Remote Education and Lockdown #3

    When we experienced the first lockdown, there was a message that schools were ‘childcare’, and the national curriculum was suspended.  That message eventually changed, and schools were expected to provide some form of education, although being new to the...

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Wellbeing in Schools

  Having an app to track wellbeing is great (and we offer a brilliant one, more details here: https://pages.classcharts.com/wellbeing/ ) but gathering data is no use unless we are going to put something in place to support the identified issues. Here is a...

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Measuring Outcomes

My background is in science and I like maths – sorry! It does, however, mean that I like to be able to use the same scale to compare several, unrelated things and that comes in really handy when we transfer over to looking at SEN data. The reason we put interventions...

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding

Safeguard My School Generally, the SENCO forms a part of the wider safeguarding team in schools, after all, we are the ones who ask all the prying questions into a child’s background and spend a lot of time building up relationships with families.  It makes sense....

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School Robins

School Robins

School Robins: I’ve been teaching for too long!  I recall the days where you needed information about a particular student and would send little Freddie, who was in need of a sensory break, on an errand with a piece of paper in a large brown envelope marked with staff...

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Is it Provision?

Is it Provision?

Is it Provision?  SEN has so many acronyms that when we come across a normal word we try to add multiple meanings to it! In Edukey’s Provision Map we use ‘PROVISION’ to mean anything that you provide to a student that is additional to or different from what the...

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Back to School Planning: Suggestions for SENCOs

Back to School Planning: Suggestions for SENCOs   As leaders continue to plan for all pupils to return full time to school from the beginning of the autumn term, one of the challenges they face is how to ensure pupils with SEND return successfully. The government...

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Finance during School Closures

In these unprecedented circumstances we ask that all payments and invoices are paid for electronically where possible via BACS. Please do not send cheques where at all possible, contact support@edukey.co.uk if our bank details are required. We thank you for your...

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Pupil Premium

Did you know that Edukey’s suite of products can be used to support your Pupil Premium (Deprivation Premium) Pupils? On ClassCharts, you can add the Pupil Premium status to the cards so that your eligible students are easily spotted in the class.  This can help where...

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WEEK 5 – Staff SEN CPD

WEEK 3 – Staff SEN CPD SEN CPD session - SEN graduated response for our school and the differences in the different phases followed by a session on where they can find SEN information Where did last week go?  This week I’m delivering staff SEN CPD.  I was dreading...

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