Annual Programme - 2019 - 2020
INFORMATION at 23rd March 2020 - WE ARE CURRENTLY REARRANGING THE CHANGE OF DATES FOR A NUMBER OF OUR TRAINING AND WORKSHOP SESSIONS TO BE ABLE TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES FOR THE COVID 19 LOCKDOWN WHILST CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE ESSENTIAL WORK OF THE SECTOR. WHILST STAYING POSITIVE, FURTHER CHANGES MAY OCCUR.
We are sorry the EAL and EDI sessions which were planned have had to be cancelled but will hope to include these within next years annual programme.
Our annual programme is offered to enable all people who care for children to attend training or workshops of their choice. We also provide personalised in-house training as stand-alone sessions. Booking is required as places are often limited. Once bookings have received a paid confirmation invoice refunds are not available.
WE CURRENTLY HAVE A PARENT WORKSHOPS OFFER AVAILABLE UNTIL DECEMBER 2020 - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER DETAILS
As part of our PASCAL annual programme, we offer the 12 hours accredited paediatric 1st Aid course in line with current regulations. We offer these 2-3 times a year as part of our annual training programme. The 12hr paediatric 1st Aid or the 6hr - emergency paediatric 1st Aid course can also be booked through PASCAL Training Ltd to be delivered in-house for 10-12 people with more flexible times and dates to suit needs. Please contact us to obtain prices as these will vary in accordance with attendance places.
If you require any further details regarding any of our services, courses, sessional contents, cost enquiries, or would like to make a booking, please email or call one of our consultants.
Carol Haydon, Linda Walls or Angela Pugh
12hr Paediatric 1st Aid
WE ARE CURRENTLY REARRANGING THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THE 1ST AID SESSIONS INDICATED BELOW DUE TO THE EFFECT OF THE COVID19 SITUATION. The dates are likely to reschedule for June/July 2020 so please keep accessing the website or call.
Saturday April 25th and Saturday 2nd May 2020 (TO BE CHANGED) - £80 - 9.15am - 4.00pm
Venue - Beck Court community room - 18A Beck Court, Beck Lane, Beckenham Kent BR3 4RB
(roadside parking available and easily accessible by train, tram and bus.
*Level 3 accredited 12hr paediatric 1st Aid course takes place over two days.
Please contact us if you wish to book or be added to our waiting list as places are taken up quickly
Facilitator/qualified 1st Aid trainer for nuco training – Fiona Gerdes-Hanson
Nuco are an approved accredited awarding body who are registered to certificated this course as a level 3 certificate. “FAA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)” The two 6hrs sessions must be attended fully on both days to complete in its entirety. It satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the revised EYFS and current Ofsted regulations. Once your place is registered with awarding body we are unable to offer a refund. Details of the course can be accessed through
Leadership and Management - This has now been newly developed to support training both in a class session and then offering individual one to one training support in-house. This is to meet the individual needs of the early year's provision as well as the individual learner. The suggested 3 sessions include...
Ofsted - Are you outstanding? - Class session - delivered annually (Tues 28th Jan 2020) Looks at Ofsted expectations and best practice. Identifies current legal responsibilities and what makes a provision outstanding.
One-to-one in-house training session - Reflects on skills and qualities that make a leader or manager inspirational. Consider ways to communicate effectively. Reviews personal strengths and set SMART targets to link with the vision of the workplace.
One-to-one in-house training session - Clarifying and implementing procedures to ensure quality is at the heart of practice. Review procedures and undertake joint observations to support supervision, appraisal, disciplinary and partnership working.
The course is best covered in its entirety and is suitable for deputies, practitioners new to a lead role, room supervisors, and anyone who leads and manages a childcare provision.
Below are the current planned annual programme sessions for 2020. Please email or call to book a place or for any further information.
If you have any further suggested workshops or training which you think other practitioners/childcarers might be interested in or you might like delivered in-house please let us know your suggestions via our contact details.
Safeguarding update and refresher ANTICIPATED DATE CHANGE -
Tuesday 23rd June 6.30pm - 9.30pm - Please note THIS SESSION is for 3hrs
Bromley Methodist Church, College Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NS
Consultant – Carol Haydon
In line with current safeguarding guidance and legislation - Gives updates and reviews knowledge on how to safeguard children and young people. Revisits and reviews types and potential indicators of abuse and how to respond if you have a concern and what should happen, including concerns about the conduct of other people. Recognises the importance of working in partnership with parents, families and outside agencies and identifies the barriers to reporting concerns. Explores actual scenarios relating to safeguarding and informs about current knowledge of new guidance and procedures. It is recommended that all attendees should have already completed safeguarding awareness training.
Ofsted - Are you outstanding BEXLEY Wednesday 25th March - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
DATE CHANGE WILL BE INDICATED AS SOON AS HURST COMMUNITY CENTRE REOPENS
Hurst Community Centre, Hurst Place, Hurst Road Bexley, Kent, DA5 3LH
Consultant – Linda Walls
In line with Ofsted EIF - Educational Inspection Framework guidance, regulations and requirements and supporting EYFS statutory framework.
To look at reflecting on strengths and weaknesses in your provision and reviewing what makes an early year’s setting outstanding. Recognising how Ofsted inspects Early Years settings with discussion and consideration on how to maintain and develop outstanding practice.
Emotional well-being and mental health in children -
WE ANTICIPATE THIS DATE CAN STILL GO AHEAD BUT WILL NOW BE AN AFTERNOON SESSION Tuesday 23rd June 2020 - 1.30 - 3.30pm
Bromley Methodist Church, College Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NS
Consultants – Linda Walls/Carol Haydon
National and current information followed to support session taken from recent qualifications
How to promote the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children. To define mental health, resilience and self-esteem, looking at strategies to promote and nurture these. Review accessibility of specialist information and support.
OTHER POPULAR SESSIONS YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER FOR IN-HOUSE TRAINING OR TO CONSIDER COLLABORATING WITH OTHER LOCAL PROVISIONS
Supports National frameworks, Ofsted, and EYFS guidance.
Develops awareness of the indicators to look for and strategies to provide support for children with autism. Identifies typical indicators of autism, demonstrates an understanding of what it means to be on the autistic spectrum and strategies to support children, their families and the care providers.
Promoting and supporting positive behaviour -
Supported resources reflect best practice through the NSPCC and the guidance from the EYFS
Looks at how to support and manage children’s behaviour in line with their development. Exploring strategies and the importance of the adult role.
What do I need to know about GDPR?
In line with governmental guidelines, regulations and requirements
Reviews the legislation around GDPR and explores practical applications in the setting and for practitioners. Identifies best practice and gives a chance to share common concerns regarding data protection and its procedures.
Follows guidance from Ofsted and EYFS
Supports a healthy living theme looking at how to make outdoor play more exciting. Ideas explored from Forest school approach, introducing gardening and developing sensory activities to explore and experiment. Back to nature with strategies to develop how risk-taking can support children's confidence and build on their independence. In line with guidance and recommendations within the EYFS to improve children healthy lifestyles.