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Courses for Children and Young People

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    Personalised Learning

    Personalised Learning

    Various hourly sessions from 30th July to 24th August 2018. Helen Arkell is delighted to offer Personalised Learning sessions to help students in Key Stages 1 – 4 consolidate their skills. Each 60 minute session will be on a 1:1 basis and will be delivered by an experienced specialist teacher.
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    Touch Typing 10+

    Touch Typing 10+

    Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019. A valuable touch typing course, for ages 10+ years. Hourly sessions for 5 days at Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre.
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    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    Monday 18th February 2019. This workshop will give students studying for GCSEs a chance to find out how they learn best. It will provide opportunities to explore and have a go at strategies which will help them to become more effective learners.
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    Touch Typing 7 - 10 year olds

    Touch Typing 7 - 10 year olds

    A valuable touch typing course, for ages 7 - 10 year olds. Hourly sessions for 5 days at Bell House, Dulwich SE21 7DG. 18th - 22nd February 2019.

Courses for Everyone

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    Elaine Halligan - My Child’s Different

    Elaine Halligan - My Child’s Different

    Monday 28th January 2019. This talk will explore the enabling role that parents can play in bringing the best out of children who are seen as ‘different’ or ‘difficult’.

Courses for Parents

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    Revision... for Parents

    Revision... for Parents

    Next course Autumn 2018. Find out how you can best support, through end of year exams to GCSEs and A Levels.
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    HELP Course for Parents - March 2019

    HELP Course for Parents - March 2019

    Join us for three Monday mornings and we will help to demystify dyslexia, give you ideas and strategies to help you support your child and guide you on the best way to talk to and liaise with the professionals in your child’s life.

Courses for Professionals

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    Teaching for Neurodiversity

    Teaching for Neurodiversity

    Teaching for Neurodiversity: Engaging learners with SEND. This was a DfE funded project delivering free training events and providing tools and resources to meet the requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.
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    Free Training for Teachers

    Free Training for Teachers

    Free training for teachers was funded by the DfE to provide teachers and staff with an understanding of dyslexia and other literacy difficulties.
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    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - March 2019

    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - March 2019

    This is a very practical course from Helen Arkell delivered over six weekly sessions. Next course begins 15 March 2019.
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    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - September 2018

    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties - September 2018

    This is a very practical course from Helen Arkell delivered over six weekly sessions. Next course begins 14th September 2018.
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    OCR Level 5 Diploma

    OCR Level 5 Diploma

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED FOR 2018! Please email [email protected] for details of 2019/2020 course. This OCR Level 5 course focuses on specialist teaching. Candidates will learn how to assess for, plan and deliver a programme of specialist teaching to a child who is experiencing difficulty in his/her learning.
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    OCR Level 7 Diploma

    OCR Level 7 Diploma

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! Please email [email protected] for details of 2019/2020 course. OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties. This OCR Level 7 course focuses on assessment of learners for a variety of purposes, including setting a teaching programme, access arrangements in exams and making a diagnosis of dyslexia, if possible.
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    CPD Writing Diagnostic Assessments for Ages 7 to 16

    CPD Writing Diagnostic Assessments for Ages 7 to 16

    This course is designed for professionals who would like to update and extend their ability to carry out and write diagnostic assessments. The course includes a combination of lectures, discussion and practical activities.
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    CPD Assessing Adults Age 16+

    CPD Assessing Adults Age 16+

    This course is designed for professionals who work within the FE/HE sector and would like to update their diagnostic assessment and report writing skills.
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    Managing behaviour and preventing school exclusions

    Managing behaviour and preventing school exclusions

    Friday 22nd March 2019. £50 for one course or £80 if you book both courses, download the registration form for more information. In this presentation, we will consider a range of the issues around exclusion including current policies and procedures and also ways to reduce school exclusion through proactive systems and strategies to manage demanding difficult and disruptive behaviour.
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    The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    Friday 17 May 2019 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder terms used to describe a range of Learning, Behavioural and Socialisation differences. The key to providing successful outcomes for individuals with ADHD and ASD will be a full understanding and acceptance of the needs of every child.
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    Professional Summer School

    Professional Summer School

    This summer school is aimed at professionals working in mainstream schools both in the UK and abroad who want to enhance their skills so as to make their teaching even more effective and fun. The course will give an overview of the current research into dyslexia and the risk factors and indicators of the condition.

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