SEND Leadership - Digital - Programme

Tuesday 31 Jan 2023 - Tuesday 7 Feb 2023
Online 9am - 11:30am

Maximise your impact as an informed, empowered and collaborative leader of SEND.


This conference will also provide a full set of recordings meaning you can access the content live to interact with speakers, or at a time that suits you best.

Module 1: Tuesday 31 January 09:00-11:30 GMT

We are delighted to announce that the morning will be chaired by Natalie Packer.

Looking forward (09:00)

Update your SEND policy knowledge, hear about next steps with the Green paper and understand the current landscape with an eye on the future.

Natalie Packer, Education Consultant, SEND

Time saving strategies (09:45)

Manage your workload more effectively with digital tips and tricks.

Ginny Bootman, Special Needs Co-ordinator

Recognise SEND early (10:10)

Identify obstacles to learning to ensure early intervention.

Victoria Nunn, SENDCO, SEND Consultant and Researcher

Collaborative practice (10:40)

How can mainstream, specialist and alternative provision learn from each other to offer the best to young learners with SEND?

Ginny Bootman, Special Needs Co-ordinator; Cath Kitchen - BSc, MSc, NPQH, NPQEL, OBE; Sheralee Webb,Executive Headteacher, Northgate School Arts College

Module 2: Tuesday 7 February 09:00-11:30 GMT

We are delighted to confirm this module will be chaired by Nina Jackson.

SEND culture (09:00)

Develop a whole school approach to SEND with high quality teaching.

Gary Aubin, SEND Consultant and MAT Director of SEND

Get the most from your funding (09:45)

Explore creative ways of managing budgets and funding.

Simon Tanner, National Director of SEND for E-ACT multi-academy trust

Transition and communication (10:10)

Ensure smooth transition within and between schools and build SEND learners’ confidence and wellbeing.

Hannah Hamid, Senior Inclusion Adviser

Improve your SEMH support (10:40)

Recognise and respond to SEMH issues to support SEN learners.

Nina Jackson, SEND, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant