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

Two-day Forum

Led by Flo Longhorn with 20 Presenters

to be held at 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.


Presentation Topics

  • A wandering minstrel with a squeeze box
  • Bio behaviours
  • Child/student centred approaches - whole school development
  • Engagement - new perspectives
  • Equals SLD/PMLD semi-formal curriculum
  • Experiential playfulness with elephants’ trunks and paper plates
  • Happiness and Life Satisfaction for the very special person
  • How do I know what I am feeling? Interoception
  • Immersive environments
  • Lilli Nielsen’s legacy - active learning, little rooms, resonance boards
  • Meaningful observations
  • No boxes, no ticks?
  • Outstanding school approaches from Chailey Heritage, Woodlands and Ash Field Academy
  • Personalised assessment, personalised curricula - a whole school approach
  • Social justice and people with SLD/PMLD
  • Resonance boards - calling and responding
  • Schematic learning - supporting early development of repeated behaviours
  • Sensing the world around and forming secure attachments
  • The brain, neurology, sounds and music
  • Sensory science, story of a star
  • Routes for Learning - updates!
  • ‘Teaching the unteachable: managing the unmanageable’- one school’s approach
  • Blogging the sensory dispensary
  • Mental health - developing well-being plans

Forum peopleThe Presenters

  • Andrew Colley, Special Education Lecturer, University of East London
  • Ellen Croft, PMLD Curriculum Leader, Ash Field Academy, Leicester
  • Flo Longhorn, Principal Consultant in Special/Multisensory Educ0tion, Belgium
  • Gillian Carver, St. Ann's School, London
  • Helen Lane, Neurologic Music Therapist, Woodlands School, London
  • Dr James Galpin, Developmental Psychologist, The Bridge School, London
  • Jane Thistlethwaite (N.Z.), Teaching Fellow, Birmingham University
  • Joanna Grace, Author, Trainer and Founder of the Sensory Project, Cornwall
  • Julie Tilbury, Lead Teacher SPMLD, Chailey Heritage School
  • Hannah McCarthy, SPMLD Teacher, Chailey Heritage School
  • Hannah Underwood, John Fielding School
  • Keith Park, Independent Special Interactions Consultant, London
  • Les Staves, Very Special Maths Consultant, Leeds
  • Lucy Allen, John Fielding School
  • Dr Maria Robinson, Early Years Author, Bedfordshire
  • Peter Imray, Special Educational Training and Advice, Bedfordshire
  • Phil Martin, Retired Special School Headteacher, Routes for Learning Wales
  • Sarah Hall, Founder Willows Sensory Service, Birmingham
  • Simon Yates, Chailey Heritage School, East Sussex
  • Timothy Holdsworth, St. Ann's School, London
  • Spotlight on the work of Dr Lilli Nielsen, Denmark

View the full Programme details here.

Get the venue details here (PDF) or online and how to find the Conference Centre (PDF).

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Special Event at Univ. of Birmingham in honour of Penny Lacey - 13 May 2017

Scruffy Targets, Meaningful Outcomes, Inspiring Legacy - Celebrating the life and work of Dr Penny Lacey

Location: School of Education (Building R19), The Vaughan Jeffreys Lecture Theatre
Date: Saturday 13 May 2017 (14:00-18:00)

The School of Education at the University of Birmingham is hosting an event to celebrate life and work of Dr Penny Lacey. You are invited to this open event to celebrate Penny’s remarkable contribution to the field of education, and in particular the education of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties.

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

kiddies image

 

 

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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The full two-day Programme can also be downloaded here (PDF).

Get the Venue details here (PDF) or online and how to find the Conference Centre (PDF).

Download the Flyer and Booking Forms (.doc and .pdf).

Swiss Cottage School Conference Centre Venue Information

Swiss Cottage SchoolSwiss Cottage School
80 Avenue Road
London
NW8 6HX

Phone: 020 7681 8080
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The Conference Centre is on the top floor of the school building, with full lift access.

The school is next door to the new UCL Academy on the corner of Adelaide/Avenue Road.

Nearest underground station: Swiss Cottage, come out of exit one and turn left on to Avenue Road.

Nearest overground station: South Hampstead

Bus services: 46, 113, 13, 187, 268, 603, N113 and N13

Important travel information

Full travel and transport information can be downloaded here - How to find us: [http://swisscottage.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/How-to-find-Us.pdf].

A Google map is available here - https://maps.google.com/maps?ll=51.553888,-0.134462&z=12&t=m&hl=en&gl=US&mapclient=embed&q=80%20Avenue%20Road%20London%20NW8%206HX%20UK.

Please note there is NO PARKING ON SITE and very limited parking in the surrounding area, so we strongly advise you do not drive.

Disabled Access

Our school has full disabled access and facilities. Please notify reception if you require any support during your visit.