A Manual for the Early Years SENCO

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SAGE Publications, Aug 10, 2005 - Education - 145 pages
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Are you a new SENCO?
Are you a busy SENCO juggling your SEN role with your existing job?
Could you use some time-saving ideas and practical advice?

Starting with the role and responsibilities of a SENCO, this book covers all areas of the job from supporting children and colleagues to working with parents and outside agencies. An entire section on planning will help you timetable your year and break your workload down into manageable chunks.

Packed with real-life examples and photocopiable material, this book has everything you need to help you keep on top of your workload.

Photocopiables include:

- INSET evaluation sheets
- professional planning, evaluation and development forms
- Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
- Child and Parents' Review Contribution forms
- observation sheets and checklists
- play plans, daily activity reports and letters of invitation for parents

For the SENCO who has to deliver INSET, there is a whole chapter to help you plan your presentation including ideas for suitable activities.

New and busy SENCOs working in a reception classes, nursery schools, playgroups or any other pre-school setting will find the practical guidance in this book invaluable.

Collette Drifte is a freelance writer and educational consultant, with 22 years of teaching experience in mainstream and special education.

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Collette Drifte is a Freelance Writer and Educational Consultant, based in Northumberland, having worked previously as a teacher and Deputy Head for many years.

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