Parent/Carer Workshops

The workshops aim to develop and support the Oakleigh parent community.

Parent Workshop March 2017

Richard Barton's role as a workshop facilitator is to allow people to have a space to talk and a chance to listen to each other.

"An opportunity - to meet people from all backgrounds/cultures with the common interest of a special child and to share experiences and ideas / to celebrate the child and their achievements"

To design the workshops, he combines his knowledge of theatre practice with his experience of working in schools for children with special educational needs.

"I did not expect the morning to be so much fun!"

More details on the Oakleigh Parent Workshops can be found in the following article written by Richard for Issue 60 of SEN Magazine.

You can email Richard at:

Workshop Dates 2017-2018

During the school year 2017-18, we will be offering the following workshops for parents/carers.

Invitation fliers will be sent out in advance of each workshop, please contact the school office for more information.

Date: Workshop Details:
Wednesday 14th March Toilet training
Wednesday 25th April SENDIAS (Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support)
Thursday 10th May Sleep Clinic
Wednesday 13th June Adult with Autism speaker
Wednesday 11th July Barnet Carers and BYCAS -

Download the Parent/Carer Workshops from 2016-2017*

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