Highly qualified and experienced staff lead and facilitate a range of professional development opportunities for the alliance. We are keen to respond to schools’ individual development needs and create innovative and rigorous bespoke programmes on a needs led basis. These range from individual staff training sessions to long-term whole-school development programmes. Wiltshire Council’s CPD opportunities can be viewed on RightChoice.

Upcoming highlights that are currently available to book are:

Bringing early phonics, reading and writing to life – with Greg Bottrill
In this session, Natalie Packer will provide an update on the outcomes of the DfE SEND Review. Information will be shared on the key outcomes of the review to date, including proposed changes to the SEND Code of Practice.
Betsy de Thierry will speak about SEMH Support for Primary School Children Post COVID
Lynn McCann will discuss how to develop an holistic approach to developing social skills with all children based on Damian Milton’s Double Empathy Theory.
During this session, Lorraine will offer support and guidance for SENCOs so they can work with their class teachers to ensure high quality inclusive provision is available in every classroom for every learner.

Early Years Conference 2021

We are hosting a fantastic day of learning with Greg Bottrill on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Greg will be speaking about:

  • Exploring the learning landscape and planning for children to ‘be’
  • Unearthing joy and enabling children to unfold themselves
  • Enabling all children to embrace mark making because they want to, not because they have to

Find out more and book a place!