Best parts about CPD training:

  • Good insight into what to expect regarding OFSTED inspection. Approachable regarding different areas to answer questions.
  • Really useful – succinct, to the point and the resources are really helpful
  • Relevant and up to date knowledge of OFSTED, friendly delivery, approachable, how to prepare, how to evaluate strengths and weaknesses, guidance and links to tools and resources to prepare us for better learning for all, including SEND
  • Promise of email of slides and paperwork to support OFSTED and SEND
  • Very clear about expectations – I know what I need to do
  • up to date information from specialists, handouts, clear strategies for improving SEND in school
  • Being able to have time to be reflective on my own practice
  • Quality of points and time to discuss and think about it
  • Having the opportunity to work on identifying areas of need for our own school/setting
  • Focus
  • Clarity
  • Great ideas shared, up to date information, support and advice from OFSTED questions
  • In depth knowledge and ‘real life’ strategies linked to practice, very well presented, clear explanations
  • Enjoyed all the training – Thank you
  • Clear guidance, handouts, easy direction to follow, time to complete paperwork, reference to resilience for us as well as the students
  • Professional updating, clear delivery, useful resources
  • Practical up to date resources, The real life ‘on the ground’ knowledge of Claire and Clare. Meeting with colleagues from all key stages including FE
  • Good pace, simple slides, deep dive information, SWOT task, given me clear plans, IDSR information, clear about vision and the importance of communication – Many thanks for an excellent day

How relevant was this training for your future practice:

  • Very relevant – need to put things into place now. Share information with middle leaders of foundation subjects
  • Very – although not in OFSTED window I am new to role so the content was useful to give me things to consider/next steps
  • Very relevant
  • Very, especially with regard to working across different schools. I value the SWOT document.
  • Very much – head and staff
  • Very – OFSTED is around the corner so I now have some clear priorities I need to do or plan.
  • Very – useful resources and a list of tasks to g back and do (without causing panic!)
  • So So relevant, informative and shaping (OFSTED Training)
  • I lot of ideas and things to take back to school to impact on practice
  • CPD for staff in my school, support I can give subject leaders
  • Very – we are due!
  • Extremely

Further training ideas:

  • Planning in the classroom for SEND ie using POPs to inform planning
  • Anything SEND
  • Mindset
  • Practical ideas for how to adapt lessons etc, some worked examples
  • Autism/ADHD, use of TA
  • How to get staff to share your SEND vision without increasing workload
  • Adaptation ideas for staff – maths/English
  • Practical adaption strategies for all staff
  • Effective CPD to staff – ideas

Claire is fantastic! She works for us at SENCO and has put in place policies and procedures that have really enhanced SEND provision for our pupils. Claire is very professional, wonderful to work with and amazingly knowledgeable in her field. I highly recommend Claire and the services she provides.

St Mary’s RC Primary, Sabden

Adyss provide an excellent service. They are extremely professional, personable, knowledgeable and reliable. I have worked with Claire Ashton for many years and have recommended her services to many schools in Lancashire. Claire has supported the SLT, staff team, Governors, families and children in a very professional way and I would recommend Adyss without reservation.

St James Lanehead, Burnley

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