Inclusion

Co-Leaders
  Parminder Kambo, Redbridge     Michelle Thornton   Michelle Thornton, Little Heath

Aims:

  • To highlight  good practice in relation to Inclusion
  • To provide opportunities to share experiences across schools
  • To promote shared development of practice
  • To explore the latest national policy developments in SEN and Inclusion
  • To conduct research in connection with focus themes

Focus themes 2014-2015

  1. To develop and implement the use of  Person-Centred Planning Approaches in schools through practice-based training for SENCOs to support inclusion and SEND reforms
  2. To promote the engagement of pupils and families through person-centred planning approaches
  3. To develop and share good practice around Inclusion
  4. To link to local, regional and national organisations regarding the implementation of the new Code of Practice
  5. To research/evaluate the impact of Person-Centred Approaches

Intended Impact:

  • Schools supported to implement changes in SEND practice
  • Schools using Person-Centred Approaches
  • Schools more effective at incorporating parent and pupil voice in planning and development
  • Sharing of good practice
  • Development of training materialsM
  • Good practice in Redbridge developed and shared in conjunction with Nasen

 

 

 

News

Documents

Next Meeting

Network Meeting

9th July 2015

Beal Academy
Woodford Bridge Rd
Ilford
IG4 5LP

02085514954

Members

Useful Links

Information on effective interventions-‘What Works and the SEND Reforms’ from the Communication Trust

 

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Inclusion Network Conference 2014

Click the photo above or click here for the main article.

The conference highlighted the latest information about the new SEND reforms, with updates by Jane Friswell from NASEN and Rita Wiseman from The National Children’s Bureau. It also provided an opportunity to share local and regional good practice in relation to Person-Centred Planning. The picture shows staff and students from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich presenting information about their Person-Centred approaches.

Jane Friswell CEO Nasen also came back to Redbridge to speak at the Social Communication Conference on 27th November 2014.
Click here to view her Powerpoint.


Everybody Included: The SEND Code of Practice Explained

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Nasen have produced guidance to help you understand the new 0-25 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice. It provides practical day to day guidance on the contents of the Code. We think this is a very clear and user-friendly guide.

Everybody Included: The SEND Code of Practice explained

KEY GUIDANCE ON:

  • THE GRADUATED APPROACH
  • THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK
  • ASSESSMENT
  • THE LOCAL OFFER
  • PERSONAL SEN BUDGETS

Nasen are running a series of implementation events across the country through June and July – see further details at www.nasen.org.uk


nasen Live 2014

We attended nasen Live 2014 in Bolton’s Reebok Stadium on the 21st and 22nd June. A packed 2 days of workshops and information. Edward Timpson, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, was in attendance to launch the SEND Gateway, an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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www.sendgateway.org.uk

 

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