Resources and Publications

The Whole School SEND consortium regularly publishes resources to support you with all aspects of SEND. These include our SEND Review Guides and Frameworks, leaflets for parents, practical resources to support your work in educational settings, resources for specific contexts such as COVID, CPDL webinar recordings and more.

As a member of nasen and the Whole School SEND Member Community, you have free access to all of our resources – scroll through, use the filters or search for a specific resource. 

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Latest Resources

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Webinar: The Inclusive Secondary Classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 20 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This sequence of webinars will be an opportunity to reflect on and explore the components that support the inclusive secondary classroom – meaningful curriculum sequencing and delivery; inclusive pedagogy; an enabling learning environment; embedded univer

Training session

Webinar: Getting to Grips with Great SEND Governance

  • Webcasts
  • 15 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This webinar series is designed as an accessible course for all those in leadership and governance to understand their roles and responsibilities, audit and evaluation mechanisms, and best practice examples in relation to SEND governance.

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A Guide to Whole School SEND Resources for Early Career Teachers

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
ECF
,
ECT
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RQT
,
NQT

This short video walks through some key resources, all available from Whole School SEND (WSS), which may be of use to Early Career Teachers.

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Webinar: Working with Parents, Carers and Families

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This webinar series will support schools in developing and evaluating how they work with families to maximise engagement and outcomes.

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Webinar: Developing an Inclusive, Accessible and Ambitious Curriculum

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This three-part series aimed at secondary practitioners will explore how to make the curriculum inclusive, accessible and ambitious for all pupils. The series will explore the curriculum from the perspective of curriculum and subject leads, Ofsted and mos

Teacher with primary student

Webinar: The Inclusive Primary Classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 08 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This sequence of webinars will be an opportunity to reflect on and explore the components that support the inclusive primary classroom.

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Webinar: Early Identification and Intervention: Acting upon the Earliest Indicators of Need at Every Stage

  • Webcasts
  • 07 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This series will focus on the importance of early identification of students’ needs, including understanding identification methods, using assessment methods to develop learning-led strategies and building in the graduated approach.

Children in classroom

Webinar: Practical Strategies for Supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs

  • Webcasts
  • 06 Oct 2021
Free
SLCN
WSS past event

This series will introduce the building blocks needed for communication and practical strategies for supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs in the classroom.

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Webinar: New to the SENCO Role: Understanding the role of the SENCO within a context of distributed leadership

  • Webcasts
  • 01 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This three-part webinar series, aimed specifically at new-in-post SENCOs, will be an opportunity to understand the roles and responsibilities of the SENCO and to develop the role of the SENCO as a strategic leader.

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Webinar: Preparation for Adulthood: High Aspirations Through All Stages of Education

  • Webcasts
  • 23 Sep 2021
Free
WSS past event
PfA

A three-part webinar series exploring Preparation for Adulthood and how to maintain high aspirations for learners with SEND across all stages of education.

SEND Review Guide: A school-led approach to improving provision for all

SEND review guide

  • General
  • 23 Jul 2021
Free
WSS Review Guide

This guide can be used by SENCos and other senior leaders to consider how the whole school functions for pupils with SEND. The process can be used in mainstream and specialist settings.

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Webinar: Developing a Shared Ownership of SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Jul 2021
Free
WSS past event

This webinar will look at developing a shared ownership of SEND using stakeholder voice in school improvement planning.

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Anti-Bullying Alliance resources

  • General
  • 05 Jul 2021
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Free resources on Bullying and SEND from the Anti-Bullying Alliance, including CPD online training

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Webinar: Leading Governance for SEND: Using the Whole School SEND Governance Review Guide

  • Webcasts
  • 30 Jun 2021
Free
governance
WSS past event

This session will give a comprehensive overview of the WSS SEND Governance Review Guide to support governors with evaluating and improving SEND provision in their settings.

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Webinar: Supporting Successful Transitions from Primary to Secondary School

  • Webcasts
  • 25 Jun 2021
Free
transition
WSS past event

This webinar will explore key strategies that support effective transitions from Year 6 to Year 7 for pupils with SEND.

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Webinar: Improving Outcomes for Disadvantaged Young People at SEN Support

  • Webcasts
  • 22 Jun 2021
Free
disadvantage
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AP/PRU
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mainstream
WSS past event

This series of three webinars will support schools to develop an implementation plan to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and young people at SEN Support.

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Webinar: SLCN and DLD: What Every Teacher Needs to Know

  • Webcasts
  • 16 Jun 2021
Free
DLD
SLCN
WSS past event

This webinar will give a comprehensive introduction to speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), and explore how affected children and young people might present in the classroom.

WSS Preparing for Adulthood Review Guide Cover

Webinar: Preparing for Adulthood from the Earliest Years

  • Webcasts
  • 09 Jun 2021
Free
PfA
WSS past event

The webinar looks at the recently updated ‘Preparing for Adulthood from the Earliest Years Review Guide’, designed to support settings in preparing children and young people with SEND for the next stage of their development.

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Astrea Academy Trust resources

  • General
  • 14 Apr 2021
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Free resources from the Astrea Academy Trust

NASS supported by The Young Foundation

NASS resources

  • General
  • 13 Apr 2021
Free
Consortium Partner resource