SENCO: performance objectives

Use our examples to help you to create performance objectives that are suitable for your SENCO and your school context.

Last reviewed on 14 September 2021
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  1. Tips for writing performance objectives
  2. Curriculum and learning
  3. Managing staff
  4. Reviews and reports

Tips for writing performance objectives

Set objectives for your SENCO that relate to:

  • Your school's improvement plan
  • The SENCO's personal and/or professional development

Get ideas from official documents that explain the role and requirements of a SENCO, such as:

Below are some sample objectives that you can tailor to your specific needs, for example:

  • The key strategic aims of your school
  • The needs of the pupils with SEN in your school
  • Your SENCO's level of experience 

Another article from The Key looks in more detail at how to write performance objectives.

Curriculum and learning

To establish systems to support staff in making sure that pupils with SEN make progress in all aspects of the curriculum, especially English and maths, in line with targets and expected outcomes.

New strategies and systems are implemented