Call Now:

07809 297 612

Latest News

By admin on Thursday, May 30th, 2019

For many education professionals, ‘labelling pupils’ is something to be avoided at all costs – but as Talit Khan notes, there are times when doing so can actually help… Love them or loathe them, you’ll find ‘labels’ being used on a daily basis in every school. The issue to focus on, however, is whether we […]

Read further...

By admin on Thursday, May 30th, 2019

When we as teachers use the word ‘Inclusion’ what do we mean? Have we understood it’s meaning, in terms of policies and statutory documents, or are we actually trying to make sense of inclusion through practical applications and what we innately know will work for our pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Or […]

Read further...

By admin on Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Talit Khan considers how we should identify dyslexia in pupils for whom established screening techniques might not be suitable… How often do we come across deaf children who struggle to read and spell in our classrooms? How many of us then take the time to find out if they have a literacy difficulty such as […]

Read further...

By admin on Thursday, May 30th, 2019

When I come across the terms ‘accountability’ and ‘responsibility’ regarding SEND pupils, I often wonder if, as teachers and senior leaders, we properly understand what they mean. There is an overwhelming amount of information, in the SEN Code of Practice and elsewhere, regarding mainstream schools and the role they have to play in identifying and […]

Read further...

By admin on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

We attended the 2016 phonics conference recently. There was a good line up of qualified speakers who spoke about the impact of Phonics on attainment and improving learning. There were a variety of views represented in the audience comprising mainly of head teachers, primary school teachers, local authority advisors and a few SENCo’s. The majority […]

Read further...