PRACTICE GUIDE: SEND CODE OF PRACTICE

Best practice under the new Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice is explained by Dr Kay Mathieson.

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EYFS Best Practice: All about ... SEND Code of Practice

The process for identifying and supporting those with special educational needs and disabilities has been given an update. Kay Mathieson considers how the changes will affect practice.

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - In detail

Reviewing record-keeping processes with special educational needs in mind can help practitioners better support all children, says Dr Kay Mathieson.

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Eye to eye

Supervision discussions are an important and useful contributor to high-quality provision, but there is a lack of clarity in the sector about what they should...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Meeting time

Bringing parents and practitioners together to review a child's progress in a way that is positive for all parties involved requires careful preparation and specific...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Shared thinking

When faced with behavioural challenges, practitioners should embrace the opportunity to learn more about children and develop effective strategies to support them,...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Working relations

The relationship between a child's key person and SENCO can make all the difference to their experiences. Dr Kay Mathieson explains.

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - On message

Knowing how to manage 'difficult' conversations with parents and carers is vital, and particularly so when a child has emerging SEN. Dr Kay Mathieson provides...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - As I see it

Empathy for the parents of children with special educational needs is central to inclusive practice, as Kay Mathieson explains.

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A Unique Child:SEND Code of Practice - Think local

How should early years settings be contributing to the 'local offer' for children with special educational needs and disabilities? Dr Kay Mathieson offers some...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Full circle

The SEND Code of Practice seeks to refocus practitioners' efforts on making sure children and families are at the heart of decision-making. Kay Mathieson takes...

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A Unique Child: SEND Code of Practice - Prime movers

How should the 'areas of need' in the Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice be considered in relation to the prime areas of learning? Kay Mathieson...