SEN/D Provision

Inclusive Strategies for all learners embedded in Quality First Teaching
(Wave 1)
  • Differentiated planning, which matches the needs of the individual, and demonstrates access, support & extension
  • Access to the National Curriculum appropriate curriculum
  • Clear use of Lesson Objectives
  • High expectations
  • Clear instructions and boundaries
  • Groupings – consideration to supportive pairings, mixed ability
  • Seating plans
  • Availability of differentiated resources e.g. reading rulers, left-handed equipment, word banks etc.
  • Visual concrete aids to support learning i.e. number lines, 100sq, alphabet strip, dictionaries etc.
  • Visual timers
  • Range of methods for recording work across subjects e.g. written, oral, pictorial, drama, mind map, ICT
  • Clear and fair rules, reward systems and hierarchy of sanctions
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Right to a voice – School Council, Aspire's Student Voice
  • Good home/ school liaison – Aspire’s Parent Voice, review meetings, contact home
  • Exam access arrangements - extra time, reader, scribe, rest breaks
Targeted intervention and support for some learners
(Wave 2)
  • Intensive and short-term small group programmes to support Literacy & Numeracy skills
  • Catch Up reading schemes – Rapid Plus, Accelerated Reader
  • Spelling intervention programmes
  • Individual and small group intervention targeting social skills/ behaviour management
  • Organisation programmes
  • Personalised word banks, specific equipment (dictaphones, reading pens, equipment to support mild physical disabilities etc)
  • Access to break time and lunch time club
  • Access to homework club
  • Access to Morning Motivator
  • Bespoke curriculum/pathway options
  • Advice from external agencies
Specialist support for a few learners
(Wave 3)
  • Precision teaching to meet individual targets
  • Adult support to access the curriculum
  • Assessment and support programmes from external agencies
  • Increased access to ICT for recording e.g. tablet, laptop
  • Personal visual timetable
  • More specialised equipment e.g. Dragon Dictate
  • Alternative communication and recording system e.g. Dictaphone
  • Access to Nurture provision (behavioural contracts, personalised reward systems)
  • Pastoral Support Plan (1:1 support)
  • Bespoke curriculum/pathway options
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