Programme for Days 1 and 2

‘No Ticks - No Boxes’
Outstanding Practice in the Education of SLD/PMLD Learners

Two-day Forum

Led by Flo Longhorn with 20 Presenters

Swiss Cottage School Conference Centre, Central London

30 November and 1 December 2017

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This forum is dedicated to the memory of Timmy Pettitt,

the Sunshine Boy, a very special person.

 


30 November - Programme Day 1

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The white rabbit put on his spectacles. “Where shall I begin please, your majesty?”, he asked. “Begin at the beginning”, the king said gravely, “and go on until you come to the end and then stop”.

Lewis Carroll - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

 

 

 

  9 00 am

Registration - Roger Longhorn, FPL Admin

  9 30 am

Welcome and Introduction - Flo Longhorn, Helen Prosser (Swiss Cottage School) and Keith Park (Wandering Minstrel!)

  9 45 am

No boxes - no ticks? - Simon Yates, Chailey Heritage School

10 40 am

The musical brain - Helen Lane, Neurologic Music Therapist, Woodlands School, London

11 10 am

Break

11 35 am

Engagement: New perspectives - Jane Thistlethwaite, Teaching Fellow, Birmingham University

12 25 pm

Social justice and people with SLD/PMLD - Andrew Colley, University of East London

13 10 pm

Lunch and Sensory Delights - Sarah Hall, Willows Sensory Service, Birmingham

13 50 pm

Schemas - Early development of learning through repeated behaviours - Les Staves, Very Special Maths Consultant, Leeds

14 05 pm

How do I know what I am feeling? Interoception - James Galpin, Psychologist, The Bridge School, London

14 35 pm

Securing attachments - emotional strength - Maria Robinson, Early Years Author, Bedfordshire

15 05 pm

Break

15 15 pm

‘My spiritual need for silence and solitude’ - Flo Longhorn

15 20 pm

Developing plans for mental health & wellbeing within a school setting - Ellen Croft, PMLD Curriculum Leader, SLE, Ash Field Academy, Leicester

16 05 pm

The sensory story of a star - Jo Grace, Author, Trainer and Founder of The Sensory Project, Cornwall  

16 20 pm

Close

 

winnie pooh  1 December - Programme Day 2

  9 00 am

Registration - Roger Longhorn, FPL Admin

  9 30 am

Introduction & Recap- Flo Longhorn and Keith Park (Wandering Minstrel!)

  9 45 am

Observe and then teach -  Julie Tilbury, Lead Teacher SPMLD and Hannah McCarthy, Teacher SPMLD, Chailey Heritage School

10 35 am

Happiness and life satisfaction - Flo Longhorn

11 10 am

Break

11 35 am

Child/student centred approaches: Whole school development - Ellen Croft, PMLD Curriculum Leader, SLE, Ash Field Academy, Leicester

12 25 pm

The Sensory Dispensary - Hannah Underwood and Lucy Allen, Teachers, John Fielding School, Lincolnshire

12 40 pm

The semi-formal curriculum: The Equals Approach - Peter Imray, Special Educational Training and Advice, Bedfordshire

13 10 pm

Lunch & Sensory Surprises - Sarah Hall, Willows Sensory Service and Lucy Allen & Hannah Underwood, John Fielding School, Lincolnshire

13 45 pm

‘Teaching the unteachable - managing the unmanageable’- Gillian Carver and Timothy Holdsworth, St Ann’s School, London

14 45 pm

Routes for learning: updates from Wales - Phil Martin, Retired Headteacher, Wales

15 15 pm

Break

15 40 pm

Lilli Nielsen’s legacy, little rooms, resonance boards, HOPSA suits and active learning - Flo Longhorn and Keith Park (Wandering Minstrel!)

16 15 pm

Close – Flo Longhorn

 

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