Targeted Support Primary

  • Online
  • 06 May 2021 (15:30 - 17:00)
primary school

This topic, suitable for all staff working within mainstream primary schools, will look at supporting pupils need that is not yet sufficiently met through the quality first teaching that is in place as part of a universal offer. The session will look at how to implement specific interventions across the broad areas of social communication, sensory and social, emotional mental health and to assess their impact.

What will this course cover?
•    Identifying pupil need for targeted support through the graduated approach
•    Introduce a range of strategies that can be used to provide targeted support to pupils at what might be considered ‘Wave 2’ and ‘Wave 3’ levels
•    How to measure effectiveness of targeted support
What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?
•    More effective use of targeted support for pupils 
•    Better outcomes for pupils taking part in targeted support sessions
•    Greater staff confidence in identifying and implementing appropriate targeted support

Suitable for: Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Education psychologist, Governor, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, SENCO, Senior Leader, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor

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Dr James Galpin

Meet your trainer

Dr James Galpin

Jamie is an Education Officer at nasen and leads on the development and delivery of the organisations CPDL programme. He is also a chartered Developmental Psychologist who specialises in universal difficulties that children and young people experience. He has been working with children and young people with SEN for the past 18 years. Whilst working both as an SEN teaching assistant and then as an SEN teacher, he completed his Master’s degree in Child Development. His interest in the practical applications of research then led him to complete a Master’s in Research in Education. Jamie went on to complete his PhD in Developmental Psychology where his focus was on emotion in children’s drawings and the relationship between language and drawing. Jamie continues to work in developing practice-based evidence and putting theory into practice in education. 

Jamie has delivered CPDL to a range of education professionals including teachers, supports staff, SENCOs and other senior leaders on a range of SEND related topics