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What are the 4 broad areas of need?

Cognition and learning
Social, emotional and mental health difficulties
Sensory and/or physical needs
Communication and interaction


What are the disadvantages of differentiation?

It widens the ability gap
Places a ceiling on what children can achieve
Results in some children being given less challenging work


What is adaptive teaching?

It is a mindset
It is a practice
Assumes that all children can achieve


What are the starting points for adaptive teaching?

Teachers think:
1. What are the barriers to learning?
2. How can we adapt this lesson/ task to enable children to achieve


Name some adaptive teaching strategys?

Pre teaching
Break the task down further
Using different resources
Alternative ways of recording
Concept cartoons
Use key word mats
Different ways of recording


What are the key messages in the SEN/D Code of pratice?

Schools must use their best endeavours to ensure effective provision for all pupils with SEN

Teachers are responsible for accountable for the progress of all pupils in their class

Special educational provision is underpinned by high quality teaching

High quality teaching is the first step in responding to pupils who have or may have SEN

The quality of teaching for pupils with SEN should be part of performance management and CPD approaches


When might a pupil have a Special Educational Need?

A child of compulsory school age or young person has a learning difficulty or disability if he or she:
- has a significant greater need in learning than the majority of others of the same age: or
- has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of educational facilitates of kind generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools or mainstream post-16 institutions


What are the four elements of the graduated approach?



What are one page profiles ?

Tools developed by Helen Sanderson to support her daughter and ensure all those working with her have the relevant information
They collect information about the child and the support they find helpful
They focus on strengths, areas of need and ways in which the child is best supported.
The voice of the child and the parents are central