Also see SEND Support for information on Specific Needs and Plus Stuff for everything else.
Resources for SENCOs:
Access Arrangement, Alternative Provision, Assessment, Attendance, CPD, ICT, Parents, Pupil Premium, Role of the SENCO etc
Special Needs Jungle– parent led website about everything for SEND
Category Title Description
Access Arrangements Assessment Resources for Exam Arrangements PATOSS Exam advice for Dyslexia
Access Arrangements JCQ- Joint Council for Qualifications. KS3-4-5 Access Arrangements, Reasonable Adjustments and Special Consideration 2012-2013
Access Arrangements KS2- DfE Guidance Access arrangements for the key stage 2 tests- DfE
Alternative Provision Improving Alternative Provision (DfE)- Charlie Taylor The Government?s Expert Adviser's Report, 2012.
Assessment Literacy Assessment Online ***** FREE resource for on-line assessment of literacy.
Attendance Attendance- Improving Audit June 2013 An Audit to help you analyse whether you have everything possible in place.
Attendance Improving Attendance at school, Charlie Taylor The Government?s Expert Adviser's Report, 2012
Behaviour Management Class Charts Get data rich seating charts and streamlined behaviour managment- FREE.
CPD for SEND Inclusion Development Programmes NASEN hosted- SEN/D e-learning courses: SLCN, Dyslexia, ASD, Behaviour, Motor Diff.s
CPD for SEND Online INSET ***** e-learning Courses. SLCN, Dyslexia, ASD, Behaviour, Motor Diff.s
DfE SEN Code Of Practice- DfE- Draft October 2013 Draft SEN Code of Practice October 2013- for consultation
ICT Kent Trust Web SEN ICT This is a great resource for how to use ICT to support children with SEN/D.
OfSTED Ofsted Annual Report 201213 Schools Annual Report- Schools 2012-2013
OfSTED Subsidiary Guidance- Sept 2013 includes SEND on p10
Parents Parent Guides to SEN OAASIS First Guides- free booklets for Parents- Click: Free Publications | Diagnosis | First Guides
Pupil Premium Pupil premium - what you need to know DfE- their PP website
Pupil Premium OUP- Pupil Premium ***** 'What Works in School' FREE booklet to download
Pupil Premium Effective Strategies- evidence C4EO- Effective classroom strategies for
closing the gap in educational
achievement for children and young
people living in poverty, including
white working-class boys- the research.
Pupil Premium OfSTED Report 2012 How schools are using the Pupil Premium funding to raise achievement for disadvantaged pupils
Reading- Literacy Phonics- matched funding detail DfE
Reading- Literacy What works for pupils with literacy difficulties? Greg Brooks? report, 2007, especially the tables in the appendix.
Reading- Literacy Lexia***** Comprehensive Phonics / Reading e- learning for children and adults
Reading- Literacy Readability Calculator FREE
Role of SENCO Outstanding SENCO- NASEN NASEN's Lorraine Peter's ppt 'Outstanding School- Outstanding SENCO' October 2013
Role of the SENCO SEN-LDD Resource Pack SW Regional SEN-LDD Network- for lots of good info- particularly- Key Documents | Resource Pack
Role of the SENCO SEN Policies from ?Use The Key? for School Leaders
Role of the SENCO SEN Policies writing advice from Staffordshire
Role of the SENCO SEN Code of Practice- 2013 Draft for Consultation SEN Code of Practice- 2013 Draft for Consultation
Role of the SENCO A Whole School Approach To Improving Access, Participation And Achievement NASEN- The new SENCO Training Pack Materials.
Role of the SENCO Provision Mapping using SIMS link to my Provision Map Resources
Role of the SENCO Achievement for All proven to improve the outcomes for pupils with SEND. Costs 3000 pa per 500 pupils.
Role of the SENCO SENCO Role Audit- 10 2013 An Audit to help you identify whether you have covered everything.
Role of the SENCO Provision Mapping DfE words
Role of the SENCO Resource File for Schools to Support Children with SEN DfE Northern Ireland- see ?The Role of the SENCO? doc
SEND Reforms 2014 SEND Pathfinder Information Packs Subject to Parliamentary approval of provisions in the Children and Families Bill, all areas will need to implement the SEND reforms from September 2014. These introductory information packs draw together key emerging principles and case study learning from the pathfinder programme to support other areas to prepare to implement the SEND reforms themselves. - see Solihull Local Offer doc.
Teaching Assistants Teaching Assistant Focus For the last ten or so years, TAs (also known as learning assistants and special educations needs assistants) have played a pivotal role in ensuring children with learning difficulties in mainstream education are supported. See article- A quiet revolution. How small changes to TA practice can yield big results.