INSET Training

Jenny Mosley (INSET trainer) has been providing INSET training and Working in School Days for many years and loves working with large numbers and keeping the INSET day very positive and active. Firstly, on an INSET training day Jenny motivates large numbers of staff – and encourages all adults in a school or setting to come along. Secondly, a ‘Whole School Approach’ has been shown as a best way to make positive change throughout the setting.

What delegates so often tell us after an INSET day with Jenny is that they feel very inspired and empowered to make changes to their own practice to help bring out the best in the children in their care.

Who Can Benefit From This INSET Training?

Jenny’s INSET training is for Infant, Junior and Primary Schools and Early Years Settings. Jenny also works with secondary schools and Special Needs settings. Senior managers, teachers, support staff, teaching assistants and midday supervisors all regularly attend Jenny’s INSET training. Many INSET days are for the whole school. This works brilliantly when all staff attend. This therefore provides a continuum of behavioural expectation and positivity.

What Are Jenny’s INSET Trainer Areas of Expertise For INSET Training?

Other INSET day areas Include: Puppets, Skills for Learning, Challenging Children, Reducing Exclusions, Staff Wellbeing, Improving Social Skills and Self-esteem and more. Please ask for further details.

What Does Jenny Need For INSET Training?

Jenny needs a large hall with a good lapel microphone and a raised area to stand where she can be seen. Up to 300 staff can be invited – delegates from other local schools often like to come along too.

More About Jenny’s INSET Day Expertise as an INSET Trainer

Jenny has written the UK government’s circle time strategy for SEAL in both the primary and secondary sectors and also the early years version for SEAD (Social & Emotional Aspects of Development).  Additionally, a government report from OFSTED refers to Jenny’s model. As an experienced educational presenter, in addition to INSET training days, Jenny addresses educational conferences. These include Headteachers’ conferences, schools training conferences, LA conferences. Jenny also carries out many other types of training and conferencing including keynotes speeches, seminars and practical workshops.

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

You can see some of Jenny’s testimonials from delegates who have been on Jenny’s training and conferencing events and have got to know Jenny as an educational presenter.

Here is one of many letters of thanks after an inspiring INSET day:

Dear Jenny

Many many thanks for delivering such an inspiring, captivating and thought provoking INSET day. As our INSET trainer, your words and highly amusing yet poignant anecdotes have provided a wealth of discussion with all our staff on how we can develop and sustain high levels of well-being and behaviour throughout our school community. So far we are revising our behaviour rules and guidelines to make it even more consistent across the school; developing lunchtimes to incorporate the fun games and activities modelled to us during the INSET day.

Thus far the impact has been significant; with happy engaged children at playtime and as a result a huge decline in any behaviour issues. The staff can’t wait for the arrival of all the puppets and other resources; we are now looking for suitable and appropriate accommodation to ensure they remain safe and special! (Any found languishing under chairs will be put up for adoption!)

As a Key Priority for the school this year, to measure impact for improvement, staff are currently undertaking a Monitoring Enquiry to investigate how the school promotes well-being for both children and adults. It is already very clear from this enquiry that your input has supported the school to implement rapid changes effectively. Although we still have a long way to go, as a result of the INSET day we have been able to achieve a great deal in a very short period of time.”

Jane West, Deputy Headteacher, Orchard Infant School, Dibden Purlieu 2016

Free INSET Training

So, if you want an INSET training day on a strict budget, do ask us about Free Training with Jenny as your INSET trainer.  Some schools like to work closely and exclusively together. They would rather plan a very special INSET day focusing upon their particular school or setting. In this way they can really home in on issues affecting the school and not get distracted by other problems or discussions.

However, sometimes the idea of working closely as a team, and inviting other local practitioners can work too. This can lead to a wonderful community INSET training day and the sharing of best practice. Additionally, splitting the cost is a cost-efficient way of offering Continuing Professional Development.

With our free training option, we rely upon a school or setting being able to act as a host school. Staff from that school or setting receive free training. Jenny is an experienced Education Conference Speaker.  Other local schools and settings can be keen to book places for a minimal fee. There are discounts if you book four or more places at once from one school. Other advantages are that the school can remain open for the children. No INSET day is used up, and Jenny can work with children whilst delegates observe her practice!

For all enquiries, phone 01225 767157 or email:

See also our Behaviour Management Training.

Read about Jenny’s Early Years Training too.

Learn about our Lunchtime Supervisor Training.

And staff are the most important asset in your school – see our Staff Wellbeing Training here.

Read Jenny’s blog on a great  training day in a nursery.

Do see Jenny’s Calm Dining Halls articles in Headteacher Update and the TES.

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