Training Courses by Schools for Schools

Supporting Complex Needs: Downs Syndrome

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Location:

The Village School, Grove Park, London, NW9 0JY

Course description

One day training for Teachers and Teaching Assistants who support pupils with Downs Syndrome in mainstream and special schools. This course will cover a number of aspects of working with pupils with Downs Syndrome and practical strategies for managing teaching and learning in school settings. Participants will learn and demonstrate skills used for working with pupils with Downs Syndrome during the sessions and in practical settings. They will devise strategies for teaching, assessment, and resource making, adapting environments and creating activities for individual pupils for use in a practical setting. • To understand the medical and social implications of having Downs Syndrome • To develop strategies for teaching maths and literacy • To differentiate teaching and learning appropriate to cognitive abilities and preferred learning styles • To be able to manage behaviour • To understand how to use appropriate Alternative and Augmentative communication systems • To be able to assess progress and set appropriate outcomes for Education Health and Care Plans

Training Facilitator

Katy Henry

Pricing details

Cost: £220 per delegate. Lunch, refreshments and course materials included in the cost - we provide a buffet lunch including vegetarian and gluten free options. As our food is prepared on site, unfortunately we are unable to accommodate any other dietary requirements.

Course objectives

  • - To understand the medical and social implications of having Downs Syndrome
  • - To develop strategies for teaching maths and literacy
  • - To be able to manage behaviour

Booking instructions

Please book via BlueSky or by visiting our website at: woodfieldtsa.co.uk

For further information, please contact Woodfield Teaching School Alliance
Email - wtsa@woodfieldschool.co.uk
Phone - 0203 846 3787

Contact details

wtsa@woodfieldschool.co.uk

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