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Portage Workshop - A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with SEND (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase), Fiddlers Wood Lane
Event Tutors
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Target Audience
Childminders / Pre-Schools & Nurseries / Schools
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Children and Young People
Children and Young People subcategories
Early Years
Event description
This course is aimed at any professional working with children with SEND. Including Early years practitioners, Childminders, SENCOs, teachers.

This is a certificated training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers. The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families.

The workshop has a core curriculum consisting of seven modules:
The Portage Model and its relevance to Early Years Settings
Helping Children Learn – Using Clear Language
Helping Children Learn – Planning for Success
Helping Children Learn – A Small Steps Approach
Examples of Planning, Recording and Sharing
Supporting the Development of Play
Positive Approaches to Children’s Behaviour

Participants will gain practical strategies, ideas, resources that can be used straight away within the home or setting, to differentiate and provide for children with additional needs.

Refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

£150.00 per delegate –local (south Glos) £100.00 student £200.00 all other applicants
Learning outcomes
To develop an understanding of how to achieve real, meaningful inclusion.
To develop links and gain access to support from highly skilled Portage professionals working in the field of early years/SEND.
To improve everyday practice to the benefit of all children, not just those with additional needs. 
The importance of using clear language when setting clear, long term goals.
To learn strategies for planning suitable activities, assessing progress and recording children’s successes.
Start Date
Wednesday 11 September 2019
End Date
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 10 September 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event