COVID-19 webinar series for schools
Schools are facing unprecedented times during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers and Leaders are working continuously and are doing everything they can to provide a safe, supportive learning environment in school and online for children.
As a thank you for the huge undertaking that schools have coped with, we are offering a whole week of free CPD for the whole school. The webinars focus on supporting pupils, staff and the wider community during, and after COVID-19 and include subjects such as: The Recovery Curriculum, Mental Health and wellbeing, SEND, Autism, Looked After Children, Appraisals, Teaching and Learning, Governance, Payroll, recruitment, HR concerns and much more!
For information about each webinar, please see the individual agenda for every day. All webinars will be available to watch at a time to suit you and your busy schedules. In order to receive the links please sign up for each day that you are interested in. When registering, please use your school or organisation name as the account name to help us process the order more quickly.
Webinar 1: Re-Attachment: Bridging the gap between home and school
Delivered by Andrea May Oliver, (Dramatherapist) Samantha Crump (Dramatherapist) and Natalie Mihajlovic (Dramatherapist). This webinar will focus on the importance of attachment and positive relationships between children, parents and teachers. Sharing and exploring different strategies and approaches to bridge the gap between home and school.
Webinar 2: Transition for SEND pupils during COVID-19
Delivered by Lynne Swindlehurst, Specialist Inclusion Teacher and Helen Marriott, Speech and Language Therapist and Specialist Inclusion Teacher. This presentation will look at the best ways to support SEND pupils as they make transitions back to school during and after COVID-19. It will also explore transition to new classrooms, new year groups, or to a new school and how best to prepare pupils with SEND.
Webinar 3: Part 1- Re-engaging Looked After Children through the Recovery Curriculum
Delivered by Sally Eccleston, Amy Burns, Audrey Johnson and Helen Gore, Educational Psychologists. This will support you in becoming more familiar with the principles of the Recovery Curriculum and will introduce the psychology behind the framework. We hope to start a conversation for you about what this could look like in your school and develop your thinking around how your school values can reflect how you embed the Recovery Curriculum within your setting.
Webinar 4: Part 2 - Recovery Curriculum in practice for Looked After Children
Delivered by Sally Eccleston, Amy Burns, Audrey Johnson and Helen Gore, Educational Psychologists This will support you in exploring how the key principles of the Recovery Curriculum will support transition back to school. We will re - examine the importance of a relationship based approach and offer practical suggestions for you as a setting.
Webinar 5: Supporting autistic students back into schools post lockdown
Delivered by Claire Carrol, Educational Psychologist The session will enable school staff to develop an understanding of the challenges, issues and impacts lock-down may have had on autistic students. Furthermore, this session will explore the key issues secondary schools should consider to ensure autistic students are effectively supported back into school life.
Who's it for?
Whole school including Teachers, TAs, Leadership, SENDCo's, SBM and Governors