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Educational Psychology
Developing school effectiveness to improve outcomes for vulnerable children
The Educational Psychology Service is part of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) & Disabilities Team in the Children and Young People’s Service.

We work with children, parents, early years, alternat...
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Training & Events

16
16 Oct
FMS Finance Module
This course aims to support the day to day processing in FMS and will demonstrate how processes including orders and invoices, petty cash and non-invoiced income. You will also gain a good understanding of how FMS is set up.
16
16 Oct
Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (RQF)
WHAT DOES THE QUALIFICATION COVER? Topics include: • understanding the application process for a personal licence • your legal duties as a personal licence holder • the roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities • The licensing objectives and why they’re so important • How the nature and strength of alcohol can affect your customers • The law relating to protecting children on a licensed premises • The powers held by the police and other authorities
17
17 Oct
Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Moderation Event
These termly events provide an opportunity for Reception and Early Years practitioners to moderate their EYFSP judgements with colleagues from other schools and work with LA moderators to take part in agreement trialling activities. Schools are expected to attend a minimum of at least one moderation session during the year as part of statutory assessment processes. Event content: • Updates on STA and LA moderation guidance and key statutory documents. • Agreement trialling. • Practical activities to support making EYFSP judgements. • Consideration of best fit judgements across the emerging/expected/exceeding bands. • Sharing effective practice between schools through presentations and discussion. • Advice on submitting EYFSP data and deadlines.
17
17 Oct
Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Moderation Event
These termly events provide an opportunity for Reception and Early Years practitioners to moderate their EYFSP judgements with colleagues from other schools and work with LA moderators to take part in agreement trialling activities. Schools are expected to attend a minimum of at least one moderation session during the year as part of statutory assessment processes. Event content: • Updates on STA and LA moderation guidance and key statutory documents. • Agreement trialling. • Practical activities to support making EYFSP judgements. • Consideration of best fit judgements across the emerging/expected/exceeding bands. • Sharing effective practice between schools through presentations and discussion. • Advice on submitting EYFSP data and deadlines.
17
17 Oct
Childminding Pre-registration Course
The contents of each session: • Session 1: Setting up a childminding business: topics are covered to enable you to set up your self-employed business such as: registration with HMRC; recording income and expenditure; completing Tax Returns; marketing your business; undertaking market research; developing a business plan • Session 2: Providing an enabling environment: looking at equipment and resources and how best to use these; discusses activities and experiences that children should access • Session 3 and 4: Learning and development: provides discussion and example documents that can be used to record: child observations; for planning children’s next steps; advice on how to assess how children are making progress; to discuss how/why you produce a 2 year Progress Report • Session 5: Language and communication: discussion around how, why and when children communicate; the importance of using resources to promote language development; to look at how we interact with children and create positive relationships • Session 6: The Safeguarding and Welfare requirements of the EYFS: look at and discuss the requirements in Section 3 of the EYFS: producing policies and procedures; how to safeguard your setting; legal documentation ie: contracts, records, insurance; discussion around what to expect during your Ofsted registration visit • Session 7: Safeguarding / Child protection training: a child protection training course that enables identification, understanding and response to possible signs of abuse or neglect including discussion of the categories and signs of abuse; how to record incidents; reporting requirements; contact details for partner agencies