Best practice

A language toolkit

8 May 2014

In Coventry, a three-stage model has been introduced to support learners with speech, language and communication needs. Sandi McKinnon explains.


FAQs – the changes to SEN

27 February 2014

The new approach to SEN provision, now before Parliament, will give children and their families more of a say and make teachers more accountable for pupils’ progress. Amy Cook answers school leaders’ questions on what the reforms may mean for schools



NQT Special: Meeting the needs of all pupils

28 November 2013

With official statistics indicating that as many as one in five pupils in the UK have an SEN, every NQT must be prepared to teach pupils with a range of conditions. As part of SecEd's NQT special edition, Sean Stockdale looks at how you can meet the needs


The SEN Code of Practice explained

7 November 2013

The government recently unveiled its proposed new SEN Code of Practice. Jane Friswell outlines the implications for state-maintained schools.


When poor behaviour is a cover

17 October 2013

Students with language and literacy difficulties face huge barriers accessing the curriculum and often use poor behaviour as a strategy to cover up their problems. Speech and language therapist Jules Clarke advises.

Sign up SecEd Bulletin