Courses and Events

SUMMER 2019

Courses in Cornwall, Devon and Cardiff

Course Dates and Venues Course Details Cost

Interventions to Support Learners with Working Memory and Processing Difficulties

·       Thursday 23rd May – Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin – 9:30am to 3:30pm FULLY BOOKED

 

·       Thursday 6th June – Okehampton Business Centre – 9:30am to 3:30pm

·        A good understanding of working memory and processing skills

·        Tools for identifying difficulties, baseline assessments and progress tracking

·        Classroom strategies for addressing Working Memory and Processing needs

·        Plans and resources for Interventions to address Working Memory and Processing Difficulties

·        Knowledge of the importance of Metacognition and how teaching learners with SEN to understand HOW they learn can improve working memory and processing, as well as having a positive impact across the curriculum.

 

£100 per person (lunch included)

SEN Code of Practice Workshop

 

·       Monday 24th June – Okehampton Business Centre – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

 

·       Thursday 27th June – Haven House, Truro (next to Park and Ride bus stop) – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

 

·       Additional Dates in September tbc (we are happy to take suggestions for locations and dates, please email)

Take the opportunity to complete your statutory SEN documents using our tried and tested templates.  Make the most of on-hand advice and guidance and the chance to network with other SENCos as you work. £50 per school (max 2 people)
Course title Suitable for Date, time, venue Cost and Further information

Teaching and Supporting Children with ADHD

 

Primary and Secondary ALNCos; Teachers,

Teaching Assistants

 

Tuesday 25th June 2019

9.30 – 3.30

 

The All Nations Conference Centre,

Sachville Ave, Heath, Cardiff

CF14 3NY

 

 

£100 per person inc lunch

Knowledge of ADHD, its causes, associated challenges and strengths.

Strategies to support pupils with ADHD in class and through intervention.  Practical ideas for supporting difficulties and maximising potential.

Knowing how everyone can benefit from the strengths and talents of pupils with ADHD

SPRING 2019

 

Courses in Cornwall and Devon

Course Title Dates and Venues Course Details Cost

Planning, Delivering and Monitoring the impact of Interventions

 Wednesday 6th February, 9:30am to 12:30pm – Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin

Thursday 7th February, 9:30am to 12:30pm – The Carnon Inn, Truro

 Friday 8th February, 9:30am to 12:30pm – Millfield Trust Centre, Plymouth

 Monday 4th March, 9:30am to 12:30pm – Petroc College, Tiverton

·       Ideas for planning and delivering interventions

·       Tools for monitoring impact and collating evidence

·       Knowledge of resources and programmes

·       Knowledge of OfSTED and SEN Code of Practice requirements

£50 per person

Effective Activities to address specific barriers to learning in Literacy and Numeracy

·Wednesday 6th February, 1:00pm to 4pm – Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin

Thursday 7th February, 1:00pm to 4pm – The Carnon Inn, Truro

Friday 8th February, 1:00pm to 4pm – Millfield Trust Centre, Plymouth

Monday 4th March, 1:00pm to 4pm – Petroc College, Tiverton

·       Practical activities to support Dyslexic difficulties in Literacy

·       Practical activities to support difficulty with Number

·       Ideas for supporting underlying learning needs such as Working Memory and Processing.

£50 per person
The above courses are “stand-alone” but also work well as a full day of training.  If attending both on the same day, lunch will be provided at no extra cost.

Understanding and Supporting pupils with ADHD

Monday 18th March, 9:30am to 3:30pm – The Carnon Inn, Truro

·Wednesday 20th March, 9:30am to 3:30pm – Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin

Friday 22nd March, 9:30am to 3:30pm – Millfield Trust HQ Centre, Plymouth

Thursday 28th March, 9:30am to 3:30pm – Petroc College, Tiverton

·       Knowledge of ADHD, its causes, associated challenges and strengths.

·       Strategies to support pupils with ADHD in class and through intervention.

·       Practical ideas for supporting difficulties and maximising potential.

·       Knowing how everyone can benefit from the strengths and talents of pupils with ADHD

£100 per person (lunch included)

Spring 2019

Courses in Cardiff

Course title Suitable for Date, time, venue Cost and Further information
Teaching and Supporting Children with Autism

9.30 – 12.30

Primary and Secondary SENCos/ALNCo

Teachers,

Teaching Assistants

 

 

 

The All Nations Conference Centre,

Sachville Ave, Heath, Cardiff

CF14 3NY

Wednesday 13th February 2019

£50 per person

Understand the key areas of difficulty associated with Autism, including PDA, and develop strategies to support learners’ individual needs in the classroom and through targeted support.

Managing Challenging Behaviour

1pm to 4pm

Primary and Secondary SENCos/ALNCo,

Class teachers,

Teaching Assistants

£50 per person

Understand the causes of challenging behaviour, including sensory integration needs. Have strategies to prevent and de-escalate behaviours enabling children to learn effectively.

Dyslexia – Identification and Strategies

9:30 to 12:30

Primary and Secondary SENCos/ALNCo

Class-teachers,

Teaching Assistants

The All Nations Conference Centre,

Sachville Ave, Heath, Cardiff

CF14 3NY

 

Thursday 14th February 2019

 

£50 per person

Understand Dyslexia and its associated difficulties as well as knowing how best to teach and support learners across the school.

Dyscalculia and Difficulty with Number.

1pm to 4pm

Primary and Secondary

SENCos/ALNCo,

Class-teachers,

Teaching Assistants

£50 per person

Develop a greater awareness of why some children struggle with learning Maths and how to address the needs of children who have difficulties, including those with Dyscalculia.

Courses on the Isle of Wight

Course title Suitable for Date, time, venue Cost and Further information
Teaching and Supporting Children with Autism

9.30 – 12.30

SENCos, Teachers, Teaching Assistants  

 

Innovation Centre, St Cross Business Park, Newport PO30 5WB

 

Thursday 7th March 2019

£50 per person

Understand the key areas of difficulty associated with Autism, including PDA, and develop strategies to support learners’ individual needs in the classroom and through targeted support.

Managing Challenging Behaviour

1pm to 4pm

Primary and Secondary SENCos, Class teachers, HLTAs and TAs £50 per person

Understand the causes of challenging behaviour, including sensory integration needs. Have strategies to prevent and de-escalate behaviours enabling children to learn effectively.

Dyslexia – Identification and Strategies

9:30 to 12:30

Primary and Secondary SENCos, Class-teachers, HLTAs, TAs Innovation Centre, St Cross Business Park, Newport PO30 5WB

 

Friday 8th March 2019

 

£50 per person

Understand Dyslexia and its associated difficulties as well as knowing how best to teach and support learners across the school.

Dyscalculia and Difficulty with Number.

1pm to 4pm

Primary and Secondary

SENCos, Class-teachers, HLTAs, TAs

£50 per person

Develop a greater awareness of why some children struggle with learning Maths and how to address the needs of children who have difficulties, including those with Dyscalculia.

 

Autumn Term 2018

 

Course title Suitable for Date, time, venue Cost and Further information

Meeting DSEN requirements for OfSTED

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENCo, Headteacher/SLT, SEN Governor November, 9:30am to 3:30pm, Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin £100 per person, lunch included.Know how to prepare DSEN information required for inspection, including monitoring provision, data tracking, “Assess, Plan, Do, Review” processes and compliance with the statutory SEN Code of Practice.  Also, examples of how to make your DSEN practice “Outstanding.”

Managing Challenging Behaviour

 

9:30am to 12:30pm

 

 

SENCos, Class teachers, HLTAs and TAs Thursday 29th November, The Carnon Inn, Truro.

Thursday 29th November, Okehampton Business Centre

Friday 7th December, Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin

£50 per personUnderstand the causes of challenging behaviour how this can escalate. Have strategies to prevent and de-escalate behaviours as part of your day to day classroom management.

Understanding and Supporting Children with Sensory Integration needs.

 

1pm to 4pm

 

 

 

SENCos, Class-teachers, HLTAs, TAs £50 per person (if attending both morning and afternoon courses, lunch is included)Know what Sensory integration means and the impact that these needs have on individual learners.  Have strategies to help children manage their needs in order to learn effectively.

Dyslexia – Identification and Strategies

 

9:30am to 12:30pm

SENCos, Class-teachers, HLTAs, TAs Monday 26th November, Callywith Gate Industrial Estate, Bodmin

Tuesday 4th December, The Carnon Inn, Truro

Tuesday 4th December, Okehampton Business Centre – Dyscalculia only

£50 per personUnderstand Dyslexia and its associated difficulties as well as knowing how best to teach and support learners across the school.

Dyscalculia and Difficulty with Number.

 

1pm to 4pm

SENCos, Class-teachers, HLTAs, TAs £50 per person (if attending both morning and afternoon courses, lunch is included)Develop a greater awareness of why some children struggle with learning Maths and how to address the needs of children who have difficulties, including those with Dyscalculia.

 

Courses can be booked by phone or by email.  Contact details available on Contact Page