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The SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years

The SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years
Policy, Provision and Practice

July 2015 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
How have you found the changes brought about by the new SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)? 

This book is the ultimate guide to making sure that you are not only meeting the requirements, but are improving outcomes for children and young people as well.

Written for all professionals working in the field, it covers:

·         The broader Children and Families Act (2014)

·         The role of the local authority

·         Guidance on all the key changes that school leaders, SENCO's, and staff are concerned about

·         Case studies of settings across the 0-25 age range, including maintained schools, academies, free schools, and specialist and alternative provision.

Whether you work in education, health, or social care, or are training to do so, this book will genuinely improve your provision and practice for children and young people with SEND.

PART ONE: Policy
How the SEN Framework Changed
The Implications of the Children and Families Act (2014)
The SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)
PART TWO: Provision
Newer Patterns of Provision for SEN
Local Authorities Working With Schools to Increase Provision
Provision Across the Services and up to 25 Years
PART THREE: Practice
Meeting SEN in Mainstream
Meeting SEN in Specialist and Alternative Provision
Developing the Workforce

I will recommend this book as a useful guide giving background information to the new SEN legislation. I contains a lot of useful information and discussion around all aspects of the new act.

Dr Austin Griffiths
Division of Youth & Community, De Montfort University
September 7, 2015

A clear textbook with excellent questions that promote critical thinking and also summaries/ key points that will support students getting to grips with the Code Of Practice.

Miss Catherine Farnon
Faculty of Community Studies, Highlands College
August 28, 2015

Really easy to follow.
Clear chapters divided into relevant sections. Lots of up to date information for students and staff.
Will be recommending this for my PGDE group's Inclusion Module

Mrs Kathryn Stokell
Initial Teacher Training, Liverpool John Moores University
July 23, 2015

This is a useful update to the changes that are necessary following the new SEND Code of Practice. Tutt and Williams set out the book in a way that makes logical sense to those with experience wanting to use it as a resource to dip into but also for newcomers to the world of SEN who will still need to know what is new and what is not and the reason behind the changes. The overviews, keypoints and case studies in each chapter focus the reader and provide valuable illustrations to the theory. The questions for reflection will be very useful to use in seminars where certain sections of the new Code will be unpicked.

Ms Miriam Ruth Walker
Faculty of Education, Winchester University
September 1, 2015

Very useful text for student teachers

Mr Philip Jefferies
Department of Primary Education, Greenwich University
January 19, 2016

The SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years: Policy, Provision and Practice provides a useful update with regards to significant Policy reform and subsequent changes to support and provision for children and young people with diverse and additional learning needs.

This will be a particularly useful text for beginning teachers and undergraduate students with an interest in learning more about the potential complexities of responsibilities, systems and support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Mr Jonathan D Reid
School of Education, Oxford Brookes University
February 11, 2016