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Common Training Day

The next Common Training Day will be on Friday 19th October 2018.

One day each year is set aside for a full programme of collaborative training events in which all of the special schools participate.  We invite a variety of external training providers to deliver training on SEN subject areas to increase the knowledge and expertise of our staff across the District. The courses available this year can be found in the following table.

 Course title

Trainer's name

 Bereavement Training  Shirley Pots and Nicola Clarke
 Forest School / Outdoor provision  Jenny Barbour
 Elklan-SLD  Elklan
 Communication Rich Environments  Shelagh Crossley
 Autism  Rita Jordan and Ros Blackburn
 Postitive Behaviour Support  Matthew Hodder
 Phonics  Clare Blackburn
 Very Special Maths  Les Staves
 Safeguarding  TBC
 Sensory Processing and Challenging Behaviour  Hirstwood Training
 SEMH and Behaviour  Caroline Milburn
 Emotional Regulation and Behaviour  Simon Holding / Team Teach
 Sherborne  Michaela Bullivant

If you would like to book a place on any of our events, or would like to request any SEND or SEMH CPD training, please ring the Shanidar TSA office on 01274 776662 (ext. 199) or email