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Learning Alliance

In School Training


In-school training is offered as CPD workshops delivered within academies by education advisors or Greenwood Learning Alliance facilitators from within the region. 

Each workshop lasts approximately 2.5 hours and can be delivered as part of an INSET, as a twilight or staff meeting.  Sessions can be joined together to make a half, or full day training and academies can work together if required. 

Each session is £250 (whole day £500) and this year’s CPD suite offered is detailed below:

Each Academy (or group of Academies) book sessions  by emailing or 0115 748 3310

SEND and Inclusion Suite

  • Academy review of SEND Provision, Impact and Leadership of SEND
  • Introduction to Autism
  • Expectations of Behaviour of SEND Pupils
  • Introduction to the Educational Needs that Pupils with SEND have
  • Understanding the Behaviour Cycle
  • Physical Intervention Workshop to Include Evaluating, Reporting & Recording

Safeguarding Suite

  • Whole staff inset
  • Signs of Safety Workshop
  • Direct Work with Vulnerable Children
  • Sexually Harmful Behaviour
  • CEOP Induction training
  • Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP)
  • DSL Refresher Training (2 sessions)
  • 2 day DSL Training (minimum 10 people)

OEAP Suite

  • Outdoor Learning Cards
  • Environmental Cards Training
  • Making the Most of Your Outdoor Learning & School Grounds
  • Developing Character and Academic Resilience in Your Academy
  • The Fear of Safety
  • Why Indoors?
  • Team Building and Team Work for Pupils & Staff

HR Suite 

  • PDR Training (2 sessions)
  • Managing People within the Law (2 sessions)
  • Sickness & Absenteeism (2 sessions)
  • Recruitment & Selection (2 sessions)
  • Managing Performance and Using the Capability Procedure
  • Managing Grievance and Disciplinary Issues (2 sessions)

SIMS Suite

  • Data Administration and Reporting
  • Attendance Modules
  • Entering National Data – KS1, KS2, Phonics, KS4 etc
  • Behaviour Reporting
  • Orientation of SIMS

Other areas of CPD are available by negotiation which may include:

  • Supporting EAL Learners
  • Positive Behaviour Management within Secondary
  • Using IT in Classrooms within Teaching and Learning
  • AFL Suite