The Aspire Team

The Aspire@Hanley Team

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Miss Julia Wright
Special Educational Needs Coordinator

PGCE in Special Educational Needs - National Accreditation for SEN Co-ordination

Recent training includes:

  • Supporting students with Mental Health Issues
  • Worcestershire Dyslexia Pathway update
  • Implementing the SEN/D Code of Practice
  • SEN reform conference
  • Emotion coaching
  • Supporting dyslexia in the classroom
  • Speech, language and communication difficulties - support in school
  • IPSEA Foundation Legal Training
  • Supporting mental health in school
  • Esafety training
  • The Homunculi Approach to Social and Emotional Well-being -Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme
  • Lego® Play Based Therapy
  • How attachment works and how it effects the developing child
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Engagement for Pupils with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD)
  • Webinar - First steps towards school self-evaluation of SEND

 

Chel

Miss Chel Haighway
Senior Learning Support Assistant

CCEPT 3A - Certificate of Competence in Educational and Psychological Testing

Recent training includes:

  • Supporting diabetes in school
  • 3AU Exam Access Update
  • Webinar - First steps towards school self-evaluation of SEND

 

Natalie Stimpson

Natalie Stimpson
Aspire Student Support and Safeguarding Officer

Recent training includes:

  • SIMs SEN intervention data analysis training
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Lego® Play Therapy
  • First steps towards school self-evaluation of SEND
  • How attachment works and how it effects the developing child
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Engagement for Pupils with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD)
  • Webinar - First steps towards school self-evaluation of SEND

 

Learning Support Assistants

We have a strong team of Learning Support Assistants with a breadth of experience and training in supporting students at Hanley Castle High School. The regular training they receive ensures that they remain abreast of changes and initiatives at local and national level, to support our students in accessing the curriculum and making good progress.

Recent training includes:

  • Autism AET1
  • Supporting the child with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties
  • Dyspraxia
  • Supporting students with Speech, language and communication
  • Emotion Coaching
  • E-safety
  • Precision Teaching Supporting dyslexia in the classroom
  • Supporting diabetes
  • Differentiation for SEN learners
  • Supporting physical disabilities
  • The role of an active Learning Support Assistant
  • Communication TA meetings (Supporting SLCN)
  • The National Autism Show
  • Foundation Course for Teaching Assistance
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