Meeting clinical care needs in specialist settings
Special schools represent different communities of young people and their families.
Opening a special Free School
Many special schools have either opened a special Free School (in addition to their own school), are in the process of pre-opening or applying, or are consideri
The challenge of time!
I’m writing this blog in between lesson observations, appraisal meetings, visits from other professionals and a full trustee and local governing body re-structure! I
Local Area SEND Inspections: what are they telling us?
At the time of writing this blog, there have been seven published outcome letters as a result of Local Area SEND Inspections: Bolton, B
Special Schools Funding
Where are we. What can we expect
Special schools, like all other schools, are feeling the impact of a 0% rise in budgets.
To be or not to be…..an Academy?
‘To be or not to be?’, that is indeed the question many governing bodies continue to wrestle with.
With the aftermath of Brexit still unfolding, education seems to be on the back burner!
A happy new year to all our readers.
EHC Plans or E Plans?
When EHC Plans were first described I had a great sense of anticipation for a future which encouraged agencies to work together, where documents were written in plain E
Our 1st weekly blog – by Graham Quinn (SSAT Representative)
Can I welcome you all to our new website. I hope you find it both informative and useful.
Initial Teacher Training
There seems little coherence to the training of teachers to work in special schools at a national level.