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Training for Schools and Settings

Welcome to our training offer for 2023/24


Our training courses and workshops cover a whole host of need types and supportive techniques that will enable you to deliver a high quality, inclusive education to children and young people.  Our training options also support the delivery of schools’ and settings’ strategic aims and the wider county and national inclusion agenda and offer a high quality, cost-effective option to enhance schools’ and settings’ staff development programmes.


All training courses and workshops are delivered by a team of skilled and experienced Specialist Teachers and education professionals at our purpose-built training facility at Laleham Gap or bespoke in your school or setting and are accompanied by high quality resources. 


We also have a number of pre-recorded webinars for Schools' and Settings' use - scroll down to view the options available.

Our calendared programme is delivered here at the TISS Centre – schools and settings are welcome to book delegates using the booking procedure detailed below.

How to Book


To book places on our courses and workshops, please complete an online booking form or click any 'book now' button on our training pages



Please note that there have been changes to our training calendar as follows:


Good Autism Practice - Early Years


Due to be held on 29th April 2024 has now been postponed.


Autism Education Trust - Autism & Anxiety


Due to be held on 12th March 2024 has been cancelled.


Transition - Making a Happy Move to Secondary School


The session due to be held 16/04/2024 has now been moved to 06/06/2024 9:30am - 12:30pm and will be FREE to attend.  There will also be a further session, as published, on 07/05/2024 - 12:30-3:30pm (also free to attend)


Transition - Making a Happy Move to Primary School


Both sessions (25/03/2024 & 20/05/2024) will now be consolidated in to one workshop to be delivered at the Early Years Network scheduled for 9:00am 07/05/2024 - this will be FREE to attend.  Please ensure you use our booking form to reserve your space.


Autism Education Trust - Good Autism Practice


Due to be held on Thursday 18th April 2024, is now cancelled.




Will now be held on Thursday 20th June 2024 - 9:30am to 12:30pm



We also offer bespoke training, delivered on-site at your school or setting, if a more tailored approach is required.  The bespoke training options detailed in this section are illustrative, therefore, if you would like training in areas that are not listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements.  Schools and settings are also welcome to request bespoke delivery of any of our  calendared training options, if a whole-class or whole-school approach (rather than individual attendance) is required.


Click on the workshop titles below to find out more.


We also have a number of pre-recorded webinars for Schools' and Settings' use.  If you would like more information, please contact us via email: or telephone: 01843 572733.


The following webinars are available:


Early Years


Can you see my voice?  Supporting Early Years Communication





Circle Time

Communication Tree

Positive Approaches & Positive Questions

Intensive Interaction

Russian Scaffolding

Feelings and Emotions

Six Thinking Hats


Visual Support

Assault Cycle

Attachment in the Classroom

De-escalation Strategies

The Boxall Profile

Cause & Effect Play

Messy and Sensory Play

Heavy Play

Zones of Regulation

Vital Verbs


Communication Friendly Environment

Autism for Primary Schools

Nurture Approach

Emotional Literacy

Underpinning Development with Characteristics of Effective Learning

Tantrums vs Meltdowns




Autism in Girls


Immersive Reader


Visual Support, Structured Teaching


Using TEACCH in Schools


Using Visuals


Using InPrint3 and Symbols in the Classroom

Enquiries and Help


Enquiries should be directed to:


Lindsay Kelly and Claire Grant - TISS Administrators


Email: or call: 01843 572733