SEN Updates The Voice News

Catch-up for children with SEND – what will this look like going forward?

As we approach the milestone of one year since the country went into its first lock-down due to the global pandemic I thought it would be useful to consider what this has meant for pupils with special educational needs and... Read more

Supporting SEND pupils during the third lockdown

Who could have imagined that as they went on holiday in December, schools would be back in January trying to figure out what they were supposed to be doing?  The requirement to open up testing centres in all schools with secondary... Read more

January 2017 SENDCo Update

There were a number of announcements made during December – as usual, on the countdown to a holiday. Early years funding: changes to funding for 3- and 4-year-olds On the 12th December the DfE published their response to the... Read more

SEND update & OFSTED Framework

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SENCo’s queue to get free help with Speech and Language Issues

Integrated Treatment Services see scores of SENCo's booking onto 'hubs' to make provisions for 10% of students with SLCN as reformations loom and NHS remains controversial. With the summer holidays already being a distant memory to most... Read more

The Local Offer, the SEN Information Report and the School SEND Policy.

The new SEND Code of Practice refers to a number of documents that have to be produced and made available from September 2014. The Local Offer must be published by each local authority. It sets out in one place information... Read more

The SEND reforms – how will they affect you?

The new SEND reforms will be implemented from September 2014 and will be the most significant change to supporting children and young people with SEND for over a decade. What has changed since the 2001 Code of Practice? The Code of... Read more