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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 The Beach at info@thebeach.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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PE - New to teaching PE in KS1 (cohort 2)

Aimed At:  

All primary staff

Course date:  

16 May 2022

1pm-4pm

Locking Primary PE Hub

Cost: £150 per person (non ELAN schools only)

 

This 3, half day course is aimed at adults who teach PE who are new to KS1 or have limited experience of KS1 PE. We will have a chance to look at the curriculum and also a chance to look at a practical PE lesson where tips and ideas on how to structure lessons can be explored. Delivered by Lee Molland

 

Dates:

6 December 2021

7 March 2022

16 May 2022

 

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English - Year 6 Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

16 May 2022

4pm-5.30pm

Online

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Year 6 English. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman

 

Dates:

6 December 2021

7 April  2022

16 May 2022

 

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Safeguarding in Education - Basic awareness

Aimed At:  

New ELAN staff

Course date:  

16 May 2022

9.30am-12.30pm

Online

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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Wellbeing Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only 

Course date:  

 17 May 2022

4pm-5.30pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

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

 

Dates:

12 October 2021

11 January 2022 - Online

5 April 2022 - postponed

17 May 2022

 

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English  - Year 2 Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

17 May 2022

4pm-4.45pm

Online

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Year 2 English. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman

 

Dates:

7 December 2021

15 February 2022

28 March 2022

17 May 2022

 

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PE Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

17 May  2022

1pm-4pm

Locking Primary School - PE Hub

A series of six PE network sessions led by Lee Molland. An opportunity for school PE leads to meet and discuss best practice and ideas.

 

Dates:

14 September 2021 - (now merged with strategy meeting)
16 November 2021
18 January 2022
8 March 2022 - 1pm-4pm
17 May 2022
28 June 2022

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English Leadership Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN English leads

Course date:  

18 May 2022

9am-12pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

An opportunity for ELAN English leads to work together with a focus on SKE and leadership. Delivered by Penny Boardman.

 

Dates:

29 September 2021

1 December 2021

26 January 2022

23 March 2022 - cancelled

18 May 2022

22 June 2022

 

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Maths Leadership Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN maths leads

Course date:  

18 May 2022

1pm-4pm

Online

An opportunity for ELAN maths leads to work together with a focus on SKE and leadership. This network will also include the latest maths updates.  Delivered by Lorraine Woollven

 

Dates:

4 November 2021

6 December 2021

27 January 2022 - online

17 March 2022

18 May 2022

15 June 2022

 

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Maths Leaders briefings

Aimed At:  

All primary teachers 

Course date:  

18 May 2022 

4pm-5.30pm

Online

Cost £45 per person (non ELAN schools only)

 

This series of three mathematic briefings will ensure that subject leaders remain up to date with national updates from DfE, OFSTED,  NCETM and statutory assessment arrangements.  The briefings also provide an opportunity for subject leaders to network with colleagues from other schools.

 Delivered by Lorraine Woollven

 

Dates:

4 November 2021

27 January 2022 - Online

18 May 2022

 

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Assessment Leads Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

20 May 2022

Various 

Online

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

 

Dates: 

28 September 2021- 3.45pm-5pm

14 January 2022 - 1pm-3.30pm

20 May 2022 - 1pm-3.30pm

 

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English - Year 4 Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

23 May 2022

4pm-4.45pm

Online

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Year 4 English. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman

 

Dates:

30 November 2021

7 February 2022

31 March 2022

23 May 2022

 

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HR - Appraisal Training

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

POSTPONED

1pm-4pm

The Beach

Join us to  share best practice tips for success in ensuring the appraisal is part of an annual engaging performance management process.

 

This will  be an interactive session where we build on experience and gain consistency of application across the trust.

 

There will also be an opportunity to add to our review of the ELAN process .

 

Learning outcomes

  • Why bother?
  • Top tips for success in engaging employees
  • Appraisal as part of a positive empowering performance management process
  • Best practice  objective setting  - sharing examples for different roles
  • Empowering CPD

 

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RQT Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN RQT's

Course date:  

23 May 2022

9.30-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville Primary School

A series of network days for  RQTs to participate in a blended approach of training sessions and directed self-study tasks facilitated by Kerri McArdle and Torie Walton.

 

Dates:

23 September 2021

20 October 2021 - Mendip Green

15 November 2021 

10 December 2021 

24 January 2022 

22 March 2022 - postponed

27 April 2022

23 May 2022 

21 June 2022 

 

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Governors - Monitoring & Evaluation training

Aimed At:  

Governors & trustees 

Course date:  

May 2022

Pre recorded

Online

A pre-recorded session which will provide governors and trustees with an overview of the different ways a governing body can monitor the performance of their school at a strategic level.

A link will be given to access this pre-recorded session once a place has been booked.

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Governors - Understanding and using data

Aimed At:  

ELAN governors only

Course date:  

May 2022

Pre-recorded session

Online

This pre-recorded session will help develop governors understanding of the internal progress and attainment data available to ELAN schools. You will become familiar with the range of internal data reports available and how they can be used to hold schools to account.

 

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First Aid - Paediatric First Aid Training (two day)

Aimed At:  

Open to all

Course date:  

Postponed

9.00am-4.30pm

The Beach, Bournville Primary School, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3ST

Cost £125 per person.

Delivered by React Training, this two day course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants. It will be of particular interest to teachers, childminders, crèche assistants and playgroup personnel. 

This qualification fulfils the requirements for first aid training detailed in the Department for Education’s statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and covers a range of subjects including:-

 

Ø  Role of the Paediatric First Aider

Ø  Seizure

Ø  Diabetic emergencies

Ø  Primary survey

Ø  Choking

Ø  Asthma

Ø  Resuscitation (CPR including the safe use of an AED)

Ø  Minor injuries

Ø  Meningitis

Ø  Wounds, bleeding & shock

Ø  Recovery position

Ø  Febrile convulsions

Ø  Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis

Ø  Fractures

Ø  Head, neck, and back injuries

Ø  Foreign bodies

Ø  Electrical incidents

 

Dates: 2 and 9 March 2022

 

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English - Year 5 Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

24 May 2022

4pm-4.45pm

Online

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around Year 5 English. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Penny Boardman

 

Dates:

2 December 2021

8 February 2022

4 April  2022

24 May 2022

 

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PSHE Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

24 May 2022

9am-12pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

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

 

Dates:

12 November 2021  1pm-4pm

25 January 2022  1pm-4pm

24 May 2022  9am-12pm

 

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PE - New to teaching PE (cohort 1)

Aimed At:  

All primary staff

Course date:  

24 May 2022 

1pm-4pm

Locking Primary PE Hub

Cost: £150 per person (non ELAN schools only)

 

This 3 half day course is aimed at adults with limited experience of teaching primary school PE. We will look at the KS1 and KS2 curriculum in detail, and see how the key skills can be delivered using a number of different sports. There will be a chance to watch a practical lesson, with tips on structure and engagement. Delivered by Lee Molland

 

Dates:

29 September 2021

9 March 2022

24 May 2022

 

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SENDco Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

25 May 2022

Various - see details

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around SEND. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. . Led by Cat Wright and Jane Steele.

 

Dates:

13 October 2021 - 9am-12pm

1 March 2022  - 9am-12pm

25 May 2022 - 1pm-4pm

 

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Deputy Head Teacher/QEL  Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

27 May 2022

1.00pm-4.00pm

The Beach, Bournville Primary

This network will give ELAN colleagues the time and space to focus on discussion or activity around the role of Deputy Head Teacher and QEL's. You will examine  situations, identify solutions and collaboratively move forward. Led by Kerri McArdle

 

Dates:

5 November 2021 

3 December 2021

21 January 2022

4 March 2022

6 May 2022

10 June 2022

8 July 2022

 

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MAPA Theory

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

POSTPONED

9.30am-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare (The Bay)

This one day Pivotal MAPA® course is theory based and helps build skills in prevention and de-escalation strategies, including Pivotal Scripted Interventions, managing behavioural risk and important restorative approaches. Delivered by Beckie Norton 

 

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Governors - Curriculum update training

Aimed At:  

Governors - ELAN

Course date:  

May 2022

Pre-recorded

Online

A pre-recorded session that will provide governors with an overview of the development of the ELAN curriculum, it's intent, implementation and impact.

A link will be given to access this pre-recorded session once a place has been booked.

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ELKAN Lead Communication Practioners Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

13 June 2022

4pm-5pm

Online

This series of three ELKLAN briefings will ensure that subject leaders remain up to date with current developments within their subject area.  The briefings also provide an opportunity for subject leaders to network with colleagues from other schools. Delivered by Charlotte McConnell

 

Dates:

6 December 2021

14 March 2022

16 May 2022

 

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SEND - Understanding and supporting challenging behaviour (cohort 2)

Aimed At:  

All primary staff

Course date:  

14 June

9.30am-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

Cost: £95 per person (non ELAN schools only)

 

An opportunity for colleagues to come together and share and discuss experiences, consider presenting behaviours, potential difficulties and barriers in light of research and evidence.   The session will allow for solution seeking conversations, where colleagues will be encouraged to consider what might be going on, and identify strategies for change that can be implemented back in their settings. Delivered by Cat Wright and Jane Steele

 

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PFL Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

14 June 2022

4pm-5.30 pm

The Beach

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

 

Dates:

 

20 October 2021 - online

16 November 2021

3 March 2022

22 March 2022

10 May 2022

14 June 2022

 

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OFSTED Leadership Briefing

Aimed At:  

School Leaders

Course date:  

New date tbc

4pm-5:30pm

Online

These OFSTED leadership briefings will ensure that leaders remain up to date with current developments following the winter conference. The briefing will also provide an opportunity for  leaders to network with colleagues from other schools.

There will be a second briefing to follow in 2022.

The date of this is to be confirmed. Delivered by Adam Matthews.

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Governors - OFSTED updates 

Aimed At:  

Governors - ELAN

Course date:  

New date tbc

5.30pm-7pm

Online

This twilight session will provide trustees and governors with an update on inspections under the 2019 OFSTED framework. Delivered by Adam Matthews

 

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PE - New to teaching PE in KS2

Aimed At:  

 All primary staff

Course date:  

20 June 2022 (session 3)​​​​​

1pm-4pm

Locking Primary PE Hub

Cost: £150 per person (non ELAN schools only)

 

This 3 half day course is aimed at adults who teach PE who are new to KS2 or have limited experience of KS2 PE. We will have a chance to look at the curriculum and also a chance to look at a practical PE lesson where tips and ideas on how to structure lessons can be explored. This is a chance to see how holistic skills in the ELAN PE curriculum can be achieved in through a number of different sports. Delivered by Lee Molland

 

Dates:

9 November 2021

22 March 2022

21 June 2022

 

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Safeguarding Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

21 June 2022

4pm-5pm

The Beach

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

 

Dates:

21 September 2021

14 December 2021

1 February 2022

29 March 2022

3 May 2022 - The Beach

21 June 2022

 

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PE - Confidence booster for teaching PE - Cohort 3

Aimed At:  

All primary staff

Course date:  

22 June 2022

9am-12pm

Locking Primary PE Hub

Cost: £50 per person (non ELAN schools only)

This 3 hour course will be aimed at adults who want to see some practical PE and also have a chance to look at the curriculum and be assured on what they are delivering. It is a chance to check in with ideas on how you might improve your own practice, but also a chance to network with like minded people who are keen to deliver high quality PE lessons. Delivered by Lee Molland

 

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MAPA Refresher - Cohort 4

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

24 June 2022

9.30am-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

This annual one-day refresher course reinforces the techniques gained for those who have already attended the two-day course.  Delivered by Beckie Norton or Gail Matter.

 

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ECT's - Introduction to subject leadership 

Aimed At:  

ELAN ECT's

Course date:  

28 June 2022

9.30am-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville, Weston-super-Mare

Delivered by Kerri McArdle, this one day course is designed to support subject leaders in their role and will include:

  • key elements to effective subject leadership
  • subject leader roles
  • responsibilities and tasks
  • strategic direction and development
  • the importance of subject knowledge and pedagogical subject knowledge
  • leading others

 

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Reading - Prosody Intervention Training

Aimed At:  

Primary Teachers

Course date:  

29 June 2022

12.30pm-3.30pm

The Beach, Bournville Primary School, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3ST

Cost £50 per person (non ELAN schools)

Join us for an afternoon where teachers will be guided through how to deliver an intervention that supports children to become increasingly fluent and expressive readers.

Delivered by Justine Gregory

 

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Attendance Leads Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

7 July 2022

4pm-5pm

The Beach

A series of three network sessions led by Mahad Ali. An opportunity for school attendance leads to meet and discuss best practice and ideas.

 

Dates:

8 December 2021-online

31 March 2022 - The Beach

7 July 2022

 

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Pupil Premium Network

Aimed At:  

ELAN staff only

Course date:  

12 July 2022

4pm-5.30pm

Various - view details

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

 

Dates:

28 September 2021 -Online

8 March 2022 - The Beach

12 July 2022

 

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