At St. Joan of Arc Secondary School, Rickmansworth, the SEN link governor is proactive and works closely with the school's SENCOs to implement SEN provisions.
Together, the SENCOs and governor have employed a range of strategies for ensuring effective SEN provision, including meetings with SEN pupils at their feeder primary schools.
Later there is an interview with the CEO of the National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN) who outlines the new DCSF proposals to boost the influence and status of SENCOs.
The website of St Joan of Arc Catholic school featured in the programme
This is a significant training programme for all staff. The training materials for the first year of the programme (covering speech, language and communication needs and dyslexia).
This document provides statutory guidance on the practical operation of the new framework for inclusion of children with special educational needs into mainstream schools.
This booklet, together with the accompanying video, helps to understand what SEN governors do and gives some useful information