This week, we look at some ways to get family members involved in a child’s interest in books and developing reading skills read more

The ability to write is still of prime importance, it’s a complex activity and many children with SEN need extra help and support

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Continuing last week’s inclusion theme, SENCO Week provides a downloadable checklist to help you achieve an inclusive classroom environment

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In many schools, it is the SENCO who has the main responsibility for managing Teaching Assistants (TAs). SENCO Week provides tips on selecting your TAs effectively

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In our last SENCO Week bulletin, we began a three-part review of recruiting and managing teaching assistants − a key part of the SENCO role. This week, we look at some of the different ways of deploying TAs read more

This final section of SENCO Week’s three-part review of recruiting and managing teaching assistants looks at the teacher/SENCO/TA relationship and offers ideas for joint training sessions read more

SENCO Week explains the tell-tale signs of hearing impairment and introduces some support strategies. Also included is SENCO Helpsheet 4 on medical conditions. read more

SENCO Week explains the pros and cons of using Individual Education Plans (IEPs) read more

Inclusion – what does it really mean to special educational needs professionals? SENCO Week throws light on this issue

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SENCO Week provides information to help you support pupils with physical or sensory difficulties and outlines the role of the Disability Discrimination Act read more

SENCO Week explains the different types of cognitive and learning difficulties, and provides a useful help sheet for identifying pupils with dyslexia read more

Practical strategies to help you support pupils with cognition and learning difficulties read more

In SENCO Week’s third installment of Cognition and Learning, we focus on pupils with more significant difficulties read more

SENCO Week looks at behavioural, emotional and social development (BESD)

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Pupils’ behaviour is often the most pressing concern for teachers. This week we provide some general behaviour management strategies and also specific interventions for individual pupils read more

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