Inclusive Learning Extra

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In addition to our SENCO Training we now bring you Inclusive Learning Extra, offering a variety of training courses to support CPD for primary school teachers, senior leaders and support staff.

Our aim with Inclusive Learning Extra is to bring you courses delivered by skilled professionals who we've selected for being specialists in their topic. Consultants and Trainers who have an excellent track record of delivering high quality courses. Most are ex-school teachers themselves so completely understand the complexities of the curriculum and delivering effective teaching to a mixed range of abilities, and how to achieve the best results.

 

We start 2020 with our first training in Cheshire at Utkinton CE Primary on the 16th January
  

** MORE DATES FOR LEGO® BASED THERAPY TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY **

 LEGO®-based Therapy

Eleanor Hick and Lynn McCann of Reachout ASC return this autumn with this practical training day suitable for Senior Leader, Teachers, SENCOs or TAs

What is it?

LEGO® - based Therapy is a collaborative, play based social skills intervention designed to improve social competence in children with autism and related conditions.

What are the aims of LEGO®- based Therapy?

  • Promote the development of appropriate social, communication and play skills
  • Utilise children’s strengths to develop areas of weakness

Who is it for?

  • Children with ASC and social communication difficulties
  • It is also starting to be used for children with anxiety and depression.
  • It is suitable for Key Stage 2 and Secondary pupils with autism, SEMH needs and those needing a boost in their social communication skills

Research has yet to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention for these conditions.

Schedule:

9.30am - 12.15pm 

  • What is Lego Based Therapy 
  • The role of the Adult 
  • Communication strategies 
  • Setting up a structured Lego Based Therapy group 
  • Assessment and Record keeping
  • Practical activities 

1.00pm - 1.30pm

  • Practice Lego Based Therapy session with children from the host school

1.30pm - 2.30pm

  • Feedback from practice session
  • Planning and monitoring Lego Based Therapy in your school
  • Resourcing and practicalities of setting up your Lego Based Therapy

Venues & Dates 

 

 

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DATE:  Thursady 16 January 2020

VENUE: Utkinton CE Primary School, Quarry Bank, Utkinton, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0LA

 


 

Look out for further dates throughout 2020

 

Cost

£150 per place

(includes refreshments & lunch)

 

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OTHER INCLUSIVE LEARNING EXTRA COURSES

These 3 courses are now available to book for local clusters and in school training.

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 Learning How to Teach Handwriting

 
  • Is poor handwriting hindering your pupils' writing outcomes?

  • Has the teaching of handwriting in your school been neglected recently?

  • Come on this course and clarify your understanding of how to improve this basic skill.

This course will cover

  • Mark making development
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Outcomes at Early Learning Goals
  • KS1 Teaching – L and S model
  • Full cursive or not?
  • The importance of consistency.   

 Who is this course for?

  • This practical and thought provoking course will be of interest to English subject leaders and staff with an interest in or responsibility for the teaching of handwriting throughout the school.

 


HALF DAY COURSE

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 Reading for Pleasure by Developing your Library

 
  • We all know that Reading for Pleasure is important for its own sake and to raise standards in reading and to improve writing

  • We know OFSTED will be looking at it when they visit. 

  • The issue is HOW to develop it across the school – for ALL children.

 

This course brings together the curriculum knowledge and experience of Helen Atkinson; former Teacher Adviser for Literacy with Lancashire County Council; with the knowledge practical skills and sizzling enthusiasm of Tracey Needham.  Tracey is an Honours List Librarian of the Year, HTLA, and has transformed the library and reading experience of children at Sacred Heart Primary School in Barrow.

Included in this course:

  • Templates for Library Policy and Reading for Pleasure Policy.
  • Templates to support a range of monitoring activities.    

Who is this course for?

  • This practical and thought provoking course will be of interest to English subject leaders, Headteachers and senior staff with an interest in or responsibility for the library or reading.


FULL DAY COURSE

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 Keeping up with Effective Intervention

 
  • Are you aware of the key areas that children struggle with in each key stage?

  • Are you sure you have the right interventions ready to use?

This course will give you an overview of:

  • Key areas of difficulty in literacy and mathematics in key stages 1 and 2
  • An opportunity to look at a number of effective interventions for literacy, mathematics as well as other areas such as speech and language
  • Advice on finding further support and information.

Who is this course for?

  • This practical and thought provoking course will be of interest to SENCOs, Headteachers and teachers with an interest in or responsibility for planning and organising intervention for a variety of needs.


FULL DAY COURSE

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