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Publication of a new ‘what works’ resource for those working with pupils and students with SEN

A new interactive ‘what works’ resource for those working with pupils and students with SEN has been published today (6th November 2017).

The resource – ‘SEN support: research evidence on effective approaches and examples of current practice in good and outstanding schools and colleges’ – provides school and college leaders, teachers and practitioners with information and evidence-based practice that can be effective for SEN support.

School and colleges leadership teams, SENCOs and classroom teachers are encouraged to review their provision against the seven key features of effective support.  Practitioners can look at the detail of interventions and approaches and consider what would be most beneficial for meeting the needs of children and young people with special educational needs in their settings.

Both the development of the resource and the underpinning research were undertaken by ASK Research and Coventry University.  The resource is hosted on  nasen’s SEND Gateway and the Education & Training Foundation Excellence Gateway

Examples of effective practice include:

  • Reorganising lesson structure, learning environments and curriculum
  • Measures to address attendance issues
  • Effective transition support and preparation for adulthood
  • Effective progress monitoring

Welcome to the new PEP website

We welcome your comments and feedback on our site so far. We particularly encourage you to let us know if there is anything that you think is missing from this website.

As well as providing information we want to be able to share good practice and celebrate some of the successes in Portsmouth Schools. Please send any photographs or case studies to: Sarah Christopher, PEP and School Inclusion Manager.