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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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Positive beginnings: Supporting children with SEND at the start of their school journey

  • Webcasts
  • 16 Feb 2024
Free
Webinar
WSS past event
primary school
primary
Universal needs

This webinar will explore support for children entering mainstream school.  The session will cover early identification of need, processes for positive support and inclusive strategies to ensure that needs are met as children prepare for transition.

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How to ensure balance between the role of SENCO and personal wellbeing.

  • Webcasts
  • 09 Nov 2023
Free
Webinar
WSS past event
Universal needs

Enhancing SENCO wellbeing by managing workload and leading through influence. Delivered by Jean Gross, Rebecca Gonyora and Erica Wolstenholme

Young child sat at a desk with a board and pen being supported by a female support staff

Meeting increasing Social Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) needs within mainstream settings

  • Webcasts
  • 12 Jul 2023
Free
Webinar
WSS past event
Universal needs

In this webinar we will explore the increase in SEMH needs and how we can meet the challenge of assessing needs and providing targeted support within school.

Webinar - SEND and Alternative Provision Improvement Plan: What do schools and colleges need to know?

  • Webcasts
  • 04 May 2023
Free
Webinar
Universal Services

This webinar will provide an overview of the Department for Education’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Alternative Provision (AP) Improvement plan which was published at the beginning of March.

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Talking Head - Professional Development Groups Tim James Director of Inclusion

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Apr 2023
Free
PD Groups

A Director of Inclusion talks about the benefit to their learning in addition to improved outcomes in their school of being a member of the professional groups.

Talking Head - Teacher Handbook Zoe Nash SENCO

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Apr 2023
Free
School improvement for SEND
Teacher Handbook SEND

A SENCO talks about the benefits to her school of using the Teacher Handbook.

Webinar - SEND - Legacy of Leadership

  • Webcasts
  • 16 Mar 2023
Free
SCNWLON
Webinar
Universal needs
NPQ

In the final session in this series of three, we reflect on SEND at a strategic and executive level, in our sense-making and decision-making.

Primary school children sat on the carpet in group reading with a teacher holding out a book

Webinar: Reflective SEND Practice

  • Webcasts
  • 16 Mar 2023
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON
Webinar

In the final session in this series of six, we explore how to be a reflective classroom teacher for SEND.

Group of 3 primary school age children enthusiastically putting their hand up sat around a classroom desk, there are small plant trays, felt tip pens and paper on the table.

Webinar: How to develop a curriculum which is ambitious and accessible for all at each age and stage

  • Webcasts
  • 06 Mar 2023
Free
WSS past event
Universal Services

This webinar recording explores why it is important for all children to have access to an ambitious curriculum and how schools and colleges can ensure that their curriculum is ambitious and accessible.

students sitting in a lecture hall

Webinar: Distributed Leadership of SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 31 Jan 2023
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON
Webinar
NPQ

In the second session in this series of three, we explore deeper the vital role that consistent sense-making and decision-making plays in setting children and young people up for life outside and beyond school.

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Webinar: Teaching Children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs

  • Webcasts
  • 31 Jan 2023
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON
Webinar

In the fifth session in this series of six, we explores strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to support children who consistently present with disruptive or withdrawn behaviour.

Two women sat in front of a laptop

Webinar: Inclusive Classroom Language

  • Webcasts
  • 19 Dec 2022
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON

In this fourth session of the series, participants explore strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to support children with speech, language and communication needs.

Webinar - SEND: Foundations in Leadership

  • Webcasts
  • 02 Dec 2022
Free
SCNWLON
Webinar
Universal needs
NPQ

Aimed at school leaders doing NPQs in our region, this first session of three webinars reflects on sense-making and decision-making as it relates to learners with SEND, either providing or limiting access and opportunities for learning.

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Webinar: Principles of Assessment and Metacognition

  • Webcasts
  • 21 Nov 2022
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON

This session explores how to accurately assess and narrate the steps of progress that learners with SEND make within whole class teaching.

group of students in a STEM lesson with teacher - secondary age

Webinar: Teaching children with Cognition and Learning needs

  • Webcasts
  • 07 Nov 2022
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON

This session explores strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to support children who have difficulties processing and retaining new information.

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).

four students sitting at a desk with notepads

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.

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.

Primary school children with teacher doing an art and crafts class

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.