Kickstart the school year with flair: SENCO guide to a sensational beginning
As we hurtle towards the end of the school year, SENCOs have a lot on their minds. So much to do and so little time! You’re focused on ‘getting things finished’ but you’ve also got to ‘get things started’ for the new school year. If you want to kick start your school year with flair, you really can’t afford to miss this training session!
Abigail Hawkins is a SEN Consultant and founder of the Community Interest Company, SENsible SENCO. Her aim is to help you embrace your role as a SENCO, effectively prioritise the wellbeing and success of students with SEND and take a proactive approach in addressing their unique needs. Abigail provides valuable insight on creating inclusive environments, tracking progress, adapting support strategies and the importance of continuous professional development for all staff.
This highly engaging training focuses on understanding the SENCO role in transition, fostering effective communication, setting clear goals, and managing resources. It’s been specifically designed to empower SENCOs to ensure a successful school year and transition for students with SEND.
This session was originally presented under our previous brand Training for Education
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– Understand the roles and responsibilities of SENCOs in ensuring a successful transition to the new school year –
– Establish effective communication channels with students, parents, and staff to create a supportive environment that fosters collaboration and inclusion –
– Develop a comprehensive plan for managing resources, setting clear goals, and tracking student progress, while continuously adapting support strategies to meet the evolving needs of students with SEND –
Who is the session aimed at?
SENCOs and Senior Leaders.
SENCOs who watched Abigail’s LIVE broadcast shared some great feedback
“Abigail’s ten commandments for SENCOs was really helpful. Plus I loved the ease of access and ability to watch in my own time.”
Shleah Jospeh, SENCO – Endevour Academy Trust
“I really liked the focus on looking after SENCO wellbeing – it’s so important!”
Emma Garrett, SENCO – English School
Schools Abigail works with have great things to say about her SEN expertise, ideas and engaging delivery
“Abigail’s session was fantastic with lots of opportunity to reflect on the practice in our schools. An engaging and enjoyable delivery that suited staff at all levels in school.”
SENCO – SENsible SENCO member school
“Abigail was supportive, had a wealth of knowledge and was there to provide us with ideas to make our SEND provision even better. It was done in a way that felt collaborative and helpful.”
SENCO – SENsible SENCO member school
About the Creator
Abigail Hawkins / SEN Consultant, SENsible SENCO
Abigail Hawkins is a passionate and seasoned SENCO with over 25 years of experience. She is the dynamic force behind SENDCOSolutions and SENsible SENCO CIC. Through her SEN consultancy and not-for-profit networking support group, she champions inclusive education and offers invaluable support to educators and schools across the spectrum.
Having taught a diverse range of subjects to students of all ages, from toddlers to adults, Abigail has a versatile and practical approach to SEN issues. In addition to her consultancy work, she collaborates with software and product companies to create innovative tools for SEN and Safeguarding purposes, develops and delivers teaching assistant apprenticeship and master’s degree programs, and has authored several books and resources on SEN and exclusions.
With her no-nonsense, hands-on approach, Abigail continues to make a significant difference in the lives of countless students, educators, and schools. She remains unwavering in her commitment to promote inclusive education. Find out more about SENsible SENCO
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