THE ROLE OF A SENCO

The programme will help you further develop your practice as a committed, responsible and creative professional, capable of critical thinking and practical action and support you in enhancing whole-school provision for pupils who have Special Educational Needs or disabilities.

Course

The role of a SENCO

Detail

Led by experienced SENCOs, the training provides advice on how to put theory into practise and offers the opportunity to see examples of working practice and the chance to ask questions and share ideas.

What is the SEN Code of Practice?

• What are the statutory responsibilities of a SENCO?

• What is the Equality Act?

• Signposting to other agencies.

• Developing an action plan.

Timings

Tuesday 4th December 2018

9am-12pm

Pudsey Primrose Hill

Course

Auditing your school’s SEND provision

Detail

• Auditing your school’s SEND provision

• Managing the TA team

• Compliance issues / governance

• What’s the impact?  / What does the HT need to know?

• Support to develop a provision map

Timings

Tuesday 15th January

        1.30-4.30pm

West SILC

Course

EHCPs (How to write an Educational Health Care Plan)

Detail

 

• Managing the process

• Running the meetings / managing parents / managing expectations

• Setting SMART targets

• Writing the report

• Developing an EHCP calendar for the school

Timings

Tuesday 12th March 2019

    1.30pm - 4.30pm

North West SILC – Penny Field

Course

What else is out there?

Detail

Morning visit to a special school to find out more about the work of the SILCs in Leeds

• Overview of SILCs

• School tour

• Time in class to observe

• Time to reflect and ask question

 

Travel to the East SILC for lunch, followed by an afternoon meeting other professionals and finding out about their roles.  You will meet colleagues from the STARS Team, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Visually Impaired Team, Audiology, Behaviour, CAHMS, Medical Needs Teaching Service.  You will hear about how they support children and families and have time to ask questions.

Timings

May 2019

9.30am - 3.30pm

Various SILC settings

Course

Managing difficult conversations and what next?

Detail

A session led by a leadership coach providing practical support in holding difficult conversations

Input from colleagues at Leeds Beckett University regarding the SENCo Mandatory Qualification

Input from an experienced SENCO who has completed the SENCO MQ

Timings

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

1.30pm - 4.30pm

East SILC - John Jamieson School

 

To book your place on our SENCO workshops, or for further information, visit www.noctuateachingschool.org.uk or email admin@noctuateachingschool.org.uk


Opportunity

Published: 15/11/2018
Audience: Aspiring SENCOs, newly appointed SENCOs and those who would like to refresh their knowledge.
Contact: Andrea Taylor

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