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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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Webinar: Distributed Leadership of SEND

menti_-_wss_npq_session_2_-_building_distributed_leadership.pdf wss_npq_session_2_-_building_distributed_leadership.pdf
  • Webcasts
  • 31 Jan 2023
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON
Webinar
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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

wss_ect_session_5_teaching_children_with_semh_needs.pdf
  • Webcasts
  • 31 Jan 2023
Free
Universal Services
SCNWLON
Webinar
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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strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to support children who consistently present with disruptive or withdrawn behaviour.

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Webinar: Inclusive Classroom Language

MENTI WSS ECT 4 Inclusive Classroom Language.pdf WSS ECT Session 4 Inclusive Classroom Language Presentation Slides.pdf
  • 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

WSS NPQ Session 1 - SEND Foundations in Leadership.pdf MENTI results - WSS NPQ Session 1 - SEND_ Foundations in Leadership.pdf
  • Webcasts
  • 02 Dec 2022
Free
SCNWLON
Webinar
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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.

Male teacher supporting two primary school children in a lesson

Evelyn's Deaf Awareness Film - NatSIP

  • General
  • 01 Dec 2022
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Evelyn is 9 years old and tells us about herself and her friends at Riddings Junior School in Derbyshire.

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Webinar: Principles of Assessment and Metacognition

menti_results_-_whole_school_send_ect_session_3_assessment_and_metacognition.pdf wss_ect_session_3_-_principles_of_assessment_and_metacognition.pdf
  • 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.

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Webinar: Teaching children with Cognition and Learning needs

menti_results_-_whole_school_send_ect_session_2_thursday_13th_october_2022.pdf wss_ect_session_2.pdf
  • 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

WSS ECT Session 1 - Adapting teaching for children with SEND.pdf
  • 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

Tool A Graduated Response.docx Early identification of concerns revised Sep19.docx Accurate identification for SEN Webinar slides.pdf Webinar discussion_Identification of SEN_220922.pdf
  • Webcasts
  • 23 Sep 2022
Free
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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.  

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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

youth-sport-trust-article-adhd.pdf
  • 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

KPS Presentation W SCH SEND DfE Jo Knowles.pptx
  • 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

SEND CPD and Expertise Report.pdf
  • 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.

Female teacher providing teaching support for young male pupil - primary

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

SLT_Research_CC_Gov2_ETF.pdf
  • 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

Examination access April 2022 Edition vP1c-1.pdf
  • 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.