CPD Recent Events

17Sep 2018

Communication, coping strategies and care for mental health in youngsters with SEND 13th November 2018 Kingston Maurward College Dorchester Dorset DT2 8PY 9am – 4pm £99 per person including lunch and refreshments TADSS subscribers less 10% For NQTs, TAs, family support workers, staff new to special schools, health and social care staff & parents of […]

12Jul 2018

Tuesday 6th November 2018 West Moor Middle School Heathfield Way West Moors Ferndown BH22 0DA 1.00 – 3.30 pm £40 per person including refreshments TADSS subscribers less 10% For teachers & teaching assistants in mainstream and special settings, for primary and secondary age groups. Lego® is a highly structured and systematic construction toy, meaning that children […]

24May 2018

Friday 12th October 2018 The Dorford Centre, Dorchester DT1 1RR 1.00 – 3.30 pm £40 per peron including refreshments – TADSS subscribers less 10% For teachers & teaching assistants in mainstream and special settings, for primary and secondary age groups.   Lego® is a highly structured and systematic construction toy, meaning that children on the […]

10May 2018

9th, 10th & 11th July 2018   9.30 – 4.00 Venue: Dorchester area TBC £450 for the 3 days   Three days training in an up to date, practical and therapeutic approach for understanding and responding to behaviour within settings for children and young people. Participants will then be qualified as ‘Steps Tutors’ for their setting. Limited […]

05Dec 2017

Tuesday 4th December 2018 – 1.30-3.30pm Westmoor Middle School, Heathfield Way, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0DA Cost £35 inc refreshments   This session is open to teachers & teaching assistants in mainstream and special settings and parents of pupils of primary and secondary age groups.     For pupils with autism and with other receptive […]

05Dec 2017

  Friday 16th March 2018  1.30-3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester DT1 1RR Cost £35 inc refreshments Emma and Diane have long experience of working with pupils who present the most challenging behaviour and have developed their expertise in analysing the root causes, addressing them and working with pupils to restore calmness and repair the consequences of […]

05Dec 2017

Friday 23rd February 2018 1.30-3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester DT1 1RR Cost £35 including refreshments For children and young people with sensory processing difficulties, information received through the senses does not make the same connections that it does for everyone else which creates challenges in performing countless everyday tasks.     This training has been developed […]

12Sep 2017

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 […]

28Jun 2017

“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 […]

28Jun 2017

Hethfelton House, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HS 9.30 – 3.30 Sarah Wild and Sarah Hendrickx leads a day of learning for parents, education, social and health practitioners to develop knowledge and understanding of how Autism Spectrum Disorder affects the lives of female pupils and how we can empower them to learn, accept themselves and lead happy lives. […]

15Jun 2017

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 […]

25May 2017

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 […]

28Mar 2017

Friday 17th March, 2017 at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.   “PE can be a vehicle for achieving personal learning goals” “PE is fun and SO purposeful!”   “Great day, many thanks” “A good mixture of information and practical ideas” “I’ve come away rethinking how I deliver PE lessons – fun and informative..”   […]

28Mar 2017

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.’ […]

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