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Training & Consultation

Woodlands School Outreach offer successful and comprehensive training programmes both at our training centre at Woodlands School, Wem and direct to schools. To book any of our courses please call us on 01939 232372 option 2

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Training courses offered include but are not limited to:

Whole school

Learning

  • Supporting Dyslexia in the classroom
  • Supporting Spelling
  • Supporting Dyscalculia in the classroom
  • Planning Intervention for Specific Learning Difficulties – Dyslexia/Dyscalculia
  • Modelling and coaching support staff to run a structured cumulative programme of intervention.

Autistic Spectrum Condition

  • Autism awareness and strategies to create an AS-friendly classroom
  • Sensory issues in AS
  • Understanding Sensory Processing
  • Creating and using a social story
  • Girls and AS
  • Developing social communication skills
  • Exams, revision and stress-busting for pupils on the spectrum
  • Supporting transitions
  • PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance)
  • Developing and supporting resilience and learner self-esteem
  • Delivering Lego Therapy interventions

SEMH

  • Positive Behaviour Management
  • De-escalation and safe handling techniques
  • Understanding ADHD
  • Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • Strategic Planning for Positive, Enjoyable and Purposeful Lunch times
  • Attachment Awareness Training
  • Supporting Mental Health and Well Being in Schools

Feedback from our courses:

  • ‘Courses tailored to our needs.  Thank you!’
  • ‘SLT attended the TA Deployment CPD and strategies are now being used to support this in school.’
  • ‘Lots of useful resources! Thank you!’
  • ‘Really good training session for raising awareness – certainly made us think about children within our school and their behaviour and reasons behind it.’
  • ‘Thank you so much for the two sessions and all your advice. This training was extremely useful and feedback from staff has been very positive.’
  • All of the staff who attended agreed that Kat had provided numerous excellent ideas and strategies to use with the children, and her delivery was professional yet very entertaining!  It was the best CPD I have attended for a very long time.

Consultation

We also offer consultation sessions to support schools.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • SENCO Support to either support development and training of SENCOs or to provide SENCO cover as needed.
  • Audits and development planning support on a wide range of whole school priorities including behaviour management, supporting mental health and wellbeing, Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Developing SEN Friendly schools.  These can be specific to needs identified in schools such as Dyslexia, ASC, Attachment or ADHD.

Please download information on our current courses below