Inquiry Focused School Improvement

Essentials Events List

What are 'Essentials' Events?

Essentials Events are related to everything that a school must accomplish to be statutorily compliant. ASK will support and provide skills to help fulfil the requirements and the cost of Essentials Events is included in our Offer to your school.


 

08
Sep
2021

ASK0135 : DSL – Refresher Training Session

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £100

This Refresher course meets the statutory requirements of the two-year Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.

As part of the arrangements which must be in place as required by S.175/S.157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education” all schools must have a member of the leadership team as their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This person must take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, referring concerns of significant harm, providing advice and guidance to support all staff to carry out their safeguarding duties, overseeing the school provision of early help and liaising with other agencies as required.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead must receive training which gives them the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil their responsibilities and this training must be updated every two years. The course that we have planned meets these statutory requirements.

Our training is led by Lesley Pollard
Experienced local Safeguarding Trainer and member of NSCB Learning & Development Committee

Note: DSL Refresher courses via Zoom cost 100.00 for non-members. ASK members receive 1 free place on DSL training per membership cycle.

23
Sep
2021

ASK0151 - Pupil Premium for Governors

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Included in ASK membership, otherwise £70pp

An introduction to PP for governors and their statutory responsibilities for funding and publishing the strategy.
Suitable for all governors, especially PP governors.

05
Oct
2021

ASK0095 : Nominated Governor Safeguarding

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £40

(Introduction to Safeguarding session must have been attended)

Most schools recognise the importance of the Governing Body nominating an individual governor to champion safeguarding and child protection issues within the school. This person is often known as the “Safeguarding Governor”. It is important that such governors fully understand the responsibilities of this role and the part they can play in monitoring and helping to develop more effective practices.

14
Oct
2021

ASK0152 - Ofsted Readiness for Governors

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Included in ASK membership, otherwise £70pp

An introduction for all governors on preparation and what to expect during an Ofsted inspection. It will also cover expectations for Governors on the new framework.
Suitable for all Governors

25
Nov
2021

ASK0155 - Finance & resources - Governor training

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Included in ASK Membership, otherwise £70pp

To support Governors in School funding, budget monitoring / planning, benchmarking and the Schools Financial Value standard.
Suitable for all governors, especially those within finance & resource roles

01
Dec
2021

ASK0136 : DSL – Refresher Training Session

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £100

This refresher course meets the statutory requirements of the two-year Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.

As part of the arrangements which must be in place as required by S.175/S.157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education” all schools must have a member of the leadership team as their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This person must take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, referring concerns of significant harm, providing advice and guidance to support all staff to carry out their safeguarding duties, overseeing the school provision of early help and liaising with other agencies as required.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead must receive training which gives them the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil their responsibilities and this training must be updated every two years. The course that we have planned meets these statutory requirements.

Our training is led by Lesley Pollard
Experienced local Safeguarding Trainer and member of NSCB Learning & Development Committee

Note: DSL Refresher courses via Zoom cost 100.00 for non-members. ASK members receive 1 free place on DSL training per membership cycle.

20
Jan
2022

ASK0155 - Complaint Handling for Governors

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Included in ASK membership, otherwise £70pp

To support governors understanding of how to handle complaints and the correct process to follow to ensure compliance. It also covers information for prospective panel members.
Suitable for all Governors

24
Feb
2022

ASK0137 : DSL – Refresher Training Session

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £100

This refresher course meets the statutory requirements of the two-year Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.

As part of the arrangements which must be in place as required by S.175/S.157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education” all schools must have a member of the leadership team as their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This person must take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, referring concerns of significant harm, providing advice and guidance to support all staff to carry out their safeguarding duties, overseeing the school provision of early help and liaising with other agencies as required.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead must receive training which gives them the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil their responsibilities and this training must be updated every two years. The course that we have planned meets these statutory requirements.

Our training is led by Lesley Pollard
Experienced local Safeguarding Trainer and member of NSCB Learning & Development Committee

Note: DSL Refresher courses via Zoom cost 100.00 for non-members. ASK members receive 1 free place on DSL training per membership cycle.

24
Feb
2022

ASK0156 - SEF/SIF for Governors

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Included in ASK membership, otherwise £70pp

An in depth look at the school improvement plan/ self evaluation form and the links between the two. Governors responsibilities in this area and what question to ask. 
Suitable for all Governors.

15
Mar
2022

ASK0145 - Nominated Safeguarding Governor Training

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Membership; non-members £40pp

 (Introduction to Safeguarding session must have been attended)

Most schools recognise the importance of the Governing Body nominating an individual governor to champion safeguarding and child protection issues within the school. This person is often known as the “Safeguarding Governor”. It is important that such governors fully understand the responsibilities of this role and the part they can play in monitoring and helping to develop more effective practices.

12
May
2022

ASK0138 : DSL – Refresher Training Session

Thu, 12 May 2022 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £100

This refresher course meets the statutory requirements of the two-year Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.

As part of the arrangements which must be in place as required by S.175/S.157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education” all schools must have a member of the leadership team as their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This person must take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, referring concerns of significant harm, providing advice and guidance to support all staff to carry out their safeguarding duties, overseeing the school provision of early help and liaising with other agencies as required.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead must receive training which gives them the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil their responsibilities and this training must be updated every two years. The course that we have planned meets these statutory requirements.

Our training is led by Lesley Pollard
Experienced local Safeguarding Trainer and member of NSCB Learning & Development Committee

Note: DSL Refresher courses via Zoom cost 100.00 for non-members. ASK members receive 1 free place on DSL training per membership cycle.

14
Jul
2022

ASK0139 : DSL – Refresher Training Session

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Remotely Delivered by Zoom Session
Included in ASK Offer, otherwise £100

This refresher course meets the statutory requirements of the two-year Refresher Training for Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.

As part of the arrangements which must be in place as required by S.175/S.157 of the Education Act 2002 and “Keeping Children Safe in Education” all schools must have a member of the leadership team as their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

This person must take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, referring concerns of significant harm, providing advice and guidance to support all staff to carry out their safeguarding duties, overseeing the school provision of early help and liaising with other agencies as required.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead must receive training which gives them the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil their responsibilities and this training must be updated every two years. The course that we have planned meets these statutory requirements.

Our training is led by Lesley Pollard
Experienced local Safeguarding Trainer and member of NSCB Learning & Development Committee

Note: DSL Refresher courses via Zoom cost 100.00 for non-members. ASK members receive 1 free place on DSL training per membership cycle.

Date

TBC

ASK0054 : Teach Mindfulness to Children

Date

TBC

Venue to be Confirmed
£ Included in ASK Offer

Mindfulness practice increases children’s awareness of self, others and help them to direct their attention and control distraction.  In partnership with MISP (Mindfulness in Schools Programme), Inspire is offering training to teach mindfulness to primary aged pupils through the paws b curriculum.  This is a high quality training where the techniques and materials provided are fully grounded in research and evidence based practice emanating from Oxford, Cambridge and Bangor Universities.

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