11 Dec

The Rationale for a Strategic National Model for Special School Places »

The Rationale for a Strategic National Model for Special School Places
My personal philosophy has always been that we need different types of school within our education system so that all l

17 Nov

Preparing for Adulthood resource link »

This supportive tool has been designed by the Department for Education (DfE) to promote consideration of the four PfA outcomes as part of EHC planning across the age range.

25 Sep

Welcome back! »

Welcome back!
Welcome back to a new school year, I trust you all had a restful Summer.

21 Jul

SSV and NSN Free Event – presentations »

SSV and NSN Free Event – presentations
Special Schools Voice and New Schools Network recently held two events (one in London and one in Manchester) to discuss the opportunities of ope

07 Jul

Special Schools’ Voice »

Special Schools’ Voice
Special Schools’ Voice (SSV) seeks to bring together the voices of those working across our sector, presenting them to Government agencies (DfE, OFTSED, Na

21 Jun

SSV and NSN Free Event »

SSV and NSN Free Event
Special Schools Voice and New Schools Network are hosting two events in London and Manchester to discuss the opportunities of opening a special free school and a speci

16 Jun

Interesting times in education! »

Interesting times in education!
Following a very interesting General Election, we now find ourselves in even more interesting times in education.

15 May

Raising the aspirations and employment prospects of young people with learning disabilities »

Raising the aspirations and employment prospects of young people with learning disabilities
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (part of the Mental Health Foundation) have

20 Mar

High Needs Funding Consultation March 2017 »

Graham Quinn, Chair of SSV, was recently invited by Edward Timpson MP, Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families to attend the High Needs Funding Consultation.

13 Mar

Department for Education – Pupil Premium Awards 2017 »

Department for Education – Pupil Premium Awards 2017
On Wednesday 1st March, the Department for Education launched the 2017 Pupil Premium Awards.