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Vulnerable pupils: When students cannot relate…

16 January 2019

Continuing his series offering practical solutions to common difficulties experienced by vulnerable pupils, Daniel Sobel looks at the varying ‘relating’ challenges we might encounter

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SLCN: A difficulty in understanding?

28 November 2018

Continuing his SecEd series, Daniel Sobel describes a common intervention scenario that he sees in schools and which often goes wrong because we don’t spot the student’s primary need

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Avoiding permanent exclusion

14 November 2018

When the behaviour and challenges presented by a student spiral so far out of control, there is only one solution – isn’t there? Continuing his focus on common challenges facing schools, Daniel Sobel ...

Parent-school meetings: Ensuring successful outcomes

3 October 2018

In SecEd this year, Daniel Sobel will be tackling common problems and questions when it comes to supporting vulnerable pupils in school. In his first article, he looks at the challenges and secrets ...

Teaching interventions: Pre and over learning

23 May 2018

The one teaching intervention that could most benefit a range of students, including EAL and SEN, is – according to Daniel Sobel – the use of pre-learning and over-learning. He discusses how these ...

Explaining inattentive ADHD

16 May 2018

The hyperactive version of ADHD is well-known and often spotted, but students with inattentive ADHD frequently go undiagnosed, as Daniel Sobel knows from his own experience

When I mention to ...

Looked-after students and Attachment Disorder

8 March 2017

Looked-after students continue to struggle in our education system. Inclusion expert Daniel Sobel looks at why this is, including a focus on Attachment Theory and how we might reduce the high number ...

Challenging schools: Five recurring themes

1 February 2017

Every school is different and must tackle its challenges in a way to suit its own circumstances. However, Daniel Sobel has seen some generally recurring themes and challenges faced by schools that ...

The changing role of SENCO

2 November 2016

Schools are finding it hard to recruit successful SENCOs. Daniel Sobel believes this is down to the changing requirements of this broad and vital position. He looks at the modern SENCO role

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Achieving effective differentiation

22 June 2016

Differentiation is accepted as part of teaching, but do we really offer true differentiation to all students, including those with SEN? Daniel Sobel says that too often we don’t. He looks here at a ...

FAQs: Secondary SEND

2 March 2016

Inclusion expert Daniel Sobel answers three questions he often encounters in his work

Q: Does my school have to financially account for each individual Pupil Premium student?

Officially, ...

Assessment: Life after levels for SEN students

24 February 2016

A recent day of discussions between school leaders from across England focused on the impact that the move to assessment without levels might have on vulnerable pupils, especially those with SEN. ...

The Pupil Premium: Five important lessons

13 January 2016

Drawing upon his work with one school, expert Daniel Sobel offers five lessons for effective whole-school Pupil Premium strategies

The number of schools that have not been able to make even a dent ...

Inclusion advice: Moderate learning difficulties

2 December 2015

Including students with moderate learning difficulties in the mainstream secondary school setting can present challenges. Experts Daniel Sobel and Wendy Knott offer some solutions

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A self-audit framework for your SEND provision

25 November 2015

How effective is your school’s overall SEND provision? Inclusion expert Daniel Sobel urges you not to wait for problems to develop, but to self-audit your SEND using the following framework

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Effective SEN differentiation

14 October 2015

Inclusion expert Daniel Sobel discusses approaches teachers can use to achieve differentiation for SEN pupils and to maximise its impact

Responding to the variety of needs presented in any ...

Meeting the challenges of ADHD

16 September 2015

Children who suffer with ADHD face daily challenges during their school life. Daniel Sobel discusses how teachers and teaching assistants can best support these pupils

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Whole-school mental health strategies

21 May 2015

Safeguarding the mental health of our young people is one of the key challenges facing society today. Daniel Sobel discusses the role of schools in managing mental health issues and offers his ...

Justifying your Pupil Premium spending decisions

26 February 2015

It is essential that schools are able to justify their decisions over how to spend the Pupil Premium when inspectors come calling. Daniel Sobel offers some simple, yet effective approaches.

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Demonstrating Pupil Premium impact

15 January 2015

Inclusion and Pupil Premium expert Daniel Sobel offers some incredibly simple – yet effective – steps to help you think about and demonstrate the impact that your Pupil Premium spending is having. ...

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