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What is Tools for Schools? How can the Inclusion Framework and OAIP support my setting?

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Senior Leaders – Getting started

For senior leaders at the early stage in their SEND and inclusion leadership role. This includes SENCOs, Inclusion Leaders, Senior Leaders and Headteachers.

SEND & Inclusion Advisers

SEND & inclusion for subject and middle leaders

New to SENCO Role

New to West Sussex SENCOs

Effective Provision Mapping (for all senior leaders)

SEND & Inclusion School Review

SENCO Leadership Forums

Courses coming soon – please contact [email protected] for further information.

SEN Assessment Team – Special Needs Officers

(to be booked via Tools for Schools – links not available yet)

Understanding SEN Funding

Annual Reviews

Requesting Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments

Educational Psychology Service

The Educational Psychology Service provide a detailed chargeable service. Training can be arranged for groups of staff, whole staff teams or locality groups. Schools can also ask for a bespoke service to meet the needs of an individual in the school.

Services are delivered on a half or full day basis. Further information can be found on WSSfS – EPS Chargeable Service.

Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS)

Overview – EAL best practice and suggested strategies

Supporting newly arrived EAL learners

The role of the EAL co-ordinator

Learning and Behaviour Advisory Team LBAT – WSSfS

The team provide training for schools. LBAT training packages are delivered on a schools and locality basis and include understanding behaviour, ADHD, dyslexia, reading, writing, spelling and maths. The team manage the county’s positive handling (Team Teach – a 6 hour course) and run bespoke packages on Down’s Syndrome. Training can be arranged with the LBAT Advisory Teachers.

Autism and Social Communication Team

The team provide training for schools. ASCT training packages are delivered on a schools and locality basis. The Core training is called Understanding Autism. Following completion of the Core training other courses are available focused on supporting pupils with autism/social communication difficulties with specific needs. Courses include; comic strip conversations, social stories, girls with ASC, understanding and supporting anxiety LEGO therapy, zones of regulation and transition. 

Longer term courses also available: AAA (Autism Aware Award), CAAPSTA (Certificate in Autism Awareness with Practical Strategies for Teaching Assistants,) AScSURE (ASC Strategies, Understanding, Realisation and Emotional wellbeing) for parents and Early Bird (+) for parents.

For further information of dates and booking details email:[email protected].

Last updated 6 April 2021

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