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Bradfields Academy

Bradfields Academy

Fortis Trust Outreach Service

Fortis Trust Outreach Service

Fortis Trust Outreach Service is part of Bradfields Academy.  The aim of the Outreach Service is to provide high quality support and advice to enable students with SEND to succeed in the mainstream setting within Nurseries, Primary and Secondary schools.

Our work is varied and tailored according to the needs of individual schools and academies. In order to provide the best possible specialist support the Outreach Service is provided by outstanding practitioners who have a track record of delivering change within schools to deliver improvement in SEND provision. The service is commissioned by Medway and the training and support delivered is free to Medway Schools and Academies.

Our Service includes:

  • Support for individual students, teachers and TAs
  • Advice on the implementation of the curriculum for students with SEND
  • Support in the development of Educational Health & Care Plans
  • Support in the development of School Based Plans and Provision Mapping
  • Advice/support for specialist SEN provisions within mainstream schools
  • Team planning for inclusive teaching and learning
  • Lesson observations, coaching and mentoring
  • Development of specialist resources
  • CPD sessions (Teacher and TA) and ITT training to develop inclusive practice
  • Delivery of workshops, advice and guidance for parents/carers
  • Observation of best practice at Bradfields Academy
  • Termly SENCO meetings at Bradfields

We can offer training in the following areas:

  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • ASC
  • ASC resource making
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Behaviour Management
  • Clever Fingers
  • Colourful Semantics
  • Comic Strip Conversations
  • Communicate in Print
  • Cued Articulation
  • Differentiation
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Global Development Delay
  • Identiplay
  • Intensive Interaction
  • Introduction to PECS
  • Lego Therapy
  • Leuven Well-being and Involvement Scales
  • Making Memories-differentiation
  • ODD
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Phonics
  • Russian Handwriting
  • Sensory Circuits
  • Social and Emotional Health
  • Social Stories
  • Well-Being Tool kit

We also can deliver the following training/assessments/support:

  • Signalong Foundation Course.
  • Drawing & Talking Therapy sessions 1 pupil per session.
  • Lego Therapy sessions.
  • Dyscalculia assessments-assessment and detailed report including strategies to use.

For costings, please contact

Support Packages available:

We offer a range of support packages which include:

  • SENCO support-target setting
  • Measuring impact
  • Learning walks
  • Developing EHCP applications
  • Development of school based plans/provision maps
  • Support with applying for top up funding
  • Development of assessments and interventions
  • School support including observations of students/coaching and mentoring/planning support/attendance at ISRs and ECHP reviews, CAFs, TAFs and Professional meetings
  • Recommendations of strategies and routines including support to implement them.
  • Opportunities to see best practice at Bradfields
  • Tailored resource making

To contact the team to discuss your needs, please email:

Future developments:

We are pleased to be developing our service to offer the following opportunities and training in the near future:

  • Lending Library of resources to support a range of SEND in schools/nurseries
  • Shape Coding Training

Further information can be found at