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Featured new and additional training

Our full range of training courses for browsing can be found on CPD online or alternatively download the latest relevant training directory

Business Services

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Training 
Can be delivered as in-house training to suit your staff / committee / Governing Board on a date / time to suit. We offer three types of GDPR training:

  • Early Years GDPR Training Specifically for Private, Voluntary and Independent Early Years and Childcare Settings
  • Governor and Clerk GDPR Training: Specifically for Governing Boards to support them with the strategic responsbilities to ensure the school is compliant
  • Whole School GDPR Awareness Training: Specifically for staff / support staff working in schools

If you would like to explore this training please contact our GDPR Trainers Cath Shotton / Nicky Burford on 01905 678136 or email


Supervision Training in Early Years
To give managers in Nursery / Pre-School settings the knowledge to establish robust system of supervision and develop meaningful and useful supervision sessions with staff.

16 October 2018 | 09:30 - 11:30 | Worcester


So you want to move up to Management
This all day course is designed for those who are new to management within a Nursery / Pre-School environment within the last year or are looking to progress into management.

30 November 2018 | 09:30 - 15:30 | Worcester

Leadership and Governance

National Professional Qualifications
Accredited by the Department for Education, National Professional Qualifications supports the professional development of aspiring and serving middle, senior, headteachers and executive leaders.

Visit our NPQ pages to find out further information on NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL qualifications and scheduled cohort dates.


Governor Training, available to all Governors, Clerks and Chairs, can be downloaded here

SENCo Leadership Development Programme, suitable for anyone who is looking to develop their skills to effectively lead SEND / Inclusion within their school. Find out more here



Prime Attendance Matters course
Delivered by the Education Welfare Service and comprises of six subject based sessions. Session topics include Persistant Absence, Punctuality, Lone working and when to authorise or not; providing delegates with learning opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills in addressing attendance matters and ensuring legally compliant practices. The training starts in October and runs until June 2019 with a session every half term. Click the below link for specific course dates and topics.
18 October 2018 | 09:00 - 12:00 | Worcester


Schools Safeguarding Training

A range of Safeguarding training for Designated Safeguarding Leads, School Office Administrators and whole school workforce is available.
Visit the dedicated Safeguarding Training page for furter information and listings.


Governor Safeguarding Training
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN IN EDUCATION – Governors’ Role and Responsibilities for course dates, time and overview download the latest Governor Services Training Directory


Early Years and Childcare Safeguarding Training
A range of Safeguarding trainng for Early Years and Childcare Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputies, Practitioners and whole workforce is available. For course dates, times, locations download the latest Early Years Training Directory


Writing Individual Risk Assessments for Children with SEND in Early Years Settings
An Introductory 1 hour course to support practitioners with writing individual risk assessments for children with SEND within Early Years settings. We will look at the 6 areas to consider when supporting a child with complex needs, including health care plans and will provide support with writing individual risk assessments for children with SEND within Early Years settings.
13 November 2018 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Worcester
28 February 2019 | 17:00 - 18:00 | Worcester
14 May 2019 | 16:30 - 17:30 | Worcester


English as an Additional Language (EAL) Network Meetings
Termly opportunities for EAL coordinators to meet and share good practice with a specific focus each term.
For dates / times and location of the Network meetings visit our EAL training page


How to write a Support Plan Workshop
A 1 hour Introductory course to support practitioners with writing individual support plans (ISP) for children with SEND within Early Years settings. We will run through use of individual support plans (ISP) instead of individual provision maps (IPM) for children with SEND.
05 March 20819| Worcester | 17:30 - 18:30
23 May 2019 | Worcester | 17:30 - 18:30

Working with Bereaved Children: Supporting emotional and mental health
With Around 5% of children and young people likely to be affected by the death of a close family member before the age of 16, all schools need to be prepared and confident to support bereaved children. This course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding you need to offer sensitive and effective support to children affected.
27 November 2018 | 09:30 - 15:30 | Worcester

Psychological Approaches to Learning: Precision Teaching and Paired Reading
Precision Teaching (PT) is an evidence-based approach to accelerating learning for children from Reception onwards who have difficulties acquiring basic skills and who may be experiencing specific learning difficulties. Paired Reading is also introduced as a simple technique for supporting the accuracy and fluency of developing readers which can be done when sharing any text.
25 January 2019 and 15 March 2019 | 09:30 - 12:30 | Redditch


Pupil Premium Network meeting
These network meetings will Provide Local Area updates in relation to the performance of disadvantaged learners, provide updates in relation to CLA, explore effective elements of a Pupil Premium Strategy, and Consider and share effective ways of reporting the impact of provision on outcomes for disadvantaged learners
Thursday 08 November 2018 | 13:00 - 16:00 | Worcester
Tuesday 02 April 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00 | Worcester
Thursday 11 July 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00 | Worcester



Teaching, Learning and Assessment

What could a developmental Year 1 learning experience
look like?

28 September 2018
08 February 2019
03 May 2019

09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00

 Help I'm New to Teaching Reception 01 October 2018 09:00 - 12:00 Worcester
Developing Greater Depth in Writing: Key Stage 1 02 October 2018 09:00 - 12:00 Worcester
Developing Greater Depth in Writing: Key Stage 2 02 October 2018 13:00 - 16:00 Worcester
Reading, Writing and Number in Reception 11 October 2018
07 February 2019
02 May 2019
09:00 - 12:00 Worcester
Observations of learning and how children learn in
Child Initiated Activities
15 October 2018
28 January 2019
09:00 - 12:00 Worcester
From outdoor space to inspiring outdoor learning zone 15 November 2018
11 July 2019
09:00 - 12:00 Wyre Forest


Every Child Counts (ECC)

Every Child Counts (ECC) has developed from the still highly effective Numbers Count programme to an extended family of mathematics and literacy interventions across Key Stages 1-3, enabling schools to select interventions appropriate to the needs of their pupils. To support schools ECC programmes will be offered in response to need. Our range of ECC programmes can be found here 


Using CPD Online

Worcestershire schools and settings can log on to the CPD website using their previous PLD account details. If you do not have a account set up or you require assistance using CPD, please email the appropriate team:

Early Years Settings -
Governor Services -
Schools and Settings-     

Download the CPD user guide
(includes: how to complete evaluations and access certificates along with our new functionality of managing your staffing list)

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of booking CPD


Babcock Prime is working on behalf of Worcestershire County Council to deliver high quality education CPD to all schools & settings.

Babcock Prime is a trading name of Babcock Training Limited (Education Services) which is a VAT registered entity. Therefore VAT at the prevailing rate will be added to all invoices. This is in line with HMRC rules and is consistent with services you may currently be purchasing from other external parties. In most cases the input VAT can be claimed back. Please seek independent financial advice should you be unsure about your VAT status.

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