Course: Using STH within Schools for Children and Young People with SEND

Thrive

Thatcham, Newbury
20th & 21st November 2019

www.thrive.org.uk jackie.calvert@thrive.org.uk 0118 988 5688 Jackie Calvert

Cost: £270

Course code: SENDPC1119

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, environmental education


This course provides information, skills and practical techniques that enable you to match horticultural activities to the national curriculum and develop an extracurricular therapeutic programme to meet the support needs of groups of children.

"Brilliant knowledge base. Very organised and well delivered. Cannot wait to implement this. Thank you for convincing a non gardener."

This course is suitable for:

Teachers, teaching assistants and other school staff with an interest in using horticulture as a therapeutic intervention

What you will learn:

  • The theory of using social and therapeutic horticulture with children
  • To link the practice of horticultural therapy to the curriculum
  • To gain support from, and communicate the value of horticultural therapy to, colleagues, parents and stakeholders
  • To create schemes of work and session plans
  • To use specific assessment models for social and therapeutic horticulture in schools

Times:

  • Registration and coffee from 9.30 am
  • 10 am start - 4 pm finish

Included in the fee:

  • All course materials
  • Course handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments

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