Parent Carer Workshops
Information and events for parents and carers
We are delighted to offer a range a workshops and information sessions in school over the year. All parents and carers are welcome, and any professionals who are interested can also come along!
Last academic year, courses delivered by school staff, therapists and external agencies, have included: Read Write Inc phonics, Multisensory Story Telling, Carers Service, BwD Parents in Partnership, CYGNET Programme for parents of children and young people on the autistic spectrum, Sleep difficulties, Riding the Rapids - managing behaviours, Positive behaviour support, Planning for the future, Maths, Introduction to Makaton signing, Baby Makaton, Internet safety for children and young people with learning disabilities, Epilepsy, Early Years provision, Continence Support.
Our schedule for the academic year 2018 - 19 features below and will be added to throughout the year - so do come back and check regularly.
If you are interested in attending any of the sessions please contact:
Saj Motorwala at Newfield School 01254 588600 to book a place.
We include here a description of what each session will cover but if you want to know more information or if it would be relevant for your child please contact: Jenny Riley (Deputy Head Teacher) 01254 588600 or ask your child’s class teacher.
We would also love to hear from you if you have a suggestion for a future topic for a workshop or you have feedback on a workshop you’ve attended! Contact: Jenny Riley on 01254 588600 email@example.com
Sensory Story Telling
Delivered By: Georgie Stephens (Class Teacher)
World Book Day Sensory Story Telling Georgie Stephens (Class Teacher)
Come and join Georgie and other parents in our sensory studio to experience, explore and learn all about the skills and resources of Sensory Story Telling.
Social Care Drop In
Delivered By: Ann-Marie Pickering (CSO)
Here at Newfield we are often asked questions about Respite, Social care assessments, Disability links, Direct payments etc.
So we have partnered up with colleagues in social care for a session where you can come along to find out more about a range of topics…
- Social opportunities for children with disabilities
- Social care assessments
- Role of Appletrees Hub
- Direct payments
AnnMarie Pickering will be available so please come along for an informal chat and get the advice you need.
Behaviour that Challenges Us
Delivered By: Jenny Nelson (Assistant Head).
Behaviour that Challenges Us
This session will look at how we can better understand challenging behaviour. It will also explore positive strategies we can use to manage behavior.
- To develop understanding of the causes of challenging behaviour
- To explore strategies to manage behaviour
- To highlight sources of advice and support