Continuous Professional Development

Staff CPD 2014 /15 and it’s impact on Foxfield School

Rebound Therapy, January 2014 – 5 people - Subsequently more pupils have access to Rebound Therapy throughout the week.

Team Teach February 2014 – 16 people.

PECS September 2014 – 2 – 2 twilight sessions subsequently for all staff

Makaton Sign Language trainer course, March 2014 – 2 people. Subsequently all staff have had an initial refresher in signing.

Emergency First Aid at work, March 2014 – 8 people

Beach Schools course March 2015 – 1 person – subsequently children’s work has been displayed in New Brighton

Food Hygiene April 2014 – 21 people

Child Protection update – September 2014 – all staff

Open Awards Accreditation, September 2014 – 2 people. Pupils will be entered for Open Awards in the academic year 2015 to 2016.

OCD/Anxiety Disorder May 2015 – 1 person – subsequently all classroom based staff have received training

Mental Health – June 2015 – 1 person

Attachments/ESBD May 2015– 1 person

Gastrostomy Update April to June 2015 – 15 people

Medazelan Training June 2015 – 2 people

Pool Lifeguard Training  July 2015 - 13 people

Defib training – Friday 4th September 2015 – 12 people

First Aid – 3 day (Has replaced the old 4 day course) – 8th to 10th September 2015 – 6 people

NPQSL – 18 months, completed May 2015 – 1 person

Merseyside SLD Schools Training Day

  • ASD – Sensory Differences and Autism – 3 People
  • Intensive Interaction – 3 people
  • Sensory processing – 2 people
  • All about play – 2 people
  • Rebound Therapy – 1 person
  • Use of multi – sensory rooms -3 people
  • Art therapy – 1 person
  • Emotional Literacy and Challenging behaviour – course presented by Foxfield Behaviour Coordinator
  • Current issues in SEN and Autism – 8 people
  • Assisted augmentation communication – 1 person
  • Mathematical boxes – 4 people
  • Speech and Language Therapy = 2 people
  • Interactive story telling – 2 people
  • ASD and other neurological conditions – 13 people
  • Supporting staff and children with bereavement – 3 people
  • Being a brilliant teacher – 1 person
  • Sensory communication – 2 people

NQT Training over the year 2014 to 2015

Autism – Early years through to secondary
Neuroscience and mind friendly learning
Mental Health and self esteem
The range of S.E.N.
Early Learning and child development

Twilight Sessions for all class based staff

  • NAS Accreditation Briefing
  • PECS
  • E – Safety
  • Objects of reference

CPD at Foxfield School Academic Year 2016 to 2017

 

November 2016 Merseyside Training Day (with number of persons attending)

 

  • Emergency First Aid – 1
  • Sensory Differences and Autism – 2
  • Material World – 2
  • ADHD – 1
  • Attachment Disorder – 1
  • Outdoor Activity – 1
  • Very Special Maths – 1
  • Felting and Embellishment – 1
  • Sensory Processing – 13
  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome – 4
  • Drama and Shakespeare – 3
  • Lego Therapy – 2
  • Mental Health and Challenging Behaviour – 4
  • Visual Impairment – 1
  • Aromatherapy – 2
  • JASS – 2
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome – 7
  • Puberty, Sexuality and Boundaries – 3
  • Inclusive Technology and Eye Gaze – 3

 

Whole School Staff Training

 

  • Autism and play resources
  • SCERTS
  • Preventing Radicalization
  • Attachment Difficulties
  • Communication Training
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • B Squared assessment in PSHE
  • Maths
  • Girls with Autism
  • Epi Pen Refresher
  • English Moderation (Part 1)
  • English Moderation (Part 2)