Inquiry Focused School Improvement

15
Jun
2020

Supporting Positive Behaviours

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 9:15 am -3:45 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£ Included in Offer

Supporting Positive Behaviours  June 15

Morning Session 9.15am-12.45pm; Afternoon session 1.15pm-3.45pm - Please confirm chosen session on the booking form

  • Stress and anxiety- how to explain what this is to children, to help their understanding.
  • Looking after our mental health with the 10 keys to happier living, prevention strategies.
  • How to include relaxation techniques everyday in your busy classroom- for you and the children.
  • Creating a ‘panic attack’ coping plan.
  • Creating a ‘Stress Busting’ resource.
  • Sharing resources
17
Jun
2020

Supporting Parents with Challenges

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 9:15 am -3:45 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer

Morning Session 9.15am-12.45pm; Afternoon session 1.15pm-3.45pm  - Please confirm chosen session on the booking form

Angry, manipulative, difficult parents? A day to understand, guide and manage those challenging conversations and meetings. To support staff wellbeing and safeguarding.

  • Recognising underlying triggers and understanding aggressive and unreasonable behaviours from adults.
  • Reading body language, assessing risk and responding with helpful responses.
  • De-escalation tips and strategies.
  • Solution focussed coaching to manage difficult conversations.
  • Resolution strategies.
  • Defusing, protective interruption and staying safe.
  • Legal and policy guidelines supporting safeguarding.
02
Jul
2020

Managing Anxiety – Adults

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 9:15 am -12:45 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£ Included in ASK Offer

Outcomes: adapted to support children or adults depending on the course.

  • To understand more about your brain, anxiety projection and their relationship.
  • To know some practical strategies to support anxiety with a range of grounding, mindfulness, sensory, physical and creative techniques.
  • To know how scripts and social stories can help and create your own.
  • To know how to identify risk and resilience factors and design a ‘Personal Panic Plan’.
  • To share resources and online support.
  • To create an ‘Anxiety Help Pathway’ for your school or family.
03
Jul
2020

Managing Anxiety – Children

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 9:15 am -12:45 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£ Included in ASK Offer

Outcomes: adapted to support children or adults depending on the course.

  • To understand more about your brain, anxiety projection and their relationship.
  • To know some practical strategies to support anxiety with a range of grounding, mindfulness, sensory, physical and creative techniques.
  • To know how scripts and social stories can help and create your own.
  • To know how to identify risk and resilience factors and design a ‘Personal Panic Plan’.
  • To share resources and online support.
  • To create an ‘Anxiety Help Pathway’ for your school or family.
17
Sep
2020

The Present

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK membership

For leaders, teachers and support staff who want to take responsibility for their own wellbeing

The Present is a new style of eight-week course designed to introduce wellbeing and mindfulness to busy adults. The course focuses on encouraging friendly, mindful awareness towards experience in the midst of busy lives. It offers opportunities to bring awareness to all elements of our lives; at home and in school and therefore a clearer sense of how to take care of our own wellbeing so that we are in a better position to support the wellbeing of the young people that we work with.

Once completed, this course is also a recognised Foundation Course should you wish to progress to training to teach mindfulness to pupils through the Present or Paws or .b curriculum.

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17
Sep
2020

The Present

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£150pp for non-ASK members

For leaders, teachers and support staff who want to take responsibility for their own wellbeing

The Present is a new style of eight-week course designed to introduce wellbeing and mindfulness to busy adults. The course focuses on encouraging friendly, mindful awareness towards experience in the midst of busy lives. It offers opportunities to bring awareness to all elements of our lives; at home and in school and therefore a clearer sense of how to take care of our own wellbeing so that we are in a better position to support the wellbeing of the young people that we work with.

Once completed, this course is also a recognised Foundation Course should you wish to progress to training to teach mindfulness to pupils through the Present or Paws or .b curriculum.

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21
Sep
2020

Leading a Mentally Healthy School

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 9:00 am -3:15 pm
£ Included in ASK Offer

Leading a Mentally Healthy School is delivered through a cascade model. The two-day programme is aimed at senior leaders of all phases to enable reflection and action planning around whole-school approaches to mental health provision.

The programme has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and the School Development Support Agency (SDSA) in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations.  The programme has recently been updated to consider some of the implication linked to the impact of Covid -19 pandemic on mental health.

Dates: Monday 21st September & Monday 9th November 2020 9am-3.15pm. Both sessions must be attended.

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21
Sep
2020

Leading a Mentally Healthy School

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 9:00 am -3:15 pm
Free of Charge

Leading a Mentally Healthy School is delivered through a cascade model. The two-day programme is aimed at senior leaders of all phases to enable reflection and action planning around whole-school approaches to mental health provision.

The programme has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and the School Development Support Agency (SDSA) in partnership with an expert group of educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations.  The programme has recently been updated to consider some of the implication linked to the impact of Covid -19 pandemic on mental health.

Dates: Monday 21st September & Monday 9th November 2020 9am-3.15pm. Both sessions must be attended.

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23
Sep
2020

Bereavement & Loss

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 9:00 am -12:00 pm
£ Included in Offer

Bereavement & Loss

Date:  Wednesday 23rd September 2020

  • What is loss and how children experience this?
  • Reactions and coping plans.
  • Strategies for supporting relationship break-ups.
  • Supporting the whole family.
  • Creating a support pack for your school.
  • Resources and on-line support.

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Phone Contacts

Operational Lead

Ali Buttress : 01604 434611

Chair of Trustees

Dr Lorraine Cullen : 07866 631 929

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