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Sponsors

We are delighted to have a range of supportive and innovative sponsors for the nasen Awards 2024.

Looking to show your support for SEND? We still have a few categories and tables available for sponsorship. Complete the form below to find out more.

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Category Sponsors

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Alternative Provision of the Year

Sponsored by SENsational Tutors

SENsational Tutors Ltd is an award-winning company that provides bespoke specialist SEND support to children and young people throughout the UK. We believe that every individual with SEND and additional needs can unlock their full potential with the right support. Young people (aged 4 to 25) are matched with highly experienced qualified teachers and specialist consultants. 
Lessons are fun, engaging and personally tailored towards the needs of each individual young person. 
Services include:

  • Personalised 1:1 educational/tutoring sessions 
  • EOTAS packages
  • Holiday support 
  • Play-based support
  • Sensory or speech and language support. 

Winner of ‘The People’s Choice Award, Tutoring Business of the Year 2023’ (The Tutors Association). 
“A set-up so superb and so clearly desperately needed… there’s nothing else like it around” (The Good School’s Guide).

Seashell Trust logo

Co-Production Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Seashell Trust

Seashell is a charity dedicated to providing a creative, happy and secure environment for children and young people with complex needs and  additional communication challenges from across the UK. We are committed to delivering individually tailored support services that promote independence and build confidence. We deliver this through the programmes of education we offer through our school and specialist college and residential care we provide for children in our care homes. The work we do beyond our own facilities supports this approach, offering specially tailored support services to the children and young people we work with, along with family support services.

 

 

Nursery World logo

Early Years Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Nursery World

Nursery World is the UK's leading magazine and website for practitioners and decision-makers across the early years education and childcare sectors. Local authority advisory teachers, private nursery managers, pre-school leaders and childminders are among more than 100,000 Nursery World readers who span private, voluntary, independent and maintained provision. A monthly title serving the early education and childcare workforce, Nursery World combines unrivalled news coverage with in-depth reports and practical features, so enabling readers to keep pace with and respond to the frequent changes in government policy.

Seashell Trust logo

Further Education (FE) Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Seashell Trust

Seashell is a charity dedicated to providing a creative, happy and secure environment for children and young people with complex needs and  additional communication challenges from across the UK. We are committed to delivering individually tailored support services that promote independence and build confidence. We deliver this through the programmes of education we offer through our school and specialist college and residential care we provide for children in our care homes. The work we do beyond our own facilities supports this approach, offering specially tailored support services to the children and young people we work with, along with family support services.

Invision 360 logo [blue text on a white background that reads 'Invision 360' alongside a blue drawing of an atom]

Innovative Technology in the Field of Inclusion

Sponsored by Invision 360

Award-winning Quality Assurance tools for Local Authorities across England. A partnership approach to improving the quality and consistency of EHCPs, EHCP Annual Reviews, Quality Health Advice, statutory Educational Psychology advice that informs children's EHC assessments and Personal Education Plans against recognised standards. To achieve this, Invision360 digital quality assurance tools reduce subjectivity, enable efficient use of resources, and empower professionals from different services to contribute to the quality assurance process. Through data and evidence, areas requiring development are identified, resulting in improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND or in care. Invision 360 tools are regularly cited in partners' Ofsted and CQC SEND inspection letters for the positive impact on quality assurance systems and processes.

Nurture International logo [green text that reads 'nurture international. Access to learning for all']

International Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Nurture International

Nurture International offers a Developmentally Informed, Trauma Aware, Nurture Approach. We offer educational programmes which support schools to embed effective nurture practice. The Nurture Principles for learning, offer a systemic framework implementing a graduated approach to meet developmental needs for all. We provide the Digital Developmental Portrait, a time effective tool to identify individual, to whole school needs. This tool offers targeted strategies which address developmental needs enhancing mental health, learning and achievement.   
Using this approach enables schools to support all learners access the curriculum effectively in the classroom making inclusion achievable and real.  
‘Meet the needs of the most troubled and troublesome learners and you enhance the learning environment for all’. 

Axcis Education Logo [grey text that reads Axcis above red text that reads Education with text that reads 'leaders in SEND recruitment' underneath at the bottom]

Primary Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Axcis Education

Axcis is the foremost supplier of SEND staff to mainstream and specialist schools in England and Wales. Providing teaching, leadership and support staff, Axcis has experience with all levels of recruitment across a wide range of special needs. Visit the Axcis website or contact your local office to learn more about how we can help.

concero logo [black text that reads 'concero' alongside blue text that reads 'education technology']

Secondary Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Concero Education

Together, we support classroom accessibility with the latest adaptive technology for a personalised learning experience. Every student deserves the resources and support they need to reach their full potential. We support an equitable learning environment to help pupils and teachers unlock a secure and trustworthy digital environment. Concero supports education organisations by designing, building and delivering specialist technical services and solutions. Our schools benefit from a personalised, future-proofed IT environment, which is inclusively designed to support teachers in exploring accessible and engaging ways of teaching and learning. Get in touch to unlock the capabilities of accessible tech and discover what's possible. 

christie & co logo [purple C alongside black text that reads Christie & Co]

Specialist Provision of the Year

Sponsored by Christie & Co

Christie & Co is the leading specialist advisor for buying and selling businesses in the childcare and education sector.

We offer unrivalled expertise across professional services for childcare and education business and property, with our services underpinned by in-depth market intelligence and accreditation from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

tss Special Direct Logo [blue circle behind white lower case letter t, red apple behind white lower case t and blue circle behind white lower case letter s on white background]

Teacher of the Year

Sponsored by TTS

At TTS Special Direct we’ve been providing specialist SEN support for more than 35 years. Discover the extensive range of SEN resources that can support children with every aspect of learning. 
From early intervention to establishing an inclusive environment, our range offers all of the resources that are needed to support every learner.

Table Sponsors

concero logo [black text that reads 'concero' alongside blue text that reads 'education technology']

Concero Education

Together, we support classroom accessibility with the latest adaptive technology for a personalised learning experience. Every student deserves the resources and support they need to reach their full potential. We support an equitable learning environment to help pupils and teachers unlock a secure and trustworthy digital environment. Concero supports education organisations by designing, building and delivering specialist technical services and solutions. Our schools benefit from a personalised, future-proofed IT environment, which is inclusively designed to support teachers in exploring accessible and engaging ways of teaching and learning.

Get in touch to unlock the capabilities of accessible tech and discover what's possible.

 

 

IDLS Group Ltd (blue background with the letters IDL in white)

IDL

IDL provides specialist multi-sensory software to schools in the UK and around the world.

Our goal is to provide learning support to those most in need and our software is used by thousands of learners across the globe. IDL Literacy dramatically increases reading and spelling ages for those with dyslexia or low literacy ability. In addition, research has shown it can also have a hugely positive impact on the confidence and self-esteem of those using the programme. IDL Numeracy assists those struggling with Maths through Dyscalculia or who are experiencing maths anxiety. It includes a fully graded course to support the National Curriculum for Numeracy, with interactive activities to support pupils and help them progress. Our new IDL Wellbeing programme has been developed to support pupils aged 7-13 to build the skills needed to maintain good mental wellbeing such as emotional awareness and mindfulness. 

 

Nominations are closed

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