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SENCO Training

Kirklees offer training for new senco's and additional needs co-ordinators, this training is offered as direct training and is split over 4 sessions:


  1. Developing a clearer understanding of the SENCo’s role and responsibilities, identifying immediate priorities for new Senco's. 

  2. Looking at the graduated approach, quality first teaching, IEP's and provision mapping.

  3. Covering tracking progress, transitions and budgets.

  4. This final session looks at Ofsted and working with support staff.

The training presentation for each session is available by clicking on the links above.

For future training events, please see Kirklees Business Solutions

There is ongoing training and support for SENCO's called Senco Net, more information can be found below.

Senco Net is a networking event for SENCos and additional needs co-ordinators in primary, secondary and special schools, and post 16 settings.

This provides updates on the latest initiatives, signposting to relevant resources/services and provide inputs from services and schools

SENCos will have a better understanding of local and national SEND initiatives as well as the resources and services available to support their work.


For schools that have purchased the Learning Services network package for 2020-21 there is no cost for this network.
For schools wishing to purchase on a Pay-As-You Go basis, the cost of this network event is £70


To book onto Senco net, please go to Kirklees Business solutions.

To see the latest Senco Co net presentations, please go the Senco Net Local Offer page.

Nasen have produced a SENCO induction pack which has a wealth of information for new and existing SENCO's.  Click the image to download the guide directly.

The revised edition from 14th December 2020 can be found here (requires FREE signup to NASEN)


Last updated: 04/12/2020