How to Survive and Succeed as a SENCo in the Primary School
Being a SENCo in a primary school is a demanding and responsible position, and one which is constantly evolving as special needs provision changes. This accessible book is packed with practical tips and ideas and will provide an invaluable source of vital information and helpful advice.
• explains clearly the roles and responsibilities of the SENCo and all who are involved with a pupil with special educational needs
• takes you step-by-step through the ‘graduated approach’ – from children causing concern through to children with statements
• suggests ways to organise and manage the special needs provision effectively
• offers ideas and resources for in-service training.
Contains photocopiable resources and ideas and materials for in-service training.
Paperback. Contains 64 A4 pages.
Veronica Birkett has worked as a class teacher, a SENCo, an LA advisory teacher for pupils with SEN, an OFSTED inspector and an educational SEN consultant and trainer. Marj Lautman is a primary school teacher and an experienced SENCo.
Contents include: Introduction. Why be a SENCo? Evaluating your situation. Identifying and addressing special needs. The graduated approach. Managing special needs provision. INSET. References.