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Signalong One Day Workshop for Families/Carers

Signalong One Day Workshop for Families/Carers

Posted by Liz on May 14th 2019

This workshop will enable parents, carers and families to support their child’s communication. It covers an outline of Signalong philosophy and methodology and covers the Everybody’s Signalong Topic Vocabulary. You will learn the necessary skills to read and produce all sign in the manual. Practical activities are included to put the vocabulary into context and reinforce learning.

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Team Teach training in Somerset

Team Teach training in Somerset

Posted by Liz on May 7th 2019

The coordination of Team Teach training in Somerset moved to the Somerset Partnership Teaching School in September 2017. Team Teach is training through a whole setting holistic positive behaviour support approach, with a focus on de-escalation, risk and restraint reduction. Team Teach is a whole school training programme. This is vital to ensure a consistent approach across the educational setting. For information about current courses or to book a Team-Teach course for your setting please check our website https://www.somersetpts.co.uk/team-teach or contact Sarah Hampshire at the Somerset Partnership Teaching School: 01935 411384 or shampshire@educ.somerset.gov.uk

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Selworthy Saturday Drop-In Club

Posted by Liz on April 25th 2019

Selworthy Saturday Drop in Club Come along, have fun, make new friends – cooking, arts & crafts, Wii games, all ability bikes and outdoor!! Monthly on a Saturday term time: 27th April, 18th May, 15th June, 13th July 2019 Selworthy School, Selworthy Road, Taunton, TA2 8HD 10am – 1pm, for 0 – 18 years, siblings welcome. Children must be accompanied by a parent / carer, £3 per child Contact the Short Breaks office on 01823 358117 for more information. No need to book, just turn up and have fun! • BREAN SEND Play Session • Frome Sports Festival • Pan Disability Football

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Joint INSET

Joint INSET

Posted by Julie on April 8th 2019

350 staff from sen.se came together for a joint INSET day, which was a fantastic opportunity to get together as whole school communities with the other Special Schools in Somerset, engaging in and sharing high quality professional development, for many different roles within schools and across a range of schools

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Yeovil Pop up Shop  Official Opening

Yeovil Pop up Shop Official Opening

Posted by Julie on April 8th 2019

Pop up Shop Official Opening Sense-ational pop-up Shop was opened in Yeovil on Wednesday 3rd April by David Woan – President of Yeovil Chamber of Commerce. The shop was packed with guests, customers, students and staff. Students were at the till serving the cue of customers as well as talking to people about their products, serving drinks and Easter cakes and biscuits they had made. “The shop is wonderful, and it was great to see such a turnout for the launch.” “I just had to come in the art work is amazing”

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sen.se SATIONAL! Pop Up Shop, Yeovil - opening soon

sen.se SATIONAL! Pop Up Shop, Yeovil - opening soon

Posted by Liz on March 20th 2019

SAVE THE DATE: 12 noon, 3rd April 2019 sen.se SATIONAL! Pop Up Shop 6 Vicarage Walk, Quedam Centre, Yeovil (next to Primark)

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Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2019

Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2019

Posted by Julie on March 20th 2019

We are delighted to announce that Sen:se has been selected as a finalist for: Careers Inspiration in Education within the Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2019.

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Sharing Good Practice in Careers Teaching & Learning: Case Study

Posted by Liz on March 20th 2019

Name of school contact: Shane Baker (Careers Leader) School/Organisation: Selworthy Special School Region of the UK: Somerset Primary/Secondary/6th form/College/other All through (4-19) special school/college Title – Futures Week - raising aspirations across the school! Summary – Selworthy Special School have shown a real commitment to preparing students for adulthood through their extensive careers and ‘Futures Week’ (part of National Careers Week) programme. Working with the local fire service, police service and local community, students engaged in a wealth of careers related learning that raised students’ aspirations for the future. Open the Link below for more details:

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Somerset Schools' Folk Dance Festival 2019

Posted by Liz on March 15th 2019

Somerset Schools’ Folk Dance Festival Saturday 15 June 2019 on Wells Cathedral Green

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Hydro Pool News at Avalon

Posted by Liz on March 15th 2019

Christmas has come early for us at Avalon School with the news that we have smashed the £1.1m fundraising target and will see the Hydrotherapy Pool they need start to take shape in the New Year. So remarkable has been the pupils’ fundraising that news reached Hong Kong, where a charity was so impressed it pledged a large donation. Together with a generous grant from St James’s Place Foundation in Cirencester, this has placed the much-needed pool in sight...

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