All posts by: Annie Baddiley

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A DROP IN SESSION TO LEARN ABOUT ROUTES INTO PRIMARY & SECONDARY TEACHING OPTIONS 5th October, 5.30-8pm at The Thomas Hardye School Queens Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2ET. Cost: FREE Suitable for anyone thinking of teaching as a career The session includes: • Information about our highly successful routes into  teaching, leading to QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) • Advice on applications • Practical tips on […]

Durweston Village Hall, Church Road, Blandford Forum DT11 0QA 9.30 – 4.30 An Introduction to Using the Structured TEACCHing Approach with Children and Young People across the Autism Spectrum   TEACCH values Teaching – sharing autism knowledge and increasing the skill level of professionals and practitioners. Expanding – increasing own knowledge to provide high-quality services […]

An interesting mini project created by a TA from Mountjoy School, Emily Broad,  on taking the curriculum outdoors to the beach. Presentation can be downloaded here: Beach Schools

Curriculum Leaders met together at the TADSS conference recently to share good practice, problem solve and develop joint working. TADSS Outreach teachers have worked on around 150 cases referred by mainstream schools since its launch in 2015. The service has been modified to meet the demand – see our updated Outreach guidance and forms for […]

“HIGH ASPIRATIONS FOR ALL” Nearly 400 staff from the Teaching Alliance of Dorset Special School met together to share good practice, learn new skills and hear our guest speaker Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson. Tanni gave an motivating and entertaining address which encouraged us all to raise our aspirations, both for our pupils and for ourselves […]

6th October 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm Westfield Arts College, Littlemoor Road, Weymouth DT3 6AA Positive Learning Environments for Pupils with Down’s  “In the inclusive classroom the teacher not only sets up physical opportunities for all students to look included but the teacher makes students feel included through their choice of words and phrases.” Nicole Eredics […]

24th November 2017 1.30-3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester DT1 1RR £35 This afternoon workshop will consider the following questions to help those implementing or considering a system of supervision in their school. It is suitable for senior leaders and line managers in all schools. What is the purpose of supervision in an educational establishment? Why supervise; what […]

“Special schools provide high-quality outreach support to teachers and pupils in mainstream schools. This work successfully helps pupils with EHC plans to remain in their local schools and continue to access mainstream provision. Nearly all schools that receive outreach support confirm that they value this support.” Published 23rd March 2017