Following on from the publication of the book Overcoming Barriers to Learning  we offer training on a range of topics to a a variety of organisations including schools, local authorities, foster agencies, parents groups and businesses. Make sure you scroll right to the bottom the page and for business owners and entrepreneurs visit our sister site Attuned Success for courses and events to support you.

As well as the courses offered below, we are happy to arrange bespoke training, whole day conferences, half day, and twilight sessions can be delivered. Prices vary depending upon location and numbers so PLEASE  contact us to discuss specific costs and your particular training requirements.

In addition check the resources tab for our on-line courses available soon and for free resources  to download

Choose one or more of the topic areas below but we will discuss your precise requirements to ensure training is suited to your particular setting and learning needs.

Understanding the impact of attachment issues and trauma in children

The behaviours this can cause and what school staff can do

Promoting positive mental health for all ages

Creating a school where staff want to work and students can learn

Managing emotions when dealing with vulnerable students

Going home without the worry

Creating a mind-set for learning

Redesigning your thoughts around learning

The impact of physical environment on behaviour

Creating classrooms fit for learning

Challenging unhelpful scripts

What to say when students are negative

Developing an understanding of emotional drivers

Why we do what we do and don’t do what we say we want to

Creating alternatives to exclusion

Using the time when a student is out of lessons to create change

Differentiating responses to unacceptable behaviour

Making Reasonable adjustments to meet emotional needs

Creating inclusive behaviour policies

One size doesn’t fit all

Using positive language to create change

What happens when we are positive

How to create a culture where everyone feels valued

 Not letting stress or workload prevent kindness




Sounds-Write is a Quality First programme, As a sounds-Write teacher and trainer I am  thoroughly grounded in the theory and practice of phonics, and passionate about helping children reach their potential.  As well as teaching children to read and spell from the moment they enter school in Key Stage 1, the programme also covers Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 and is suitable for catching-up those pupils who have fallen behind in their reading and spelling.

WE offer a 4 day fully certificated Sounds-Write phonics course for teachers school staff and parents.


 Child Care and Development

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For parents and carers – both individuals and groups such as parenting organisations and foster agencies we offer the following courses but are happy to discuss any other requirements you may have – just contact us by phone or email using the number and address on the home page.

  • The Impact of Trauma and attachment issues
  • Ensuring children are Reading Ready
  • Getting kids to love Learning
  • Mindfulness for Children and Parents
  • Positive Parenting and Caring
  • Building Emotional Resilience
  • Using Tapping with Children
  • Self-Esteem Nurturing
  • What Parents see as Problems