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Course Summary


What Does Outstanding SEMH Provision Look Like?
7th Mar
Neuro Friendly Series

Led by:

Lucy Kildunne, SEMH Teacher and Wellbeing Lead, Elms Bank School

Description:

How do you ensure the 6 principles of nurture are embedded within your curriculum and classroom practice? In attending this course, delegates will develop a understanding of success based curriculm to engage the most disengaged of students. Through developing knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies you will be equipped to support and nurture students on their positive educational journey.  This course will draw upon TEACCH methodology to support in the structure. Finally the course will consider restorative practices and relationship focussed practices to further support a positive learning experience for the young person. 

Suitable for:

Teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, HLTAs 

Date:

07.03.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

Please contact us directly to make an enquiry or click the link below for more information and cost.

Venue Address:

Elms Bank Ripon Avenue Whitefield Manchester, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Dyslexia support for Secondary Schools
14th Mar
Neuro Friendly Series

Led by:

Harriet Lyno Specialist Teacher Elms Bank School

Description:

This course will enable delegates to help develop strategies to support secondary school learners in a multisensory learning style. This course will give secondary teachers an insight into how best to support learners struggling with literacy acquisition.

Suitable for:

Secondary Teachers, SENCo, TA's and HLTA's

Date:

14.03.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

Please contact us directly to make an enquiry or click the link below for more information and cost.

Venue Address:

Oak LP (Central Office Meeting Room, same site as Unsworth Primary School) Blackley Close Unsworth Bury BL9 8LY

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Course Summary


Effective Behaviour De-escalation
14th Mar
Trauma Series

Led by:

Alison Morrell, Deputy Headteacher, Elms Bank School and Dawn Lowe, Advanced Behaviour Practitioner, Elms Bank School 

Description:

Examine the theory and practical strategies behind escalating behaviour and what to do if you are faced with a young person in crisis. It can feel a lonely place being involved with a young person who is in crisis, join this session to understand the physiological reasons behind ours and their reactions and how to counteract this successfully.   

Suitable for:

Teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, HLTAs 

Date:

14.03.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

Please contact us directly to make an enquiry or click the link below using the link below for more information and cost

Venue Address:

Elms Bank Ripon Avenue Whitefield Manchester, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Developing an understanding of Selective Mutism
18th Mar
Communication Series

Led by:

Oak LP Outreach team Doctor Jamie Barsky Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Bury

Description:

This course gives an overview of what selective mutism means and the impact of selective mutism in the classroom. You will cover both informal and formal treatment approaches and you will also be given some strategies to build your confidence in supporting young people with selective mutism.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

18.03.24

Time:

09:00

Cost:

£25 per person

Venue Address:

Elms Bank College Prestwich M25 1JH

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Course Summary


Gaining a better understanding of self harm
21st Mar
Trauma Series

Led by:

Gemma Johnson, SENCO at Cloughside College, hospital school for young people with mental health conditions

Description:

This training allows colleagues to gain a better understanding of self-harm, see the benefit of early intervention and provides strategies to break down barriers in discussing this with young people. It provides practical strategies that can be implemented immediately but also equips you with the knowledge and understanding of self-harm and how to respond appropriately.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

21.03.24

Time:

15:00

Cost:

£25.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield,M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Good Autism Practice 16th April 2024
16th Apr
Autism (AET)

Led by:

OakLP Outreach Team

Description:

Gain practical knowledge, and discover hands-on Tools and techniques to support autistic children in your setting.

Suitable for:

Practitioners who work directly with autistic children in schools providing guidance on processes and tools that can help practitioners to implement good autism practice.

Date:

16.04.24

Time:

10:00

Cost:

£50 per person

Venue Address:

Elms Bank College 10.00-14.30pm

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Course Summary


Support Surgery 18th April - 13th June Early Years
18th Apr
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from OakLP Outreach, Elms Bank School, Virtual School, Educational Psychology Service, LA Outreach, Speech and Language, CAMHS

Description:

SEMH

Suitable for:

All

Date:

18.04.24

Time:

09:15

Cost:

Free to Bury Schools for academic year 2023-2024. All other schools, please make enquiries at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Developing Interaction
18th Apr
Communication Series

Led by:

Ben Conduit, Speech and Language Therapist

Description:

This training will develop delegates understanding of early communication and interaction. It is a training that looks at initiating, developing and continuing interactions for people with social communication difficulties, ASD, or delayed inter-action. For people who struggle to involve other people in their play or who struggle to send purposeful messages. The training Includes strategies to develop interaction skills, with reference to the Intensive Interaction approach and other interaction and communication approaches.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

18.04.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£25.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Anxiety Module Early Years
19th Apr
Autism (AET)

Led by:

OakLP Outreach Team

Description:

This module will provide delegates with an understanding of what we mean by anxiety, how it appears in autistic children, what the key triggers are what delegates can do to support autistic children and prevent and reduce anxiety.

Suitable for:

Practitioners working with autistic children. This may include: Teachers, Teaching assistants, SENCO's, Any practitioner needing to map the progress pupils.

Date:

19.04.24

Time:

09:00

Cost:

£25 per person

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Prompt Card Training and Referral Guidance Webinar 19th April
19th Apr
Trauma Series

Led by:

Paris Thompson, CAMHS Operational Manager

Description:

Bury CAMHS are holding a webinar session to introduce their new prompt card and referral form which will hopefully support referrers in completing referrals for young people in the service. This is a short presentation on the current CAMHS offer and also the future CAMHS expansion.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

19.04.24

Time:

11:00

Cost:

Free

Venue Address:

Training via Teams. To book on please email pcn-tr.burycamhscypiapt@nhs.net

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Course Summary


TA Development Drop-In 19th April
19th Apr
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from OakLP Outreach team

Description:

Send up to 2 TA's or Teachers to our TA development Drop-In. You tell us what you want them to gain experience in and your staff can gain hands on experience.

Suitable for:

Teachers Teaching Assistants

Date:

19.04.24

Time:

08:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury schools for academic years 2023-2024 all other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Venue - Elms Bank School/College/Unsworth Primary RP* Please specify when you book

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Course Summary


Good Autism Practice 23rd April 2024
23rd Apr
Autism (AET)

Led by:

OakLP Outreach Team

Description:

Gain practical knowledge, and discover hands-on Tools and techniques to support autistic children in your setting.

Suitable for:

This is a module for practitioners who work directly with autistic children in schools, providing guidance on processes and tools that can help practitioners to implement good autism practice

Date:

23.04.24

Time:

10:00

Cost:

£50 per person

Venue Address:

Elms Bank College 10.00-14.30pm

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Course Summary


Support Surgery 25th April - 20th June - Primary
25th Apr
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from Oak LP Outreach, Elms Bank School, Virtual School, Educational Psychology Service, LA Outreach, Speech and Language, CAMHS

Description:

Our Support surgery is an opportunity to discuss case studies of SEMH Learners with a wide range of professionals.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

25.04.24

Time:

09:15

Cost:

Free to Bury schools for academic year 2023-2024, all other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Overcoming Emotional Barriers to School Attendance - A Step by Step approach
26th Apr
Trauma Series

Led by:

Trainer -Doctor Geoff Morgan, Lead Educational Psychologist, Bury LA

Description:

Themes : Understanding EBSA, Assessment of Emotional barriers to attendance, Evidence based intervention and support, Planning and reviewing.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

26.04.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£25 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


TA Development Drop In 26th April
26th Apr
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from Oak LP Outreach

Description:

Send up to 2 TA's or Teachers to our TA development Drop-In. You tell us what you want them to gain experience in and your staff can gain hands on experience.

Suitable for:

Teachers Teaching Assistants

Date:

26.04.24

Time:

08:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury schools for academic year 2023-2024, all other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Venue- Elms Bank School/College/Unsworth Primary RP* Please specify when you book

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Course Summary


Support Surgery 2nd May - 27th June Secondary
2nd May
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from Oak LP Outreach, Elms Bank School, Virtual School, Educational Psychology Service, LA Outreach, Speech and Language, CAMHS

Description:

Our Support surgery is an opportunity to discuss case studies of SEMH Learners with a wide range of professionals.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

02.05.24

Time:

09:15

Cost:

Free to all Bury schools for academic year 2023-2024 all other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Part 1 Trauma Informed Practice - Understanding Attachment and the Adverse Childhood Experiences 
2nd May
Trauma Series

Led by:

Alison Morrell, Pastoral Lead Elms Bank and Nicola Pemberton  OakLP Outreach

Description:

How do we consider the impact of adverse childhood experiences and childhood trauma in the classroom? How does childhood trauma impact upon the structure of the brain and what is the impact upon the learning?

Suitable for:

Teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, HLTAs 

Date:

02.05.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£90 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank Ripon Avenue Whitefield Manchester, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


How to embed thrive principles into a Nurture based curriculum
9th May
Trauma Series

Led by:

Oak LP Outreach Team and Sue Senior, Faculty Lead, Spring Lane School

Description:

As a thrive practitioner, Sue has a wealth of experience in supporting colleagues to understand how a curriculum that encompasses the thrive approach offers a trauma informed, whole school approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. Sue will take dele-gates through the principles of Thrive and how she has used the principles to equip her in writing curriculum maps.

Suitable for:

SENCOs, class teachers, nurture teachers, TAs

Date:

09.05.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£90.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Part 2 Trauma Informed Practice - Understanding and Working with Attachment to Support Trauma Informed Practice 
16th May
Trauma Series

Led by:

Alison Morrell, Pastoral Lead Elms Bank and Nicola Pemberton , OakLP Outreach

Description:

What are the effective strategies to use within a trauma informed classroom? How are you going to support learners that have experienced trauma to build their self esteem and breakdown the barriers to learning?

Suitable for:

Teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, HLTAs 

Date:

16.05.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£90.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank Ripon Avenue Whitefield Manchester, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


SENCO Solutions Meeting Summer
16th May
Summer One for All

Led by:

OakLP Outreach Team with Guest Speakers : Cath Atherden - before SEND support; when does a concern or a need become a special educational need? Claire Jackson - Lead Educational Psychologist - Person Centered Planning Fran Cooper - SENCO, Philips High School. What does the GAT look like in practice? Followed by : SpeedSENDing... more details to follow!

Description:

Early Identification

Suitable for:

Opportunity to talk with Primary and Secondary SENCO's to discuss cases.

Date:

16.05.24

Time:

09:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury Schools for academic year 2023-2024. All other schools, please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Elms Bank College, Prestwich, M25 1JH

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Course Summary


Prompt Card Training and Referral Guidance Webinar 17th May
17th May
Trauma Series

Led by:

Paris Thompson CAMHS Operational Manager

Description:

Bury CAMHS are holding a webinar session to introduce their new prompt card and referral form which will hopefully support referrers in completing referrals for young people in the service. This is a short presentation on the current CAMHS offer and also the future CAMHS expansion.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

17.05.24

Time:

11:00

Cost:

Free

Venue Address:

Training via Teams. To book on please email pcn-tr.burycamhscypiapt@nhs.net

Enquire

Course Summary


Developing an understanding of anxiety and depression in the classroom
23rd May
Trauma Series

Led by:

Gemma Johnson, SENCO at Cloughside College, hospital school for young people with mental health conditions.

Description:

This training allows colleagues to gain a better understanding of depression and anxiety in a classroom. It will discuss ways in which you can talk to young people and give advise in a helpful way. The session concentrates on breaking down any barriers the young person may have and how these barriers can be overcome so the young person can continue with their education

Suitable for:

All

Date:

23.05.24

Time:

15:00

Cost:

£25.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


An introduction into effective use of visuals in the classroom
6th Jun
Communication Series

Led by:

Oak LP Outreach Team and Ben Conduit, Speech and Language Therapist

Description:

Visual supports aid and enhance communication. They provide children and adults with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) with an alternative mode of communication. Visuals can help to provide structure and routine, improve understanding, avoid frustration and offer opportunities to interact with others. Do your students require the use of visuals to support them through the structure of the day? In attending this course you will develop a working knowledge of how to use visuals in order to support communication, structure, learning and also to support behaviour in the classroom.

Suitable for:

Teachers, SENCOs, teaching assistants, HLTAs

Date:

06.06.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£25.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


Scaffolding GCSE Math's to support learners
13th Jun
Curriculum Series

Led by:

Sarah Hobson, Lead of Mathematics Elms Bank 

Description:

This course will enable delegates to develop effective teaching strategies to support the learning of KS4 GCSE content. Through effective questionning, teaching structures, curriculum design and progression plans attendees, will be equipped with the strategies needed to support low attaining students. Furthermore the course will support the delegate in delivering effective Mathematical concepts to engage the most disengaged learner! Lets make Maths fun …

Suitable for:

Teachers of GCSE Mathematics, HLTAs 

Date:

13.06.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£90.00 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank Ripon Avenue Whitefield Manchester, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


TA Development Drop In 14th June
14th Jun
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from OAK LP Outreach Team

Description:

Send up to 2 TA's or Teachers to our TA development Drop-In. You tell us what you want them to gain experience in and your staff can gain hands on experience.

Suitable for:

Teachers Teaching Assistants

Date:

14.06.24

Time:

08:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury Schools this academic year 2023-2024. All other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk.

Venue Address:

Venue - Elms Bank School/College/Unsworth Primary RP* Please specify when you book

Enquire

Course Summary


TA Development Drop In 21st June
21st Jun
Summer One for All

Led by:

Support from OakLP Outreach Team

Description:

Send up to 2 TA's or Teachers to our TA development Drop-In. You tell us what you want them to gain experience in and your staff can gain hands on experience.

Suitable for:

Teachers Teaching Assistants

Date:

21.06.24

Time:

08:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury Schools for this academic year 2023-2024. All other schools please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Venue: Elms Bank School/College/Unsworth Primary RP* Please specify when you book

Enquire

Course Summary


Neurodiversity in the Early Years
28th Jun
Neuro Friendly Series

Led by:

Trainer- Doctor Geoff Morgan, Lead Educational Psychologist, Bury LA

Description:

Supporting learners pre/emerging verbal Early Years Settings Themes : Using SCERTS principles to equip learners to actively engage, What is meaningful engagement and how do we support this ?, How can we use objects of reference and names to support engagement?, How can we encourage meaningful engagement ?.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

28.06.24

Time:

13:00

Cost:

£25 per delegate

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

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Course Summary


SENCO Support - Coffee and Catch Up
2nd Jul
Summer One for All

Led by:

OakLP Outreach, Nicola Pemberton and LA representatives, Cath Atherden and Sian O'Brian

Description:

Focus - No question is a silly question. Peer to peer support.

Suitable for:

All

Date:

02.07.24

Time:

15:30

Cost:

Free to all Bury Schools for academic year 2023-2024. All other schools, please enquire at Outreach@oaklp.co.uk

Venue Address:

Elms Bank School, Whitefield, M45 8PJ

Enquire