My Courses

  • SEND and alternative provision improvement plan

    Sets out the Governments plans to change the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision system in England SEND and alternative provision improvement plan – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

  • Autism Spectrum Colour Walks

    A new event is also happening this year – the ‘Autism Spectrum Colour Walks’. There are two organised walks in the UK, one of which is in Sheffield’s own Endcliffe Park! It will be a chance to raise money for the National Autistic Society and to enjoy a colourful day out: https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/raise-money/world-autism-acceptance-week-2023/spectrum-colour-walks

  • World Autism Acceptance Week

    World Autism Acceptance Week is approaching, starting on Monday 27th March. This is a great opportunity for your school community to celebrate, talk and learn about autism, as well to help fundraise. The Autism Education Trust and the National Autistic Society have teamed up to create a range of age-specific teaching resources on autism: https://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk/your-guide-raising-peer-awareness-during-world-autism-acceptance-week

  • CPD Programme for 2022-2023

    We are pleased to announce our CPD Programme for the academic year 2022-23. Check it out here.

  • Dyspraxia Foundation Youth

    The Dyspraxia Foundation are running a Roadshow in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire on 12th, 16th and 17th July with lots of fun events. For more information click here

  • Annual SEND Conference 1st July 2022 “Hear Me, See Me, Include Me”

    This years Annual SEND Conference will take place on 1st July 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Hotel, Sheffield, S4 7YE, 9am-4pm. For more information please download the flyer here. To book a place, please visit our Eventbrite booking system

  • PDA Day 15th May2022

    15th May 2022 is Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Day and this years focus is on research. PDA is widely understood to be a profile on the autism spectrum and the PDA Society has an excellent website full of information, support and training for individuals, families and professionals. For more information about PDA, please visit the…

  • Education Endowment Foundation: Shining a spotlight on reading fluency

    Assistant Headteacher and EEF Literacy Content Specialist, Sarah Green, explains the significance of developing pupils’ reading fluency and how this can feature in literacy teaching practice EEF blog: Shining a spotlight on reading fluency | EEF (educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk)

  • Education Endowment Foundation: Why focus on reading fluency?

    Professor Timothy Rasinski of Kent State University USA explains the importance of teaching reading fluency. Why focus on reading fluency? | EEF (educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk)

  • SEND and Alternative Provision (AP) Green Paper

    SEND review: right support, right place, right time The Department for Education and Department for Health & Social Care have published a green paper about the changes they wish to make to the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision (AP) system in England. The paper forms part of the government’s overall strategy…