SEND Leadership - Digital - Programme

Wednesday 3 Feb 2021 - Tuesday 9 Feb 2021

09:15 to 13:30

09:15

09:15
Leadership Affirmation

Looking at the importance of wellbeing and being a positive role model

Anita Devi, SEND Consultant

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09:35

09:35
Policy Updates: Reflecting back

A look at relevant SEND updates within the last 12 months and the impact of Covid-19 and the SEND regulations amendments made during this period

• Further knowledge of current national SEND policy and practice
• An overview of the impact of Covid-19 on pupils with SEND over the last 12 months
• An update on the DfE SEND review

Natalie Packer, Education Consultant

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10:05

10:45

11:25 to 11:35

11:25 – 11:35
Break
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11:35

12:15

12:15
Empowering class teachers

• Ideas for embedding key messages for class teachers on their responsibilities towards pupils with SEND
• Knowledge of the latest research into effective ways of meeting needs in the classroom
• Practical ideas for SEND CPD to empower class teachers

Natalie Packer, Education Consultant

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12:55

12:55
Virtual roundtable sessions

An opportunity to share experiences with others in a similar situation to you as well as knowledge share and provide a platform for support and progression. Lead by one of our experienced consultants.

Early career SENCOs (1st or 2nd year in post)  Sam Garner

Experienced SENCOs (4 years in post and beyond) Natalie Packer

SENCO career trajectory. Anita Devi

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09:15 to 13:30

09:15

09:30

10:10

10:50

11:30 to 11:40

11:30 – 11:40
Break
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11:40

11:40
Developing robust quality EHCPs

• How to apply for EHCPs successfully
• What a GOOD EHCP is (we will be myth busting!)
• Your rights as a school and managing the EHCP process

Ruth Bright, Founder and Lead SEN Advocate, Bright Futures Consultancy

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12:20

12:20
Mainstream and Special Schools : The importance of partnership

We will discuss the importance of creating a culture of professional honesty, how Special School practice can be transferable to mainstream settings and why it is vital that we work together to raise the complexity threshold in schools.

Simon Knight, Joint Headteacher, Frank Wise School

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13:00

13:00
Looking ahead: What's on the horizon?

A look at any upcoming policy changes.

Roundtable

1. Early career SENCOs (1st or 2nd year in post)

2. Experienced SENCOs (4 years in post and beyond)

3. SENCO career trajectory

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