Hadrian Education and Development Services

The Limited Company was established in 2007 to enable Hadrian School to meet the Extended Services “Core Offer”

  • To provide Quality Childcare
  • To offer Parenting Support
  • A Varied Menu of Activities
  • Community Access
  • Swift and Easy Referral

As a limited Company by Guarantee HEADS  business runs along side Hadrian School. All profit is ring fenced and spent on activities and resources to support Hadrian School meet the “Extended Services Core Offer”.

Our vision of an Effective Extended School is one which benefits:

  • Children
  • Families and our local community
  • Staff, other Professionals and the wider community

How HEADS generates income:

HEADS generate income from a number of different areas:

  • running a range of SEN Training Courses throughout the year for both professionals and parents
  • running a range of First Aid Training Courses
  • sale of publications
  • to let Hadrian School facilities to professionals and our local community

Business Success

Since April 2008 HEADS has generated a turnover of  £850,000 with contribution of £300,000 being made to Hadrian School.

What impact has HEADS made to Hadrian School?

The profits that HEADS business activities generate have supports the following activities/resources in school:

  • 18 weeks of ‘After School’ clubs – including staffing and resource costs
  • 1 weeks Summer Playscheme
  • Wide range of lunchtime clubs
  • Residential experiences and activities
  • Educational visits for the whole school
  • Various educational experiences in school i.e. artists, theatre groups
  • Investment in school equipment/resources
  • Enabling school to facilitate Confident Parenting Workshops for parents/carers throughout the city
  • Adult training courses and workshops for parents/carers, staff and professionals
  • Better communication for parents/carers, signposting services, offering an open door policy
  • Community access to the facilities (out of hours)
  • Swift and easy referral

 HEADS offers

  • Quality SEN training
  • Quality First Aid Training
  • Advice/consultancy and support
  • Quality publications
  • Networking
  • An excellent range of facilities

HEADS offer Accredited Courses in:

  • Rebound Therapy for SEN – Level 2 One Awards
  • NVQ Level 2/3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in School – City and Guilds
  • A wide range of specialist half day and one day professional CPD opportunities
  • Level 2/3 Qualification in First Aid – Ofqual Accredited
  • Level 2 Qualifications in Food Safety
  • Level 2 Qualifications in Manual Handling
  • Level 2 Qualifications in Risk Assessment
  • Level 2 Qualifications in Health and Safety
  • Fire Safety/ Fire Warden Training

HEADS facilitates  specialist 1-2 day courses throughout the academic year.

  • Moving and Handling
  • P.E for SEN and Mainstream
  • Creative Dance and Arts
  • Behaviour Support for SEN
  • Hydrotherapy Pool Training
  • Makaton for Professionals
  • Confident Parenting Training for Parents/Professionals
  • Rebound Therapy for SEN
  • iPad Training
  • Health and Welfare Training
  • SEN Curriculum Training
  • Driver Awareness Training
  • COSHH Training
  • Infection Control Training
  • ADHD Training
  • Drama Training
  • Speech and Language Support
  • Phonics
  • Managing Medicines in Schools

Over the past 12 years HEADS have facilitated training courses attended by over 8000 professionals nationally, as well as parents/carers and Hadrian School staff.

Consultancy Advice and Support

As well as running a structured annual training programme, HEADS can also respond flexibly to your requirements and facilitate training on request.

We work in partnership with numerous training providers, e.g. EQUALS, The Bridge School, Youth Sports Trust and individual consultants and can tailor a training event to suit your needs.

An excellent range of facilities

HEADS in partnership with Hadrian School can offer your organisation a range of quality and competitively priced facilities available to hire throughout the year:

  • Conference Facilities
  • Sports Hall – space for sports and arts
  • Training Suite
  • Hydro Pool
  • Rebound Therapy Centre

Feedback and ways forward

Your views, comments and suggestions are important to us to help shape the future direction of HEADS and to meet the many and varied needs of our stakeholders. Please take time to read through our website and post your messages to use for consideration. Please use the link at the bottom of this page to leave a comment on our twitter account.