Welcome to SCIL

We provide a range of high quality training opportunities for those who work or volunteer in children and young people’s services. Our aspiration is to establish a workforce that embraces a culture of lifelong learning, where everyone feels valued and is able to reach their full potential. Whatever their role, we aim to ensure that the workforce has the skills and knowledge necessary to help every child and young person stay safe, develop and succeed. 

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Support Services for Education is a newly formed traded unit within Somerset County Council offering a wide variety of support services for all education providers including; Schools, Academies, Early Years Providers, Childcare settings and Local Authorities.​ We have extensive experience of providing high quality services to educational settings and our expertise provides the support they need to enable them to focus on delivering educational excellence to all children and young people. 

For more information - www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk​

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Leadership and management courses
Teaching and schools’ courses
Early years courses
Safeguarding Courses
Safeguarding courses
Early Years Leadership Framework Website
Early Years Leadership Framework
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Somerset Centre for Integrated Learning (SCIL)
Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP
P: 01823 348 268
E: SCIL@somerset.gov.uk
Please note: If you are using a Sat Nav, please contact us for specific directions. The above postcode will not direct you to our centre. 

SCIL Opening Times

8.15am - 5.30pm

8.15am - 5.30pm

8.15am - 5.30pm

8.15am - 5.30pm

8.15am - 4.30pm

 Public holidays and School holidays may create alterations to these times.


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Upcoming Courses

2 Year olds are unique!

6th June 2016 - 14th March 2017

2 Year olds are unique! This can impact on your provision and the learning opportunities we offer. This course will help you explore how to meet the needs of 2 year olds when operating within the EYFS framework.

Action Learning: Self-evaluation and Reflective Practice for Managers

7th June 2016 - 8th November 2016

Action Learning is a highly successful, problem-solving tool. It encourages people to focus on the things they can influence and do, enabling and encouraging learning and professional development through action. It is a learning tool which can be used in the workplace to enable participants to explore solutions to real problems and decide on the action that needs to be taken in their setting.

Supporting the Learning and Development of Under 2’s

7th June 2016 - 18th March 2017

This New course will develop your knowledge and understanding of high quality provision for babies and toddlers when implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Deputy Heads Conference(SAPHTO)

8th June 2016

The Somerset Annual Conference for Deputy Heads, Senior Leaders and Senior Teachers. Key Note speaker Andy Vass will deliver a presentation on Emotional Intelligence and Leadership. There will be workshops delivered throughout the day.

Effective Line Management and Supervision Meetings with Staff

9th June 2016 - 27th February 2017

The purpose of this course is to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to feel confident in your role undertaking supervision meetings.

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