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10Jan 2019

Inspirations2 Poundbury Business CentreDorchester DT1 3WA Friday 8th March 20191.30-3.30pm £35   This session is open to teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and special school settings and parents of pupils of primary and secondary age groups. Children with learning disabilities will experience a number of difficulties within educational settings due to differences in working […]

20Nov 2018

2 FULL DAYS With Nerys Hughes, Specialist Occupational Therapist 13th & 14th February 2019 9.30am – 4.00pm Venue: The Dorford Centre 1 Bridport Road Dorchester DT1 1RR For teachers, support staff, parents and clinicians who are looking to gain a better understanding of how to manage behaviour resulting from sensory processing difficulties.   “Nerys Hughes […]

06Nov 2018

Let’s talk about … The internet and youngsters with special educational needs  Inspirations 2 Poundbury Business Centre, Dorchester DT1 3WA Friday 8th February 2019 1.30-3.30pm £35   For teachers, SENDCOs, PSHE leaders, Teaching Assistants and parents of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities                         How to support youngsters: To manage internet use in a productive and […]

16Oct 2018

Venue: Inspirations Relate, 2 Poundbury Business Centre Dorchester DT1 3WA Friday 11th January 2019 1.30-3.30pm Cost £35   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 […]

16Oct 2018

Venue: Inspirations Relate, 2 Poundbury Business Centre Dorchester DT1 3WA Friday 25th January 2019 1.30-3.30pm Cost £35   This is an opportunity for teachers, SENDCOs, Teaching Assistants and parents of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to explore communication and strategies for managing meetings which involve difficult and sensitive issues. ‘Under the best of […]

30Jan 2018

 4 FULL DAYS – 9.30am – 4pm – dates tbc Venue: Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy Osprey Quay Portland DT5 1SA   This is an interactive opportunity for outward-facing, reflective 21st Century practitioners. This training is suitable for teachers working across Primary and Secondary, mainstream and special schools. The course attracts DfE funding reimbursement […]

19Sep 2017

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 […]

28Jun 2017

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 […]

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 […]

16May 2017

“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

28Mar 2017

Leadership Development for Team Leaders Dates – new dates for 2019 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 coaching skills […]

14Jul 2016

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 […]

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