What is outreach?
Osborne School Outreach Service provides local mainstream secondary schools with specialist support to help them to meet the needs of their pupils with SEND. The service is free of charge to Hampshire maintained schools. Please contact the Outreach Team for further information about costs if you are an academy.
What support do we provide?
Consultation with SENCOs and other key staff to offer advice and strategies
Observation of pupils to inform future support
Support with curriculum differentiation
Support in setting up the learning environment
Inreach visits for staff
INSET and training in a range of areas
Who are the outreach team?
Stewart Lang – Stewart has worked in mainstream and special schools. He is Assistant Head at Osborne School, where he runs the Oskings’ provision at Kings School.
Carson Elday – Carson has worked in Hampshire special schools for the past 24 years. As well as working as part of the outreach team he is a classroom teacher. He has a particular interest in Autism.
We are able to offer bespoke training tailored to the needs of your school. This could be in the form of an INSET, twilight, staff meeting, training for specific groups of staff or in house training offered at Osborne School. We are also able to offer Autism Education Trust (AET) accredited training. Our non-accredited training is generally free for Hampshire LA schools. Please contact the Outreach Team for further information about training and training costs if you are an academy or are interested in one of our accredited training courses.
Possible training sessions / workshops
- Effective use of LSA’s in the Classroom (to both teachers and LSA’s)
- Teaching pupils with ADHD
- Effective Behabiour / Class Management Strategies
- Restorative Conversations
- Creating an Enhanced Communication Environment
- Developing Social Communication Skills
- Sensory issues
- Parent workshops
- Autism Education Trust: Making Sense of Autism
- Autism Education Trust: Good Autism Practice
- Autism Education Trust: Leading Good Autism Practice
How do I access support?
If you would like support from our service then please contact one of the team using the email addresses below to ask for a referral form. We will then arrange an initial meeting to discuss what support we can provide.