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  1. 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 23 May 2023
  2. 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 25 April 2023
  3. 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 20 April 2023
  4. 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 23 March 2023
  5. Maths anxiety

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

    Last updated 7 March 2023
  6. 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 24 February 2023
  7. Increase in scarlet fever

    Schools were contacted yesterday by about the recent national increase in notifications of scarlet fever to the UK Health Security…

    Last updated 8 December 2022
  8. An autistic journey through the confusing world of language

    A parent’s account of supporting regulation We realised quite early on in our son’s journey through school, that asking him…

    Last updated 24 November 2022
  9. Emotional regulation through the Autism Lens

    The Autism and Social Communication Team hosted its own conference this month- Emotional Regulation: Through the Autism Lens. The team…

    Last updated 2 November 2022
  10. Application for two new SEMH special free schools – Consultation West Sussex County Council (WSCC) has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children and young…

    Last updated 27 September 2022