Passive Intervention and Prevention Strategies (PIPS) Training
Open session being held on 2nd July at Ladysmith Infant School, Exeter
£65 + VAT per person | 09:00 - 16:00
PIPS training is aimed at all staff working in Primary Schools, Secondary School, Special Schools and Alternative Provisions. It aims to support staff in developing a consistent and acceptable team approach to managing behaviour, while, crucially, maintaining positive relationships and minimising risk for all.
9:00 12:30 | Module 1 : Prevention and De-escalation: This explores the key issues surrounding challenging behaviour and emphasises the importance of positive preventative verbal and non-verbal de-escalation strategies. 13:00 16:00 | Module 2: Passive Intervention and Prevention This promotes the least intrusive, most caring handling strategies and explores a continuum of passive techniques designed to keep both pupils and staff as safe as possible based on "making movement safe" rather than "overpowering".
Contact Bill Wright for further information and to book your place
Communication and Interaction - LEGO Therapy
This 2 hour training is aimed at Teachers and Teaching Assistants across Key Stages 1 4.
LEGO-Based Therapy is a collaborative play therapy in which children work together to build LEGO models.
Monthly group supervision sessions for 1 term for up to 8 members of staff (consisting of 3 group sessions over a period of 12 weeks) is £474 + VAT.
The sessions can be delivered at a time and venue convenient for you.
The opportunity for staff to: • Reflect on and review their practice • Discuss individual children and young people's needs in depth • Explore how to change or modify practice • Gain emotional support for challenges experienced
Group Overcoming Programme Overcoming Your Child's Fears and Worries
The Group Overcoming Programme is an evidence-based guided Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programme for parents of anxious children.
The aim of the programme is for parents to become anxiety management experts; the programme is non-blaming and highlights the positive skills and responses of parents, in order to build their confidence and empower them to support their child.
To celebrate GRT History Month we are offering schools training, assemblies and workshops to celebrate the different GRT cultures and to educate children and staff about the various different types of Travellers that there are.
The National Association Teachers of Travellers are also running a competition that we are encouraging schools to get involved with which is looking at the diversity that we have in our communities. Find out more here...
Wednesday 20th June 2018 | Bridwell Park, Uffculme | 10:00 - 16:00
The Mix is Devon Music Education Hub's annual schools' music festival giving children and young people and staff who work with them - the chance to be inspired by new musical experiences.
This event gives thousands of pupils the opportunity to take part in a range of hands-on workshops, learn new musical skills and enjoy professional performances, all in the stunning surroundings of Bridwell Park.
The Mix will inspire and engage pupils in their musical learning and provide a stimulus for creative thinking for all those attending. Staff can return to school enthused and with increased confidence to deliver high quality musical opportunities for pupils.
£4.50+VAT per child/student | Adults attending with school/setting groups are free.