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Great news about Teenage Pregnancy: A Real Success Story

Over 25 years, teenage pregnancies have fallen significantly in England and Wales.

Learn about this success through seven simple charts and graphs.

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Chat GPT: How can schools use it to make a better world for pupils?

Resources and information about AI and SEND, especially Chat GPT.

For school leaders, SENCos and staff, let’s make a better world for SEND!

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New Academy Schools: The state of play in Nine Graphs

In 2011, the academy schools programme took off. But where are we now?

It’s hard to see from the overall data… So, let’s dive deeper.

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Children in Care: The Guide for School Governors

What do school governors need to know about Children in Care (sometimes referred to as LAC).

The download can be shared with school leaders and staff too.

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Everything you need to know about School Suspensions in 2023

What are the important trends in suspensions from schools?

For school leaders, teachers & parents.

Data is from the July 2023 DfE release.

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Nine Successful People who are Autistic Role Models

Do you know many autistic role models?

Here’s nine who have become successful.

They might inspire you, or your child, to dream even bigger.

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Entry Levels Explained: What you need to know

Has your child just started secondary special school?

Or, are you working in secondary special for the first time?

If so, get up to speed on entry levels.

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SEND Governor Questions: Five great tips for meetings with SENDCos

Are you a SEND Governor?

Do you need to meet your SENCo?

Don’t start from scratch, start from this…

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80 of the most common SEND terms explained: A free guide

Chances are parents, governors and staff are confused by SEND acronyms.

There’s more jargon than you think!

This free guide helps everyone to better navigate the SEND maze.

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Governing Body Self-Evaluation: Simple to complete, collate, and use to plan

Do you ask over 100 questions?

Or, can you do your Governing Body audit in less than two pages?

Yes!

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Everything you need to know about School Suspension in 2022

What are the trends in exclusion?

For school leaders, teachers, governors and parents.

Data is from the July 2022 DfE release.

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An Inspiring Teacher and her impact on young lives: Boo Spurgeon

A mysterious change among young people in one part of north Sheffield….

What was happening?

The answer is an inspiring teacher…

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How to write an outstanding SEND Policy & SEND Information Report

Tips and Tools for SEND documents that people keep on reading.

For academies and maintained schools.

Primary, secondary and special schools.

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SEND Information Report: What must schools include? A Quick Guide

What must you include in your SEND information report?

Checklists to dowload plus a few helpful extras – for schools, academies and PRUs.

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Write accessible documents for people with dyslexia or visual impairment

Seven tips to make your school’s documents more accessible.

It focuses on online documents. These form a large part of a school’s information for new parents and carers.

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School Governors: Asking the right questions about mental health

Schools are a front line service.

So, what role do school governors have when it comes to mental health? And, what questions can they ask to support mental health of pupils and staff?

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Talking to trans people: Ten Terms you need to Know

Do you hesitate when engaging with trans people because you don’t want to say the wrong thing?

Or do you just want to keep up to date?
If so, check out this summary of the key info.

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Does your Child need a COVID-19 test?

Does your child need a COVID test?

We created this free booklet, designed to help them understand testing and answer their questions.

Written in partnership with Widgit Online – our favourite producer of visuals.

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Schools, Face masks and Seatbelts

Face masks have become compulsory in shops in England.

So what next for schools?

And what can we learn from when we needed to belt up?

29/07/2020

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SEND & LGBTQ: How to help SEND youngsters understand LGBTQ+

Need to support SEND kids to learn about sexuality and gender?

Here’s books and links to help work through the knowledge they need.

As featured at the SAYiT conference on SEND & LGBTQ+.

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Ofsted Framework: Did they listen to advice about SEND?

Ofsted run consultations each time they release a new handbook.

Did they listen to the needs of children with hearing impairments and visual impairments?

Yes – Click to read more.

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Advice & Support: Staff members being a witness at court

Staff hope they’ll never need to attend court as part of their job.

If they do need to appear as a witness, here’s 5 tips to help.

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