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Code: EYFS 22/0015 Safeguarding Children for Designated Safeguarding Lead - Childminders

This course will take place face to face at Hazelmere Golf Club and will cover essential content divided over two parts of the day. Delegates will receive reading material by email from the trainer and will be required to attend the full duration of the course.

Morning session: Part 1 – Main session for video presentation, reading materials, interactive activities and an opportunity for Q&A.

Afternoon session: Part 2 - Learners will be provided with an audit of safeguarding practice which they will complete for self-evaluation

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2022 09:30 - 15:00 Hazlemere Golf Club Map

Code: EYFS 22/0013 Safeguarding for All in Early Years

This course will help you to develop an understanding of your role and responsibilities in safeguarding children; and increase your knowledge and confidence in working with Buckinghamshire policies and procedures.
 
During the course we will look at:

- The latest legislation regarding safeguarding children and local safeguarding policy and arrangement
- Possible signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect
- How to respond to any concerns you have about a child’s welfare
- How to work with relevant policies and procedures 
- What ‘early intervention’ is and how this is arranged in Buckinghamshire
- This course is suitable for all those working in early years and childcare settings.

Childminders who are refreshing their training and have already attended this course should attend the new Childminders - Safeguarding Children for the Designated Officer.

Please ensure to logon to the main live session 10 minutes prior to the start time to enable all learners to be supported by the trainer and enable the session to start on time.

Instructions and a link to join the course will be provided by the trainer in advance of the Introduction session date.  All learners will attend by Zoom video call as standard. All users should access via individual devices, Zoom is accessible on PCs, tablets and smartphones, when accessing training please be mindful of your environmen as some material is of a sensitive nature.

Please be aware, Zoom is not accessible via Buckinghamshire Council devices. To access this course you must ensure to have provided an email address which can be used from a non-Buckinghamshire maintained device.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 March 2022 09:00 - 12:30 Zoom (Online Webinar) Map
2 09 March 2022 09:00 - 12:30 Zoom (Online Webinar) Map

Code: EYFS 21/0092 Being Two

This course is designed to develop practitioners’ understanding of how two year olds experience and try to make sense of their world in this critical year. Areas covered include schema, brain development, attachment and a focus on the prime areas, especially communication and language. Reference is made to the Progress Check at two and two year old funding to reflect the benefit of early intervention, especially for disadvantaged children. The course explores how practitioners can support two year olds to flourish and enable parents to engage with this at home too.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 March 2022 09:30 - 12:30 The Gateway Conference Centre Map
2 15 March 2022 14:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams (Online Webinar) Map

Code: EYFS 22/0014 Safeguarding Children Refresher for Designated Lead in Early Years

This course will take place via Zoom Video Conferencing to support settings during the Covid-19 pandemic until such times we can safely deliver face to face training.

Instructions and a link to join the course will be provided by the trainer in advance of the Introduction session date.  All learners will attend by Zoom video call as standard.  Zoom is accessible on PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Please be aware, Zoom is not accessible via Buckinghamshire Council devices. To access this course you must ensure to have provided an email address which can be used from a non-Buckinghamshire maintained device.

Please ensure to logon to the live session 10 minutes prior to the start time to enable all learners to be supported by the trainer and enable the session to start on time.

By signing up to this course you are providing your consent to the email address you provide at the point of booking to be shared with the training provider to enable the trainer to contact you regarding this specific course only.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 March 2022 09:00 - 12:30 Zoom (Online Webinar) Map

Code: SEN 22/004 Autism Education Trust (AET) – Good Autism Practice

• Do you want to embed your knowledge and understanding of autism?
• Do you want some practical strategies to help in your work?
• Do you work regularly with children on the autism spectrum?

The good autism practice training has been designed for Early Years Practitioners and Early Years SENCOs in early years settings who are supporting children with Autism, or are on the pathway to a diagnosis.

The training consists of 2 sessions over 2 days; Thursday 17th March 2022 and Thursday 24th March 2022. You must attend each session to complete the course.

It is also suitable for anyone who is interested in working with children with autism.

No previous training required.

Attendance details

This is a face to face course at the Abbey Centre

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 March 2022 09:30 - 15:30 Southcourt Baptist Church Map
2 24 March 2022 09:30 - 15:30 Southcourt Baptist Church Map

Code: EYFS 22/0022 Paediatric First Aid 2022 - Wednesday 23rd and 30th March 2022

Important Information

This 2 day course will provide Paediatric First Aid training for Early Years and Child Care Practitioners to meet Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and as required by OFSTED.


Due to the practical aspects of this course e.g. practicing CPR it is recommended that learners wear trousers and comfortable clothing. A text book is provided for each learner on this course.

The same person MUST attend both sessions to achieve a certificate. It is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT of the EYFS that 'at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present' (Statutory Framework for the EYFS, Page 26).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Buckingham Primary School Map
2 30 March 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Buckingham Primary School Map

Code: SEN 22/005 Autism Education Trust (AET) Extending Autism Practice

Do you have a fairly secure knowledge and understanding of autism?

Have you attended the AET early years Good Autism Practice training?

Would you like to extend this understanding and build on what you have learnt already?

This training is suitable for practitioners working with children on the autism spectrum.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 March 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Southcourt Baptist Church Map

Code: EYFS 21/0096 A guide to assessment in the early years for leaders and managers

The Statutory Framework for the EYFS (2021) states that “Assessment plays an important part in helping parents, carers and practitioners to recognise children’s progress, understand their needs, and to plan activities and support.”

This course supports practitioners working in the Early Years to understand the importance of good assessment practices as part of the observation, assessment and planning cycle.

This course is part of the Observation, Assessment and Planning series. ‘A guide to observation’ and ‘A guide to planning’ can be booked separately.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 April 2022 11:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams (Online Webinar) Map

Code: EYFS 21/0094 A guide to observation in the early years for leaders and managers

The Statutory Framework for the EYFS (2021) states that “Ongoing assessment…is an integral part of the learning and development process. It involves practitioners knowing children’s level of achievement and interests, and then shaping teaching and learning experiences for each child reflecting that knowledge. In their interactions with children, practitioners should respond to their own day-to-day observations about children’s progress and observations that parents and carers share.”

This course supports practitioners working in the Early Years to understand the importance of good observation practices as part of the observation, assessment and planning cycle.

This course is part of the Observation, Assessment and Planning series. ‘A guide to assessment’ and ‘A guide to planning’ can be booked separately.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 April 2022 09:30 - 10:30 Microsoft Teams (Online Webinar) Map

Code: EYFS 21/0098 A guide to planning in the early years for leaders and managers

The Statutory Framework for the EYFS states that “Practitioners must consider the individual needs, interest, and development of each child in their care, and must use this information to plan a challenging and enjoyable experience for each child in all of the areas of learning and development.”


This course supports practitioners working in the Early Years to understand the importance of good planning practices as part of the observation, assessment and planning cycle.


This course is part of the Observation, Assessment and Planning series. ‘A guide to observation’ and ‘A guide to assessment’ can be booked separately

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 April 2022 13:30 - 14:30 Microsoft Teams (Online Webinar) Map

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