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The latest content April 2017

Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

SEN Leader Issue 18 is now online! Premium Plus subscribers can access all of the articles, toolkits and back issues as well as exclusive content.


Successsful transitions: Step by step

Evaluation article: Autism - Championing transitions to university

Attainment and progress: Rochford Review

Mental health: Developing a strategy

Verdict on SEN reform: The schools and colleges experience

Supporting bereaved pupils in school

Mitigating the impact of loss and trauma

Signing to support communication

Premium Plus Articles

From compliance to concern: Taking safeguarding seriously

Disadvantaged pupils: Engaging staff in improving outcomes


Q. Following the Rochford Review’s final report, what is the future for P scales?

Q. One of our pupils has been off school now for over a week following a bereavement. We are concerned that her mother is keeping her at home. Do you have any suggestions?

Q. Lee Scott was critical of the medical care given in schools. What should we be doing exactly?


Form – Action planning your transition improvements

Form – Self-evaluating your transition arrangements

Handout – Key people who support university students with autism

Form – Prepare students with autism for higher education

Handout – The Scott Report

Worked example – SEN support mid-year review

Worked example – SEN support review process

Worked example – SEN support end of year review

Form – SEN support end of year review 

Form – SEN support review process

Handout – Mental health resources availabe to schools

Premium Plus Toolkits

Checklst – Compliance or concern?

Handout – Pupil premium advice for teaching staff

Checklst – Adult behaviours protocol for growth mindset