This award is available to early years settings (including childminders and foster carers) whose staff have completed the Portage Workshop and demonstrate that they deliver high quality, inclusive early years education, based on the Portage model and Portage principles.
For criteria and application information visit the link.
The NPA provide training and support to the early years workforce to develop Portage practice.
The Portage Workshop and training also aims to support the implementation of Portage principles within early years settings.
The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families. Suitable for anyone interested in finding out more about the Portage model, including early years practitioners, therapists and parents.
A guide to support practionners develop an understanding of autism, including related social and communication difficulties, within the context of PE and sport. The guide is designed to be a practical toolkit, building upon knowledge of autism and some of the key considerations for making PE and sport inclusive to all.
A whole range of free downloadable information sheets relating to dyspraxia/DCD. Please feel free to browse at your leisure.These ar of interest to teachers, TA's, carers, parents and anyone with an interest in dyspraxia and how to support best practice.
For the past two years, we have self-funded and ran our own ASD inclusion HUB. This is open during the afternoon, whereby children (either diagnosed, on the pathway to diagnosis, or on the school ‘radar’) are taught in an environment which focuses on their social, emotional and communication needs.