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The Inclusive Schools Summit
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What to expect

Join us for a day packed with new insights and strategies for inclusion leaders.

  • Develop your inclusive teaching and leadership for students with SEND. 
  • Gain practical tools to improve your support of students with complex needs.
  • Share best practice and form connections with SEND professionals in dedicated networking time.
  • Choose from nine workshops to tailor the day to suit your needs.
Key topics
  • Emotionally-based school avoidance
  • Supporting students with complex needs
  • High quality teaching
  • Strategies to support SEMH
  • SEND law
'A useful opportunity to liaise with other professionals in the same situation. Very useful information sessions from immensely knowledgeable SEN professionals.'
SENCO, BRYANSTON SCHOOL
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Why attend?
Refresh

Update your high-quality teaching practices to ensure inclusive teaching for all.

Communication

Manage parental and external agency relationships to create a joined-up approach.

Leadership

Lead SEND across your setting with insights on law and managing support staff. 

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Who is this conference for?

Selected job roles from last year's event: 

  • SENCOs 
  • Inclusion Lead 
  • Wellbeing Lead 
  • Teachers and Early Career Teachers 
  • Assistant Headteachers 
  • Pastoral Leads 
  • Counsellors 
  • Learning support assistants and teaching assistants
'Privileged to hear the speakers, I feel plugged in and connected to my profession that I've been in for the last 20 years. Excited and hopeful for making a difference in school going forwards.'
TEACHER, GREAT OAKS SMALL SCHOOL
Programme

Programme

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Registration and refreshments
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Find your tribe
Georgina Durrant
Connect with colleagues from similar settings as you and benefit from facilitated discussions surrounding your ambitions for SEND support.
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Emotionally Based School Avoidance
Increase your understanding of EBSA and gain techniques to support students and remove barriers to learning.
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Complex needs
Sarah Johnson
Support students with complex needs within an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunity for students to develop and succeed.
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Impactful interventions
Empower your students that require extra support with interventions that are measurable and positively impact student development.
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Facilitated questions and answer using www.sli.do #oeSEND
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Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
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Workshop Choices 1
1A - High-quality teaching for all
Georgina Durrant
Develop your high-quality teaching methods, so you can meet the needs of all students in class.
1B - Effective working with your local authority
Reflect on your current working relationship with your LA and find strategies to improve a collaborative approach.
1C - Early support before diagnosis
Consider different approaches you can utilise to support students with additional need before formal diagnosis.
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Lunch, networking and exhibition
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Workshop Choices 2
2A - Working with parents
Strengthen your relationships with the parental community and ensure aligned support through clear communication.
2B - Meet sensory needs
Adapt and improve how you support sensory regulation for students to benefit behaviour, engagement and morale.
2C - Universal design for learning
Hannah Hamid
Discover the UDL approach to learning and how it gives all students equal opportunity to succeed.
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Workshop Choices 3
3A - SEMH support
Sarah Johnson
Ensure that you can offer high quality evidence-based support to all learners with SEMH needs.
3B - SEND Law
Abigail Hawkins (FCCT)
Increase your knowledge of the laws that apply to your role, enabling greater confidence when managing EHCPs.
3C - Whole school culture
Lead a whole school culture that is supportive, inclusive and allows all staff and students to thrive.
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Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
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Utilise your support staff
Abigail Hawkins (FCCT)
Maximise how you utilise the unique relationship support staff have with students, supporting high quality teaching and pastoral support.
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Informal networking
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Speakers

Conference speakers

Headshot photograph of Georgina Durrant
Chair
SEN Resources Blog
SEN consultant, Author, Former SENCO and Podcast Host
Headshot photo of Hannah Hamid
Speaker
Senior Inclusion Advisor
Headshot photograph of Abigail Hawkins
Speaker
SENsible SENCO CIC
Founder
Headshot photo of Sarah Johnson
Speaker
Phoenix Education Consultancy
Education Consultant and Founder
Exhibitors