The Maidstone STLS Team work closely with the Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells STLS Team to provide integrated training opportunities for schools within the ‘area’.  In doing so the service provides a comprehensive training programme which is jointly reviewed on a yearly basis according to the needs within the three districts.

The range of support offered by the STLS & Outreach Team includes:
• Individual school support for an identified pupil or groups of pupils
• Multi-agency working to support children and their families
• Training for groups of schools
• Bespoke training


Training Opportunities for 2023 /2024

Please follow the link below to our Area District Training Programme for 2023/2024. This year we are working as an area with Tonbridge & Malling & Tunbridge Wells STLS Teams, you can now access training offered in these two districts as well as Maidstone. To see what training is being offered please check the Training Schedule below. Please note this is updated on a regular basis so please check this prior to booking any training.

When booking training please make sure your booking request is sent to the correct administrator – this is shown on the schedule of training

Flyers for available training will be circulated via email a term in advance to schools and copies will be added below.

STLS West Area – Schedule of Training 2023-2024

To Book Training

Please use the booking form using the link below for all training in T4 or T5 (this is for all training held in Maidstone only)

Maidstone STLS Training T5 – Booking Form

Maidstone STLS Training T6 – Booking Form

For training held in other districts please send bookings to the administrator highlighted on the booking slip.

Training Opportunities in Term 5


Yr R Training – I see the world differently 22.05.24

Training Opportunities in Term 6

AET Schools Good Autism Practice 06.06.2024

Emotion coaching 26.06.24

Schools SENCo Forums 2023 / 2024

Dates for the Schools SEN forums are below, details of these will be confirmed nearer the time.

Early Years Training

In addition to the training offered on our Double District Training Programme we offer Early Years SENCo Forums and Early Years Workshops for EY Practitioners.  These sessions are also suitable for staff working in EYFS in schools.  Please see flyers below for further details of sessions & content.

EY SENCo Forums and EY Workshops for 2023/2024

EY SENCo Forums 2023- 2024

EY Workshops 2023 – 2024

Bespoke Training

If you would like the Maidstone STLS team to carry out some bespoke training within your School / Setting please complete the top section of the bespoke training request form (below) outlining the training & preferred dates.

Send your completed request to Tracey Bradley

Bespoke training costs are detailed on the booking request form.

Bespoke Training Request

To Book Training held at Five Acre Wood School – Maidstone

Tracey Bradley – Senior Administrator

Tel: 07463 342351

To Book Training held at The Hive – Tonbridge

Emma Holt – STLS Executive Administrator

Tel : 07950 580189

To Book Training held at Broomhill Bank School – Tunbridge Wells

Julie Goodfellow – Business Support Officer

Tel : 01892 502466