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Welcome to our SENCO news and updates series, where we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest developments, trends, and best practices in the world of Special Educational Needs Coordination. If you’re a SENsible SENCO member, you get even more amazing help, advice and insights when you log in.

The Future of SEN & SENCOs with Abigail Hawkins

The Future of SEN & SENCOs with Abigail Hawkins

Abigail Hawkins delves into the future of Special Educational Needs (SEN), discussing systemic changes, challenges with current practices, and the impact of policy shifts. Gain insights into improving SEN systems and supporting inclusive education.

The Pounds and Pence of SEN Funding: Where Does It All Go?

The Pounds and Pence of SEN Funding: Where Does It All Go?

Explore the intricacies of Special Educational Needs (SEN) funding in the UK, including categories like High Needs Funding, Notional Budget, EHCP Pot, Early Years SEN Funding, and SEND Transport Costs. Unlock the mystery of where these resources go and their importance in supporting children with special educational needs.

Hosting Drop-In Sessions: Why and How?

Hosting Drop-In Sessions: Why and How?

Explore the importance of hosting regular SEND drop-in sessions, fostering open communication, building trust, and engaging parents, pupils, and staff in the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) process. Learn how to plan and execute these sessions effectively and address challenges that may arise.

The Role of SENCO in Reading/Spelling Age Updates

The Role of SENCO in Reading/Spelling Age Updates

Explore the vital role of SENCOs in updating reading and spelling ages for SEN students. Learn how this data serves as a diagnostic tool, influences interventions, and informs curriculum planning. Discover the importance of collaboration and technology in the process.

Planning Support Timetables and Interventions

Planning Support Timetables and Interventions

Dive into the art and science of planning and reviewing support provisions for SEND students. Learn how to grasp student needs, set clear objectives, create flexible timetables, and engage stakeholders like parents and support staff. Navigate the seas of interventions with precision and care.

Coordinating With Support Specialists

Coordinating With Support Specialists

Explore the importance of coordinating with support specialists in the realm of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Discover who these specialists are, their key roles, and why regular engagement with them is vital for tailoring interventions, skill transfer, holistic understanding, and efficient scheduling.

Understanding Your SEND Budget

Understanding Your SEND Budget

Explore the world of SEND budgets and discover their importance in supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities. Learn about funding sources, factors determining budget allocation, and the significance of periodic discussions for effective budget management.

SENCO and Teacher Partnerships: Collaborating for Success

SENCO and Teacher Partnerships: Collaborating for Success

This article explores the benefits of Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) and teacher partnerships, effective strategies for collaboration, and examples of successful partnerships in action. By working together, SENCOs and teachers can create a more inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students, including those with additional needs.