Efficient Partnership Working to Improve SEND Outcomes - Programme

Thursday 24 Nov 2016
Barbican Conference Centre, London

09:00 to 09:45

09:45 to 10:00

10:00 to 10:30

10:00 – 10:30
Overcoming local barriers and lack of national standardisation

Gain vital insight on what good practice looks like when working together between education, health and care and where the responsibilities should lie for optimal efficiency

Karen Flanagan, County SEN Manager, Kent County Council


10:30 to 11:00

11:00 to 11:10

11:10 to 11:40

11:40 to 12:30

11:40 – 12:30
Engaging Families

New ideas to engage, communicate and support different types of parents: Effectively manage their concerns, engage them in EHCPs and give them the tools to support learning at home

Gareth D Morewood, Director of Curriculum Support (SENCO), Priestnall School

11:40 – 12:30
Outcomes: Ensuring pupil aspirations are met

Supporting students to achieve good outcomes: Practical methods for working with pupils to break down the steps and achieve short and long term goals

Anne Massey, Education Consultant


12:30 to 13:30

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch & Exhibition

13:00 – 13:15: Spotlight session

Provision mapping for superhero SENCOs

Richard Morgan, Edukey


13:30 to 14:00

13:30 – 14:00
SEN funding sustainability

Know what funding your school is entitled to, how to access High Needs and additional funding, evidence impact of spend and make the most of your budget

Sue Birchall, Finance Manager, Mascalls Academy


14:00 to 14:30

14:00 – 14:30
Thinking creatively and building in-school support

How to utilise your budget to develop capacity in school to combat a lack of access to services locally

Gareth D Morewood, Director of Curriculum Support (SENCO), Priestnall School


14:30 to 14:40

14:40 to 15:30

14:40 – 15:30
Engaging All Agencies in EHCPs

How to bring all agencies together, what good practice joint commissioning looks like and how to work together effectively to achieve good outcomes within the EHCP

Elizabeth Stanley, Director, Wraparound Partnership

14:40 – 15:30
Overcoming barriers: Knowing the law

Understand what to do if your school is not getting the support you need or a plan is rejected by the LA: Clarify your options for next steps, know what the law says and where your school can go for support

Mark Blois, Partner, Browne Jacobson LLP


15:30 to 15:50

15:50 to 16:35

15:50 – 16:35
Efficient Paperwork

Time-saving tips surrounding paperwork: Gain templates and hear best practice on what a good EHCP looks like, how to manage excessive paperwork and how to run effective person-centred meetings.

Take away templates for One Page Profiles, School Based Reports and prompts for family journeys

Kari Anson, SEND Lead, Tettenhall Wood School

15:50 – 16:35
Working together in school

Supporting a whole-school approach to SEND: How to train and work effectively with all colleagues to ensure the progress of SEND students is everyone’s responsibility

Includes a bonus toolkit of ready-made bite-size training units taken from our SEND Inclusive Teaching Programme to deliver back to staff at school!

Elizabeth Burns, SENCO, St James’ Catholic High School