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Early Years

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I'm Not the SENCO - what should I be doing?

This course will provide EYFS practitioners with practical information about implementing the SEND Code of Practice focusing on managing and developing the Assess, Plan, Do, Review cycle through the Graduated Approach and SEN Support Plans. Invaluable for practitioners liaising with their SENCO to improve outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs or a Disability  

£40.00

(excl. VAT)
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I'm Not the SENCO - what should I be doing? Webinar

This course will provide EYFS practitioners with practical information about implementing the SEND Code of Practice focusing on managing and developing the Assess, Plan, Do, Review cycle through the Graduated Approach and SEN Support Plans. Invaluable for practitioners liaising with their SENCO to improve outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs or a Disability  

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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Impact of Early Trauma on Children and Young people

Bespoke for Buckinghamshire Childcare and HAF Providers

Impact of Early Trauma on Children and Young people. In this course you will  

  • think about the statistics relating to vulnerable children and young people,  
  • hear about several types of attachment and how these present. 
  • Learn how trauma impacts development. 
  • Hear about supportive strategies  

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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Practical Inclusion for Childcare & HAF Providers

This insightful course explores inclusion in a way that is directly applicable to our children supporting settings to create inclusive play experiences for a diverse range of children. The course encourages learners to embed inclusive practice into every aspect of the running of their settings. It highlights techniques and strategies for inclusion and promotes an underlying ethos of inclusion that underpins the entire organisation. The course also demonstrates a series of multi-level activities and games that are suitable for children of all ages.

 “Access is getting in -  Inclusion is wanting to stay!”* 

 The tutor on this course has managed inclusive projects across the UK working with large numbers of disabled and non-disabled children and has spoken at regional and national conferences on inclusive play.

 *Quote from Kids Inclusion Project

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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Seeing Beyond Behaviour - Webinar

This training session allows EYFS practitioners opportunity to consider effective strategies for supporting children’s emotional development and behaviour. Through learning about the main behaviour principles and positive behaviour strategies, practitioners will have an opportunity to develop skills to support them to both understand and support children who are dysregulated.

Practitioners will

  • Learn about simple strategies and resources that are effective at supporting the needs of all children 
  • Use case studies to consider what children’s behaviour is communicating  
  • Understand the need to support children’s personal social and emotional development 
  • Be able to develop positive behaviour support strategies
  • Learn ways to analyse behaviour, look at potential triggers and work out the changes you can make to support the child
  • Consider ways of ensuring strategies are implemented consistently throughout the setting 

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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Seeing Beyond Behaviour for Childcare & HAF Providers

This webinar training session allows HAF and Childcare Practitioners opportunity to consider effective strategies for supporting children’s emotional development and behaviour.  

Through learning about the main behaviour principles and reflecting on specific case studies practitioners will have an opportunity to develop the skills that will impact on all children and young people.

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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SEN Support and Emerging Needs

This training is for Early Years SENCOs and other Early Years Practitioners who want to know more about and gain practical advice about meeting the needs of children who require SEN Support. Including support for,

  • managing Assess, Plan, Do, Review (APDR) forms, 
  • coproducing SEN Support Plans  
  • gathering evidence for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA) 
  • preparing for attending ISEND Forum 
 Participants will increase their understanding of: 
  • What SEN Support is 
  • The Graduated Approach 
  • Assess, Plan, Do, Review (APDR) process and paperwork 
  • Coproducing SEN Support Plans 
  • Evidence that you need to gather if requesting an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA)  
  • How to prepare for attending an i-SEND forum. 
  • And receive hints and tips for completing SEN Paperwork effectively. 

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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SENCO Liaison Groups

EY SENCO Liaison Groups are run by members of the Early Years Service who have specialisms and expertise in supporting children with additional needs. The groups are an opportunity to hear local and national SEND updates, ask individual questions of our SEND Advisors and network with Early Years SENCOs. If your SENCO is unable to attend, please try and send someone in their place. More details of the focus of the groups will available on the SENCO Liaison Group Website page nearer the time.

£0.00

(excl. VAT)
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SENCO Liaison Groups Webinar

EY SENCO Liaison Groups are run by members of the Early Years Service who have specialisms and expertise in supporting children with additional needs. The groups are an opportunity to hear local and national SEND updates, ask individual questions of our SEND Advisors and network with Early Years SENCOs. If your SENCO is unable to attend, please try and send someone in their place. More details of the focus of the groups will available on the SENCO Liaison Group Website page nearer the time.

£0.00

(excl. VAT)
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SEND Support and Beyond Webinar

This training is for Early Years SENCOs and other Early Years Practitioners who need practical advice on demonstrating how they meet the needs of children who require SEN Support. We aim to develop a better understanding of Assess, Plan, Do, Review (APDR), coproduction of SEN Support Plans and how to use One Page Profiles effectively. We will discuss the  Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA) process and how to collate information needed.

£30.00

(excl. VAT)
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SEND Training for New and Aspiring SENCOs

This is a 2 day course.

The SENDCO plays a crucial role in the quality of any setting. The role though, can often be a daunting one for practitioners wanting to give children with additional needs the best start possible. This informative course will give you the tools you need to take forward your responsibilities to be an excellent EYFS SENCO. Completion of this two day course will count towards the practical element within the CACHE Level 3 National Qualification for SENCOs in The Early Years for those enrolled.

Lunch is not provided on this course.

£124.00

(excl. VAT)
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Transitions - Moving In and Moving On

Transitioning into a new setting or moving on to school is an important event in a child’s life. Getting this right is key to ensuring a positive start to the next chapter in their journey. This course will give you the tools and knowledge to make the transition process a positive one for both children and their families.  We will be especially looking at transitions for those children who are more vulnerable and may need more specific and personalised transition plans for example, those with SEND, EAL or those eligible for Early Years Pupil Premium.  

£40.00

(excl. VAT)
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Working Together To Get It Right - Inclusion Conference for ChiIdcare and HAF Providers

Conference arranged by Buckinghamshire Early Years Service alongside 'Activity Alliance' which is designed to develop key skills and knowledge in SEND, Inclusion & Safeguarding in the Out of School Childcare sector.

 

The focus will be

  • Inclusive Activity Workshop – how to create inclusive spaces for children and young people to access physical activity
  • Creating a Visually Rich Environment for children and young people
  • Buckinghamshire Safeguarding and SEND procedures relevant to the OOSC sector including the Role of the LADO and Managing Allegations
  • News, reviews, and updates with opportunities to network with other OOSC practitioners and Early Years Service representatives.
How inclusive are you - do you take time to audit your provision?
Feedback from children and young children tell us that sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest difference 
Learn about strategies that support all children and particularly those with SEND and additional needs 
Share experiences with colleagues, hear from young people about what’s important to them and have an opportunity to ask questions that relate to your setting 
There will be some resources to support your practice which you will receive on the day 

£20.00

(excl. VAT)