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Training for staff

This academic year the staff at Alston have received the following training:


  • Quality First Teaching of SEND pupils in class - September 2023.
  • Autism Awareness Level 1 January 2024


All teaching assistants have received a day's training on Autism.


Staff in our communication and interaction hub have received training on:- 


  • Colourful Semantics 
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) 
  • Social Communication Emotional Regulation Transactional Support (SCERTS)