SEN Leader issue 24 is now online! Premium Plus subscribers can now access all the articles, toolkits and back issues as well as exclusive content.
Reasonable force: Focus on policy Self-evaluation of SEND: Knowing your school
SEN and the governor: Part two
Conducting a SEN learning walk
The worth of a teaching assistant
Supporting transgender students
Struggling with separation
Checklist – Link meeting questions for the SEND named governor
Checklist – Link meeting with the SEND named governor
Form – SEND self-evaluation evidence
Handout – Top tips for dealing with separation anxiety
Glossary – Gender identity
Handout – Five top tips for successful learning walks
Form – Learning walks and self-assessment
Checklist – SEN learning walk
Form – Outcomes of a SEN learning walk
Worked example – Restraint policy
Form – Positive handling plan
Form – Record of restraint
Tackling eating disorders: A whole-school approach @
Managing the attendance of migrant children @
Checklist – A whole-school approach to supporting young people with eating disorders @
Checklist – Managing the attendance of migrant children @
Q. We know that there are special concerns when it comes to safeguarding SEN pupils. What does the new guidance suggest?
Q. We currently have six autistic boys in our school and no autistic girls. Is this usual?
Q. The mother of one of our pupils with SEN has recently died. He is refusing to talk about it and we are unsure how to help.