Tag: barriers to learning

Good Quality SEN Support could lead to fewer EHC Assessments and Plans…

Good Quality SEN Support could lead to fewer EHC Assessments and Plans…

... fewer children with unmet need and a reduction in preventable escalation of need. Couldn't it? Have we paid enough attention to ‘SEN Support’, or did it become lost in the rush to secure a ‘legally binding’ EHC Plan?   There have been twitter rumblings of late about more use of SEN Support (and fewer applications … Continue reading Good Quality SEN Support could lead to fewer EHC Assessments and Plans…

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Children with SEN shouldn’t be set additional targets.

Children with SEN shouldn’t be set additional targets.

Children should not be set targets as part of their written plan of SEN support.  This change came about in 2014 with the publication of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code Of Practice. Don't believe me?  Well I did an audit of the use of the word target in the SEN COP.  The results … Continue reading Children with SEN shouldn’t be set additional targets.

It’s Not Complex: A Mini-blog

It’s Not Complex: A Mini-blog

It really isn't.  Fixing famine in Africa is complex.  Understanding a school budget and notional funding should not be seen as/talked about as complex by those in a graduate professional with access to finance advice. So please stop hiding behind poor information and a lack of transparency.  The unspoken message here is 'we can't do … Continue reading It’s Not Complex: A Mini-blog