Watermill School, Turnhurst Road,

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 6JZ

School Tel: (01782) 883737   INSPIRE Tel: (01782) 883777

Headteacher: Mr J May

Outreach

OUTREACH,SEN & INCLUSION

WATERMILL SCHOOL works in partnerships with the other special schools in Stoke-on-Trent.

Outreach Brochure 2017/18 CLICK HERE

 Referral Form - CLICK HERE

The vision for Special School Outreach in Stoke-on-Trent is a provision that:

Enables pupils who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs to participate fully in the life and work of mainstream settings;

Works collaboratively with other support services to remove barriers of achievement by building capacity, sustainability and confidence in our mainstream settings.

The four special schools of Stoke-on-Trent: Watermill School, Abbey Hill School, Kemball School and Portland School offer a wide range of support, including the following:

Support for pupils in mainstream who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs

Tailor made packages of support

Specialist advice for staff

Access to resources

Shared placement with a special school

SEND termly meetings

Classroom observation and feedback

How can I access the service?

If you require support for a particular pupil in your school or setting who has a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs, you will need to complete and return a referral form.  This can be downloaded from the link above.:

Alternatively, you can request a form by contacting:

Helen Booth, Outreach Manager, Telephone (01782) 883737

or e-mail: hbooth@watermillschool.co.uk

Watermill School Outreach service operates from Watermill School providing a service to all mainstream schools in Stoke-on-Trent.  The Outreach Service is in addition to the 190 school places for pupils age 3-16 with MLD/SLD/PMLD.  The service has been developed to support the inclusion of pupils with Cogntion and Learning difficulties.

Watermill School is able to offer a wide range of support, including the following:-

Support for pupils in mainstream who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs.

Tailor made packages of support. For example; Makaton Tasterand Makaton Beginners which are recommended for family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work.

Rebound Therapy

Epilepsy Awareness

Hydrotherapy Fun.

Specialist advice for staff.

Access to resources.

Shared placement with a special school.

SEN moderation termly meetings.

Classrooom observation and feedback.

To book a place on any of the courses offered at Watermill school contact Helen Booth on 01782 883737 or email hbooth@watermillschool.co.uk

 

Behaviour Outreach.

Watermill School takes part in the Stoke schools outreach programme which sees the special schools in the city providing support to our mainstream colleagues. Part of our offer includes behaviour support, which is delivered by Matt Coupe. Matt will support staff within the classroom enviroment, looking at pro-active strategies to help pupils to manage their behaviour and re-engage in the learning.

Specialist Leaders in Education.

In addition to the outreach offer from the school, Watermill now works with Britannia Teaching Schools Alliance in their SLE programme.

Following a lengthy application and interview process, Matt Coupe and Katie Hulme received SLE status from the National College of School Leadership.  Matt has a specialism in behaviour management and will receive deployments through the BTSA to assist schools in the city to strengthen their behaviour management practice. Katie has a specialism in Maths and the Singapore method. She will assist schools and deliver training sessions on practical approaches to teaching maths.

Matt has also delivered sessions on behaviour management to both newly qualified teachers and participants of the Schools Direct programme. This is the programme that trains individuals who are already working in schools, possibly as classroom support assistants for example, to become qualified teachers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OUTREACH,SEN & INCLUSION

WATERMILL SCHOOL works in partnerships with the other special schools in Stoke-on-Trent.

Outreach Brochure 2017/18 CLICK HERE

 Referral Form - CLICK HERE

The vision for Special School Outreach in Stoke-on-Trent is a provision that:

Enables pupils who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs to participate fully in the life and work of mainstream settings;

Works collaboratively with other support services to remove barriers of achievement by building capacity, sustainability and confidence in our mainstream settings.

The four special schools of Stoke-on-Trent: Watermill School, Abbey Hill School, Kemball School and Portland School offer a wide range of support, including the following:

Support for pupils in mainstream who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs

Tailor made packages of support

Specialist advice for staff

Access to resources

Shared placement with a special school

SEND termly meetings

Classroom observation and feedback

How can I access the service?

If you require support for a particular pupil in your school or setting who has a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs, you will need to complete and return a referral form.  This can be downloaded from the link above.:

Alternatively, you can request a form by contacting:

Helen Booth, Outreach Manager, Telephone (01782) 883737

or e-mail: hbooth@watermillschool.co.uk

Watermill School Outreach service operates from Watermill School providing a service to all mainstream schools in Stoke-on-Trent.  The Outreach Service is in addition to the 190 school places for pupils age 3-16 with MLD/SLD/PMLD.  The service has been developed to support the inclusion of pupils with Cogntion and Learning difficulties.

Watermill School is able to offer a wide range of support, including the following:-

Support for pupils in mainstream who have a statement/diagnosis of special educational needs.

Tailor made packages of support. For example; Makaton Tasterand Makaton Beginners which are recommended for family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work.

Rebound Therapy

Epilepsy Awareness

Hydrotherapy Fun.

Specialist advice for staff.

Access to resources.

Shared placement with a special school.

SEN moderation termly meetings.

Classrooom observation and feedback.

To book a place on any of the courses offered at Watermill school contact Helen Booth on 01782 883737 or email hbooth@watermillschool.co.uk

 

Behaviour Outreach.

Watermill School takes part in the Stoke schools outreach programme which sees the special schools in the city providing support to our mainstream colleagues. Part of our offer includes behaviour support, which is delivered by Matt Coupe. Matt will support staff within the classroom enviroment, looking at pro-active strategies to help pupils to manage their behaviour and re-engage in the learning.

Specialist Leaders in Education.

In addition to the outreach offer from the school, Watermill now works with Britannia Teaching Schools Alliance in their SLE programme.

Following a lengthy application and interview process, Matt Coupe and Katie Hulme received SLE status from the National College of School Leadership.  Matt has a specialism in behaviour management and will receive deployments through the BTSA to assist schools in the city to strengthen their behaviour management practice. Katie has a specialism in Maths and the Singapore method. She will assist schools and deliver training sessions on practical approaches to teaching maths.

Matt has also delivered sessions on behaviour management to both newly qualified teachers and participants of the Schools Direct programme. This is the programme that trains individuals who are already working in schools, possibly as classroom support assistants for example, to become qualified teachers.