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SEND Network Briefing/Network meeting for SENDCOs
9.00am - 10.00am SEND Network briefing for Headteachers & SENDCOs
10.30am - 12.00pm SENDCo Network meeting
These events are open free of charge to Torbay schools but places MUST be booked in advance via the TTSA CPD Online system (see below). Booking will close 1 week prior to the event. Attendance without advance booking will result in an administration charge.




  • Tuesday 9th October 2018, Arlington Room, Toorak Hotel, Torquay
  • Wednesday 16th January 2019, Oldway Primary School, Paignton
  • Thursday 2nd May 2019, Oldway Primary School, Paignton



Click on the picture below to access CPD Online:

SEND TA Support Group/Nurture Teacher Forum


The above groups/forums are available for schools to purchase separately at a cost of £750 (combined cost for both groups) for the academic year 2018/19. Please contact Lisa Toms or Wendy Vreony on 01803 679634 if you are interested in buying into this service.


Dates are given below.


SEND Teaching Assistant Support Group


  • Monday 12th November 2018, 1.30 - 3.00pm
  • Wednesday 6th March 2019, 1.30 - 3.00pm
  • Tuesday 25th June 2019, 1.30 - 3.00pm


Nurture Teacher Forum


  • Monday 28th January 2019, 1.30 - 2.30pm
  • Monday 11th March 2019, 1.30 - 2.30pm
  • Monday 17th June 2019, 1.30 - 2.30pm