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Special Schools and Units Conference 16th June 2017 (Conference for Speci...

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Northampton Town Football Club (room: 1897 Suite)

Upton Way

Northampton

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Janet Thompson - Headteacher:Dorothy Goodman School and previously HMI National Adviser for SEN for Ofsted

Presentation theme: "Maintaining outstanding" Taking over an already outstanding school and maintaining it, while changing it and moving it forward can be a poisoned chalice. Janet offers her thoughts on that challenge.

Simon Knight - Director of Education at The National Education Trust

Presentation theme: "I think we need a bit more grey" If the government figures are correct and there are 24,000 additional Special school places needed in the next seven years then the relationship between the sectors will need to change. This session will consider the challenges we may face, but more importantly how better developed partnerships between special and mainstream may be the answer.

Jennifer Barrow - Independent Occupational Therapist, DIR-Floortime Practitioner and Advanced Sensory Integration Therapist

Presentation theme : “How to embed therapy into school settings; finding and using co-teaching methods.” This year’s topic looks at how therapists and teachers can work together to enhance learning in classrooms, embedding therapy programs into the school day. Be prepared for an interactive talk.

Graham Quinn - Conference Summariser

Executive Principal of the New Bridge Multi-Academy Trust, based in Oldham. He has over 25 years experience in the SEN field. He has been a Head, Deputy and Senior teacher in 5 schools. Graham will offer his thoughts on the opportunities and challenges for special education moving forward.

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