SENDCO network

SENCO network meetings - spring and summer terms 2022

  • Tuesday 25 January
  • Wednesday 16 March 
  • Tuesday 26 April 
  • Thursday 7 July

Meetings are planned to take place at Elm Court School (SW2 2EF) from 9.15 until 11.45am. If this is impossible, due to COVID restrictions, they will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams.

Meeting agendas

There are six SENCO network meetings per academic year, two per term. Each will include one or other aspects of the following:

  • Strategic recovery plan
  • Local and national developments in SEND
  • Funding for SEN
  • Achievement and progress of pupils with SEND
  • Development of moderation and peer reviews
  • Keeping up to date with Ofsted requirements
  • Sessions on a range of special educational needs
  • Sharing best practice across the Local Authority

Session Facilitator: Judith Wilson

Meetings will also include updates on local and national developments in SEND, opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of what outstanding learning and progress look like, and support for approaching an Ofsted inspection. It will also look at specific special educational needs and strategies for support. SENCOs will have the opportunity to network. All notes of meetings and presentations will be made available to SENCOs following the meetings.

Benefits of the network

  • SENCOs in Lambeth will be up to date with local and national developments
  • SENCOs will be confident to approach an Ofsted inspection, knowing the strengths and weaknesses of their own provisions, with evidence to support
  • Pupils with SEND will meet expected outcomes and/or exceed expectations
  • SENCOs will share their good practice and deepen their knowledge and understanding of a range of special educational needs