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Meeting the Learning Needs of Pupils with Down Syndrome

DATE:           Tuesday 5th October 2021

VENUE:         The Hub, Union Baptist Church, Easton Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1NJ

TIME:            9:30am – 3:30pm (Registration from 9:15 am) 


This whole day course is aimed at all staff/professionals working with pupils with Down syndrome, that have not previously had any training. This session will enable you to teach and support pupils with Down syndrome more effectively. It will cover the key elements of the specific learning profile, how you can best support progress, dispel some myths and give you strategies and resource ideas, based on research and good practice, to ensure you can meet their individual learning needs. We will also consider the role of the support assistant and what effective inclusion looks like. We will highlight the importance of teaching reading and how to support those with Down syndrome to utilise learning strengths and access the curriculum most successfully. 


 AIMS/OUTCOMES: By the end of this session you will…

- understand the impact of having Down syndrome. 

- be aware of the typical learning profile of pupils with Down syndrome. 

- be able to identify how you can best support progress. 

- be able to recognise what teaching strategies will work best. 

- be able to demonstrate good inclusive practice.

- be able to differentiate using learning strengths and support access to the curriculum for those with Down syndrome. 


For a booking form, please email 

To secure a place on this course, booking forms need to be returned by 21st September 2021.

Two of our most popular and sought-after training courses ‘Meeting the Learning Needs of Children and Young People with Down Syndrome’ and ‘Managing Behaviour and Promoting Positive Interaction’ are now accessible online. These recorded courses are available to schools, settings, parent groups and individuals to purchase. 


For more information and details on how to access these please contact us using the button below.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Lucy & Julie

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