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Frewen College

Frewen College

Dyslexia Conference 2017

Tuesday 28 March

A CPD opportunity for senior leaders, Special Educational Needs & Disability Coordinators, teachers and parents to improve their understanding of Dyslexia.  Our panel of experts will provide a full day of information including: understanding how dyslexic children learn, how Speech & Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy can support dyslexic children, and Education Health and Care Plans. Come and join us in the magnificent 17th Century country house and grounds of Frewen College in Northiam, near Rye.

Provisional Programme

9.00 am


Registration, refreshments and networking

9.30 am


Introduction and welcome: Nick Goodman, Principal, Frewen College

9.40 am


How Dyslexics Learn: Dr Kate Saunders, CEO, British Dyslexia Association

10.45 am



11.05 am


Supporting families to get the best from the EHCP, Liam Ryan, Regional Manager, Amaze - The Amaze Independent Support Service works with families to obtain high quality EHC Plans

11.50 am


Reflections on Dyslexia - hear from our students about their experiences

12.00 am


Lunch and Refreshments

12.50 pm


Calm, Cued, and Concentrating: Supporting Therapy and Teaching Approaches: Bethany Driver, Lead Speech and Language Therapist, Frewen College

1.35 pm


The role of Occupational Therapy in supporting Dyslexic children: Nicki Foster, Lead Occupational Therapist, Frewen College

2.15 pm



2.30 pm


Dyslexic Individuals and Characteristics for Success: Dr Kate Saunders, CEO, British Dyslexia Association

3.30 pm


Close of conference: Nick Goodman, Principal, Frewen College

The Dyslexia Conference is £60 per delegate including lunch and refreshments. To reserve a place, please download the pdf below, or contact 


  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
  • Crested
  • Independent Schools Association
  • The Good Schools Guide
  • Elklan's 'Communication Friendly Schools
  • Boarding Schools Association