• XPosé Annual Conference

  • GRT resources available for free download (limited time only)

  • Sheffield EAL Conference Thursday 27th June 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

  • Free event NALDIC Yorkshire and the Humber RIG Thursday June 20th at 4 - 7pm Free event

  • New 19/20 Charging Schedule

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Virtual School - GRT and EAL
Promoting improved educational outcomes for children from GRT backgrounds and for those with English as an Additional Language.
The Virtual School works in partnership with schools and settings to improve the educational outcomes of children from GRT backgrounds and/or EAL. We aim to support schools to continuously improve engagement and provision in order to close the attainment gap.

We are a specialist team with extensive knowledge and understanding of the needs of diverse communities, offering practical and strategic support, relevant and up-to-date knowledge on policy, practice, and curriculum development, plus support for parental engagement and pupil participation.
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Training & Events

18 Jun
4 Year Projection Primary Maintained Course
This course provides an introduction to the 4 Year projection model and helps guide you through the 4 Year Forecast spreadsheet.
18 Jun
Characteristics of Effective Learning
The Characteristics of Effective Learning detail the ways in which children should be learning from their environment, experiences and activities. Children up to the age of five should all be displaying the Characteristics of Effective Learning every day.
19 Jun
SIMS Drop-In Session
The session will provide school staff with the opportunity to meet with the team face-to-face and address any queries or training that may be required. Support Officers will be able to work with you and your SIMS data, via VNC or Team Viewer, away from the hustle and bustle of the office, eg look at Discover, work through year end procedures, End of Key Stage data entry, demonstration of new modules or modules not currently used within school. We will still be providing full telephone support to schools on these days.
19 Jun
Self Harm & Suicide Awareness
Skills and knowledge highlighted in this training include • Perceptions and personal reactions • Identification • Statistics • Experiences and circumstances that can lead to self-harm and suicidal tendencies • Dispel some of the myths and reinforce facts • Distractions, avoidance techniques and interventions • Appropriate planning, monitoring and review of incidents • Effects of self-harm to individual and staff • Anger management and self-affirmation • Helping and approaching distressed individuals (an action plan) • Risk assessment and re-enforcing the importance of communication • Resources, help and advice For more information please contact Laura Ashton in the Public Health Team; Laura.Ashton@doncaster.gov.uk Refreshments will be provided but attendees are expected to bring their own lunch
19 Jun
Childminder Role of SENDCO training
COURSE DETAILS: • To enable participants to have an understanding of the Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 -25 years (January 2015) • To enable participants to acquire basic skills and strategies for the SENCO role • To raise awareness of SEND and current issues in SEND • To enable participants to write effective targets/learning outcomes and support staff to plan appropriate outcomes for children with SEND