Understanding and recognising pupils who have developed insecure attachments in the early years can help make an unmanageable situation manageable. In the first of a two-part series, Lisa Pedersen explains how attachment theory can help educators explain behaviour problems
The introduction of the new Code of Practice brings fresh challenges for the Senco in terms of meeting expectations and getting to grips with new forms of day-to-day practice. Sencos will be expected to promote and implement high expectations for all pupils with SEND, as well as embedding the graduated approach across their school. Are you on top of all the changes, and are you prepared for the new ways of working?
The term ‘SEND’ features in the title of the new Code of Practice. As Christopher Robertson notes, its use is not just for cosmetic purposes but is intended to connect and integrate special educational needs and disability legislation so that it works effectively