All posts by: Lynn Cameron

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Yewstock School Forest School Pilot Project 2014-15   Yewstock School ran a pilot Forest School project during the academic year 2014-15. Following a period of informal research and training into the Forest School ethos, and having been persuaded that Forest Schools could have a beneficial impact in a wide range of areas, including self-esteem, communication […]

6th November 2015 “Lots of working memory ideas for the kitty” “Learned lots about communication methods, brain function and dyslexic awareness” “”Lots of tips for dyxlexia scaffolding in the classroom” “I really enjoyed Chloe’s talk debunking myths regarding SEN and neuroscience”   Participants had a great day finding out about our latest knowledge on how […]

June and October 2015 “Great day. Very informative. We have lots to take back to school.” “Good to see examples of resources and hear real anecdotes from current professional.”   Clare Langhorne of the Yellow Kite organisation presented her knowledge and vast experience of the best practice in education for pupils with emotional and behavioural […]

Friday 11th March 2016 at the Dorford Centre, Dorchester How can we best support youngsters with Downs in our settings? What are the best ways to ensure they are properly included in learning? How are visual difficulties linked to achievement? What does the latest school based research tell us? A day conference to bring the […]

Levels P1.1 to NC4 RE Subject Leaders from TADSS schools met earlier this year to work together on producing these level descriptors to support assessment and planning for pupils with SEND.  All levels are broken down into small steps with guidance. We hope you will find them useful. Click HERE to see them.

TADSS STAFF CONFERENCE 2015 13th April, Westfield Arts College & Wyvern Academy ‘MENTAL HEALTH & WELL BEING’ The sun shone for this year’s conference which brought together staff from all five special schools to learn and share together. Keynote speaker Dr Margot Sunderland delivered a fascinating and insightful talk on trauma and its effects on brain chemistry, […]

The NAS EarlyBird Programmes in Dorset Special Schools Report 2015 “I love my child again.” “I found it the most valuable thing I have done since diagnosis, and probably won’t get any other help of a much higher standard. Thank you so much.” Click here to read a fascinating slideshow presentation.

Two new research projects are underway, led by TADSS teaching staff, Nobby Cranny and Matt Mason. Outcomes will be published here in January 2016. iPads for Learning With hundreds of apps on the market and encouragement from all quarters to use new technology, how can we ensure best use of these powerful tools for learning? […]

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