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: 

Digital Learning with 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.

 

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.

 

Purple Mash and the Digital Competence Framework

Purple Mash is full of creative tools and resources suitable to help you cover the requirements of the new Digital Competence Framework. We will look at the new Digital Competence Framework and demonstrate tools and resourcees in Purple Mash that can help you enjoy convering it with your pupils. We'll give you a tour of different tools and resources available and there will be time to ask questions and discuss lesson ideas.

This Mash Meet will show you: an overview of the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you; a tour of Purple Mash in relation to each of the key areas of the framework; resources and lesson ideas that will help you meet the new objectives; a variety of cross-curricular lesson ideas.

Benefits and outcomes: Knowldege of the Purple Mash tools and resources available to you. Save time when planning and finding resources. Understand how you can plan to use Purple Mash to help you meet the requirements of the new Digital Competence Framework.

This session is great for: Subject coordinators planning to implement the new Digital Competence Framework, teachers and teaching assistants who are new to Purple Mash, or exisiting users looking for a refresher.

 

 

London South and South East

Professional Development Manager: Danica Chapman

danica@2simple.com  Tel: 07985 753 251

  

School

Local Authority

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Danes Hill Preparatory School

Leatherhead Road

Oxshott

KT22 0JG

Surrey

Tuesday

23rd January

2018

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

Goat Lees Primary School

Hurst Road

Kennington

Ashford

TN24 9RR

Kent

Wednesday

21st February 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St James CofE Primary School

Grotto Road

Weybridge

KT13 8PL

Surrey

Wednesday

28th February 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Ashford School

East Hill

Ashofrd

TN24 8PB

Kent

Wednesday

7th March 2018

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Onslow Infant School

Powell Close

Onslow Village

Guildford

GU2 7DD

Surrey 

Wednesday

14th March 2018

4 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

West Lodge School

36 Station Road

Sidcup

Kent

DA15 7DU

Kent

Wednesday

21st March 2018

4 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Margaret's C of E Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Church Lane

Toppesfield 

Halstead

CO9 4DS

Essex

Wednesday

16th May 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

London Connected Learning Centre

Rectory Grove

London

SW4 0EL

Lambeth

Wednesday

16th May 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick 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

Wednesday

18th April 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Computing with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Church HIll School

Burlington Rise

East Barnet

EN4 8NN

Barnet

Wednesday

2nd May 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Buckingham Park CoE Primary School

Jubilee Square

Buckingham Park

Aylesbury

HP19 9DZ

Buckinghamshire

Thursday

3rd May 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Computing with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Long Meadow School

Garthwaite Crescent

Shenley Brook End

Milton Keynes

MK5 7XX

Milton Keynes

Wednesday

9th May 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Computing with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

Church Road

Sunningdale

Ascot

SL5 0NJ

Windsor and Maidenhead

Monday

2nd July 2018

4 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early YearsClick 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

Inspire 2Learn

Normanby Road

South Bank

Middlesborough

TS6 9AE

Redcar and Cleveland

Wednesday

25th April 2018

3.45 - 5.30pm

Mash Meet:

Mini Mash - Mashing in the Early years

Click here to sign up for this session

Inspire 2Learn

Normanby Road

South Bank

Middlesborough

TS6 9AE

Redcar and Cleveland

Wednesday

25th April 2018

4.30 - 5.30pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with Purple Mash

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

Shiphay Learning Acadey

Exe Hill

Shiphay

Torquay

TQ2 7NF

Devon

Thursday

18th January 2018

4 - 5.45pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Sancreed Road

Parkstone

BH12 4DZ

Poole

Thursday

1st February 

2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Computing Click here to sign up for this session

Downsway Primary School

Warbreck Drive

Rilehurst

Reading

RG31 6FE

West Berkshire

Thursday

8th February 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

Sibford Gower Endowed Primary School

Sibford Gower

Banbury

OX15 5RW

Oxfordshire

Wednesday

21st February 2018

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with Purple MashClick here to sign up for this session

The Prince of Wales School

Maiden Castle Road

Dorchester

DT1 2HH

Dorset

Monday

19th March 2018

4 - 5.15pmMash Meet: Digital Learning with 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

St Mary's Catholic Primary School

Caedraw Road

CF47 8HA

Merthyr Tydfil

Tuesday

16th January 2018

4.15 - 5.30pmMash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence FrameworkClick here to sign up for this session

Alway Primary School

Aberthaw Road

Newport

NP19 9QP

Newport

Tuesday

23rd January 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence Framework

Click here to sign up for this session

Bryn Bach County Primary School

Merthyr Road

Tredegar

NP22 3RX

Blaenau Gwent

Wednesday

14th March 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: Purple Mash and the Digital Competence Framework

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

Clifton Primary School

Brunswick Road

Balsall Heath

Birmingham

B12 8NX

Birmingham

Wednesday

24th January 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: 

Digital Learning with Purple Mash

 

Click here to sign up for this session

Clifton Primary School

Brunswick Road

Balsall Heath

Birmingham

B12 8NX

Birmingham

Wednesday

25th April 2017

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet: 

Digital Learning with Purple Mash

Click 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

Heyhouses Endowed Church of England Primary School

Clarendon Road North

St Annes

Lytham St Annes

FY8 3EE

Lancashire

Wednedsay

31st January 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Oswaldtwistle White Ash School

Thwaites Road

Oswaldtwistle 

Accrington

BB5 4QG

Lancashire

Monday

5th February 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

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

13th March 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Stretton St Matthew's CofE Primary School

Stretton Road

Stretton

WA4 4NT

Warrington

Thursday

28th June 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

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

Lower Fields Primary School

Fenby Avenue

Bradford

BD4 8RG

Bradford

Tuesday

27th February 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Burley St Matthias CoE VC 
Primary School

Burley Road

Burley

Leeds

LS4 2HY

Leeds

Thursday 

19th April 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

Purple Mash

Click here to sign up for this session

Sandal Primary School

West Lane

Baildon

Shipley

BD17 5DH

Bradford

Thursday

17th May 2018

4 - 5.15pm

Mash Meet:

Digital Learning with 

Purple Mash

Click 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

3.30 – 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

 

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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

 

Setting up Purple Mash: Creating and managing new pupils and staff. Moving classes and pupils. Setting up groups.

 

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. 

 

Teaching grammar and spelling: Using and creating resources and activities for grammar and spelling in Purple Mash.

 

Online collaboration: Teaching online collaboration with 2Connect, 2Write and 2Investigate. 

 

Engaging parents: Sharing work with parents, setting and managing home based tasks for individuals, groups or your class. 

 

Teaching 2Email: All you need to know about setting up and teaching with 2Email, including creating your own 2Respond and eSafety activities. 

 

Teaching SPaG with Purple Mash: Explore our spelling, grammar and punctuation resources and activities, including making your own online resources.

 

Planning and teaching with our Computing Scheme of Work: An introduction to delivering the computing curriculum across KS1 and KS2, including the new Purple mash Scheme of Work.

 

Setting work using 2Dos: Set tasks and activities, at home or at school, differentiate work for groups or individuals and feedback online. 

 

Sharing work: How to celebrate success or manage peer assessment with Display Boards and Blogs within your school or with the World, using links, embedding in your web site or with QR codes. 

 

Game design: Creating multi-level games with the new 2DIY3D and how this can be used with other Purple Mash resources accross the curriculum. 

 

Reading with Purple Mash: Supporting individual or whole class reading with Purple Mash, including Serial Mash with weekly publishes chapters and resources. 

 

 

 

 

You can view recordings of our previous webinars here.

 

Date

Time

Type of session

Booking

Friday, 19th January 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Setting up Purple Mash

Click here to register
Monday. 29th January 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Sharing work

Click here to register
Tuesday, 30th January 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

'Our top e-safety resources'

Click here to register
Tuesday, 6th February 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Planning and teaching with our Computing Scheme of Work

Click here to register
Thursday, 8th February 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Teaching 2Email

Click here to register
Monday, 26th February 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Mini Mash - Mashing in the EYFS

Click here to register
Thursday, 8th March 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Teaching SPaG with Purple Mash

Click here to register
Thursday, 15th March 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Game Design

Click here to register
Monday, 19th March 201812.30 - 12.50pm

Mash Webinar:

Reading with Purple Mash

Click here to register

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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 Description         Cost   Booking
Curriculum Mastery using Purple Mash London      

Thursday

21st June  2018

9am - 3pm     

Discover practical strategies for 

enhancing curriculum delivery through creativity and an inegrated

problem-solving approach to learning.

£150pp+VAT   Click her to     register      
Curriculum Mastery using Purple Mash London 

Friday

21st September  2018

9am - 3pm    

Discover practical strategies for 

enhancing curriculum delivery through creativity and an inegrated

problem-solving approach to learning.

£150pp+VATClick her to     register      

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