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:

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.
The day will feature a keynote speech from Natalie Packer (an independent Education Consultant and author of The Perfect SENCO and The Teacher’s Guide to SEN) followed by a workshop with Nick Whittaker, a HMI and Specialist Adviser, SEND looking at ‘Understanding Ofsted: The SENCO’s Role’.
Make your good lessons outstanding by investigating how to raise attainment in the classroom
A developmental programme for Teaching Assistants with 3+ years of experience, designed to enhance their skills and have a long-lasting, powerful impact on learning for primary aged children.
Examine how to identify ways to integrate and embed assessment practices into your science teaching
Bringing early phonics, reading and writing to life – with Greg Bottrill

SEND Conference 2021

Join Natalie Packer and Nick Whittaker for a fantastic day specifically for SENCOs, Heads of School, Senior Teachers aspiring to a SENCO role and SEND practitioners. Tickets are going quickly, so book your place now!