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Communication Symposium - Friday 19th June 2020 - Queen Elizabeth's School

Proposed date Friday, 19th June 2020

Communication Symposium

Date: Friday 19th June 2020 Time: 9.00am – 2.45pm Venue: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Queens Road, Barnet, EN5 4DQ


Who should attend?

Teachers and SENCOs interested in developing their knowledge of Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). 

Carrie Cloete (Speech and Language Therapist) and Dr Sarah Westcott (Assistant Head, Queen Elizabeth’s School) will lead the Symposium.  Over the course of the day, they will be looking at identifying different types of needs and developing a range of strategies to support SLCN. The day will be suitable for supporting all students with a SEN.


Outline of the day:


Register, Tea and Coffee

9.30am – 9.45am


Housekeeping & Introduction to the schedule for the day

9.45am – 10.30am


What are Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN)

10.30am – 11.15am


Using SLCN approaches flexibly / creatively

11.15am – 11.30am


11.30am – 12.30pm


Collaborative problem solving and sharing good practice

12.30pm – 1.00pm


1.00pm – 1.20pm


How to create an audit tool to inform a Communication Friendly School (CFS) action plan

1.20pm – 1.50pm


Identifying ‘communication’ practice in the classroom

1.50pm – 2.30pm

Resource Sharing, Action Planning, Evaluations and Takeaways

2.30pm – 2.45pm

Summary and Closure


Places are strictly limited so please book as soon as possible by emailing Nicola Nicolaou at



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