All posts by: Annie Baddiley

About Annie Baddiley

“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

Leadership Development for Team Leaders Dates – new dates for the Autumn term 2018 to be released shortly. Venue – tbc £315 per person for the 4-days. Lunch and refreshments included. This 4 day leadership development programme is designed to develop and support staff with team leadership responsibilities. A strong emphasis on the practice and application of […]

Friday 12th May Dorford Centre, DORCHESTER DT1 1rr,  1.30 – 3.30 £35 per person including refreshments   ‘It affects my ability to do normal everyday things – I present well and write well, but I can’t remember to lock the door or pick up the keys.’ Jade, 17, diagnosed with FASD, speaking on ‘This Morning.’ […]

The Blandford Children’s Centre Black Lane, Blandford Camp,Blandford Forum DT11 8SW £99 per person inc lunch and refreshments. A day exploring the importance of play for the children with SEND and how it can benefit their learning. What does the term ‘Play’ mean?  How does play fit into child development – looking at the Prime […]

Special Needs and Teaching Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) 14th November 2016 ,   9:15 – 4:00 Charlton Down Village Hall, Dorset DT2 9UA A day to explore the background to current thinking on Sex and Relationships Education and SEND. What do these terms mean for those with profound and severe learning difficulties and/or autism? Do […]

4th November 2016. 1.30pm – 3.30pm Dorford Centre, DORCHESTER DT1 1rr Children with autism by definition find it incredibly hard to concentrate and focus. The Attention autism programme was developed by Gina Davies to help children develop their concentration skills through the use of highly stimulating activities, targeting the teaching of attention, communication and social […]

29th September 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm at The Dorford Centre, DORCHESTER DT1 1rr   Introduction to Managing Self Harm with Jackie Shanks, Mountjoy School. When children and young people deliberately self-harm it can be a very distressing experience. Trying to understand the different reasons why this behaviour can occur and moreover trying to manage and […]

22nd September 2016, 6pm – 8pm in The Library at Thomas Hardye School, Dorchester Hear author and illustrator Henny Beaumont talk about her book and the experiences described in this powerful text. This graphic book – illustrated in beautiful, raw and moving pictures – describes the family’s deeply personal journey. Refreshingly honest and at times […]

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, The Dorford Centre, Dorchester, DT1 1RR 9.30am – 3.30pm Advice and support for middle leaders in special schools, learning centres and alternative learning provisions with Dr Mick Megee, Special school advisor and lead Inspector. Topics covered include conducting lesson observations and feedback, data analysis and what to expect in an Ofsted […]

24th November 2016, 9am – 4pm Hethfelton House, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HS A day of learning for education practitioners to develop knowledge and understanding of sensory processing difficulties, creating supportive environments and strategies to support learning. With Nerys Hughes, Specialist Occupational Therapist Nerys Hughes is the clinical lead for ‘Whole Child Therapy’ and a specialist […]

Let’s Talk About Sex – June 7th 2016 “We will be reviewing how we assess our pupils’ knowledge of sexual health and development using some new materials seen on display today.” 31 colleagues gathered at Durweston Village Hall for a day of up to date learning about sexuality and health, gender issues and how to […]