Bendish Lane, Whitwell, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. SG4 8HX

01438 871241

St Paul's Walden

Primary School

Courses and Support for Parents

Here you will find information about events that are happening in the wider community that can support you and your family.

Step 2 Skills is a Hertfordshire County Council organisation that provides a range of adult courses, to support you and your children: Step2Skills Home (

The NHS Trust website provides information and courses for parents to support children with speech and language development:

Information for parents - Speech and language therapy | Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (

DSPL1, who coordinate delivering specialist provision locally in the  North Herts Area 1 - Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and Royston, have a website and produce a monthly newsletter (see below), signposting parents to relevant courses and community events to support children and their families: Parent and Carer Workshops ( 

There is also more support and information available through the Hertfordshire Local Offer: The Hertfordshire SEND Local Offer

If you cannot find the support that you are looking, for please contact the school office and we will try to support you and your family finding the correct course for you.

The information below details courses that are run locally and contains links so that you can book should you wish to attend.

North Herts DSPL 1 Weekly - a roundup of training, information, and events in our area. 

Issue 93 (Parents, Carers & Young People)