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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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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.

Female leading a group of staff

Webinar: Introduction to the SEND Development Pathways

  • Webcasts
  • 15 Mar 2022
Free
WSS past event
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.

female teacher with young pupil

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
PfA
PfAEY

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.

classroom reading

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.

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Webinar: Beyond the School Gates: Exploring Opportunity and Aspiration into FE and Beyond

  • Webcasts
  • 20 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event
PfA

This webinar series focuses on aspiration, provision and opportunities from KS4 through to FE and beyond. The series explores curriculum, PfA and long term outcomes, transitions & connectivity across the system to best support students and families.

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Webinar: SEND in Mainstream for Early Career Teachers and Beyond

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

This three-part webinar series supports teachers to develop their ability to effectively meet the needs of all SEND learners in your classroom, using the 5 Key Recommendations from the EEF’s SEN Support in Mainstream Schools Guidance Report.

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Webinar: Introduction to the Teacher Handbook: SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 06 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

In this webinar, lead authors Katherine Walsh and Amelie Thompson take participants through Whole School SEND's latest resource, the Teacher Handbook: SEND.

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Webinar: Leadership of SEND: Building a Culture of Collective Responsibility

  • Webcasts
  • 17 Nov 2021
Free
WSS past event
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This series of webinars aimed at leaders will explore effective leadership of SEND, including how to use data strategically, the current inspection landscape and fostering a culture of collective responsibility.

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Webinar: The Inclusive Secondary Classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 20 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event
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This sequence of webinars is an opportunity to reflect on and explore the components that support the inclusive secondary classroom.

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Webinar: Getting to Grips with Great SEND Governance

  • Webcasts
  • 15 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This webinar series is designed as an accessible course for all those in leadership and governance to understand their roles and responsibilities, audit and evaluation mechanisms, and best practice examples in relation to SEND governance.

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A Guide to Whole School SEND Resources for Early Career Teachers

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
ECF
ECT
RQT
NQT

This short video walks through some key resources, all available from Whole School SEND (WSS), which may be of use to Early Career Teachers.

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Webinar: Working with Parents, Carers and Families

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This webinar series supports schools in developing and evaluating how they work with families to maximise engagement and outcomes.

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Webinar: Developing an Inclusive, Accessible and Ambitious Curriculum

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This three-part series aimed at secondary practitioners explores how to make the curriculum inclusive, accessible and ambitious for all pupils.

Teacher with primary student

Webinar: The Inclusive Primary Classroom

  • Webcasts
  • 08 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This sequence of webinars is an opportunity to reflect on and explore the components that support the inclusive primary classroom.

Secondary pupil with parent and teacher

Webinar: Early Identification and Intervention: Acting upon the Earliest Indicators of Need at Every Stage

  • Webcasts
  • 07 Oct 2021
Free
WSS past event

This series focuses on the importance of early identification of students’ needs, including understanding identification methods, using assessment methods to develop learning-led strategies and building in the graduated approach.

Children in classroom

Webinar: Practical Strategies for Supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs

  • Webcasts
  • 06 Oct 2021
Free
SLCN
WSS past event

This series introduces the building blocks needed for communication and practical strategies for supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs in the classroom.