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Raising the attainment of pupils with SEN
How can we raise the attainment of pupils with SEN? This article looks at teaching strategies schools can use to raise the attainment of pupils with special educational needs (SEN). It also features case studies on how schools have improved the outcomes of pupils with SEN.
Quality first teaching
Like the SEND Code of Practice, sources featured in the article highlight the importance of inclusive teaching and ongoing assessment.
The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice says, on page 25:
High quality teaching that is differentiated and personalised will meet the individual needs of the majority of children and young people ...
Schools and colleges must use their best endeavours to ensure that such provision is made for those who need it. Special educational provision is underpinned by high quality teaching and is compromised by anything less.
Another article from The Key sets out research into what constitutes effective teaching.
Additional guidance on quality first teaching can be found in another of our articles.
A case study from Bryning with Warton St
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