If you have a with a child with special educational needs (SEN) you may have heard that the law changedfrom September 2014. The new law is part of theChildren and Families Act 2014. This will change the way children and young people are supportedin education. This fact sheet summarises when the changes will happenand how the changes might affect you and your child
13-year old Nathan attends Swanwick Hall School, a secondary school in Derbyshire. Nathan has ADHD and his behaviour is sometimes challenging. In this clip Nathan's mother Lisa, and Sue Staten, Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion, explain how the school's pastoral system provides day-to-day support for vulnerable students like Nathan.
Jack joined Swanwick Hall School in Derbyshire three years ago. At first, he struggled with the demands of secondary school and was always in trouble. He became increasingly unhappy and his mother, Jill, asked for a meeting with the school to discuss Jack's situation. In this clip, Jill explains how, as the result of the meeting provision was put in place to help Jack to develop social, emotional and communication skills and to control his anger.
An essay focusing on inclusive practice throughout history, the 2014/15 SEND code of practice and a focus on ADHD towards the end. Undertaken during my 2nd year of ITT course at Birmingham City University (2015).
Secondary Talk is an evidence-based practical programme which helps raise attainment and improve behaviour by improving listening and communication skills. An independent evaluation by Sheffield University found that the programme has a significant impact on classroom practice, with reported changes to both pupils’ behaviour and their engagement with learning.
The standards have been designed for use across all types of educational settings from mainstream to special and specialist, for pupils from the ages of 5 – 16 years, at all levels of ability. The standards mirror the categories established by the AET training hubs materials. There are interactive links from the set of standards to resources that demonstrate how a school or provider might implement practice or policy. The standards also link to the AET schools autism competency framework