What would you do if faced with a child having an asthma attack? Jo Viner Smith, BAppSc, lays out a quick guide for teachers as explained in SportEX Health magazine read more

Are you truly providing every opportunity you can to allow your most able students to thrive, while also not disadvantaging others? Michele Paule outlines action you can take to ensure you identify these students and then are able to shape the best provision for them. read more

Schools are failing to adequately provide for students’ emotional health and wellbeing. A lot of this is down to ignorance, the findings of a new report from Ofsted reveal – only half of all schools were even aware of Government guidelines on how to meet the needs of the one in 10 pupils who have mental health difficulties. read more

SENCOs will find two recent publications helpful for developing dyslexia-friendly schools – one for adult literacy and numeracy skills, the other from the primary national strategy

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Public awareness of SEN is growing. Every Child Matters continues to highlight achievement and enjoyment for all, including pupils with SEN. Teachers and teaching assistants are helping pupils to overcome barriers in the classroom, and many are learning more about meeting individual needs. This section of teachingexpertise will inform, update and stimulate your work with pupils with SEN.

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