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SEND Courses for staff

ADHD Conference

Find out more about ADHD and improve your knowledge  and skills to support children and young people 0-25 with ADHD.  This conference is aimed at professionals working with children and young people with ADHD and parents

This event is run by


Learning and Behaviour Advisory Service

West Sussex ADHD Support

Wednesday 7 February

Morning session:  9.30-12.30pm

Lunch and networking 12.30 - 1.30pm

Afternoon session: 1.30-4.30pm

Guest speakers :

  • Cathy Seiderer Social Worker, founder of Thumbs Up, living with Autism and ADHD
  • ADHD Richmond - To share their group’s experiences

Workshops :

  • ADHD; Top 10 Tips
  • Supporting Families with medication
  • The lived experience

Lodge Hill Centre



Flyer here

To book morning session please click here

To book afternoon session please click here


6 hour Foundation course for mainstream settings within West Sussex

This event is run by


Thursday 22 February

9.30am at

Barnham Primary School

Please book this course with ePD

Developing effective pathways for key transition points by age phase

Led by Pan Panayiotou

Headteacher at Worthing High

Monday 26 February,

9.30 – 11.00am

Worthing High School,

South Farm Road,

Worthing, BN14 7AR

More information here

If you would like to attend this session, please email

to confirm attendance.  

Understanding & Managing Bullying in Primary Age Children

  • explore the reasons behind bullying behaviour
  • look at what types of children bully or are bullied
  • look at how we communicate effectively with young people being bullied
  • look at the impact of bullying on mental health
  • look at the support and resources available

This event is run by

Coastal West Sussex Mind

Friday 2 March

1:30 – 4:30pm

The Willow Room

The Grange Leisure Centre

Bepton Road


GU29 9HD

Leaflet here

Please book through Eventbrite

Anti Stigma Training for Trainers

This half day session aims to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to better educate students/young people about mental health stigma and discrimination. It is a ready to run session package which can then be delivered directly with your CYP.

This event is run by

Coastal West Sussex Mind

Wednesday 7 March

Bognor Regis

Leaflet here

Please apply through Eventbrite

Rother Valley SENDCO meeting

Tuesday 13 March


Easebourne Primary School

Considering Transitions for Vulnerable Pupils

This half-day training is to consider and discuss all aspects of transition, from small changes within the school day to moving from one educational establishment to another and everything in between.

This event is run by

Learning and Behaviour Advisory Team

Thursday 19 April

9.30am - 12.30pm (on both days)

Parham Room, Parkside, County Hall North , Horsham

This training is for pupils with learning difficulties and social, emotional and mental health difficulties. This training is NOT for pupils on the autistic spectrum.

Please book this course with ePD

Speech and Language Training for mainstream Primary Schools 2017 - 2018

This event is run by

NHS Speech and Language Therapy Service (West Sussex)

The Speech and Language Therapy Service offers a comprehensive range of free training courses for teachers and teaching assistants to help support pupils with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

See leaflet here

To find out about dates of the next targeted training courses and to book places please contact:

Rose Hall,

Speech and Language Therapist

SaLT Base, Bicentennial Building, 2nd Floor, Terminus Road, Chichester PO19 8EZ      

Email: Telephone: 01273 696011 ext 5108