Independent SENCO Network: University of Sunderland
Convened by: Sarah Martin-Denham
The conference is free and will be hosted online via Teams.
- 9:20: Welcome Susan Edgar, Head of School
- 9:30-10:15: Sarah Martin-Denham and partners: ‘Let’s get SMART targets cracked’
- 10:15-10:45: The value and purpose of practitioner enquiry: Sharing NASENCO award projects.
Kimberley Graham: PACE (Playful, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy) SEMH and Autism
Peter Monaghan: Remote learning for Further Education learner with SEND
Tania Watson and Imogen Dickson: The challenges of the SENCO role in the prison context
- 10:45-11:00: Movement break
- 11:00-11:45: Supporting Transitions: Getting it right.
Claire Blackett, Hurworth House School: Supported transitions for children with social, emotional and mental health needs
Lindsay Howells, Beacon of Light: Supported transitions for children excluded from school.
Garry Freeman, supported transitions for children with autism
- 11:45-12:30: Square Peg, Fran Morgan and Ellie Costello: Let’s talk about the barriers to attendance
- 12:30- 1:00: Lunch
- 1:00-1:45: Keynote: Capturing communication and language needs Johanna Butler, SENCO, Hopespring Education
- 1:45- 2pm: Break
- 2pm- 2:45: Showcasing effective use of technologies
Richard Nurse, Picturepath - visual timelines and their importance in SEN education
Karen Ferguson, Linrow Education, Using Wigit symbols
- 2: 45: Thanks and Close