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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The SENCO Year using Tes  – Provision Map

The SENCO Year using Tes  – Provision Map

The SENCO Year using Tes  - Provision MapThe first half term:Join an intimate SENCO Webinar with our in-house SENCO Abigail Hawkins. We want to provide SENCOs with tools to help them reduce their workload and support them through the phases of the SENCO Year 13th...

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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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Week 4 – How to tackle Open Evening as a SENCO

How to tackle Open Evening or Parents Evening as a SENCO: Week 4: So, the second week into the post. I’m pretty lucky that this is a non-teaching role as I have lots of students on the register. I need lots of time to get to know them, to advise staff and to liaise...

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Transitions…

This used to send a cold chill down my spine every year.  When I was a Primary SENCO it was making sure I’d passed on all relevant information, as a Secondary SENCO it was making sure I’d got everything I needed and hadn’t missed anyone out.  And what about those...

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The SENDCO Year

(An adapted extract from The SENDCO, by Abigail Hawkins, Consultant SENCO @ Edukey) There are a great many tasks that the SENDCO has to undertake throughout the academic year.  Some are related to the whole school calendar like parents’ evenings, whereas others are...

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What does an SEN file look like?

What does an SEN file look like?

What does an SEN file look like?There are two uses of the phrase SEN file. The first refers to the file that contains all a child’s information about their SEN and provisions in place.  The second is the file kept by a SENCO ready for an OFSTED (or other) visit.  ...

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SEN Money

There are two main sources of SEN funding in schools. The first is the SEN delegated budget (also called element 2 or the notional budget) and it usually comes as a shock to discover that it has nothing to do with SEN nor is it ringfenced to that area.  The second is...

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