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Makaton Foundation Workshop (2 sessions)


Woodfield School, Glenwood Avenue, London, NW9 7LY

Course description

The Makaton Foundation Course provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. The sessions cover research into sign and symbol use, symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary. For participants completing all sessions: A complete set of Makaton Handbooks will be provided. Total value £35 [included as part of the course fee]

Training Facilitator

Sue Charlton

Pricing details

Cost: £180 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 use and purpose of Makaton
  • - To be able to use the signs and symbols of stages 1-4 of the Core Vocabulary
  • - To meet individual personalised needs

Booking instructions

Please book via BlueSky or by visiting our website at:

For further information, please contact Woodfield Teaching School Alliance
Email -
Phone - 0203 846 3787

Contact details

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