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SEND & safeguarding: Effective practice

11 October 2021

The increased vulnerabilities of children with SEND mean that safeguarding must remain a constant focus for all school staff. Sara Alston advises

How can we radically shift the way we 'do' SEN?

4 September 2021

In part three of his series focusing on the state of our SEN system, inclusion expert Daniel Sobel looks at the problems of silos of working, asks what would happen if we collaborated more ...

Boost pastoral outcomes by investing in your staff

15 February 2021

Drawing on the excellent work of Cardiff High School and The Marlborough School, Daniel Sobel discusses how ensuring the wellbeing of your students begins with prioritising the wellbeing of your staff

Moving beyond the label: Needs not diagnosis...

18 January 2021

For many parents and too many professionals, the diagnosis is seen as a magic answer and the solution to a child’s difficulties – but it is not. Sara Alston discusses the risks involving diagnostic ...

Vulnerable students: A school without sanctions

13 January 2021

Non-confrontational behaviour management can be very effective with vulnerable pupils, especially those who have mental health difficulties. Why is this and what does this look like?

ADHD: Classroom tips

30 November 2019

If teachers understand the real causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder then finding support strategies for the classroom becomes much easier. Garry Freeman advises

Self-harm: How teachers should respond

3 July 2019

A guide from the University of Oxford and the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust offers practical ways in which schools and school staff can support young people at risk from self-harm

Trauma-informed practice in schools

6 March 2019

The symptoms of ADHD, autism and other common child diagnoses often match those of childhood trauma and adverse childhood experiences. Dr Margot Sunderland explains why schools must become ...

NQT Special: ADHD in your classroom

28 November 2018

NQTs will encounter a range of SEN in their classrooms. One common condition is ADHD. Sarah Long offers some quick pointers

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 ...

The underlying causes of challenging behaviour

26 September 2018

Continuing her series for SecEd on supporting our most vulnerable young people, Clare Stafford seeks expert advice on supporting students who regularly demonstrate challenging behaviour

Tes SEN Show: A focus on SEMH

5 September 2018

The Tes SEN Show takes place on October 5 and 6 and will focus on issues relating to social, emotional and mental health (SEMH). Head of content and chair of this year’s keynote panel discussion, ...

The influence of the smartphone: Part 6

4 July 2018

Smartphones are changing the cultural influences on children’s development. In the final part of her six-part series, Dr Stephanie Thornton considers the links between smartphone use and teenagers’ ...

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 ...

When revision can be bad for you

23 May 2018

At exam time, the negative impact of over-studying cannot be over-estimated. Karen Sullivan offers some words of caution to revising students...

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

Inclusion, equality and the law

18 April 2018

There are a range of statutory requirements that all schools must meet to ensure the inclusion of children and young people with disabilities and SEN. Navin Kikabhai looks at what the law requires ...

Calling all SEN professionals

20 September 2017

Taking place on October 6 and 7, the 25th annual Tes SEN Show offers a range of CPD seminars, practical workshops, and debates. Show organiser Beverley Walters previews this year’s event

Case study: The school that abolished punishment

26 April 2017

The outstanding Kilgarth School caters for boys with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Recently it took the decision to remove sanctions for poor behaviour. Emma Lee-Potter paid a ...

New directions and strategies for ADHD

8 February 2017

ADHD students still underachieve and many professionals can struggle to understand the barriers they face. Colin Foley looks at new educational approaches and the support offered by the ADHD ...

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