What is HEADS all about?

HEADS is a limited company by guarantee that provides a range of mainstream and SEN training opportunities both locally and nationally. HEADS also provide consultancy advice and support, as well as an excellent range of facilities to hire based at Hadrian School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The company was established in answer to the Governments agenda to meet the “Core offer” and all the money that HEADS generates is spent on extended opportunities for the children of Hadrian School.

What can HEADS provide for me?

HEADS offer training/advice/consultancy and support in areas such as Rebound Therapy, Moving and Handling, Behaviour Support, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. We also run a series of 1-2 day professional training courses on areas such as Makaton, Hydotherapy, Elements Sports, Dance and Creativity, PMLD. HEADS is also an accredited centre for training and provides NVQ accredited training in a number of different area such as Supporting Teaching and Learning, Assessor Awards, Clerk to Governors and Internal Verification.

We run a program of courses throughout the year, but we can also facilitate training on request from you, at your venue on a national level to your needs and specification.

Are the prices that HEADS charge for courses and letting fixed?

All the prices that HEADS charge are negotiable with the Business Manager – David Palmer. We have a culture that we would like to encourage parents/carers and professionals to attend our courses and use our facilities, and because of this the prices we charge can be negotiated to best suit your circumstances.

How do I book a course/lettings or order a publication?

Its easy! On each page on our website you are able to request further information or book a course. Alternatively you can contact us by telephone on 0191 273 4440 or contact David Palmer, our Business Manger, by email at david.palmer@hadrian.newcastle.sch.uk.

You can also fax a booking form to us on 0191 226 1150. A blank booking form can be found in the training section on our website.

Where is the HEADS Office?

Our office is based at Hadrian School, Bertram Crescent, Newcastle, NE15 6PY.

We host a lot of our training courses at this venue, its easily accessible and a warm and friendly environment. You are welcome to visit the venue to have a look at our facilities, please contact us to arrange.