Abby Williams, Special Educational Needs (SEN) Coordinator, shares her advice for providing quality SEN support in school.
Several schools share their approaches to increase attendance levels amongst their pupils, with a focus on the transition between classes, year groups, and support when moving to a new school.
Deputy Headteacher, Rebecca Kingston explains how their school have partnered with MyTutor through the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) to support students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Leila Morne explains how Weston College’s Centre for Excellence in SEND is supporting students with autism to transition into higher education.
Melissa Sellers and Simmone Appleton from Pennine Academies Yorkshire talk us through how they support their pupil’s mental health during enrolments to their specialist provisions.
Matt Rooney is the Principal of St Giles School in Retford. In this blog, he shares how his staff are working together and with parents/carers, local authorities and agencies to keep supporting their students in the face of increased staff absences.
Andy Chase and Terri Wyse from Woodfield School in Surrey give us a five-minute guide on what they have learnt from adopting an online digital platform and why its use will outlive the pandemic for Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision
Amy Wood, Principal of Mossbourne Riverside Academy in East London, shares one example of a student who faced every conceivable barrier to remote education and was at serious risk of falling far behind without the support her academy provided.
Shaun Booth, Assistant Headteacher and SENCO joined Pinderfields Hospital Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) after working for 15 years in ‘mainstream’ education. Shaun shares how he met the additional challenges of providing remote education during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Jose Negrin explains the strategies, resources and tools in place to deal with the new and complex challenges that COVID-19 has brought on the mental health needs of pupils and staff.