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Recent Comments about Lorraine:

Click Here to read a letter of thanks from the Rt. Hon. Edward Timpson MP Parliamentary Secretary of State for Children and Families



“What an amazing day. The speaker was clear and informative and I have come away with a realistic but aspirational action plan. Brilliant ! ”  Elisabeth Hyland

” I have been a SENCO for as long as I can remember and I can honestly say I’ve never been on a day-long training that has been as informative and useful as today was.  I came away with much more clarity regarding my role within the new code and also the role of the LA.  Your straightforward, no-nonsense approach was refreshing and left us (others were saying this too) feeling a lot more confident about how to move the reforms on in our schools.You are obviously extremely passionate about getting the best possible deal for these children and this came through loud and clear.”  Wendy Scott, Deputy Head/SENCO Westways Primary School Sheffield.

“Excellent content and presentation . The very best in Education Training” Helen Chadwick, Headteacher,  Millwood Special School

“Brilliant session. Speaker had very good knowledge & delivery was engaging. Lots of good advice”

“Flagged up some really useful points – moving forward as a school, pupil premium, expectations of SENCO in OFSTED Framework – that I will be able to take back to school & begin to follow up/implement/discuss.”

“WOW! I was really confused coming in and she answered so many questions for me –  THANKYOU!!”

“Fantastic, precise update – we need a regular Lorraine session!”

“Very informative presentation by a lady who is clearly passionate about her subject and presented with enthusiasm.”

“Interesting to see where SEN is going and how schools/teachers SENCOS are seen by the outside world.”Presenting 1

“Honest straight-talking v experienced lady”

“Really exciting, thought provoking”

“Good clear advice”

“The update from Lorraine was very good. What a great speaker. I left this session feeling well informed and ready to talk with my governors and school staff about next steps.”

“It was a really interesting, challenging and helpful day!”

‘Lorraine Petersen’s presentation… for its honesty and enthusiasm.’

‘Great links to the Code of Practice and key information – very inspiring.’

‘Lots of very clear information delivered precisely and confidently.’

‘pragmatic, motivational’

‘Inspiring and incredibly knowledgeable.’

‘Lorraine was fantastic! an inspiration – thank you’

‘Extremely informative. Lorraine was an inspirational speaker and has motivated me as a new SENCo’

‘Very clear, Lorraine has given me much more direction in what to do next but in a measured way. Thanks’

“Lorraine Petersen is good value – knowledgeable – she’s “been there” and is realistic”

“Lorraine was brilliant – engaging, full of helpful advice and really easy to listen to”

“Friendly, approachable and knowledgeable”


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