Training for schools is an integral part of the Behaviour Support Service offer.

We are committed to supporting Head teachers in empowering their staff in the application of positive behaviour management strategies. managers, in discussion with schools, will identify and facilitate a training package. This may be bespoke training to meet the needs of an individual school or one of the regular courses that we offer at the Bolton Science and technology Centre. The packages detailed below are available throughout the academic year for individual schools or clusters of schools.

The duration of the courses are flexible and will be tailor-made to an agreed specification for each setting dependent on target audience, numbers and individual requirementsse are available during the school day or as twilight sessions.


Aims of the course

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise and understand how a pupil with ADHD may present in the classroom.
  • Gain confidence in knowing the next steps.

Target Audience

Classroom based staff

Aims of the course

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Have a toolkit of strategies to support a child or young person with ADHD in the classroom, and manage their behaviour more appropriately in class.
  • Be able to put the strategies in place.

Target Audience

Classroom based staff

Aims of the course

Establishing what a nurturing school looks like and identify current good practice and skills to fit the model.

Identify areas to develop to embed nurturing practice within the school setting, and drafting a policy for a consistent nurturing approach within the school setting in relation to rules, routines and consequences.

Target Audience

All staff that work in schools

Aims of the course

An assessment tool developed to provide a precise way of assessing pupils’ needs, planning interventions and measuring progress.

Staff will learn how to complete a Boxall Profile, how to decipher it, and how to apply it to the planning of provision for pupils; in a simple, effective and targeted way.

Target Audience

Classroom based staff

Aims of the course

To provide an awareness of SEBD (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties) in the context of child development, and to have an understanding of responses and emotions.

This training presents appropriate strategies for teaching staff to promote positive behaviour, and manage challenging behaviour in an educational setting.

Target Audience

All people that work in an educational setting.

Aims of the course

These sessions look at what works well during lunchtime play, and what could be improved. Strategies to encourage positive behaviour and consistency of approach are explored.

Observations take place before the training of a lunchtime session. During the training feedback to SMSA’s of observation and consultation with them to identify strengths and new ideas are discussed.

A final summary report with recommendations to management in school as to how processes can be developed concludes.

Target Audience

Lunchtime supervisors

Aims of the course

  • To enable delegates to plan and deliver interventions specifically designed to support Y6 pupils with their transition into secondary school.
  • To remove barriers and prepare children for a new context.
  • To allay fears and build a package of support for the individual needs of the child.

Target Audience

Primary Teaching Assistants

Aims of the course

This course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of the procedures within the exclusions process, recognise good practice relating to exclusion procedures, understanding the rights and roles of all significant parties involved in exclusions and understand local protocols.

Target Audience

Head teachers, school staff and Governers
See our exclusions guidance

Aims of the course

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme is an evidence-based parenting programme, backed up by more than 30 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behaviour, prevent problems developing and build strong, healthy relationships. Triple P is currently used in 25 countries and has been shown to work across cultures, socio-economic groups and in all kinds of family structures.

Target Audience

Parents

This can be extended over three twilight sessions to conclude with a whole school behaviour policy agreed and understood by all.
Find out more about our Triple P Programme!

General course information:

  • Course venue is the Bolton Science and Technology Centre
  • All courses are delivered from 9.30am -12 noon by experienced trainers
  • They are included in SLA packages A and B or can be purchased at £80 per delegate

Interested and want to find out more?

Use our   Contact Form
Email us  behavioursupportservice@bolton.gov.uk
Call us     01204 338133

Read our Service Level Agreement (SLA) for schools

Complete the SLA Agreement Form

 

Training Calendar

Summer Term
24/04/2018 Year 6 Transition
22/05/2018 ADHD in the Classroom Part 1
12/06/2018 Positive Behaviour Management
26/06/2018 ADHD in the Classroom Part 2