• Additional needs register: template and advice Download our template additional needs register to help you track more vulnerable pupils across your school. Learn who to include on the register and see an example from a school.
  • Auditing inclusion provision Is there any guidance on auditing an inclusion team? One of our associate education experts suggests how to undertake an audit of a school's inclusion provision. This article also links to information from Ofsted on the inspection of inclusion.
  • Deploying TAs effectively: pupils with EHC plans Some pupils with education, health and care (EHC) plans are entitled to 1:1 support from a teaching assistant (TA), with that time classed as protected. Find out how to make the most effective use of TAs when supporting pupils with EHC plans.
  • How to use assistive technology to support your pupils Learn how to use assistive technology to help pupils with reading, writing and understanding, with advice from school leaders from the EdTech Demonstrator Programme. Plus get tips on other ways you can use technology to help pupils, especially those with SEND, whether they’re in the classroom or learning remotely.
  • Identifying and addressing staff development needs around SEND Use our questionnaire to identify your teaching staff's development needs around SEND, and get advice on how to address these needs.
  • Local offer: what you need to know Find out what the local offer is and what it means for your school. See examples from different local authorities, and how schools refer to the local offer on their websites.
  • National data on SEN Find out the most recent national data on the proportion of pupils with special educational needs (SEN), based on the January 2021 census.
  • Pupils with SEND: lesson planning audit Use our audit tool to identify where teachers are confident differentiating their lesson plans for pupils with SEND, and where they might need more support. Find further resources to help you monitor SEND provision.
  • Running high-quality SEND provision Use these hand-picked resources to help you manage your responsibilities as a SENCO and improve your provision.
  • SENCO handover: template Whether you’re the incoming or outgoing SENCO, use our handover template to cover all the bases and make sure your school continues to meet the needs of all pupils with SEN.
  • SENCO's year planner Get organised with our annual planner for special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs). You'll find strategic aims for the autumn, spring and summer terms to help you plan your diary, and a list of operational tasks to schedule in throughout the year.
  • SEND Code of Practice: a summary Read our summary to help you comply with the SEND Code of Practice. Find out how the EHC assessment process works, and share our handout with staff to help them understand their responsibilities under the code.
  • SEND provision: requirements and best practice audit Complete our audit to have total confidence you've got everything in place for your pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and are meeting the statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.
  • SEND register: template and advice Download our template register to help you manage SEND provision across your school. Find out who should be included in the register, how to review it, and the process for removing pupils from the register.
  • SEN provision in the EYFS: requirements Understand what's required of early years providers under the SEND Code of Practice, including identifying needs, managing SEN support, requesting EHC assessments and helping with transition.
  • SEN provision mapping Evidence how you meet the needs of pupils with SEN and additional needs, measure the impact of your interventions, and calculate their cost by downloading our template provision maps to improve your SEN provision mapping.
  • SEN provision: role of teaching staff Understand what teaching staff need to do to identify and support pupils with SEN. Be clear on their responsibilities so you can give your staff the confidence to support all pupils.