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Handwriting Skills Training

Do you have children in your classroom with handwriting difficulties?

Would you like more tools to assist this challenging area?

Our fun interactive full day training will equip you to understand and develop handwriting, improve the child’s pencil grip, letter formation and visual perception.

By using the Tree Tops handwriting checklist it will help you to identify areas of weakness and implement measurable user friendly activities to develop handwriting.

Following training each participant will be able to:

  •  Use the Tree Tops handwriting checklist.
  •  Implement appropriate hand/upper limb strengthening activities.
  •  Design multi-sensory writing programmes.
  •  Use appropriate strategies and advice in the classroom.

How much for training in school?

£1200 for up to 20 staff

        (Reduced rates will be offered for partnership schools)



“Your course was very informative and demonstrated well to help with understanding.”

“Valuable tools will be taken from the training to be put into place within the setting. Very positive course and easy to follow.”

“Your course provides practical strategies we did not know about before.”

“The workshop was delivered professionally.  The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful.”

“I have gained more awareness of how to support the children with handwriting difficulties.”

“Helping adjust position and grip – also some multi-sensory ways to practice handwriting eg arm circles.”

“I have a better idea of how to put in support for individual’s needs and to address academic and emotional needs too.”



A certificate of attendance is supplied to all participants.

The skills, knowledge and experience will help your continuing professional development (CPD)

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"Through structure and pushing the boundaries each week we saw a huge change in our son’s relationships with adults and other children. Asking our son about the experience he will tell you that he loves attending Tree Tops because it’s fun and exciting and he can wrestle with the bear in Reception."

"The Think Sensory Not Behaviour Training helped me to think of the underlying cause of many of the behaviours we see in Nursery and lots of positive strategies we can use to prevent them and support individual children.”

"I feel enormously inspired and passionate about implementing strategies to support a wide range of needs for children in our school. I'm excited to work alongside the Tree Tops team!"

Children's Occupational Therapy North East

Tree Tops Occupational Therapy Ltd are an established service with an outstanding reputation for children's occupational therapy and sensory integration expertise.  

Based in County Durham, we work in partnership with families, schools and health professionals across the North East to make a difference to children’s lives by improving their ability to achieve as well as their general happiness and wellbeing.

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Newton Aycliffe
Co Durham

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