Ash Field Academy
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Continuing Professional & Learning Development (CPLD)

Free Online Training for staff working in school - April 2020 - Please feel free to share with your staff and colleague.

We understand that every school and setting is unique. Our Teaching School has a strong track record of providing both generic and more bespoke training offers. We work with a vast network of SEND and Inclusion Specialist, including Specialist Leaders of Education SEND, Specialist SEND School Leaders and SEND reviewers. Please feel free to contact us and discuss your training needs - no request is too big or small. 


You can contact us on 0116 273 7151 or alternatively please email us on


We are here to offer help and support. 

We are currently developing our 2020.2021 offer which will include sessions such as:


Leicester City Teaching School Research Group

Facilitated by an Evidence Lead in Education, the research group will focus their research on SEND and Inclusion. We welcome both colleagues from mainstream and specialist settings. 


SEND in the Mainstream

Learn how every teacher is a 'Teacher of SEND' and what difference you can make to the outcomes of pupils with SEND. 


TA SEND Introductory Course

Learn how to maximise the impact of your role and what difference you can make to outcomes for pupils with SEND


Makaton - level 1 and 2

A course for those who need a more detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication skills of others


Engagement Model Training

The engagement model is a statutory assessment tool that helps schools meet their duties in supporting pupils who are working below the level of the national curriculum and who are not engaged in subject-specific study. 


Moving and Handling  

A certified course providing essential training in the safe procedures for the moving and handling of people


Care, Compassion and Comfort

Meeting the personal care needs of your learners


 Please check our site regularly for updates and booking links