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Take a look at the Support Staff learning opportunities available to book:
To search for a specific course, type the course name or the five digit LMS course code in the 'Find Learning' box.
New to the role of Teaching Assistant - 03 July
LMS Code: SCSP_00011
Outlines the role and context of the TA; what's different about working in a school to other places, professional relationships, overview of key learning theories and the importance of the role of the TA in fostering pupil independence
Induction Course for Primary Teaching Assistants (6 days) – commences 18 September
LMS Code: SCSP_11920
Learn how to be effective in supporting the teaching of core subjects, pupils with SEND and questioning
Teaching Assistants’ Role in Promoting Pupil Learning Through Questioning
LMS Code: SCSP_11922
Teaching Assistants come away with the confidence and skills to devise different forms of creative questions to suit the pupils and the work.
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Candidate Information Day
LMS Code: HLTA_09911
This information day explains the process and eligibility criteria to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.
Teaching Assistant’s Role in Effective Group Work
LMS Code: SCSP_11933Drawing on materials from the nationally acclaimed ‘Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction’ this half day course outlines good practice in group work.
Teaching Assistant's Role in Delivering Intervention Programmes
LMS Code: SCSP_11934Drawing on materials from the nationally acclaimed ‘Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction’ this half day course explores when interventions are used and how Teaching Assistants can ensure their practice contributes to interventions being successful.
A half day in Abbotswood School Looking at AFL and the Teaching Method Discuss, Model and Apply
LMS Code: SCSP_00009
A training morning for Teaching Assistants to learn about Assessment for Learning and the teaching method call Discuss, Model and Apply.
LMS Code: SCSP_11919An introductory session for support staff newly appointed to a supervisory role.
Training for Support Staff in How to Manage Meetings
LMS Code: SCSP_11915
A course aimed at those wishing to gain tips and pointers for managing meetings.
LMS Code: SNRL_11918
Explores the impact of TAs and how teachers can make the most effective use of them in the classroom.
Get it Covered! Hints and tips for support staff who will be covering classes occasionally
LMS Code: SCSP_11921
For support staff who may, under the direction of a qualified teacher, be required to cover whole classes occasionally.
Performance Management Skills for School Support Staff Reviewers
LMS Code: SNRL_11923
This course will enable those identified as reviewers for support staff performance management to fulfil the role effectively.
Teaching Assistants Working with Pupils who are Finding Reading Tricky
LMS Code: SCSP_00003
Half day course for TAs working with pupils who are finding reading tricky in Foundation Stage/KS1/KS2.
Constructive Communication- It's not so much what you say, but how you say it!
LMS Code: SCSP_11916
The course explores effective communication, creating positive impressions and dealing with visitors, including difficult ones.
LMS Code: SCSP_11919
The results of a practical task will help delegates understand how their characteristics impact on their performance as a supervisor.
High Quality Teaching and Learning Support for Students with SLCN in the Secondary classroom
LMS Code: SCSP_00005
Exploring the barriers pupils face during Secondary school day, the processes involved in how language works and what do we mean by SLCN.
Di’s Story: How a newly appointed TA learned to provide effective support for a pupil with Downs Syndrome
LMS Code: SCSP_11929
Half day workshop showcasing the work undertaken in a primary school as a newly appointed TA learned to provide effective support for a pupil with Downs Syndrome.
Advanced questioning for HLTAs in KS1 or KS2
LMS Code: SCSP_00007
A half day course for HLTAs working in KS1 or KS2 who wish to further enhance their questioning practice.
Fostering Independence for children with SEND
LMS Code: SCSP_00001
A one day course for Primary Teaching Assistants who work alongside children on a one-to-one basis or with a small group of children with special educational needs delivering structured interventions.
The real life writing journey from simple marks to recognisable letters and sentences in Yr R
LMS Code: SCSP_00002
A one day course for Teaching Assistants working in Year R.
Supporting Behaviour for Learning for Teaching Assistants
LMS Code: PRSK_11925
Aimed at a cross phase audience it covers the importance of understanding the key principles of behaviour and how as adults we can manage our reactions to children’s behaviour to ensure positive outcomes. .
Supporting children on the autistic spectrum in a mainstream classroom
LMS Code: SCSP_00006
Half day course for Primary Teaching Assistants who are new to supporting children on the autistic spectrum in a mainstream classroom.
The importance of learning through play in Year R
LMS Code: SCSP_00004
One day course for Teaching Assistants who are new to working in the Foundation Stage/Year R.
Teaching Assistant training in Personal and Social Learning
LMS Code: SCSP_00008
A half day workshop for TAs in personal and social aspects of learning in infant classrooms.