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Training Courses

School Food Ambassadors (teacher training)
Course length: Full day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 25 April, 2019 09:30

School Food Ambassadors (SFA) is a unique child-led programme for monitoring school food. The elected students will take the lead for school food and represent the voice of their peers. This course will explore how SFA can improve your school meals service and give you practical guidance on how to implement the programme.

SEMH Conference: Suicide Prevention - Everybody's Business
Course length: Full day
Theme: Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Date: 08 May, 2019 09:00

Giving delegates practical advice around suicide ideation and suicide prevention

Delivering Primary SRE with Confidence
Course length: Full day
Theme: PSHE
Date: 23 May, 2019 09:15

This course is aimed at leaders and teachers in primary school settings, helping to increase their confidence in approaches to teaching SRE. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss and view suitable resources.

AET Talk About Alcohol (TAA) for Secondary Schools
Course length: Half day
Theme: PSHE
Date: 23 May, 2019 13:00

The Alcohol Education Trust (AET) is offering a 3 hour Talk About Alcohol (TAA) teacher training session which aims to improve confidence in delivering Alcohol Education, using a PSHE Association approved resource for use in Secondary school settings. Leeds schools can attend this training free of charge (including resource). For non Leeds schools/settings there is a charge for this training course which includes the teaching resource pack. We recommend that two staff members attend this training, however non Leeds schools or settings will only be charged for one delegate place even when sending two. For a full breakdown of the prices please refer to booking information below.

Revalidating your Healthy Schools Status (using the School Health Check tool)
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Schools
Date: 05 June, 2019 09:15

The School Health Check on www.healthyschools.org.uk is an online audit tool to support schools to maintain Healthy School Status. The toolkit enables a school to self-evaluate health and wellbeing across all 4 areas of Healthy Schools: Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE), Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health (EWMH) using Ofsted and Ofsted style grade descriptors. This course covers how to make best use of the website.

Key Stage 1/2 Drug Education: 'Rory' and Little Mouse (Exploring Domestic Violence)
Course length: Full day
Theme: PSHE
Date: 06 June, 2019 09:30

Research shows there is a strong correlation between domestic violence and alcohol misuse and both can have a significant impact on children and young people. This one day course aims to explore the impact of parental alcohol misuse and the associated issue of domestic violence on children and young people. Rory is an interactive alcohol education resource which helps primary aged children to understand parental alcohol misuse. Rory tells the story of a dog who gets confused when his owner begins acting differently towards him. As the story unfolds it becomes clear that his owner’s change in behaviour is due to drinking too much alcohol. The story addresses key issues such as friendship, trust, keeping secrets and feeling safe. In addition to Rory we also have Little Mouse Finds a Safe Place. When children have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse and violence, they are frequently left with many confusing and worrying emotions. They can feel responsible, guilty, ashamed, angry with themselves and their parents, frightened and insecure. They need to be enabled by empathic adults to safely express and understand their experience, and to work through and make sense of their feelings. Little Mouse Finds a Safe Place is a children's storybook designed to help professionals support children who have witnessed domestic violence. The book is written by co-trainer and therapist Ann Dix, who has more than 20 years’ experience of working with children and families who have experienced domestic abuse.

School Food Ambassadors Pupil Training - Advanced/Secondary
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 13 June, 2019 09:30

This practical and inspiring course is ideal for experienced ambassadors ready to take on their next challenge. This course is ideal for schools (pupils) who have already attended the initial pupil training, advanced ambassadors (who are experienced in their role) or secondary pupils.

Teaching Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Key Stage 2 & 3
Course length: Half day
Theme: PSHE
Date: 18 June, 2019 12:45

The Health and Wellbeing Service have created a set of 4 FGM lesson plans, aimed at KS2 & KS3 boys and girls. The lessons provide an opportunity to explore the issue of FGM in a safe, gentle, age-appropriate and culturally sensitive way in the context of who to go to for help, rules and laws, human rights and bodily integrity. This training will focus specifically on how to teach FGM in the classroom rather than the background to the issue. It will be a hands-on session where staff will have the opportunity to trial some of the activities from the lesson plans. All delegates attending the training will receive a set of the 4 FGM lesson plans.

HABC Accredited Food Safety Level 1 and Cooking in the Curriculum
Course length: Full day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 25 June, 2019 09:30

A practical and inspiring course, helping schools to meet statutory requirements for Cooking and Nutrition within the Design and Technology Curriculum. This course is HABC accredited for Food Safety Level 1.

PSHE & Healthy Schools network meeting
Course length: Twilight
Theme: PSHE
Date: 26 June, 2019 13:00

The Leeds PSHE network meetings are for all settings (Primary, Secondary, Special Schools and PRU’s). Each meeting will host a range of presentations from external providers and charities, informing settings about new resources and services. Current issues relevant to all settings and themes are discussed as well as sharing new resources.

Making a difference by using the My Health, My School Survey (MHMSS) data
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Schools
Date: 27 June, 2019 13:00

Helping school staff to effectively collect, analyse and use health data. This is a hands-on session. Delegates will be able to access the internet to utilise relevant tools to explore health data.