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These courses are aimed at all staff who are looking to develop their knowledge on supporting pupils with SEND.

To book onto any courses please fill out the booking form below:
Brooke Weston Trust Primary Training Hub - SEND Support

TEACCH and Autism - Led by Lisa Gill  

This one day course (repeated over two sessions) will focus on understanding the theories around autism and then how we can then use these theories to provide an autism specific approach for our students using Structured TEACCHing which is the educational element of the TEACCH approach. By the end of the course delegates should have gained understanding of what it’s like to be on the autistic spectrum and have strategies that they can take back into the classroom to support their pupils.

Session dates and times:

Tuesday 4th October 2022 - 9.30am - 2.30pm
Tuesday 18th October 2022 - 9.30am - 2.30pm

 Supporting Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs - Led by Kristina Smith

These sessions will develop your understanding of the complexities around communication and provide you with strategies to support children with speech, language and communication needs in your classroom. It is recommended that delegates should attend all 3 sessions to get maximum benefit from the training.

Session dates and times:

Tuesday 8th November 2022 - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Tuesday 21st February 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Tuesday 25th April 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm

Quality first teaching to support SEND learners in the mainstream setting - Led by Rachel Mortlock 

The course will consider the focus on learners with SEND in the 2019 Ofsted Framework and how to develop a whole school approach to inclusion which puts pupils with SEND at the centre. It will explore curriculum design for inclusion and a range of approaches to supporting pupils with SEND within mainstream classes.

Session date and time:

Tuesday 31st January 2023 - 9.00am - 3.00pm

Supporting children with Dyscalculia - Led by Sarah Wicks  

Maths anxiety, or something more? Looking at ways to understand and support children with maths-related difficulties.

Session date and time: 

Thursday 2nd February 2023 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Guided practice and scaffolding for SEND - Led by BWT Curriculum Group 

This session focuses on whole class direct instructional teaching methods which scaffold learning not only for SEND, but supports all learners.

Session date and time:

Thursday 16th March 2023 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Supporting children with Dyslexia - Led by Sarah Wicks 

This session will look at dispelling the myths of dyslexia, finding out what it is, the impact it has on learners and strategies to support in the classroom.

Session date and time: 

Thursday 30th March 2023 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Supporting SEND learners in the classroom through making reasonable adjustments - Led by Becky Annetts 

Do you have a SEND child in your class and you are finding it difficult to make reasonable adjustments for them? This session will share/explore many suggestions for how to make reasonable adjustments within the classroom for children with various SEND needs.

Session date and time: 

Thursday 29th June 2023 - 9.00am - 12.00pm