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  • January 2016

    Progress in social skills-tools and strategies to measure, dyscalculia catch up, index for articles written between 2011 and 2015, homework and NICE guidance on attachment.

  • February 2016

    Using tecxhnology in assessments for General Qualifications, teaching a language to pupils who have barriers to learning, mental health in schools, the Rochford Review and KS2 access and reporting arrangements.

  • March 2016

    Supporting pupils in school with conduct disorders and ODD, KS2 Access Arrangements, measuring progress in physical development and independence.

  • April 2016

    Working with pupils who have Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome, ways forwards for pupils with working memory deficits, strategies to build independent learning skills and schools national funding formula Goverment consultation - Stage one (High Needs Funding)

  • May 2016

    Numicon - schools' views on its impact, LEGO Therapy; a child-led, peer-based social development programme, academies and SEND and the national data for outcomes for looked after children published in March 2015.

  • June 2016

    nasen's Focus on SEND training course, adapting teaching to repond to needs of pupils who are failing to make adequate progress, interventions-the main issues and the Curriculum Access Tool:General Learning Disability (CAT-GLD) produced by the Special Education Support Service in County Cork.

  • July 2016

    A six step process for effective pupil premium reviews, John Fisher's personal transition curve for dealing with personal change, dealing with well-being and mental health in school and a pupil barrier to learning checklist.

  • September 2016

    Literacy intervention programmes aimed at improving reading in KS3, inclusive assessment systems that recognise attainment and progress, School Census (January 2016) data on schools, pupils and SEN and suggested ideas for goody bags for SENCos.

  • October 2016

    The SEND Review: A school-led approach to improving provision for all, interventions to improve writing in KS3, support for pupils with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and recent changes to Access Arrangements in KS4.

  • November 2016

    Pupil voice - developing more effective participation for pupils with SEND, KS3 interventions in numeracy, iPad accessibility features taken from CallScotlands publication 'iPads for Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning' and, greater engagement with families about provision and outcomes.

  • December 2016

    Improving phonic skills in pupils with SEN, reducing the impact of fatigue on pupils, a digest of useful websites we have mentioned during the year and The Rochford Review which may lead to changes in assessment of pupils with SEND both in mainstream and special schools.