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Resources and Publications

The Whole School SEND consortium regularly publishes resources to support you with all aspects of SEND. These include our SEND Review Guides and Frameworks, leaflets for parents, practical resources to support your work in educational settings, resources for specific contexts such as COVID, CPDL webinar recordings and more.

As a member of nasen and the Whole School SEND Member Community, you have free access to all of our resources – scroll through, use the filters or search for a specific resource. 

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Illustration of words used to describe an early career teachers vision for pupils with SEND. Words include inclusion, support and success.

Webinar: Adapting teaching for learners with SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Oct 2022
Free
Early Career
SCNWLON

This session for Early Career Teachers, explores strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to support children and young people with SEND using the graduated approach (Assess, Plan, Do, Review).

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Webinar: Ensuring accurate identification of SEN in school and college settings

  • Webcasts
  • 23 Sep 2022
Free
WSS past event
Universal Services

This webinar recording supports you in developing effective systems and processes to enable the early and accurate identification of SEN in your setting.  

female teacher with young pupil

Webinar: Is Ofsted a force for improving the education for all learners with SEND?

  • Webcasts
  • 29 Jun 2022
Free
WSS past event
Universal Services

Malcolm Reeve shares practical tools and templates to help schools reflect on SEND as they prepare for an Ofsted inspection.

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Ten Top Tips for Sports Coaches: Working with Children and Young People with ADHD

  • General
  • 10 Jun 2022
Free
Consortium Partner resource
sport

Youth Sports Trust and the ADHD Foundation explore some ideas to help make your club or team an inclusive place for children and young people with ADHD.

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The Inclusive Classroom: High Quality Teaching in every setting

  • General
  • 01 Jun 2022
Free
School improvement for SEND

A programme to develop quality first teaching and inclusive practice to benefit pupils with SEND in reading.

Female teacher with young boy supporting with speech language and communication needs at a table in a classroom

Talking Head - Professional Development Groups Erica Biddle SENCO

  • Webcasts
  • 01 Jun 2022
Free
PD Groups

A SENCO talks about the benefit to her learning in addition to improved outcomes in her school of being a member of the professional groups.

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Talking Head - Professional Development Groups Vicky Newman Headteacher

  • Webcasts
  • 01 Jun 2022
Free
PD Groups

A headteacher talks about the benefits to her school of participating in the professional development group.

Access to SEND CPD and Expertise Research

  • General
  • 24 May 2022
Free
Research

This research explores the experiences of the school workforce in relation to their access to, and experience of SEND CPD.

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Effective SEN support: research evidence on effective approaches and examples of current practice in good and outstanding schools and colleges. A guide for senior leaders in education settings

  • General
  • 19 May 2022
Free
Effective SEN Support

This guide summarises findings from a summary of published research, referred to as ‘what the evidence says’, and advice from experts and schools and colleges displaying promising practice, referred to as ‘what the sector says’.

National Sensory Impairment Partnership

NatSIP resources

  • General
  • 09 May 2022
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Free resources on supporting candidates with sensory impairment from NatSIP

nasen and WSS member newsletter June 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your June update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

nasen and WSS member newsletter May 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your May update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

nasen and WSS member newsletter April 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your April update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

nasen and WSS member newsletter March 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your March update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

nasen and WSS member newsletter February 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your February update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

nasen and WSS member newsletter January 2023

  • General
  • 16 Apr 2022
Free
WSS enews

Welcome to your January update, full of SEND CPD opportunities to help support your ambitions for an inclusive learning environment.

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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.