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Courses for Children and Young People

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    Personalised Learning

    Personalised Learning

    Helen Arkell is delighted to offer Personalised Learning sessions during the Summer holidays 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

    Touch Typing

    A valuable touch typing course, one for ages 7-10 (NEW) and one for ages 10+
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    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    GCSE Study Skills Workshop

    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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    A Level Revision

    A Level Revision

    Develop your own ‘tool kit’ of strategies for A Level Revision.
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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.

Courses for Everyone

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    Dyslexia and Technology - A World of Difference

    Dyslexia and Technology - A World of Difference

    In this workshop, Mike will demonstrate a range of technologies offering support for children and adults with dyslexia or other specific learning difficulties. Some of these technologies support areas like reading and writing whilst others provide support with organisation, planning, memory and use of audio for notetaking and recording ideas etc.

Courses for Parents

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    HELP Course for Parents in Frensham

    HELP Course for Parents in Frensham

    Join us for six Monday mornings from 8 May 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.
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    Speech and Language Course for Parents

    Speech and Language Course for Parents

    Parents and carers are warmly invited to join one or more sessions of this practical, interactive course focusing on the speech, language and communication needs of children in the 4 – 11 year age group.

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 is being 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

    Supporting Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties

    This is a new, very practical course from Helen Arkell delivered over six weekly sessions. Next course begins 15 September 2017.
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    OCR Level 5 Diploma

    OCR Level 5 Diploma

    THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! If you would like to join the waiting list please contact the centre. 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! 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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    CPD The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    CPD The Curious Case of ADHD and ASD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder are 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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