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Making and Measuring Progress for Pupils with SEND: Strategies to achieve and demonstrate progress

Making and Measuring Progress for Pupils with SEND: Strategies to achieve and demonstrate progress

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£46.80
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£39.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
978-1-907567-69-8
Published: 
Sep 2012

Introduction

"I can really recommend this book... There's everything you need to know and more!! I found it incredibly helpful and would recommend it to anyone."

[Customer testimonial] Emily Parker, Edgecliff High School

 

Making and Measuring progress for pupils with SEND: Strategies to achieve and demonstrate progress understands that it can be challenging for SENCOs to show how pupils with SEN progress. This eBook shows you how to understand what progress looks like, how to plan for it to happen and how to measure and evaluate it.

Only available as an eBook

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Benefits

Making and Measuring progress for pupils with SEND will enable you to:

  • understand what progression looks like and means for pupils with SEND
  • plan for pupils with SEND to make progress in busy mixed ability classrooms
  • know what progress can be measured and how to do it
  • involve SEND pupils in monitoring their own progress
  • identify any training needs when it comes to measuring progression for pupils with SEND
  • demonstrate progression of SEND pupils to Ofsted.

Summary of contents

Section 1

Ofsted requirements and definitions of progression for pupils with SEND

Section 2

Baselining performance of SEND pupils (including identification and assessment) – what information is already available, and what needs to be gathered?  (Examples of information available might include EYFS outcomes, Educational Psychologist and medical assessments, end of KS performance, reading ages, etc.)

Section 3

What does progression look like and mean for SEND pupils?

  • Achievement and progress in NC subjects, including P Scales:  Whole and sub-levels
  • Use of SEN Progression Guidance, FFT, RaiseOnline, CEM for benchmarking
  • Progress in IEP targets –  IEPs (individual and group) v personalised learning plans  (examples of formats used by different schools)
  • Progress in behaviour /emotional /social skills development
  • Progress in learning skills
  • Progress in literacy skills:  reading, spelling, short-term memory, handwriting
  • Progress in speech and language (where appropriate)
  • Progress in individual targeted programmes / interventions

Section 4

Planning for progression:  How can teachers in busy classrooms plan for pupils with SEN and ensure progression in their learning?  The role of the SENCo in supporting teachers’ planning. Good practice examples of subject planning and provision maps that are related to IEP / personal targets / individual needs.

Section 5

What progress can be measured and how?

Section 6

Who will do this and how often should progress be measured?  (Include references to SEND provision maps)

Section 7

Involving SEND pupils in monitoring their progress

Section 8

What training is required when measuring SEND progression?

Section 9

How to present progress of SEND pupils for monitoring purposes

Section 10

Suggested Case study formats for SENCOs

Section 11

Examples of how SENCos in Secondary and Primary schools have monitored progression of SEND pupils

Section 12

Suggested SEND assessment resources

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

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