Lonsdale School is a special school which has developed a new, holistic approach to assessment. 'New Horizons' is a person-centred assessment framework which includes academic, social and personal development; it has been well-received by staff, pupils and parents and has been praised by Ofsted.
This booklet is designed for parents and aims to explain how radio aids and soundfield systems can help deaf children, the different types of radio aid systems available and how to maintain radio aids.
Teachers and other staff working with deaf children and young people may also find the information in this guide useful.
A research project conducted by a literacy leader in KS3, to investigate what impact interventions based on reading for pleasure (STAR and Accelerated Reader) have on the self-perception and reading ability of students. Results indicate some positive outcomes.
A comprehensive interactive assessment tool for pupils on the autism spectrum. It is designed to support staff in identifying learning priorities and measuring progress in areas which fall outside the national curriculum. These areas relate closely to autism ‘differences’ as identified within other AET materials and the impact of these on pupils’ social, emotional, independence and learning needs. It is based on a literature review and consultation with a wide range of people.
Communicating the Curriculum is a practical new resource which will help primary schools to define and monitor children’s progress in spoken language. It supports primary schools to understand where language development relates to the National Curriculum, and also how they can use this to identify a pupil's progression with their spoken language skills.
You will need to register to access this free resource.
This is a walk-through guide to running a Pupil Aspire session to capture the pupil and family voice in a structured way. It is a step-by-step guide to running a session using the free or paid versions of the Pupil Aspire tool but can also to used to run a manual session (using paper and pens).
Pupil Aspire is an on-line tool for capturing the pupil and family voice as part of a structured conversation. Designed to support schools in identifying appropriate interventions by focusing on the positive aspirations of the young person themselves. Schools can sign up for a free trail and take out a full, lifetime subscription for just £995.00. Demonstrate to Ofsted that you have fully considered pupil views in line with the SEND CoP and effectively report on your Pupil Premium spend.
This presentation can be shared with any education professional. The presentation sets out the implications of the ‘assess-plan-do-review’ cycle’ for deaf children.
You can easily edit or add additional slides to make it relevant to the staff that you are delivering to.
Resource is free, but you will to register on the NatSIP website to access it.
The SEND Code of Practice requires schools to apply a graduated response to meeting the needs of pupils based on the assess-plan-do review cycle. This briefing note is intended to help schools follow this approach with pupils with MSI. Resource is free, but you will to register on the NatSIP website to access it.