Adult Training Resources

Over the last few months the Senior Leadership Team have sourced many online training courses which cover the following areas:

SEN Related Topics  -  Communication  -  Teaching & Learning  -  Healthcare Related  -  Wellbeing for you & your family

The course information and links have been included below and provide a variety of training opportunities. Simply click on the link and you will be taken to the course provider's website. Username and password information has been included where required.

SEN Related Topics

Course Title Link
Understanding ADHD

Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), symptoms, latest research and treatment.
Understanding Autism, ADHD & Aspergers

Challenge your own definitions and perceptions of autism and ADHD. Examine several key themes, to obtain skills to support diagnosed people m-aspergers-and-adhd/
Attachment in the early years

Attachment classifications and how they are assessed.  The features of caregiving that influence attachment, and the significance of attachment for lifespan development.
Good Practice in Autism Education

Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability through to intellectual disability.
Emotions and Emotional Disorders
Exploring Learning Disabilities: Supporting Belonging
Managing Behaviour for Learning

Transform your classroom with this CPD-certified course for teachers. Support learning by building trust and improving behaviour.
Level 1 Training - Raising Awareness of Physical Disability

Help to understand the barriers or challenges that can be faced by children and young people with a physical disability and the steps that can be taken to overcome these.

*Please be aware you have to register on the website first before accessing the course, which can take up to 48 hours, you won’t have immediate access.

Sensory Processing Difficulties 

Clear, easy to follow slide show with voice over (1 hour)
Paying attention

30 sensory strategies (30 mins reading)
Introduction to adverse childhood experiences Early Trauma
Making sense of Mental Health Problems


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An introduction to speech and language communication

How you can support the development of these skills on a day-to-day basis, how to spot children and young people who might be struggling to develop these important skills.


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Speech & Language

Speech Sound difficulties: Includes several short video clips to support understanding. herapy/speech-sounds/
Supporting children with language difficulties in the classroom herapy/school-aged-language/
Developmental language disorder (DLD)

(15 minute read)
Hearing Impairment

Easy read facts plus short video clip simulating hearing loss (30mins)
Tourette’s Syndrome

Three really helpful video clips featuring young people (30 mins)​

Teaching & Learning

Course Title Link
Focus on SEND​

DfE funded: designed to support all teachers to reflect on their own practice in the context of collaborative learning, experiential learning and cognitive development, each one is in in 6 modules
Children and Young People’s Participation
Introduction to Child Psychology
Dyscalculia (& Numeracy Difficulties) 1.


Dyslexia (& Literacy Difficulties)

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Exploring Young Children’s Learning
Scaffolding rather than differentiating

Mary Myatt Lab
Supporting children's development

Introductory course for anyone who is interested in children’s development, especially support staff.   You will be introduced to some core ideas surrounding development and learning, behaviour, special needs and disabilities.
Exploring children's learning

Four theories of child development are explored. By the end of this course you will have a good understanding of each of the theories and will probably have begun to challenge your own assumptions about how your own children, or children you know, have developed over time.
Inclusive education: Knowing what we mean

Look at differing perspectives on inclusion, in particular the way that medical and social models have influenced and shaped current thinking.

Think about barriers to inclusion and the difference between integration and inclusion.
Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers

Understand the differences between tutoring and mentoring in Initial Teacher Education (ITE), consider the similarities and differences between tutoring and mentoring pedagogy, develop a range of strategies for supporting beginner teachers
Facilitating learning in practice

Explores the principles and best practices underpinning mentorship.
Listening to young children: supporting transition

Explore ways of listening to children in order to support their experiences of changes or transitions.

Explore how listening to children as they go through such fundamental transitions can enable adults to personalise support, and ensure children can become confident, active participants in a new setting.
Play, learning and the brain

Examines the area of brain-based learning, with a particular focus on the development of the young child's brain, and is of particular relevance to those who work with young children.
Professional relationships with young people

Young people with few good-quality relationships in their lives often find that entering into informal relationships with adults who respect, accept, like and really listen to them is a new life experience.

This course explores different approaches in developing relationships and working practices which can inform work with young people.
The role of play in children's learning

Examine the place play has in the curriculum, identify definitions of play and demonstrate an awareness of ideas about the value of play and adults' attitudes towards play.

Healthcare Related

Course Title Link
Asthma UK

A lot of useful learning resources on their website.  You can work through a variety of topics in their Health Advice section.

Please be aware, when you first go on the website there are a couple of pop up boxes, one asking you to register and one asking you to donate.

You can close both by clicking on the ‘x’.  There is no requirement to register or donate, to access the website.

Asthma  - Awareness course

4 short modules.

This is American, in case any of the inhalers look different

Short film about recognising as asthma attack
Diabetes in Healthcare education tool

How to:  Recognise the symptoms of diabetes; treat diabetes through lifestyle and medication; diabetes is monitored; recognise risk of complications; encourage self-management.
Diabetes (Type 1) : Basic​ level course

Awareness of Type 1 Diabetes, signs and symptoms and how to support.
Diabetes (Type 1)  : Advanced​ level course

Focuses on best practice when monitoring glucose levels and how to administer insulin using various different devices.
Epilepsy Awareness for Schools

Basic facts and figures about epilepsy.  What to do if a pupil has a seizure at school.  Some issues that affect children and young people with epilepsy
Epilepsy for Teachers

Builds on the topics covered in Epilepsy Awareness for Schools.

Statutory guidance on supporting pupils with epilepsy in England.  How to produce and use IHPs.  How epilepsy can affect learning, behaviour and wellbeing.  Safety at school and on trips.

Information for school staff including what to do in the event of a seizure



Health & First Aid    

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All SEN and medical needs

Wealth of resources and fact sheets about virtually every need imaginable

Special Education Resource Centre

Wellbeing for you & your family

Course Title Link
Brilliant Schools Wellbeing Subscription Pack

Generic log in for all staff

User name:

Password:  cutefox93
Economic Resilience

This toolkit offers advice, support and information to help us navigate the world of financial support and choices
Encouraging Healthy Contact

To support and inform parents; to aid them to help children and young people understand and manage the difficulties of contact after DSVA (Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse).
Prevent COVID-19     

It aims to provide learners with information on COVID-19 and suggests best practice for businesses in the current climate
Rediscovering you

A self-care toolkit