Read some inspiring stories from students at RNIB College Loughborough.
Queen Alexandra College (QAC) has appointed Bev Jessop as its new Principal and Chief Executive.
Michael, a Preparation for Life (PFL) student at Queen Alexandra College (QAC) has recently successfully completed a work placement at the Quinborne Community Centre.
East London Independent School’s new state-of-the-art building in Stratford, east London has been officially opened by Dame Esther Rantzen DBE.
Writing the foreword to our 2018/19 guidebook, Philip Garner says there is now more choice than ever, writes but with that comes a responsibility to ensure that you find the best fit.
The 2018/19 edition of Which School? for Special Needs – the leading guidebook to independent special schools in the UK – is available now.
The clinical and education teams at Outcomes First Group create vocational and educational programmes around the individual – all focused on achieving the best quality of life
Hesley Group is hosting a free one-day event for professionals, particularly aimed at Social Workers, Community Nurses and other relevant Clinicians, on the topic ‘Help Me To Help Myself – coping skills and making sense of my self-injury.
Denise Yates, chief executive of Potential Plus UK, explains the support available for Dual and Multiple Exceptional (DME) children.
The Royal School for the Deaf, based in Derby, has adopted the whole-school communication system, Weduc, to help improve interaction and engagement between parents, staff and pupils.
Q&A with Sam Newton, Headteacher of The Children’s Trust School, a purpose built, non-maintained special school dedicated to education, therapy and care of children and young people between the ages of 3-19.
The Hesley Group explain how Eleanor, a teenager with complex special needs, is fulfilling her potential after joining Fullerton House School in South Yorkshire.
Nicky Pither, Physiotherapist at RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning, outlines how water therapy can benefit children and young people with disabilities and health conditions.
Sarah Sherwood, Director of SEN at LVS Hassocks and LVS Oxford, shares the schools’ unique approach to preparing autistic students for independent lives.
Douglas Silas, Principal of Douglas Silas Solicitors, gives an overview of developments in the SEN sector and looks ahead to future developments.
Melinda Nettleton, head of specialist law firm SEN Legal, shares her story and explains how her firm can help others who were in her situation.
Deborah Jones, Head of SEN at Bredon School, examines some of the key issues that parents should ask about, or look for, when considering a school.
Catherine Routley believes the emphasis of language learning needs to be shifted to the early years.
Claire Dorer, chief executive of The National Association of Independent Schools & Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS), looks at SEND funding policy.
Writing the foreword to the 2017/18 edition of Which School? for Special Needs, Adam Boddison, chief executive of Nasen, looks at the demand for special school places and how SEND legislation is progressing.
The 2017/18 edition of Which School? for Special Needs – the leading guidebook to non-maintained special schools in the UK – is available now.
The Children’s Trust School is to host an open day on Friday 24 March, 9am–12noon. The school, which is in Tadworth, Surrey, offers specialist day and residential Education, Therapy and Care for children and young people with complex, profound and multiple learning and health needs from 3 to 19 years.