Primary Headteachers Session: Using Analyse School performance (ASP), the Ofsted Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) and FFT Aspire to identify strengths and areas for development – an opportunity for delegates to explore their own school data.
The session will briefly outline some headlines from the East Sussex data, then focus upon some key features of these three sources of data analysis. Delegates will then explore their own data and begin considering if current school priorities align with the evidence from performance data.
EYFS : Attachment in the Early Years
This subsidised course will support practitioners to understand attachment theory in relation to their own practice.
It is a course for practitioners working with children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and is particularly suitable for Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) and those with supervisory responsibilities.
Settings with a Looked After Child (LAC) will qualify for one FREE place.
This course is a repeat of courses run previously.
This is a briefing and networking session for school governors about external funding opportunities. The session will cover:
types of funding available for schools
identifying funders and using resources to find funders
overview of "go to" funders for schools
Getting bid ready and looking at practicalities before you apply
How to write a strong application, with worked drafts available
frequently asked questions
The briefing will be delivered by East Sussex County Council’s Funding Advice Team who provide advice and support to community groups, charities and schools. With around 30 years’ experience within the team, they have helped all sorts of not for profits secure funding for different types of projects from different funders.
Governor Training : Chairs and Clerks Working Together
The voluntary nature of governance makes it important that governing boards conduct their business efficiently ro make the best use of everyone's time. Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the requierments of the governing board and a strong and effective working relationship between the clerk and the chair of governors is key to this.
This course aims to promote effective governance by bringing both parties together to explore:
The competency framework for governnance and the clerking competency framework
These new format events will support staff who work directly with families to be more confident and capable when holding difficult conversations.
Participants will be introduced to a new set of practice principles that have been designed by East Sussex practitioners and consider how to integrate holding difficult conversations with families with Solution Focus and Motivational Interviewing techniques.