Buckinghamshire Traded Services

Training & CPD for Schools

Training & CPD for Schools

Continued Professional Development within Buckinghamshire is delivered by BESST, a range of other expert Buckinghamshire Council teams and partner agencies.

BESST Training & CPD

Early Years advisory and consultancy service for schools and PVI setting

Our specialist Early Years team provides support for leaders, teachers, and early years practitioners and is thoroughly committed to supporting the raising EYFS standards within schools and settings. We provide flexible and bespoke quality improvement services to help raise early achievement and the quality of all early years registered settings. An agreed programme of in-school support can be planned in consultation with the headteacher or other senior leaders. This may include bespoke consultancy visits, audits of practice and provision, training, mentoring, coaching, and Early Years reviews.

Please speak with your Key Contact for further information and see our Early Years pages for more information

Educational Visits and Learning Outside the Classroom

Buckinghamshire Council has a dedicated Outdoor Advisory Team delivering advice, guidance, and training around Educational Visits and developing Outdoor Learning.

Please see the following page for more details

Educational visits | SchoolsWeb (buckscc.gov.uk)

Primary Assessment and Moderation Training

We provide a range of training and joint moderation sessions, enabling primary schools to develop excellent classroom assessment practices, supporting schools in making accurate assessments, and thus supporting improved progress across the curriculum.

Our programme of training and support for 2021/22 will be created following the publication of government guidance, with training commencing spring 2022. 

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