Perseid School

Family Learning Programme

Perseid School offers many great opportunities for parents and carers to learn about the strategies that their children are using at school and to see videos of their progress.

Autumn Term 2 2022 Family Learning Programme Timetable

 Friday 4th November 2022


PECS Workshop

PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) is a functional communication system that develops important communication skills. You will also have the opportunity to discuss the use of visual schedules at home.


Location: Lower Meeting Room

Led by Camilla, PECS Implementer

 Friday 11th November 2022

Tamil Friday


Tamil Friday

All Tamil speaking families welcome!

Location: Butterfly Classroom

Led by Rosie and Malarvily

 Friday 18th November 2022


Rhyme Time

Come and join other Butterfly Class families, to sing along and listen to some action songs, with Helen, our music teacher!


  Location: Virtual - Link will be sent closer to the time.

Led by Helen, Music Teacher

 Friday 25th November 2022


Education OT – Zones of Regulation

The Zones of Regulation is a framework to foster self-regulation and emotional control. This training will focus on an overview of self-regulation and understanding emotions through Zones of Regulation. We will discuss and learn how we can use the Zones of Regulation during our day and what tools can be effective to support pupils' regulation. 


Location: Upper School Main Hall

Led by OT Team 

Friday 2nd December 2022

Speech and Language Therapy


Location: Upper School Main Hall

Led by SALT Team

Friday 9th December 2022

Tamil Friday



Tamil Friday

All Tamil speaking families welcome!​


Location: Butterly Classroom

Led by Rosie and Malarvily

If you are interested in attending any of these workshops, please email the office or send a Dojo to Rosie. If a workshop is suitable for you, due to your child's needs, you will be invited to attend by Rosie, or the professional that is leading the workshop, at points throughout the year.

Parent Workshops

Some of these strategies are presented in a group environment, where parents are invited to the workshops that we feel would be beneficial for them to attend. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents of children using the same strategies. Parent Workshops will also enable parents and carers to have training to use these strategies outside of school. They are generally run on Fridays, 9.30-11.30.

Currently, we run termly workshops including: Signalong, Attention Autism, PECS, Social Stories, MOVE and Intensive Interaction. Our annual Coffee Mornings include Read, Write, Inc, Colourful Semantics, and TEACCH.

Tamil Friday

Tamil Fridays take place on the second Friday of every month, from 10.00 -11.15. All families are welcome to attend, however there is a Tamil speaking Teaching Assistant who also supports the group, along with Family Support Worker Tracey.

Stay and Play

Stay and Play is a drop in session from 11.00-12.30. This is an opportunity for parents and carers of children who attend the Nursery Class to come along, with their child and siblings, to have a coffee, play and chat with other parents and pupils from Nursery Class. Stay and Play is run by our Family Support Worker, Tracey, and Nursery Class Teacher, Rosie.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a workshop for parents and carers of pupils in Reception and Key Stage 1. It involves helping to make resources for the pupils at Perseid, such as PECS or symbols, whilst being in a relaxed environment where you can meet with other parents and careers from Perseid, and share your experiences with others.​

 Parent Focus Group

Parent Focus Group is a parent group which is led by Clair Jacks from Merton CAMHS and Tracey, our Family Support Worker. Subjects such as Sensory Processing, difficulties with sleeping, restrictive diets, toileting and behaviour are covered. Clair takes up her post in October, and so more information will be sent out to parents nearer the time.



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