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Moving and Handling


We offer a limited number of courses over the year. 

Dates will be advertised on this page.

Free places are limited and costings vary according to school status and places required.

There are occasions when places may become available within LZW own INSET delivery

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The next Moving and Handling training course will be held on:


Date: Friday 21st June 2024 

Time: 9am - 12pm


Please fill in the training application form below and return to for attention of M&H team.



Makaton is a training language programme using signs and symbols to help people communicate.  Training courses are available for family members, carers and workers who are interested or need to use Makaton at home or in their work. LZW school will offer a limited number of courses per year. Free spaces will be limited and costs vary dependent on school status and spaces required.


Makaton Beginners course - Luton schools & EY provisions


Free* 6 Week Evening Course - Delivered by qualified Makaton tutor.



To be familiar and confident to use Makaton confidently in basic daily interactions.

To enable practitioners to enhance communication and understanding of children with SEND and EAL.

As there are limited places on the course, we aim to prioritise those who will have the most practical impact.


Course dates and time:              


Autumn term, beginner course 1:

The course is a Makaton beginners’ course for local school staff and parents.


Monday 4th, 11th, 18th 25th  November 2024

Monday 2nd, 9th December 20024


Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm



Spring term, beginner course 2:

The course is a Makaton beginner course for local school staff and parents. 


Monday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th January 2025

Monday 3rd, 10th February 2025


Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm


Course participants:  Certification requires attendance to all sessions and completion of course feedback form.  


Closing date:  Once course is full (15 places) or 2 weeks before start date.


Venue:  Lady Zia Wernher School, Strangers Way, LU4 9ND

Access through main gate, the course entrance is the main entrance at the front of the school. 


*Fees are covered by LZW school outreach provision


To book a place download booking form below and 

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