Courses for Professionals and Parents

Bespoke inset days

We offer bespoke training pertinent to the needs of your individual setting. The training given to school so far via Twilight and staff meetings and INSET days have included Manual Handling, Personal Care and Makaton. The training is given by a range of highly trained and experienced staff in the area of SEND.
 
What inset days we provide:-
  • Target setting and P level moderation

Aim: to provide school leaders and teachers the confidence to write effective targets and make accurate judgements on pupil progress and achievement for pupils working below age related expectations (and up to P8).

  • Personal care (toileting and hygiene)

Aim: to provide anyone working with students who require personal care the information they need to support the student ensuring dignity.  Whilst ensuring and legal obligations are upheld.

  • Manual handling and Risk Assessment

Aim: to provide anyone working with students with physical difficulties strategies to support safe handling and transfers.

  • PMLD, Sensory and SLD curriculum

Aim:  to support staff  working with pupils with severe or complex needs to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum appropriate to the learning needs of their pupils. To develop learning environments including outside learning areas to promote independence and choice.

  • Teaching strategies (Box work, sensory-stories, use of drama, creative activities)

Aim: to provide teachers and support staff a range of strategies which can help support pupils with SEND in the classroom.

  • Communication (PODD, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, symbol use)

Aim: to provide teachers and support staff strategies that can be used in the classroom with students who have communication difficulties.

  • Behaviour – support students with challenging behaviour

Aims: to provide staff with tools to understand why pupils may exhibit behaviour that is challenging, provide staff with strategies to prevent or minimise behaviour that is challenging and look into methodologies to devise effective and supportive Individual Behaviour Plans.

  • RSE (Relationships and Sex Education)

Aims: to provide staff with a definition of RSE with a particular emphasis on provisions for pupils with SEND. To review and assess schools’ RSE provisions and ensure the recommended core themes are incorporated into programmes of study. To give school staff practical guidance in devising programmes of study and appropriate resources for pupils with SEND.

Cost:Please contact the l.bennett@waverley-sch.co.uk to discuss cost for out of borough establishments.