Early Years

SEND and Inclusion

SEND and Inclusion

service to support you in planning for children with SEND . We will run consultation phone calls,  where you will be able to consider next steps planning with a member of the Early Years SEND Team.

     As an additional service to support providers during Covid 19 Response we will run sessions from Monday to Thursday for issues relating to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

10 am – 12 noon and 2 pm – 4 pm

Consultation Rota for the second half of Summer Term 2020

Please note: SENCO liaison Groups have been cancelled for this term.

June 2020 SENCO Updates

MAY 2020 SENCO Email

Visual Support Pack - Free Resource - We are pleased to offer our Visual Supports and Templates Packs free of charge.  The packs give useful information on how visual supports can be used effectively.  They detail how to use visuals to support children’s communication and to develop their understanding of language, as well as how to use visuals to give children  information in an easily accessible way.  The template pack includes many common visual resources that you are able to print.  The packs can be used by practitioners to support children within settings or  can be shared with parents who are currently supporting their children at home (either in their entirety or by sharing particular visual boards that you feel would be appropriate for a particular child.)

Visual Support Pack                Visual Support Pack - Templates

HOME Learning Support - Top Tips Leaflets 

NEW One Page Profile - to support children starting back at settings

NEW - AET - Tools For Teachers - Covid 19 Edition (Free Download)

Provision that the local authority expects to be made available for Early Years children with special educational needs and/or disabilities

Information for Early Years professionals and parents/carers

Ordinarily Available Provision in the Early Years

For individual or groups of children with lower level or emerging SEND.

Summer term update

With the current change in situation this term, Inclusion Fund may be applied for following a discussion with your Key Contact.

Expressions of interest are now welcome for the next academic year. There are two potential starting dates. You can choose to start in September 2020 and finish within two or three terms OR start in January 2021 and complete in two terms only. All will have completed the qualification by July 2021. The exact dates of the college days will be confirmed soon.

Expressions of Interest for SENCO Qualification 2020/2021

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