Resources

Our team of education specialists have put together a bank of information, support and resources. This provides you easy access to the most up-to-date knowledge and support which is rooted in research and evidence-informed best practice.

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Understanding Inclusion

  • Mini Guides
  • 02 Jun 2020
Free

This mini guide is for SENCOs, school leaders (including governors), teachers and support staff.

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Collaborative Learning for SEN: the Role of the SENCO

  • Mini Guides
  • 19 May 2020
Free

This guidance aims to support early years providers, schools and further education to continue improving their approaches to professional learning in order to maximise the benefit to staff, the children and young people with special educational needs and

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Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: Maintained nursery settings mini guide

  • Mini Guides
  • 06 Aug 2019
Free
early years

This is an Early Years mini guide for maintained nursery settings.

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Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: PVI and governing body-led early years settings Mini Guide

  • Mini Guides
  • 06 Aug 2019
Free
early years

Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: PVI and governing body-led early years settings

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Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: Childminders

  • Mini Guides
  • 06 Aug 2019
Free
early years

A quick guide to support childminders to work with children with SEND.

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Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: Reception classes

  • Mini Guides
  • 06 Aug 2019
Free
early years

A quick guide to support Reception classes to work with children with SEND.

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Acquired Brain Injury: The hidden disability

  • Mini Guides
  • 25 Sep 2018
Free

This guide aims to introduce childhood acquired brain injury (ABI), consider how it is acquired and why it is often misdiagnosed, and provide some practical support strategies. #miniguides

Understanding the eye care and vision needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities

  • Mini Guides
  • 11 Jun 2018
Free

This guide aims to understand the eye care and vision needs of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Children with medical needs: What schools and settings need to know

  • Mini Guides
  • 23 Feb 2018
Free

Girls and Autism: Flying under the radar

  • Mini Guides
  • 30 Mar 2016
Free

This guide aims to: Introduce the debate around autism and gender Identify key issues for girls with autism spectrum conditions and more

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Supporting pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

  • Mini Guides
  • 09 Jun 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Help the SENCO in establishing a consistent whole-school approach to meeting the needs of pupils with dyslexia, support all teachers and support staff in developing a dyslexia-friendly learning environment and more

SEN Support and the graduated approach: Inclusive practice

  • Mini Guides
  • 11 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Introduce school staff to the graduated approach to SEN support, with the child and family at its heart emphasise the role of class/subject teachers as teachers of all pupils and more

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Effective adult support: Inclusive practice

  • Mini Guides
  • 05 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Set out the range of support that TAs can provide, Examine recent research into the impact of TA support on pupils’ engagement, participation and achievement and more.

Transition

  • Mini Guides
  • 04 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Set out the key principles underpinning successful transition from one educational setting to another and into training or employment for children and young people with SEND

Tracking progress and managing provision: Inclusive practice

  • Mini Guides
  • 04 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Promote high-quality teaching, differentiated to meet individual needs and much more

The pupil premium

  • Mini Guides
  • 04 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Explain the purpose of and pupils’ eligibility for the pupil premium and much more

Working in Partnership with Parents and Carers

  • Mini Guides
  • 04 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Remind school staff of the requirement to work in partnership with parents and carers Consider the benefits of engaging parents and carers and more

Supporting reading and literacy in secondary schools

  • Mini Guides
  • 03 Mar 2015
Free

This guide aims to: Describe the responsibility of the special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO) in supporting whole and more

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The SEND Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years

  • Mini Guides
  • 02 Mar 2015
Free
Miniguide

This guide aims to: - summarise the content of the SEND Code of Practice - highlight key changes from earlier statutory guidance - explore the implications of the Code for schools and settings - signpost readers to case studies and other sources of inform