Monthly Communication Archives: October 2017
Short training sessions available for using the online portal to submit the Annual Review of an EHCP.
Guidance/checklist for SENCOs completing the ‘Annual Review in the year of Transfer’ paperwork.
SEN Autumn 2017 Networking Events
Annual Update – Get ready for Winter information for 2017. For the attention of Head Teachers/Principals and Governors of all Schools.
Leadership Masterclass with Andy Buck: Making the Biggest Impact on Pupil Outcomes – Tuesday 22 May 2018
Masterclass Overview: Every school leader wants to do the very best for the pupils they support. But in the midst of a busy day or meeting, decision-making can sometimes become rushed. Without meaning to, a leader’s intuition or emotions can have an unhelpful influence. This masterclass will explore how school leaders tend to make decisions […]
South West Educational Transition Conference: Supporting Pupils Wellbeing – Thursday 18 January 2018
Educational Transitions are very significant events in the lives of children and young people. The link between the period of transition and a subsequent dip in attainment is well established in international research and transitions are frequently linked to increased levels of stress and anxiety. How schools and settings support children and young people through […]
With school leaders and teachers working an average of 54.4 hours a week (Teacher Workload Survey, 2016) there is an ever increasing pressure on their time and resources, it has never been so important to stop, reflect and learn how to use limited resources most efficiently. Time management is the thread running through almost all […]
Talk has a key role to play in learning mathematics at all ages. Talk allows children to share and shape their thinking, interrogate other people’s understanding and make sense of mathematics experienced and represented in different ways and in different contexts. Talk enables children to make connections and allows them to frame their understanding. High […]
General Data Protection Regulation Masterclass: From the Schools Perspective – Tuesday 30 January 2018
A closer look at the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from a school’s perspective. This will include practical guidance on what you should be doing now to prepare for the deadline in May 2018; how to avoid fines and compensation claims and the role of the Data Protection Officer (including who should and shouldn’t be […]
Standards of behaviour remain a significant challenge for many schools and the number of exclusions in the South West shows the upward trend which mirrors the national picture. As clarified in the government’s independent review into behaviour in schools earlier in 2017, we now have evidence to show that the biggest positive impact on managing […]