With over 20 years experience of working with children, young people and schools, Aaron King is the driving force behind 9000lives.

Aaron King SEND Specialist Support, Training and Consultancy
Aaron King Director

Recently, Aaron worked with a large SEND school for over 6 months. Aaron’s focus was behaviour, attendance and welfare. During this time, the Ofsted judgement of this area moved from Requires Improvement to Outstanding.

A specialist in SEND, he provides advice & support to both primary and secondary schools across England.

Leading SEND in Schools

He has also led a team of 50, working across four resource provisions. These resource provisions help pupils get back into mainstream education. They work with children & young people with complex SEND (e.g. complex ASD, SEMH, learning difficulties, SLCN).

SEND Advisory Work

Aaron has many years experience of advisory work including working with mainstream schools, special schools, resource provisions and Pupil Referral Units (PRUS).

Schools in Ofsted Categories: Requires Improvement and Inadequate

Aaron has worked with many schools in difficulty, including both mainstream and special schools in Ofsted categories. Aaron’s advice & support has helped to accelerate progress and turn schools around.

SEND and Inclusion Training

An experienced trainer, Aaron is able to deliver bespoke sessions tailored to your oganisation. More information can be found on our training page.

Other organisations

With previous partners including charities, parents, businesses residential homes and the police, Aaron has developed a speciality in equality across a wide range of organisations.

Inclusion and SEND outside the classroom

Aaron is skilled in leading and supporting inclusive adventure sport. For example, taking autistic youngsters caving, canoeing for pupils with ADHD, or supporting a person with ASD to summit alps. This spotlights Aaron’s flexible outlook to removing barriers to inclusion.

He has written for the TES, including in leadership sections, and also has published journal work.

He has been a school governor for almost 20 years.

You can keep up with Aaron on Twitter.

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