BSLC Short Courses 2020 - 2021

BTSA offer a number of courses as part of the CPD offer for schools who are BSLC members.

PAD day events (October 2019) included:

  • English – led by the English and Media Centre- full day
  • Engage Bury – led by Holy Cross College senior leaders

Headteachers’ Conference (December 2019)

Headteachers, and their deputies, were invited to the Headteacher's Conference on Tuesday 3rd December at Elms Bank College Hub. Tuesday Humby, National Director for Teaching and Training, Ormiston Academies Trust discussed the OFSTED framework and her experience in moving schools to good/outstanding.

Upcoming Events include:

  • Magenta Principles

Two colleagues from each BSLC school are invited to attend a three day training course with Mike Hughes to learn about his Magenta Principles in detail and consider how they can be developed and embedded across schools to improve teaching and learning.

Course dates are: Wednesday 4th December, Tuesday 25th February and Wednesday 1st April, 9.00am - 3.00pm at Elms Bank College Hub (formerly St Monica's Sixth Form).

Places can be booked by emailing Catherine Dent on: dent.c@elmsbank.co.uk. Please see the attached flyer for further details.

  • A full menu of courses related to Mental Health

Please note, places for all courses (with the exception of Mental Health First Aid Kit Training) will be allocated in order of application. To reserve a place please email the BTSA team on: BTSAAdmin@ccmat.co.uk

 

Date

 

Course Title & Information

 

Venue & Facilitators

 

 

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 8th October

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

Mental Health First Aid Kit Training 2020-2021

 

Stress, Anxiety Depression & Self Harm

(Allocated in order of email booking)

This training allows colleagues to gain a better understanding of depression and anxiety in a classroom. It will discuss ways in which you can talk to young people and give advice in a helpful way. The session concentrates on breaking down any barriers the young person may have and how these barriers can be overcome so the young person can continue with their education.

 

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

Remote learning

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 26th November

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

 

Identify and Transgender

(Allocated in order of email booking)

This training concentrates on how to talk to young people about their identity. It will allow staff to feel empowered when discussing this with young people and break down barriers. It also signposts staff to helpful training/websites and resources that can be used during these conversations and within a classroom environment. It will discuss how the process of gender reassignment can start, so the staff have a better understanding of the process.

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

Remote learning

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 18th March

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

 

Psychosis

(Allocated in order of email booking)

This training allows colleagues to develop a greater understanding of Psychosis. The session will cover what psychosis is and its possible causes and treatments. As well as how staff could support someone who is having these experiences within school. 

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

Remote learning

 

 

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 13th May

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

 

Eating Disorders 

(Allocated in order of email booking)

This training allows colleagues to gain a greater understanding of eating disorders and discuss the different types of eating disorders and how they can be managed. The session will provide strategies to support young people who may be affected by eating disorders. 

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

Remote learning

 

 

Twilight Course:

Thursday 24th June

3.30pm – 4.30pm

 

Self-Harm

(Allocated in order of email booking)

This training allows colleagues to gain a better understanding of self-harm, see the benefit of early intervention and provides strategies to break down barriers in discussing this with young people. It provides practical strategies that can be implemented immediately.  

 

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

Remote learning

 

Two Day Course:

Summer Term

Dates TBC

 

 

Mental Health First Aid Kit Training

(two places per school)

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) equips people with mental health skills and awareness. Through this accredited training we equip people with the skills they need to support their own and others’ wellbeing. It empowers people to notice the signs of mental ill health. It also encourages them to break down barriers and listen in a non-judgemental way. In addition, it shows them how to signpost support for recovery.

 

 

Gemma Johnson, SENCO, Cloughside College

 

 

Face to face