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  1. Autism in Schools project – helping children have their voices heard!

    The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is ‘my voice matters’. We are delighted to share a link…

    Last updated 19 February 2024
  2. Ofsted Area SEND Inspection Survey

    Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are visiting West Sussex, as part of an inspection looking at arrangements for…

    Last updated 14 November 2023
  3. Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Inclusive Practice Award – sharing success stories!

    Over the last three years, over 30 West Sussex schools have participated in the Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Inclusive Practice Award…

    Last updated 28 September 2023
  4. Presentations from the SENCO Conference 2023: Are We Listening?

    The theme of this conference was around engaging with pupil voice, and we were lucky to have Tara Elie from…

    Last updated 3 July 2023
  5. Idioms: Why “putting your back into it” when cleaning out horses, is not such a great idea…!

    I think the title of this blog is a self-explanatory example of a particular situation we encountered one day recently…

    Last updated 26 July 2023
  6. Local Area SEND Inspection

    Ofsted and CQC jointly inspect local area partnerships to see how well they work together to improve the experiences and…

    Last updated 26 July 2023
  7. Planning Successful Transitions for Autistic Pupils

    Autistic children and young people can find transitions challenging for a variety of reasons, including: intolerance of uncertainty, sensory processing…

    Last updated 26 July 2023
  8. Why shaming doesn’t work

    “You can’t teach children to behave better by making them feel worse.  When children feel better, they behave better.” (Pam…

    Last updated 26 July 2023
  9. Maths anxiety

    Maths Anxiety It is unusual to hear about students having elevated levels of anxiety around a specific curriculum subject. ‘History…

    Last updated 26 July 2023
  10. Kintsugi- Golden Repair

    Making mistakes, experiencing challenge and breakdown of communication or relationships, can be difficult for anyone but can be particularly difficult…

    Last updated 26 July 2023