The LASER Programme

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The LASER Programme is an on-going training programme co-developed and directed by Gareth D Morewood and Studio III. This programme provides training and ongoing support/supervision & coaching for teachers, key staff members, families and pupils within a low arousal framework and inclusive ethos. This programme is evidence-based with a strong experiential focus and seeks to develop less stressful school environments and more resilient practitioners and environments.


15th July 10am - 12pm and 1PM-3pm

16th July 10am-12pm and  1pm - 3pm


Why should I attend?

Through participation in the programme, delegates will:

  • Learn about the low arousal approach and how it can improve outcomes for children and young people, staff and families.
  • Understand more about stress and how we can support ourselves.
  • Improve classroom pedagogy regarding effective feedback, metacognition and inclusive practices.
  • Challenge thinking about whole school systems and policies.


What will it cover?

  • Understanding stress and emotional regulation.
  • What is Low Arousal and what does it mean to me?
  • Understanding and applying an inclusive classroom pedagogy.
  • Developing a whole-school approach: being strategic about moving from crisis management into proactive planning.
  • The Saturation Model
  • Low Arousal Approaches
  • The PERMA model of Positive Psychology
  • Co-Production
  • Stress and Arousal
  • Meta-cognition and Self-regulation
  • Reflective Practice


Who should attend?

SENCOs, Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Inclusion Leads, Pastoral Leads, Classteachers

All participating schools will be asked to complete and submit a 'Needs Questionnaire' prior to the training session to ensure this bespoke B&D programme of training is tailored to your needs.  A copy of this questionnaire can be found on the Resources section of the BDSIP website here.  Once completed, it should be returned to


For specific enquiries about this course, please contact

For more general CPD and booking enquiries, please contact



BDSIP Members - Pay as you go: £30 per delegate with a B&D subsidy.

Non-BDSIP Members: £37.50 per delegate with a B&D subsidy.

CPD Package: No charge

Out of borough schools: £40  Please contact to register.


This course will take place via Zoom which will be facilitated by Studio III.  For this reason, registration will close at 12pm on Friday 10th July. You will be contacted by Studio 3 who will provide you with Zoom access details. 


 Confirmation of booking will be sent on registration.  Please check your junk mail if you do not receive this confirmation.


Further Training Opportunities

As the programme has a heavy emphasis on co-production with families, schools who participate in this training will also be provided with free access to workshops for parents to support their understanding and use of the programme principles at home.  Parents will need to sign up via the BDSIP website and their details will be passed to Studio III who will provide access to this training.

For personalised coaching bespoke to your setting, schools will also have the option to register two colleagues for 6 fortnightly virtual coaching sessions between September and November 2020.  This will cost £100 per school and sessions will take place on Mondays. 

In 2021, there will also be 4 further training events.  Further details will be released in the Autumn Term 2020.


If you would like to know more about the LASER Programme:

You can read more about face-to-face LASER Programme on the following links & including some short films (there is some modification for on-line delivery).

 You can also listen to a short podcast from a previous delegate who undertook the full LASER course in February this year -


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