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Specialist Spotlight: Creating a physically safe environment (Primary)

  • Online
  • 25 Apr 2024 (16:00 - 17:00)
Live Discussion
Online Units
Universal SEND Services

Join us for a FREE discussion exploring approaches to creating a physically safe environment in primary settings.

The discussion will be hosted by Whole School SEND’s regional lead, Alistair Crawford, and everyone will be encouraged to join in, ask questions and share experiences. As such, content will be responsive but may cover some or all of the following themes:

  • What is meant by a ‘physically safe environment’ 
  • The balance between providing care, support and safety, and promoting equality and independence
  • How communication and organisational choices affect learners’ sense of belonging.

It’s a great opportunity to hear from an experienced specialist, network with colleagues from across the country, and share learnings.
The discussion builds on our 20 minute online SEND CPD units. While everyone is welcome to take part in the session, delegates who have completed the corresponding unit content in preparation are likely to find the sessions particularly helpful.

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, recordings will not be made available after the event.

Data Sharing: As this is a Department for Education (DfE) funded project, participants may be contacted by an external evaluator to measure the impact and success of the project. By participating in any of the webinars, live sessions or other activities you are providing consent by default to have your data shared and be contacted by the DfE and/or the external evaluators to support the evaluation process. If you do not want your data to be shared for this purpose please email:

Suitable for: Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head Teacher, Head Teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, SENCO, Teacher, Teaching Assistant

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