Spotlight Sessions 2021
F R E E CPD for professionals who work with children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in the classroom or other settings.
More House School is the largest school in the country to give specialist support to students aged 8-18 for whom mainstream school has proved unsuccessful for a variety of reasons.
Sessions run from 4.30 to 5.30pm and have transferred to online delivery.
Courses are currently offered free of charge as part of the school's charitable initiatives, and are aimed at professionals in education.
21st January 2021 'Executive Function...Organisation'
We are turning our attention to the ways in which the skill of Organisation is challenged in SEND pupils. We will be asking what principles we can draw on to help us to understand it, then considering strategies to help support SEND pupils in various scenarios - remote learning included.
11th March 2021 'Executive Function...Time Management'
13th May 2021 'Executive Function...Working Memory'
17th June 2021 'Executive Function...Planning'
Executive function is a set of mental skills that include working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. Our pupils use these skills every day to learn, work, and manage daily life. Trouble with executive function, a common issue with a variety of learning differences, can make it hard for them to focus, follow directions, and handle emotions, among other things.
Our hope is that we might have time during these sessions to think together about ways in which our SEN pupils struggle in these areas as well as discussing together how to support them and help them to thrive.
We look forward to seeing you at some point in the coming year. Do pass on the contact details of any colleagues or other professionals in education who would also like to be involved.