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 7: Meeting SEN in mainstream provision
Meeting SEN in mainstream provision
Chapter 7, which is the first of three chapters in Part 3 of this book looking at how practice is developing to meet new demands, focuses on mainstream provision across the age range. There is an explanation of the role of the SENCO (special educational needs co-ordinator) in different settings and case studies of: a nursery school and children’s centre; a primary school with a very individual approach to meeting needs; and two secondary schools with contrasting, but equally effective, ways of being inclusive, one of which is part of an academy chain.
Nurture groups are a feature of two of the case studies and there is reference to mental health issues in relation to ...