Inquiry Focused School Improvement

26
Nov
2020

ASK0121 : The Present : Eight Week Course

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£150.00

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.

  • Thursday 26th November
  • Thursday 3rd December
  • Thursday 10th December
  • Thursday 17th December
  • Thursday 7th January
  • Thursday 14th January
  • Thursday 21st January
  • Thursday 28th January

Each event starts at 4pm and ends at 5:30pm

Present Event

26
Nov
2020

ASK0120 : The Present : Eight Week Course

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 4:30 pm -6:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£ Included in ASK Offer

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.

  • Thursday 26th November
  • Thursday 3rd December
  • Thursday 10th December
  • Thursday 17th December
  • Thursday 7th January
  • Thursday 14th January
  • Thursday 21st January
  • Thursday 28th January

Each event starts at 4pm and ends at 5:30pm

Present Event

14
Jan
2021

ASK0125 : Gaining body confidence and overcoming body image struggle – Secondary

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 4:00 pm -5:30 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
£ Included in ASK Offer

 Event Type : Multiple Events, Attend All

  • Rewiring how to look at yourself in a social media world.
  • Strategies for empowerment and confidence.
  • Understanding media perception and distortion.
  • Peace with genetics and appreciation strategies.
  • Tips for gaining a positive body image and improving self care.

 Session 1 - 14.01.2021 - 4pm - 5.30pm

Session 2 -  28.01.2021 - 4pm - 5.30pm

Both sessions to be attended

18
Jan
2021

ASK0113 : Mental Health First Aid Training

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 9:00 am - Tue, 19 Jan 2021 4:00 pm
£ Included in ASK Offer

Youth Mental Health First Aider : This two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate.
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing. 

Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan.

Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

Both days must be attended

Sorry, the event is now full and we could not accept more registration

18
Jan
2021

ASK0115 : Becoming Mental Health Aware

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 9:00 am -4:00 am
£400 per school + £13 per manual

Express Your Interest

This introductory three hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. It covers:

  • Some of the common mental health issues affecting young people, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Skills to work more effectively with young people living with mental health issues
  • Ways to support young people with a mental health issue and relate to their experiences

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • Everyone who completes the session gets:
    A certificate to say you are Youth Mental Health Aware
    A manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it
02
Mar
2021

ASK0071 : Philosophy for Children

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 9:00 am - Wed, 03 Mar 2021 3:30 pm
£110 ASK Members; £185 non-ASK members

Philosophy for Children – Sapere Level 1 in Philosophy for Children Training

Participants must attend both days to qualify at Level 1 P4C.

Suitable for:

  • Leaders
  • Techers
  • Support Staff

P4C, or Philosophy for Children, is an approach to learning and teaching which enhances children’s thinking and communication skills, boosts their self-esteem, and improves their academic attainment.

P4C is a whole school approach. It can be used across the curriculum, in every subject, and with all ages and abilities. 

15
Mar
2021

ASK0128 : Youth Mental Heath First Aid Training

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 9:00 am - Tue, 16 Mar 2021 4:00 pm
£ Included in ASK Offer

This two day course qualifies you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing.
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues.
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress.
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening.
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites,
  • their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate.
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive.
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing. 


Each session is built around a Youth Mental Health First Aid action plan
Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

26
Apr
2021

ASK0126 : Leading a Mentally Healthy School

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 9:00 am - Mon, 21 Jun 2021 9:00 am
£ Included in ASK Offer

Both dates must be attended

26/04/2021 - 09:00 - 15:30
21/06/2021 - 09:00 - 15:30

This is a two-day programme 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 implications linked to the impact of Covid -19 pandemic on mental health.

The aims of the programme:  

• to enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.
• to equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school.

26
Apr
2021

ASK0127 : Leading a Mentally Healthy School

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 9:00 am - Mon, 21 Jun 2021 9:00 am
£195pp non-Ask members

Both dates must be attended

26/04/2021 - 09:00 - 15:30
21/06/2021 - 09:00 - 15:30

This is a two-day programme 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 implications linked to the impact of Covid -19 pandemic on mental health.

The aims of the programme:  

• to enable and empower senior leaders to put mental health at the heart of strategic school improvement.
• to equip senior leaders with practical and sustainable approaches that can be implemented on return to school.

05
May
2021

ASK0108 : Designated Person for LAC

Wed, 05 May 2021 9:00 am -12:00 pm
£ Included in ASK Offer

The Improvement Focus is to meet the statutory requirement of all Schools for ‘Looked After Children’, and is recommended for the Designated Person for Looked after Children and LAC Governors.

This programme is being held on 2 separate dates over the 2020/2021 School year – 15.9.2020 & 05.05.2021. Both sessions are the same, please just book onto one.

Our Address

AskEducation

Central Office
Bridgewater Primary School
Bridgewater Drive
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN3 3AF

Phone Contacts

Operational Lead

Ali Buttress : 01604 434611

Chair of Trustees

Dr Lorraine Cullen : 07866 631 929