 2024

Thursday 4th July 2024

 

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Safeguarding network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 13th Dec 2023
(Various dates below)

1600-1700

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Safeguarding. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. 

 

Dates:

Wed 13th Dec 2023 (Mead Vale)

Wed 31st Jan 2024

Wed 27th Mar 2024

Wed 1st May 2024

Wed 19th June 2024

 

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Languages subject leads network - French

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

10th Jan 2024
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Mead Vale Primary School

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around French. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Justine Gregory.

 

Dates:

10th January 2024

15th May 2024

 

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Languages subject leads network - Spanish

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Wed 17th Jan 2024
(various dates below)

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Spanish. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Justine Gregory.

 

Dates:

17th January 2024

22nd May 2024

 

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New starters - Introduction to the Central Team

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Thurs 25th Jan 2024

1330-1530

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Aimed At: - ALL ELAN employees who are new to the trust plus longer-serving employees who are interesting in learning more about our Central team.

A two-hour introduction to ELAN’s Central team (CEO, Business & Governance, Communications, Finance, Estates, Human Resources and Education team) to meet the team, learn about the key activities of each function and how they support the schools and trust employees.

 

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Safety Intervention Training - Theory course

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Friday 9th Feb 2024

0930-1500

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

CPI Safety Intervention™ training incorporates trauma-informed and person-centered approaches. This programme is the perfect solution for staff within our schools who need to prevent and/or intervene in crisis situations. With a focus on prevention, it also teaches staff de-escalation skills as well as non-restrictive and restrictive interventions.

This one day course is theory based and helps build skills in prevention and de-escalation strategies, including Verbal Interventions, managing behavioural risk and important restorative approaches.

Delivered by Julie Bonney.

 

BOOK NOW

PSHE network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Mon 26th Feb 2024

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Personal, Social, Health and Economic education. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Kerri McArdle.

 

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Safeguarding for new ELAN staff

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Wed 6th March 2024

1300-1600

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This session is for new ELAN staff. It will enable participants to be familiar with, and confident in implementing, the procedures for safeguarding and protecting children. It will build knowledge and awareness of your role and responsibilities for safeguarding and the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Delivered by Paul Cox.

 

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New starters - Introduction to the Central Team

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY

Course date:  

Thurs 25th April 2024

1330-1530

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

Aimed At: - ALL ELAN employees who are new to the trust plus longer-serving employees who are interesting in learning more about our Central team.

A two-hour introduction to ELAN’s Central team (CEO, Business & Governance, Communications, Finance, Estates, Human Resources and Education team) to meet the team, learn about the key activities of each function and how they support the schools and trust employees.

 

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RE subject leads network

Aimed At:  

ELAN STAFF ONLY NETWORK

Course date:  

Tues 14th May 2024

1600-1730

Extend Education Room at Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 3ST

This network will give ELAN teachers the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around RE. You will examine situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Paul Davis/Ali Duffy.

 

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