How have you found the changes brought about by the new SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)? This book is the ultimate guide to making sure that you are not only meeting the requirements, but are improving outcomes for children and young people as well. Written for all professionals working in the field, it covers: · The broader Children and Families Act (2014) · The role of the local authority · Guidance on all the key changes that school leaders, SENCO's, and staff are concerned about · Case studies of settings across the 0-25 age range, including maintained schools, academies, free schools, and specialist and alternative provision. Whether you work in education, health, or social care, or are training to do so, this book will genuinely improve your provision and practice for children and young people with SEND.
Chapter 4: Newer patterns of provision for pupils with SEN
Newer patterns of provision for pupils with SEN
This is the first of three chapters looking at how the pattern of provision for pupils with SEND is changing across all types of schools. It considers how this is leading to a more flexible and inclusive continuum of provision. This is encouraged by the emphasis in the SEND Code of Practice 2015 on (i) greater choice for families and (ii) all teachers seeing themselves as teachers of young learners who have special needs.
After clarifying how the term ‘provision’ is being used, there are case studies to illustrate how primary, secondary and special schools are meeting a wider range of needs, by adapting the environment to make it ...