Does anyone have information on the idea I hear is being introduced on banding for EHCPs. As in how it will work and when it might come into practice. Thank you
My LA have had this in for the last two years. It is useful in reducing paperwork for school and providing additional funding, however, it is banded by the LA and school do not have any input into the banding lev... Read more »
Hi Emma and Michael, Thank you both for your suggestions, they are really helpful! Michael - Thank you for taking an interest in my wo... Read more »
Hello! I have a question for the neurodivergent members of our network that I would greatly appreciate an answer to: What would you like to see explored in autism research that would best empower and impact you and the greater autistic community?
Hello I suggest symptomatic hypermobility if you want the most impact. Have you read our pap... Read more »
In all cases the choice to use an alternative assessment system should be based on a through understanding of the individuals or groups needs, goals and the specific context of the assessment. Its important to design and implement alternative assessment carefully, ensuring that they are valid reliable and aligned with the intended learning outco... Read more »
What information/support would help you with including learners who have Down syndrome in your classroom/education setting?
Hi Sharon..I work for an Outreach service providing support to mainstream schools: we have many queries re maths and Reading programmes from teachers. Am sure the information campaign and materials will be very helpf... Read more »
Hi, Can anyone recommend any inspirational key note speakers in this SEMH and approaches school can take especially in terms of persistently disruptive behaviour? Does anyone know Carol Allen's contact details, she presented at the TES SEND Show last year and was very good. Thanks, Jen
Hi Jen I’m in touch with Carol via Twitter. I’ve sent her a copy of your messa... Read more »
At my school in East London we are facing a serious resources and staffing crisis, with an allocation of 14 EHCP pupils coming to year 7 in September 2023. This brings our total of EHCP pupils to 40 across the five year groups. I need the school to commit to the ASF (Additional support funding) but how much per pupil is reasonable?
Good morning. It's becoming an even more testing time in SEND currently, and staffing, funding, increase in EHCP's is only getting more critic... Read more »
Are there any other disability/mental health support staff from higher education here that would be interested in linking up to share best practices? I appreciate that a lot of skills are transferable in these areas, however, so if anyone else would like to have a chat from other areas of education (secondary/FE etc.) please do reach out.
Hello Emily, I appreciate your question is quite old but i do have experience in Mental Health and am trained in Place2Be counselling (level 2). I also lecture on the national sen award on SE... Read more »
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