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Outreach & Training 

Our staff have well developed expertise in a number of areas and this together with excellent facilities and resources enables us to play a significant role in the network of services the Local Authority provides to meet the special educational needs of pupils in Gloucestershire.  

Staff provide advice and support for teachers and support workers of pupils with physical and learning difficulties in mainstream schools through its Outreach and Training services. Staff also provide support the transition process for children in the Foundation Department who have been identified as ready to transfer into a mainstream school setting.

Links to mainstream schools are developed through joint projects across our Departments..

Lead Practitioners

Sara Watters and Sam Brain, our Lead Practitioners offer support to others to achieve excellence, identify development needs and offer guidance necessary to enhance skills and best practice to support pupil and practitioner learning. 

They have a range of readymade courses or twilight sessions or they can provide bespoke courses to meeting your settings individual requirements.  In addition, they can arrange shadowing sessions at our school for staff supporting pupils with SEN.  They do not claim to have all the answers but will be able to point you in the right direction of someone who does.

If you feel they have something to offer you and your setting please use the ‘Contact Us’ page to get in touch.