Course Testimonials


SENCO Network Meeting

Brilliant - just what has been needed for a long time, breath of fresh air

Building Blocks Using the Updated EYFS Framework

More courses as good as this - informative and very useful and settled my mind about many issues

Developing an Investigative Environment

More courses like this open to more people. Best course I have been on in 10 years of teaching. Super day - learnt lots, laughed lots

Outstanding Teaching For Outstanding Learning: Planning Principles & Practical Strategies Conference - Paul Ginnis

It was absolutely fantastic and I highly recommend it. Great course, good examples, friendly and knowledgeable leaders. Inspirational and thought provoking.

Kagan Structures for Co-operative Learning & Active Engagement

Excellent resources and ideas to implement Excellent - great active course at the end of a school day. Very practical and usable advice given

Building Better Learners Support Programme - Malit

A great training day, full of new ideas.

Emergency First Aid At Work

Excellent course - well presented A well presented course which made the information easier to digest. Always delivered in excellent way and with professional knowledge. Great course and leader - no need to improve.

Personal Safety Awareness Training (Lone Working)

Training was excellent, well led. Well presented presentation. Informative and questioning.

Developing Effective Writers: Raising Attainment & Progress In Writing

Clear, well structured delivery. Interesting and informative.

Talk For Writing

Very informative, good ideas and information. Brilliant course. Led very well.

Mathematics For Teaching Assistants - Key Stage 2

This has been the most interesting course I have been sent on! I loved it! Excellent day full of super ideas and helpful and directional advice.

Mathematics In The Early Years

Thank you for a very practical, inspirational day on teaching and making mathematics fun in the Early Years. This course was the best I have been on in a very long time. Excellent! Thank you very much - loads to take back to school.

Mathematics For Newly Qualified Teachers

Really enjoyed today. Got lots of ideas for my class. Very useful and look forward to using the strategies in the classroom.

Intervention Programmes To Support Dyslexic Learners

Fab course. Very well led. Very informative. Fantastic course, lots of really useful ideas to take back to school.

Children With Autism: An Introduction & Classroom Strategies

A fabulous course, really informative, with funny brilliant stories that really got the message across. It was extremely interesting. Variety of activities, very well organised & very informative. Many thanks. It was nice to have 2 course leaders - kept it interesting Fantastic course. Very well lead.

Children With Autism: Social Stories

Brilliant course, learned a lot and enjoyed it. This was a fabulous course, useful, informative and well-delivered.

Children With Autism: Managing Social Skills Groups

An excellent session, relevant and interesting content and expertly delivered in a humourous way. Interesting and informative.

Practical Differentiation For Students With Specific Learning Needs

A really informative course with lots of useful suggestions and strategies

Speech, Language & Communication: Differentiating The Curriculum For Language

Excellent session, well delivered and easy to understand. Vey useful activities and a clear exploration of differentiation. Very enjoyable.

Apple Devices In The Classroom - Enhancing Learning In Mathematics

This course was fantastically informative and provided me with some excellent ideas and resources. More of the same please.

Assessment & Moderation Of Mathematics At The End Of KS1 & On Transition To KS2

More courses like this one - great ideas and input A great course with great ideas. So much useful information - I could have easily spent the whole day. Fantastic!

Outstanding Teaching Assistants - Malit

A fab tutor! Full of enthusiasm and very interesting. A pleasure to learn from. Fantastic course. Inspiring. Excellent course. Michelle has lots of knowledge and experience to give.

EYFS For Year 1 Teachers

Much clearer now. Thanks for the useful transition ideas! Lots of food for thought and practical things to do/prepare in school for readiness into Y1 - thank you!!

EYFS Profile Training For Moderated Schools

Thanks - it has made the fog a little bit clearer. Thank you, I don’t feel as panicked now.

Conflict Resolution

Brilliant course. Really insightful and useful. Very interesting. Thanks, this has helped me.

Premises Hazards - Are You Complying With Statutory Regulations

Thought leader was extremely knowledgeable and gave interesting examples - thought provoking!

Managing Safely In Schools

You made H & S really interesting - thank you! It was excellent, informative and enjoyable. Really good considering that this topic is not the most creative - like the 'headline' approach and practical.

Leading Safely In Primary Schools

An excellent overview of schools responsibility and how to manage it sensibly - thank you. The course was thought provoking and led in an interesting way. The real life examples brought home the importance of following the guidelines.

New Regulations on Teachers Pay and Conditions

Very informative and much thought provoking for schools! Thanks for all the advice. Well delivered, engaging and informative.

Supporting The Transcriptional Needs Of Dyslexic Learners: Mind Mapping

This was an excellent course - will use it in work and personally. Outstanding - thank you!

Understanding SSA Responsibilities To Supported Children

I liked the fact we worked in small groups with a trainer assigned to each group. The staff sat with us from the Additional Needs Team were invaluable!! Really good, friendly advice! Really enjoyed being able to talk with other SSA's.

E-Safety - Onsite

Lots of very helpful information for both professional and personal use. Excellent, informative and helpful. Food for thought - thanks.

Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme (TEEP) Level 1

Excellent course - really made me rethink my own practice back in school

Paediatric First Aid

Fantastic course, very useful and relevant content. It's very informative, understandable and interesting. Super tools used to show me how to administer First Aid I thoroughly enjoyed the topics covered. The mentors were very inspirational and have taught me very valuable life skills. One of the most interesting and useful courses I've ever attended. Thank you. Excellent course, very useful in my job + in personal life.

Designated First Aid At Work

Paul was an excellent teacher who made a scary topic very enjoyable! Love his drawings Keep up the good work & keep it funny Enjoyed the chance to practice CPR on 4 different dummies. Scenarios were really helpful

Food Hygiene

Learnt things I can use in the home as well as from a professional point of view.

Fire Marshal Training

Very useful training was unaware how fast fires spread ALWAYS very interesting - definitely makes you think about your own practice The presenter was excellent - informative and animated - keep him as it would be boring otherwise

Primary Grammar Made Fun & (sort of) Easy!

The course was fabulous - very accurate on detail, and lots of fun!

New National Curriculum For Mathematics Years 3 & 4

Thanks Anthony for another inspiring course. A day well spent and can't wait to try some of the activities back in class Lots of great ideas and practical All schools in Bury should be represented at an Anthony Reddy course. He is invaluable! Really enjoyed the training - feeling inspired

Paediatric Requalification Course

Cannot be any better! In all the years I have been first aid trained this training was the best. Unrushed, in-depth with factual stories to give a greater understanding. Very knowledgeable, easy to listen to and approachable. Highly recommended. Thank you. Thanks for lunch too!

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