Every Child Update Issue 12-13
Download the complete Every Child Update Issue 12-13 here.
Child File: Inspecting SEND
These child file materials look at Inspecting SEND. They include: Background to the new inspection guidelines Checklist from the inspector’s brief Planning guidelines – pupils with disabilities Planning guidelines – pupils with behavioural needs Impact of interventions
Don’t just sing, sing better
Many of us enjoy having a private sing song, but joining a choir? Singing can be a relaxing and formative activity that every child can enjoy. In this article Helen Price tells us what it means to be involved in ‘Choir of the Year’.
Myself as a learner
Ability alone is not enough: how we think about ourselves crucially matters when it comes to being effective learners – and Bob Burden has developed a scale to measure pupils’ self-concept and motivation.
Leading for Children
Graham Handscomb describes how an innovative matrix for integrated leadership was produced and its potential for enabling leaders from education, health and social care to be developed together.
What does cause ADHD?
The quest to find the underlying causes of ADHD continues. What have we learnt from the latest genetic findings and what are their implications in the real world?
In the name of Health and Safety
It’s been said for a long time, we’ve gone health and safety mad. In this article Shelly Newstead from ‘Common Threads’ welcomes Lord Young’s recent report, ‘Common Sense, Common Safety’ on behalf of the playwork profession.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is campaigning for school gardening. The campaign encourages and supports schools in developing and using a school garden. Find out more about how it might benefit children with SEN.
Have you considered Investing in Pupils?
Most people have heard of Investors in People but have you heard of Investors in Pupils? In case you haven’t, it’s a national quality standard that makes sense for pupils and their settings.