What training have staff received to support children with SEN?

All staff have continuous training in a wide range of curriculum areas. High priority is placed on the following areas:
• Makaton
• Intensive interaction
• Manual handling
• Physical intervention strategies
• Literacy and Phonics (Read, Write Inc)
• Mathematics
• Language & communication strategies
• Assessment & planning
• Safeguarding
• Paediatric first aid and child-specific medical training
Staff training is updated regularly and we invest in expertise within the school by having experienced staff qualifying as trainers in key areas. This ensures we are able to keep training up to date and tailored to the school. As well as our own trainers, we also work with external specialists to develop skills and good practice within the school.