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Practical Strategies to overcome barriers to learning
This practical support strategy sheet provides an overview of evidence based strategies. It is particularly suited for subject teachers or supply teachers, who want an 'at a glance' view of the profile of learners in a class, and suggestions of strategies to overcome barriers to learning.
SEN Information Report - Compliance Checklist
If you or your SEN governor can answer the questions on this checklist, your SEN information report is largely compliant!
Code of Practice - SENCO
This is an extract from the Code of Practice that details the roles and responsibilities of the SENCO. Use it to ensure the breadth of your role or share it with SLT and or Governors.
This is one method for capturing the assess, plan, do and review cycle for learners at SEN Support. It is written for children and can be used or adapted for your setting.
SENCO Writing Frame Health Referrals
This writing frame may help SENCOs to capture information about barriers to learning presented by some learners who are seeking assessment from Health Professionals.
Cognitive Functions Checklist
This is a great tool for considering the 3 phases of input, elaboration and output, associated with cognitive functioning.
Our School SEN Profile
This is a useful summary to show the SEN profile of learners in your school on 1 sheet of A4.
Anticipated and Actual Impact
This simple grid can help to capture the 'anticipated' impact prior to starting an intervention as well as the 'actual' impact.
SEN-D Medical Needs Record
This is a great way for capturing your pupils with SEN, those who are Disabled and those with Medical Needs.