Topic outline

  • Upcoming SEN Courses

    Visit our new Learning Management System (LMS) and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or LMS code provided.

  • Governor Services' Training Courses

    Click the link below to be taken to the Governor Services' course page.  There you'll find info on their annual training programme, termly programmes and how to book on a course via their online booking system. 

  • Take a look at the SEN learning opportunities available to book:

    To search for a specific course, type the course name or the five digit LMS course code in the 'Find Learning' box.

    Accelerating the Progress of Children with SEND in Writing – 16 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09266CRS

    A one-day course that will provide delegates with secure knowledge of how children learn to write and the skills required.  We will explore the areas of difficulty that some children may have during the writing process and practical strategies to address these.

    National Award for SEN Co-Ordination – 09 October 2019 & 10 October 2019

    LMS Code: SEN_11839CRS

    Accredited by the University of Winchester, this Award should be completed by all SENCos within three years of appointment. These are the Hampshire County Council-led dates only. These form part of a wider range of sessions, some of which will be held at the University of Winchester.

    Utilising the SENCo Role to Develop High Quality Inclusive Teaching – 15 October 2019

    LMS Code: SEN_11843CRS

    This course provides the SENCo with a structure to develop class teachers’ confidence to address barriers to learning in their classroom. The course explores the role of professional, collaborative learning communities and how these can be used effectively to develop knowledge and understanding to meet the needs of all pupils.

    Secondary Special Schools: Professional Development for Mathematics Subject Managers – 22 October 2019

    LMS Code: MATH_90176CRS

    Professional development for all staff leading mathematics in their school.  Delegates will explore mathematical activities together with updates on national and local issues and discussion as to how these impact on work in Special Schools.

    Meeting the Needs of Children with Specific Learning Difficulties in Spelling – starts 24 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_00005CRS

    Over three half-day sessions, this course will provide delegates with a secure knowledge of the process of learning to spell and an opportunity for the delegates to assess a child’s spelling and to teach the child using the strategies and approaches.

    SENCo – Managing People – 14 November 2019

    LMS Code: SEN_90172CRS

    This programme will provide those new to the leadership role, or those wanting to develop their skills, with the opportunity to develop interpersonal and communication skills and knowledge in order to manage people in their school more effectively.


    A Mathematics Planning Tool to support pupils with SEND - 5 November 2019

    LMS Code: PRSK_10717CRS

    This course will focus on how to make best use of the Hampshire planning tool for mathematics document to develop bespoke provision for SEN pupils who are unlikely to have completed the relevant programmes of study when they reach the appropriate chronological age.  It will include a focus on effective pedagogy including teacher modelling and questioning. 


    Primary Mathematics Special Education Group: Leading and Managing Mathematics in Hampshire – 3 March 2020

    LMS Code: MATH_08438CRS

    To provide strategic professional development for all staff leading mathematics in their special school or working in a specialist unit attached to a school.  Delegates will be given updates on national and local issues and their impact on work in Primary Special Education and develop and share expertise through local networking.