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.

You can view everything we offer in our 2019-20 Service Offer. Upcoming highlights that are currently available to book are:

A half day workshop, for SLEs, Leading SENCOs and practitioners deployed in a support role to help them develop their skills in Evaluative Writing
How to be a brilliant SENCO – This session will explore practical strategies to enable you to balance the demands of the day-to-day role, whilst considering how you can strategically develop inclusive provision within your school.
Learn how to introduce computing concepts into the Early Years Foundation Stage, including unplugged activities, simple robots and an introduction to basic iPad programming apps.
Six carefully selected modules that can be booked as a whole programme, or individually, to provide newly / recently appointed Teaching Assistants with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively support Teaching and Learning.
A developmental programme for Teaching Assistants with 3+ years of experience, designed to enhance their skills to have a long-lasting, powerful impact on learning for primary aged children

Early Years Conference 2020

Join Greg Bottrill, author of ‘Can I go and play now?‘ for a day bringing early phonics, reading and writing to life. Suitable for Heads of School, Deputy Headteachers, Early Years practitioners (including Nursery & Reception teachers and TAs) and childminders.

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