Free SENSS Training for Schools

All Schools
Autism Education Trust – Making Sense of Autism

As licence holder in Oxfordshire for the DfE accredited AET Training Programme, SENSS C&I Support Service is pleased to offer this introductory level training, Making Sense of Autism, free of charge to all Oxfordshire maintained schools an academies.

The 2 hour introductory course is delivered by Specialist Advisory Teachers and is aimed at raising awareness in the whole school community of the specific differences underpinning how children on the Autism spectrum learn and interact.

Our vision is for all Oxfordshire schools to have access to this course, which can be offered as a twilight session, as part of your regular staff meetings or CPD programmes, or on scheduled INSET days.

By prioritising this training for your whole staff team, including governors, school leaders, teachers, support staff, admin. premises and catering staff and even school transport colleagues, you will promote a shared understanding of the differences arising out of Autism, which will support the development of a welcoming and truly inclusive culture for children on the Autism Spectrum.

You are invited to speak with your SENSS Communication and Interaction Advisory Teacher to request a date for the training.

If you are not sure who the Advisory teacher for your school is - please contact

Please see the attached flyer giving more information about this course.

For schools who have already completed the ‘Making SENSS of Autism’ Course we are pleased to offer further, traded AET training. Please see attached an overview of what is available and again, speak to your Advisory teacher to request training for the coming academic year.

For further information about the work of the Autism Education Trust, and to access a range of free resources and publication please refer to the

AET Website Autism Education Trust - Autism Education Trust