Upcoming CPD events and webinars

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We move our session locations each term to try and ensure the best coverage. You can also sign up for our free webinars, which can be accessed from anywhere. 

 

Mash Meets, Mash Webinars and Mash Chats are not chargeable, unless specified, as they are provided to support your use of Purple Mash. These sessions can also be delivered on-site at our usual subsidised rates.

 

Our Mash Meets offer a relaxed environment where teachers can learn, explore and share best practice while enjoying a cup of tea with some biscuits. Mash Meets are held at either schools or local centres. Check the map to see where yuor nearest Mash Meets are.

 

No Mash Meets near you? Why not organise your own Mash Meet for your local schools or cluster? You can apply to host a Mash Meet here

 

Mash Webinars are up to 30 minutes long and focus on a specific area of Purple Mash, they again are not chargeable, but you must register, and a link will be sent a few days prior to the webinar that gives joining instructions.

We're now offering webinars! 

As well as our regional cluster sessions we also run regular webinars, so you can enjoy a CPD session no matter where you are in the world. 

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Introducing Mash Chats!

Want advice or support in using Purple Mash in your school? More on Mash Chats

Mash Chats are an opportunity to talk to one of the Professional Development Team, on a one to one basis, about teaching and learning with Purple Mash.

Mash Meets: 

Making the most of Purple Mash

Purple Mash provides with tools and resources for every age group and subject. Whether you are new to Purple Mash or would just like a refresher, this is the ideal Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the different tools and content available in Purple Mash and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas.

This Mash Meet will show you how to: differentiate activities; create personalised themed resources; set, review and give feedback on work; celebrate and share work with Purple Mash digital Display Boards.

Benefits and outcomes: Understand the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you. Save time when planning and finding resources. Understand how you can use Purple Mash for assessment and marking.

This session is great for: Subject coordinators, teachers and teaching assistants who are new to Purple Mash, or existing users looking for a refresher.

 

Computing

If you need to deliver the Computing curriculum to KS1 or KS2 and wish to know how Purple Mash can support teaching and learning in this area, then this is the Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the key Computing resources and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas. 

This Mash Meet will show you: engaging coding activities for KS1 and KS2; monitoring and assessment in coding; setting and sharing computing activities; teaching email and e-safety with 2Email.

Benefits and outcomes: Understand how Purple Mash can be used to teach coding and email. Cross-curricular ideas for embedding computing objectives. Know how to monitor and assess computing activities in Purple Mash.

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who are responsible for teaching the computing curriculum in primary schools in England.

 

A Cuppa and Coding

Purple Mash can support the teaching and learning of coding in Key Stage 1 and 2. In this Mash Meet we'll explore a selection of relevant tools and resources you can use to teach this area of the curriculum and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas. We also aim to fit in a short overiew of how Purple Mash can be used to support the teaching of email.

This Mash Meet will show you: setting and sharing computing activities; teaching email and e-sfatey with 2Email; engaging coding activities for KS1 and KS2 ; monitoring and assessment in coding. 

Benefits and outcomes: Cross-curricular ideas for embedding computing objectives. Know how to monitor and assess computing activities in Purple Mash. Understanding how Purple Mash can be used to teach coding and email. 

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who are responsible for teaching the computing curriculum in primary schools in England.

 

Interacting and collaborating with Purple Mash

Purple Mash can support the delivery of the Digital Competence Framework across the Primary age range. In this Mash Meet we'll explore a selection of relevant tools and resources you can use to teach the 'Interacting and Collaborating' area of the Digital Competence Framework and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas.

This Mash Meet will show you: 2Email - created to help you teach email safely; 2Blog - new to Purple Mash, an easy way to set up and manage blogs; 2Dos - how to set tasks and communicate about them online; Collaborative tools - several tools designed for collaborative use.

Benefits and outcomes: Understand how Purple Mash can be used to support this area of the new Digital Competence Framework. Take away cross-curricular creative ideas you can implement straight away. Explore how you can fit the new objectives into your curriculum. 

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants. 

 

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

If you are looking to use IT easily and creatively in Nursery or Reception classes, then this is the Mash Meet for you. We'll give you a tour of the Mini Mash resources and fuctionality. Mini Mash is an interactive virtual classroom that allows children in Nursery and Reception to explore, learn and create in a safe online space. In each of the seven learning areas you'll find a wide range of tools and content mapped around the EYFS framework. It also comes complete with 25+ themed topic packs covering all of your Early Years favourites.

This Mash Meet will show you how to: use Mini Mash tools and resources in EYFS; create your own resources; add topic resouces to the home page; save work without logging in; engage parents with Home Access. 

Benefits and outcomes: Understand the Mini Mash tools and resources available for you. Save time when planning and finding resources. How to create bespoke activities for your little learners.

This session is great for: Computing subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants who are responsible for teaching in nursery and reception class.

 

London South and South East

Professional Development Manager: Linda Read

linda@2simple.com  Tel: 07946 170 109

  

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Bronte School

Mayfield

7 Pelham Road

Gravesend

DA11 0HN

Kent

Monday

6 March 2017

4 -5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Goat Lees Primary School

Hurst Road

Kennington

Ashford

TN24 9RR

Kent

Wednesday

15th March 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Beaufort Primary School

Kirkland Avenue

Goldshworth Park

GU21 3RG

Surrey

Monday

27 March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

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London North and East

Professional Development Manager: Danica Chapman

danica@2simple.com  Tel: 07985 753 251

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School

Wesley Road

Stonebridge

London

NW10 8PP

Brent

Thursday

23rd February 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

St Luke's C of E Primary School

Saunders Ness

London

E14 3EB

Tower Hamlets

Wednesday

1st March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Computing

Click here to sign up for this session

Long Meadow School

Garthwaite Crescent

Shenley Brook

Milton Keynes

MK5 7XX

Milton Keynes

Thursday

2nd March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Computing

Click here to sign up for this session

Buckingham Park CoE Primary School

Jubilee Square

Buckingham Park

Aylesbury

HP19 9DZ

Buckinghamshire

Thursday

9th March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Computing

Click here to sign up for this session

Fairlop Primary School

Colvin Gardens

Hainault

Ilford

IG6 2LH

Redbridge

Wednesday

15th March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Camden CLC

Charrington Street

London

NW1 1RG

Camden

Wednesday

22nd March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

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North East

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Catcote Academy

Catcote Road

Hartlepool

TS25 4EZ

Hartlepool

Tuesday

21st March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Inspire 2 Learn

Normanby Road

South Bank

Middlesborough

TS6 9AE

Redcar and Cleveland

Tuesday

4th April 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

Click here to sign up for this session

OpenZone

The Word

45 Market Place

South Shields

NE33 1JF

South Tyneside

Thursday

18th May 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

Click here to sign up for this session

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South West

Professional Development Manager: Lucy Runham

lucy@2simple.com  Tel: 07508 007 565

 

School

Local Authority 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Grangefield Primary School

Voxwell Lane

Bishop's Cleeve

Gloucester

GL52 8GL

Gloucestershire

Wednesday

22nd February 2017

4.15 - 5.30pm

Mash Meet:

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years

Click here to sign up for this session

Ashlands Church of England First School

North Street

Crewkerne

TA18 7AL

Somerset

Thursday

23rd February 2017

4.15 - 5.30pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Blundell's Preparatory School

Milestone House

Blundells Road

Tiverton

EX16 4NA

Devon

Thursday

9th March 2017

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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Wales

Professional Development Manager: Lucy Runham

lucy@2simple.com  Tel: 07508 007 565

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbran

Henllys Way

Cwmbran

NP44 4HB

Torfaen

Monday

27th February 2017

4.15 - 5.30pm

Mash Meet: Interacting and collaborating with Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

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Midlands

Professional Development Manager: Nikki Wilkinson

nikki@2simple.com  Tel: 07531 462 995

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session   

Booking

Perton Primary Academy

Sandown Drive

Perton

Wolverhampton

WV6 7PS

Staffordshire

Monday

24th April 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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North West

Professional Development Manager: Michelle Singleton

michelle@2simple.com  Tel: 07808 663 539

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

The Willows Catholic Primary School

Victoria Road

Kirkham

Preston

PR4 2BT

Lancashire

Monday

27th February 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Eccleston St Mary's

C of E Primary School

The Green

Eccleston

Chorley

PR7 5TE

Lancashire

Tuesday

28th February 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Holy Saviours Roman Catholic Primary School

Holland Road

Off Reedyford Road

Nelson

BB9 8HD

Lancashire

Tuesday

14th March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

 

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Yorkshire and Humberside

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School

Local Authority Area(s)

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Haworth Primary School

Rawdon Road

Haworth

Keighley

BD22 8DW

Bradford

Thursday

16th February 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Gillamoor CE Primary School

Main Street

Gillamoor

York

YO62 7HX

North Yorkshire

Wednesday

1st March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Brompton Community Primary School

Station Road

Brompton

Northallerton

DL6 2PE

North Yorkshire

Wednesday

8th March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Poppleton Road Primary School

Poppleton Road

York

YO26 4UP

York

Monday

20th March 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Making the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Rothwell Haigh Road Infant School

Haigh Road

Rothwell

Leeds

LS26 0NQ

Leeds

Tuesday 

2nd May 2017

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early YearsClick here to sign up for this session

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Scotland

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Govan High School, ICT Training Suite, 12 Ardnish St, Glasgow,

G51 4NB

Glasgow

TBC

3.30pm – 5pm

TBC

Book via CPD Manager or call EdICT on 0141

582 0551 or email training@edict.co.uk

Interested in hosting a cluster session?

 

TBC

TBC

TBC

Contact cpd@2simple.com or Andrew Wilkinson 07983 693170

 

 

 

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Professional Development Manager: Andrew Wilkinson

andrew.wilkinson@2simple.com  Tel: 07983 693 170

 

School         

Local AuthorityDateTimeType of sessionBooking

Riverdale Primary School    

288 Ballynahinch Road

Legacurry

Lisburn

Co. Down

BT27 5LX

Ireland South East

Tuesday

23rd May 2017

3 - 4.45pmMaking the most of Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for

the session

 

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Mash Webinars 

 

Mash Webinars are up to 30 minutes long and focus on a specific area of Purple Mash. They are provided free of charge. These are great if you want a quick and convenient CPD session on a specific area of Purple Mash. Webinars are live and you can ask questions via the text chat and we will answer them during the webinar or get back to you at a convenient time. We change the webinar titles regularly, so if there is an area you would like a webinar on, then please do email us and let us know: cpd@2simple.com

 

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early Years: Setting up Mini Mash for your young learners. Topic and curriculum resources. Creating your own activities in Mini Mash. 

 

KS1 - Starting to Code: Begin coding with 2Go and 2Code. Set and track coding activities. Explore supporting resources. 

 

Personalising work - 2Dos: Personalise the thousands of premade topic, activities for your learners. Create your own activities and set for individuals, groups or whole class. Manage tasks and feedback online, including homework.

 

Managing users - Creating and updating logins: Adding users as whole school, class or individuals. Export login cards and user spredsheets. Change logins, move classes, move pupils, create groups and more.

 

KS2 Extending Coding with Free Code: Creat your own free-code challanges based on your class topics. Extend your coding experiences to challenge your pupils. Support materials for free coding.

 

Blogging with Purple Mash:  Blog with your class. Setting up and sharing a blog. Adding work and peer assessment.

 

Making SPaG resources - Text Toolkit: Edit and personalise existing resouuces. From Cloze to Word Spot, make your own activities. Set your text work for individuals and groups.

 

Emailing with Purple Mash: 2Respond and create your own email activities. Get creative with email, ideas for using email across the curriculum. Managing email as the teacher, including monitoring, permissions, etc.

 

Making the most of Purple Mash: What is Purple Mash all about? Key features to maximise your use of Purple Mash. Support materials and CPD opportunities.

 

Become a Quiz Master: Introducing the new Quiz tool. Making your own quizzes in a variety of formats. Setting and sharing your quizzes. 

 

 

 

You can view recordings of our previous webinars here.

 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Wednesday, 1st March 20178am - 8.20amMash Webinar: KS1 Starting to CodeClick here to sign up for this session
Wednesday, 1st March 201712.30pm - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early YearsClick here to sign up for this session
Tuesday, 7th March 20178am - 8.20amMash Webinar: Blogging with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session
Tuesday, 7th March 201712.30pm - 12.50pmMash Webinar: KS2 Extending Coding with free CodeClick here to sign up for this session
Wednesday, 8th March 20178am - 8.20amMash Webinar: Managing users - Creating and updating loginsClick here to sign up for this session
Wednesday, 8th March 201712.30pm - 12.50pmMash Webinar: 2Dos - Personalising workClick here to sign up for this session
Wednesday, 22nd March 20178am - 8.20amMash Webinar: Emailing with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session
Wednesday, 22nd March 201712.30pm - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Making SPaG resources - Text ToolkitClick here to sign up for this session
Monday, 27th March 20178am - 8.20amMash Webinar: Becoma a Quiz MasterClick here to sign up for this session
Monday, 27th March 201712.30pm - 12.50pmMash Webinar: Making the most of Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

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Mash Chats 

2Simple Mash ChatsA Mash Chat is a 5 to 20 minute phone call about anything Purple Mash related. 

 

Whatever the focus, we'll make sure you're paired up with the right Purple Mash expert! 

 

We'll also share our screens with you so you'll be able to see everything we're describing or suggesting. You'll need access to a phone and computer, that's it.

 

Mash Chats are delivered free of charge for all Purple Mash schools. 

 

Schedule a Mash Chat here.

 

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Special Events 

 

Event         Location Date Time DescriptionCost   Booking

Curriculum Mastery

with Purple Mash

Leadership and Training Centre

Shenley Brook End School

Milton Keynes

MK5 7ZT

 

Thursday

16th March

2017

9am - 3.30pm

Discover practical strategies for enhancing curriculum delivery through creativity

and an integrated, problem-solving approach to learning

£150+VATClick here to sign up for this event

Curriculum Mastery

with Purple Mash

2Simple Software

2nd Floor

2-10 Baron Street

Angel

London

N1 9LL 

Thursday

27th April

2017

9am - 3.30pm

Discover practical strategies for enhancing curriculum delivery through creativity

and an integrated, problem-solving approach to learning

£150+VATClick here to sign up for this event

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