additional learning needs coordinator

Step-back Training for your school setting

How can your school/setting access the resources and training required to implement the Step-back Approach?


Registered Step-back Trainers from your local authority/region are available to deliver training for your educational settings. Step-back Trainers are trained to provide raising awareness sessions about Step-back for the whole setting and deliver the Step-back Practitioner Course.

List of Schools with Step-back Trainers 

Charles William Church in Wales Primary School: High St, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AZ

Nant Celyn Primary School: 22 Henllys Way, Cwmbran NP44 7DJ

King Henry VIII Comprehensive School: Old Hereford Rd, Abergavenny NP7 6EP

Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni Y Gwyndy Campus – Virginia Close, Caerphilly CF83 3HG

SenCom – Brecon House, William Brown Close, Llantarnam Business Park, William Brown Cl, Cwmbran NP44 3AB

Overmonnow Primary School, Rockfield Rd, Monmouth NP25 5BA

Pontenewydd Primary School, Bryn Celyn Rd, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran NP44 1JW

St Michael’s RC Primary School,  John Pl, Treforest, Pontypridd CF37 1SP

Caldicot School, Cyferiad Mill Lane, Caldicot, Monmouthshire NP26 5XA

Monmouth Comprehensive School,  Old Dixton Rd, Monmouth NP25 3YT

Tredegar Comprehensive School, Stable Lane, Tredegar, NP22 4BH

Step-back Train the Trainer course

The Step-back Trainer course is specifically for ALNCOs/ Specialist Teachers of ALN. As part of a regional/local authority Step-back model of delivery, a small group of senior ALN practitioners from a broad range of settings become accredited Step-back trainers entitling them to deliver the Step-back Practitioner’s course to staff from settings within their local authority/cluster. Registration for Step-back Trainers is with Positive Eye Ltd and is renewable bi-annually. Step-back is owned by Positive Eye Ltd.

Step-back Trainer Flyer


Step-back Trainer Certificate of Recognition and Registration

The course is internally assessed by Positive Eye Ltd. On successful completion of the course, Step-back Trainers  will be registered with Positive Eye Ltd and receive a Certificate of Recognition, entitling them to deliver the Step-back Practitioner’s course  

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