A practical workshop for those new to the SENCO role

Length: 4 Hours

Course Leaders: Sam Caig and Mel Foulston

Audience: Practitioners who are looking to take on the role of SENCO in there setting or are taking on a support role to current SENCO.

Course Overview: This four hour workshop will provide practitioners with key points and practical ideas to help you in the SENCO role. This will include investigating how the SENCO role is delivered across the city, discussions around early identification of children with additional needs and exploring the Graduated Response.  Practitioners who complete this course and go on to do  the ‘Being a SENCO’ will receive a UK CPD certificate.


Aims: This course will support you to

  • Understand the importance of working with parents and exploring the role of other professionals
  • Increase practitioners knowledge of current SEND legislation including the SENDCOP2015
  • Explore the Local Offer
  • Identify what is universal provision and what is SEND provision


Pre - course Requirements: Before attending this workshop practitioners are required to have an overview of The Statutory Guidance, Special Educational Needs Disability Code of Practice 0 – 25 years relating to Early Years providers (section 5 page 78)


Day Date Time Venue Fee  
Friday 3 May 2019 9.00am - 1.00pm Castle Cavendish £45 Book