Welcome to Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND website, hosted by nasen, provides you with free, easy access to high quality information, resources and CPD to support a whole school approach to inclusion.

Get in touch with your regional team to find out what’s happening in your area

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About Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND Consortium brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can achieve their potential at school.

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WSS Newsletters

Our regular members newsletter provides you with the most up-to-date news from the consortium.

 

 

 

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The SEND Forums

The SEND Forums are three independent e-communities for those involved in the education of children and young people with SEND: The SENCO Forum, The SLD Forum and The SENDICT Forum

 

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Join for free

Join our growing community to help boost your professional portfolio and save you and your setting time and money.  As a member you will receive excellent support, tools, CPD opportunities and resources to help meet the needs of ALL pupils.

The latest from Whole School SEND

National Sensory Impairment Partnership

NatSIP resources

  • General
  • 09 May 2022
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Free resources on supporting candidates with sensory impairment from NatSIP

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SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Guidance Document including self-study materials

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways Guidance Document

This is a ‘How to Guide’ to support both Pathway participants (school workforce), and their line managers, in using the SEND Development Pathways resources to support ongoing continuing professional development.

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SEND Development Pathways interactive PowerPoint

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways interactive Powerpoint

The SEND Development Pathways are largely based around free-to-access CPD resources (including those produced by Whole School SEND (WSS), consortium partners and other organisations).

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SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Talking Head

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways interactive Powerpoint

This is a Talking Head video with Andy O'Brien, an Assistant Headteacher at Tor View School. In this video, Andy describes his career pathway from Specialist Teaching Assistant to Specialist Middle Leader.

SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Reflective eLearning Journal

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways Guidance Document

The Reflective eLearning Journal is intended to support participants, and their line managers in the discipline of self-study.

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School improvement for SEND: Learning Cycle Template

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
School improvement for SEND

A diagram to use when identifying, implementing, and evaluating a school improvement project.

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Webinar: Introduction to the SEND Development Pathways

  • Webcasts
  • 15 Mar 2022
Free
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Pathways Webinar

This webinar walks you through a new resource produced by Whole School SEND and Sea View Trust: the SEND Development Pathways.

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Webinar: Supporting Learners with Low-Incidence SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 10 Mar 2022
Free
WSS past event

This session looks at how practitioners can support children and young people with Sensory Impairment or Physical Disability through the use of assistive technology to ensure all learners are able to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Webinar: Using the Engagement Model in Mainstream

  • Webcasts
  • 17 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

This session focuses on the Engagement Model. The session provides an introduction to or reinforcement of the principles behind the model and looks at how it is implemented in a mainstream setting.

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Webinar: Perfecting Preparation for Adulthood

  • Webcasts
  • 11 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

This series aims to demystify the Preparation for Adulthood agenda, making it accessible to classroom teachers and school leaders in all school types and phases.

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Webinar: Leading CPD for Inclusive SEND Provision

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

Funded by the Department for Education, this series of three webinars explores evidence-informed, effective strategies that SENCOs and school leaders can use to build a culture of professional growth.

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Webinar: Sharing Good Practice: Partnership Between Specialist and Mainstream Settings

  • Webcasts
  • 26 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

This three-part series explores how partnerships between Specialist and Mainstream settings can be developed and used to benefit both and support all students with SEND.

Premier SEND Support Package

We're proudly introducing our Premier SEND Support Package; our latest and most comprehensive, value for money service.

Enjoy the benefits of a single, annual subscription which offers whole setting support.

Benefit from our key services all packed into one amazing, annual subscription for a special offer price of only £499 + VAT*

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nasen's SEND Support Services

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Publication Subscription

This service will provide you with hard copies of our sector-leading bi-monthly magazine, ‘nasen Connect’, and access to all three of nasen’s well-established and respected academic journals.

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Annual Webinar Pass

This pass provides access to all of nasen’s CPDL webinars, of which we are committed to delivering at least 70 throughout the year. Unable to attend the live event? We will send you details on how to access the recordings, to make sure you never miss out!

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Modular CPD Programme

nasen's new modular CPD programme, linked to the nasen Recognised Teacher/Practitioner of SEND award, provides a comprehensive introduction to SEND and effective support for children and young people.

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SENCO Support Service

A comprehensive information support hub designed for SENCOs. Our online hub is organised into useful topics to help resolve all of your SEND queries. Can’t find what you’re looking for online? You’ll be able to reach out directly to our Education Team.

International Membership

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International Membership

We are constantly striving to work alongside international projects to strengthen the work we undertake with professionals and help support with research, training and resources. For our international colleagues, nasen membership is available for £50 a year.