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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+

    A valuable touch typing course, for ages 10+ years. Hourly sessions for 4 days at Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. 28th - 31st August 2018.
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    Degrees of Success

    Degrees of Success

    Moving on to University - Understanding the Game Plan. For first and second year university students. 12th September 2018
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    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    NEW DATE FEB 2019 TBC - 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 Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. 20th - 24th August 2018.

Courses for Everyone

Courses for Parents

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    HELP Course for Parents in Frensham - April 2018

    HELP Course for Parents in Frensham - April 2018

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! We are delivering our unique HELP Course for Parents in Frensham beginning Monday 23rd April 2018.
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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 - October 2018

    HELP Course for Parents - October 2018

    Join us for six 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 - 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 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

    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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    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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