This book deals with the key professional issues faced by students on teacher training courses and practicing primary teachers.

Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Primary Schools

Special educational needs in mainstream primary schools

The following topics and issues are covered in this chapter:

  • defining special educational needs;
  • the terminology of SEN;
  • the SEN Code of Practice and its implications for schools;
  • school policies for SEN;
  • the role of the SENCO;
  • working with outside agencies;
  • SEN related to cognition and learning;
  • SEN related to behaviour, emotional and social development;
  • sensory and physical SEN;
  • planning for children with SEN in primary classrooms;
  • liaison with other adults in the classroom;
  • working with parents and carers of children with SEN;
  • discussions with pupils;
  • observing individual children; and
  • reviewing progress, planning and teaching.

This chapter provides information and some practical guidance on the teaching of children with special educational needs in ...

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