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The October 2018 issue of SNIP, with articles on autism in females, attachment in school, behaviour strategies for inclusion and more.

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  • Download PDF Measuring Progress for Pupils with SEND (170KB)
    13th January 2019
    Since levels have been discarded schools need to base their ideas on individual pupil progress upon the curriculum they have devised and the assessment policy they have produced. This articles guides the reader through the process.
  • Download PDF 2018 Website Digest (110KB)
    13th December 2018
    Here is a digest of websites mentioned during 2018.
  • Download PDF Times Table and SEN (686KB)
    8th February 2018
    From 2019/20 all pupils at the end of KS2 will undergo an online test of their ability to recall their times tables up to 12 x 12. Not all pupils will find committing their times table to memory to be an achievable task, particularly those with special needs and/or disabilities. This article explores ways of making the task easier.
  • Download PDF SEND Funding (557KB)
    10th December 2017
    This 'SEND Funding' article aims to identify the responsibilities in this area as described by guidance and legislation.
  • Download PDF 2017 Website Digest (295KB)
    6th December 2017
    Here is a digest of useful websites mentioned in SNIP during 2017.
  • Download PDF Wellbeing resources (400KB)
    22nd November 2017
    This information aims to identify no-cost resources to help raise staff awareness of issues related to wellbeing, appropriate tools to identify emotional needs and to monitor the impact of interventions.
  • Download PDF SEND Development Plan (369KB)
    3rd March 2017
    This SEND Development Plan aims to support SENCos to reflect upon the impact of provision in their school rather than maintaining the status quo. The sections included have been taken from the SEND Review (DfE Aug 2016).
  • Download PDF Accessibility Plan and PSED (338KB)
    19th September 2016
    This information provides proformas for an accessibility plan, evidence of compliance with PSED and the identification of equality objectives.
  • Download PDF SENCo Calendar (227KB)
    25th August 2016
    A calendar of ideas and activities which SENCos may consider for completion during the academic year.
  • Download PDF SEN Information Report proforma (552KB)
    15th June 2016
    This proforma has been provided as a starting place for schools wishing to meet the statutory reporting regulations of the SEN Information Report. Also included are questions from the SE7 Local Offer document.
  • Download PDF SNIP Literacy Programme Part 4 (727KB)
    26th May 2015
    This literacy intervention programme is the second half of the two beat words found in the SNIP Literacy Programme Part 3. Produced by Phil and Carol Smart, both experienced dyslexic tutors, it uses secondary curriculum and high frequency words to support the recognition and spelling of words pupils will need to know in order to read and write fluently.
  • Download PDF Readability Briefing (214KB)
    20th May 2015
    Brief information on readability levels and identifying reading ease, plus passages of text at known readability levels to assist the matching of pupils' reading and comprehension abilities to curriculum text material.
  • Download PDF Ten steps for spending the Pupil Premium (351KB)
    24th March 2015
    This document is a ten-point plan for spending the Pupil Premium successfully as identified by Sir John Dunford, national pupil premium champion.
  • Download PDF The SEN & Disability Code of Practice (Final) (431KB)
    1st September 2014
    This briefing aims to identify the main aspects of the SEND Code of Practice as they relate to schools.
  • Download PDF School Statutory duties on SEND C of P (174KB)
    21st June 2014
    This information identifies the statutory duties placed upon schools and included within the SEND Code of Practice (June 2014)
  • Download PDF Research on efficacy of SNIP Precision Teaching pack January 2012 (232KB)
    24th February 2012
    Research comparing five interventions for struggling readers in Ireland; this includes the SNIP Precision Teaching Pack. Findings from four years of action research by Dr. Mary Nugent at the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) in Waterford.
  • Download PDF SNIP Literacy Programme Part 3 (771KB)
    30th October 2009
    This literacy interventions programme has been produced by Phil and Carol Smart - both experienced dyslexia tutors. It uses the secondary curriculum words alongside high frequency words to support the recognition and spelling of words that KS3/4 pupils will need in order to read and write fluently.
  • Download PDF SNIP Literacy Programme Part 2 (773KB)
    29th October 2009
    This literacy interventions programme has been produced by Phil and Carol Smart - both experienced dyslexia tutors. It uses the secondary curriculum words plus high frequency words to support the recognition and spelling of words that pupils will need in order to read and write fluently.
  • Download PDF SNIP Literacy Programme Part 1 (253KB)
    30th June 2009
    This literacy interventions programme has been produced by Phil and Carol Smart - both experienced dyslexia tutors. It uses the primary high frequency words to support the recognition and spelling of words that pupils will need in order to read and write fluently.
  • Download PDF Year R Literacy Pack (353KB)
    21st March 2007
    Activities to increase knowledge of high frequency words.
  • Download PDF Year 4/5 Literacy Pack (451KB)
    21st March 2007
    Activities to increase knowledge of high frequency words.
  • Download PDF Year 1/2 Literacy Pack (323KB)
    21st March 2007
    Activities to increase knowledge of high frequency words.
  • Download PDF Place Value Cards (5KB)
    21st March 2007
    Concrete apparatus to help with identification of hundreds, tens and units.
  • Download PDF Digit Cards (29KB)
    21st March 2007
    Concrete apparatus to assist with the numeracy initiative.