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Parent Workshops

Northway School Parent Support Group Programme 2019-20

Northway offers regular parenting workshops on a range of topics. See below for what is on offer this year.

Date

Topic Title

Details/Speaker

Friday, 4th October

2019

10:00am

Short Breaks

A representative from from ShortBreaks will be here to explain our new offer and help with online applications

Wednesday 16th October 

2019

10:00am

Speech and Language Therapy

Your chance to hear from Northways Speech and Language therapists and to ask questions.

Friday 1st November 

2019

10:00am

Wellbeing/Mindfulness

Part Practical - The importance of mindfulness and wellbeing at home and at school led by Haris Soteropolous

Friday 8th November 

2019

10:00am

How children learn at Northway

An opportunity to hear from our headteacher, Danielle Barker, about how our children learn, different strategies for engagement and methods of teaching

Friday 22nd November 

2019

10:00am

Behaviour & Positive Handling  Handling good and unwanted behaviour in the community and at school led by Haris Soteropolous.

Friday 29th November 

2019

10:00am

a "Sensory" approach to learning

Learn and understand how to support your childs sensory needs from our Sensory lead, Kasia.

Friday 6th December

2019

10:00am

Use of iPad at home and at school.

Get up to date with the latest apps and information for iPads. To help better understand iPads wide range, from a popular form of communication to sensory applications at home during the holidays.

Friday 31st January 

2020

10:00am

Do you need help with your child's eating?

How to get your child to eat more or less and how to incorporate nutrition and ensure they are eating the right things.

Friday 7th Febuary 

2020

10:00am

Communication with PECs

Familiarise yourself with PECs and how to use this at home to make this communication method effective. Led by Sue El-Hanfy

Friday 6th March 

2020

10:00am

Secondary Transition for year 5 and how it is handled 

Mapledown and Oak Lodge schools in barnet come to tell year 5 parents about their schools.

Friday 27th March

2020

10:00am

Physical play with your SEN child Popular practical Session - Ideas for physical activities at home and outdoors 

Friday 1st May 

2020

10:00am

Communication with Makaton This is a foundation level Makaton class for parents, learning the basics. Led by Krystle Williams.

Tuesday 19th May 2020

10:00am

How to clean your SEN child's teeth Learn lots of tips encouraging your child to clean their teeth 

Friday 26th June

2020

10:00am

Communication -Makaton Enhanced  This an ENHANCED course and is only available to those who have taken the FOUNDATION course.

 

 

Please note that all topics and dates are subject to change. Parents will be reminded of each topic via the newsletter with a full description of the content of the meeting in advance in a reminder.

To book a place please contact Helen via the main school office number (0208 359 5450) or by email at hrossi@northway.barnet.sch.uk.

We are always open to suggestions for further workshops, please let Helen know if there is something you would be interested in doing.