Why all primary schools should introduce One Page Profiles

Reading time: 5 mins When my daughter was a baby it was my job to decipher her noises and know when she wanted to be fed, to be changed or to have a nap. As she began to develop her own unique babble the same remained true, even if her requests were a bit...

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All Change for ALN – update

Reading time: 3 minutes The long-awaited Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 12 December 2017 and after receiving Royal Assent became an Act on 24 January 2018. The Welsh Government...

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Statements of Special Educational Need

Reading time: 3 minutes A question being asked by many is ‘are Statements going?’ The answer is ‘yes’. The next question is ‘when will this happen?’ and ‘what will take its place?’ These answers will follow shortly but first, if you are reading this...

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Role of the Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator (ALNCo)

Reading time: 3 minutes The SENCo has always been a critical role in ensuring that children with special education needs and disabilities within a school receive the support they need. Gradually over the years the SENCo role has grown in importance. Under...

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Person Centred planning (PCP)

Reading time: 3 minutes One of the key elements of the ALN Transformation Programme is: “To improve the planning and delivery of support for learners from 0 to 25 with ALN, placing learners’ needs, views, wishes and feelings at the heart of the process.”...

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Additional Learning Needs (ALN) Innovation Funding

Reading time: 2 minutes As part of the implementation of the ALN Reform Programme the ALN Innovation Fund made available across all Welsh regions is supporting to develop and promote innovative, multi-agency and cross-sector working to support learners...

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