SENDcast Spotlight – Welcome Lynn How

Our new special guest, Lynn How, joins Dale for her first episode at The SENDcast. Find out more about Lynn….

Lynn How, Educational Consultant and Editor of Teacher Toolkit  

Positive Young Minds

Lynn How is a practicing SENCO, freelance SENCO trainer and author. With 23 years of primary teaching and SLT experience, she has been an Assistant Head, Lead Mentor for ITT and SENCO in mainstream schools, nursery, enhanced provision and specialist provision.

Lynn loves to write and also has her own SEMH and staff mental health blog: She holds an MA in Education, FCCT, NASENCO and NPQH. Her particular areas of interest are wellbeing (staff and pupil), SEND, children’s mental health, leadership, mentoring and coaching. Recently she has started an Educational Consultancy business for SEND (SEND support) and supports SENCOs wellbeing through her Facebook group ‘The Sweary SENCO‘. She has been the editor of Teacher Toolkit and currently makes resources for them. Lynn’s first book, ‘Starting Out As A Primary Senco’, is being published by Bloomsbury next September.


Contact Lynn: 


Positive Young Minds –  
The Sweary SENCO – 

Instagram @positive_young_minds 

Recent and upcoming:

Children’s book ‘Your Rainbow’ out October 2022 (SEMH linked).  

SEND station New SENCO training – have trained 125 SENCOs so far this term.  

Nexus award for Spotlight on Wellbeing for my teacher coaching group, meets and blog posts. 

Twinkl best blog award (2021) 

Working with Sensible SENCO Abigail Hawkins on wellbeing for SENCOs 

+Teacher Toolkit  

Lynn How
The SENDcast

Upcoming SENDcast episodes:

Becoming a SENCO – Where to start?

SENCO Workload and Wellbeing

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