Welcome to our events page

Please find details of all our upcoming events below. If you would like to book on any please contact us via email or phone 01883 712817 x215.

TTA Roadshow – Get Into Teaching
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Positive Handling
Nov 4 all-day
Full Day Accredited Course £85pp

Positive Handling

• Understand the Context of Positive Handling in Schools

• Describe Difficult, Distressed and Dangerous Behaviour with clarity

• Understand the legal principles regarding physical interventions

• Understand when physical interventions may be required (Duty of Care)

• Explain what the DfE guidance states about using reasonable force

• Understand how to minimise the risks when/if physical interventions are used.

• Carry out safer holding and physical intervention procedures

The trainers are all full-time, qualified and insured professionals.  The team all hold Ofqual-recognised BTEC Level 4 qualifications in Adult Education and the BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Physical Restraint, offering you peace of mind that you are getting the best possible advice and training.

They teach a blended approach of behaviour management skills backed with effective but non-harmful physical alternatives which are practical and appropriate.  Our goal is to “treat every person/ child with dignity and show them respect, even in the most challenging of moments”.

Anxiety, Depression and Obsessions, supporting students
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm


Introduction to Coaching
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm


First Aid for Schools – 3 hour Basic Life Support First Aid for Schools training.

•              Action Plan: Including Acting Safely, promptly /emergency

•              Basic Life Support – Recovery Position & CPR, treating an unconscious casualty

•              First aid kits & accident reporting, preventing cross infection

•              Choking

•              Control of severe bleeding and wounds Minor injuries

On successful completion of the course all delegates will receive a certificate of attendance via email PDF which is valid for 3 years. Delegates will also receive a copy of the course resources via email PDF to keep on file.

MAKATON Taster Session
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm


These short sessions are designed for people who are interested in finding out about Makaton and deciding whether or not to attend Makaton training. The Taster gives you a general introduction into what Makaton is and who uses it, with the opportunity to learn a few signs.

Planning for Progress
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm


Planning for Progress

Progression is a complicated matter, especially when linked to the technical processes of assessment. It is important to plan and monitor pupils’ progress throughout the academic year so that teaching can be adapted accordingly to get the best possible outcomes for each pupil.

Teaching to Provoke Curiosity w/ Guy Claxton
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Working to Safeguard Children
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm


The “Working Together to Safeguard Children” safeguarding awareness course replaces and updates the “What to do if you are worried a child is being abused” training. This half day course is suitable for all staff in schools and education settings. The statutory guidance, ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ indicates that headteachers, and all other staff who work with children, should undertake appropriate training, regularly updated, to equip them to carry out their responsibilities for safeguarding and child protection effectively, (as approved by Surrey Safeguarding Children Board). NQTs should receive this training within three months of starting work. The training will also cover statutory requirements as defined in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ 2016 and will consider lessons to be learned from key Serious Case Reviews.

The Confident TA
Nov 4 @ 11:20 am – 12:20 pm

The Confident TA

There are good teaching assistants, and there are great teaching assistants. One thing that great teaching assistants all have in common is a confident approach to the variety of tasks they are expected to undertake. You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to take a more confident approach to your work, whether you are dealing with students, staff or parents, enabling you to maximise your impact back at school.

·         Understanding the challenging role of the teaching assistant

·         Developing self-esteem and self-confidence

·         How body language and tone of voice can give the impression of confidence

·         Why it’s okay not to know all the answers

·         Building confidence through effective preparation and planning

·         Dealing confidently with students, staff and parent