SENCO using the world today

SENCO using the world today

When we look at the role of a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) it can be a lonely role. It is without doubt very rewarding, but it can also be both stressful and difficult. However, we all know supporting those additional needs really does change lives....
SEND Green Paper

SEND Green Paper

In order to make any sort of real difference, the ambitions set out in the SEND Green Paper must become a reality. Every child and young person, must have access to a high-quality education that is driven by high aspirations and inclusion. The continued inequalities...
National Testing (SATs)

National Testing (SATs)

The latest barrage of standard attainment tests (Sats) are being sat by pupils in England this week. This is one of the things that (as a parent) makes me happy we live in Wales! Don’t get me wrong, it isn’t that there isn’t testing in Wales, it is just done...
Free Webinar with Arran over Dyslexia Week

Free Webinar with Arran over Dyslexia Week

Over the past 20 years of working in the field dyslexia and special educational needs, technology has been a big part of my life. For the last four years I have been able to work closely with Microsoft on their ongoing development and support in the areas of...
New SEND Portal and support page

New SEND Portal and support page

SEND Group is all about empowering your achievement, and over the past 12 months SEND Group have been working closely on more infrastructure development. We are delighted to announce, for all members, the SEND Group Portal. The online SEND Group Portal allows all...
SEND Resources

SEND Resources

SEND Group was founded on the principle of empowering achievement. Within the education environment you are in, you are working to become a quality first teacher. Allowing you to deliver education standards through products and services, to be used in the classroom or...
SEND Group and Dekko Comics

SEND Group and Dekko Comics

Back in 2020 the year was bleak, the pandemic was rife, there lockdowns there were ups and downs and not knowing what was going to happen next was on everyone’s mind, especially mine. I founded SEND Group back in 2016 after applying to 17 jobs and not getting a...
Planning ahead as a SENCo

Planning ahead as a SENCo

We are halfway through the month of May. Within our roles of working within the field with Special Education Needs and Disability, and the role of being the SENCo is especially important. From the SENCo year calendar taken from SEND: The Things and the Stuff, a go to...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

If I look back at when I was at school we didn’t talk about mental health. We look back only two years ago and we were just starting to talk about it. In the present day when we look at the last 18 months mental health will affect many people day in day out....