SEND & Inclusion— Developing a whole-school approach to SEN across your school

Sam Garner

 8:30 am - 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (GMT)  Online    £245.00 - £425.00

Course Outline

The traditional model of SEN students being supported by the SEN department has changed. Supporting SEN is now a whole school responsibility with class teachers being the first wave of inclusive quality first teaching. This highly practical course will provide instantly useable resources, tools, and strategies that schools can use to immediately reduce unnecessary barriers to learning. It will also provide the resources to empower all staff to support SEN students as part of their everyday practice.

Course Objectives

  • To improve metacognition for SEN students to improve their learning outcomes.
  • To provide staff with the knowledge and tools to evaluate and develop inclusion in their classroom.
  • To establish the SEN department as a strategic advisor in supporting SEN in the setting.
  • To evaluate how current school practices could be setting up unnecessary learning barriers for SEN students.
  • To develop an effective working partnership between parents, staff and SEN staff for the benefit of all students.

Delegates receive:

  • Completion Certificate
  • Take-away Resources
  • Essential Reading List
  • Optional Post Online Support

About Sam Garner

Inclusion and Mental Health Consultant, Keynote Speaker & Author

A qualified mental health practitioner, Sam has worked as a SENCo and mental health specialist across a wide range of educational settings from primary to post 16, so, she understands life ‘at the coal face’ and the real challenges education faces daily. She passionately believes in the significant difference SEN and effective mental health support can make to the lives and wellbeing of our young people. She also believes that implementing a successful mental health strategy for students doesn’t have to be complicated or onerous. As a speaker, Sam is well-known for her ability to entertain through the insightful and humorous perspective she brings when relating her experiences in education. She has written a mental health programme that is used in schools nationally and internationally, and regularly writes for education magazines. Sam has also recently published her first book ‘Mental Health In Education: Building Good Foundations'.

Part 1:
Tue, 15 Mar 2022

Part 2:
Wed, 17 Mar 2022

8:30 am – 10:00 am (GMT) Or 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (GMT)

Standard (up to 5 participants) – £245.00
Premium (up to 10 participants) – £425.00

Teachers, SENCOs, Inclusion and Pastoral leaders, TAs.


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