An opportunity for Specialist Centre Managers in Surrey schools to meet regularly to discuss and collaborate on common issues. Facilitated by SAfE SEND Advisors Kenny Wheeler and Helen Gregory, who are working in partnership with Surrey County Council to deliver these networks. This new networks was piloted by SAfE and Surrey in Summer 2022; feedback from SEND Centre Managers was very positive and regular networks were requested.
The beliefs, knowledge, understanding and/or teaching practices this programme aims to address:
• Facilitating opportunities for sharing good practice across specialist centres to further develop inclusion in Surrey.
• Networking in order to share key elements of Surrey’s Inclusion Strategy and explore how it will be embedded in practice.
Intended Impact on practice:
• Ensuring all Specialist Centres are kept informed and updated on the latest developments in SEND which will support ongoing improvements in inclusive practices.
Intended improvement and/or evaluation of impact for pupils, including those with SEND and/or disadvantaged backgrounds:
• Improved practices across SEND Centres positively impacting on pupils with SEND.
• Opportunities to identify and share good practices across settings in order to further develop and improve how SEND learners are supported to access and engage with the curriculum.