Purchase access to the ‘Quality First Teaching’ Virtual SEND Conference TODAY!

It’s not too late to purchase online access to the 5th Virtual SEND Conference for your whole school. 1 ticket for just £60 gives unlimited access for all staff at your school to watch 12 SEND expert presentations.

This CPD certified online conference is focused on Quality First Teaching, helping schools to enable all children to achieve to the best of their ability. The 3 keynotes are relevant for all teaching staff. The 9 additional sessions are split into 3 streams aimed at Special Schools, Mainstream Schools, and a focus on Specific Learning Difficulties. So there really is something for every setting!

The conference was broadcast live online on 21 May 2021. But you can still get unlimited access to the recordings of all 12 expert presentations.

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Take a look at the Conference Programme


The Speakers



Lorraine Petersen
Educational Consultant, LPEC


Quality First Teaching: the role of all teaching staff

Jane Friswell
SEND Consultant and Parent Advocate


School exclusion and SEND: identifying the risks for our children and young people and the steps required to mitigate and prevent

Margaret Mulholland

Margaret Mulholland
EEF Project Director for Whole School SEND, nasen

Building capacity: supporting the work of teaching and learning assistants in the classroom

Stream 1 – special schools
Nell Nicholson & Nimisha Deakin

Nell Nicholson & Nimisha Deakin
Head Teacher & Outreach Lead, Gloucester House School

Building resilience and protective factors within children and staff teams- reflection at the heart of the process

Marize Lawson

Marize Lawson
Head of Margaret Brearley School, Whitefield Academy Trust


Developing communication and interaction strategies for children and young people with PMLD

Cathal Lynch

Cathal Lynch
Education Consultant, Ethical School Solutions



The Building Belonging approach to school improvement and emotional wellbeing

Stream 2 – mainstream schools
Liz Murray

Liz Murray
SEND Consultant, Spotlight Education Support

Developing a nurture provision to support SEND pupils in the mainstream

Kate Browning
School Improvement for SEND Specialist Consultant

Inclusive High Quality Teaching within a whole school graduated approach to SEN support

Natalie Packer

Natalie Packer
SEND Consultant, NPEC Ltd



The role of the SENCO in supporting High Quality Teaching

Stream 3 – Specific learning difficulties
Lana Grant

Lana Grant
Autism Specialist and Author


Masking: what are we missing, and how can this behaviour impact communication between school and home?

Neil MacKay

Neil MacKay
CEO, Action Dyslexia Training and Consultancy


Study skills for learners with Additional Learning Needs

Fintan O'Regan

Fintan O’Regan
Behaviour and Learning Trainer and Consultant, Sf30 Ltd

Neurodiversity ‘traits’ for children and adolescents with learning, behaviour and socialisation – challenges and opportunities

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What attendees said


“This has probably been the best conference I have ever attended. Fantastic speakers.
Thank you!”

Moira Brown, SENCO / Langford Budville Church of England Primary School

“Lots of useful information and resources and very cost effective.”

Julian Ward, Headteacher / Larkfield Primary School

“Really useful to hear current thinking and best practice. The videos can be accessed at a later date and also shared with colleagues. This is excellent and very good value for money.”

Seb Olway, SENCo / Titchfield Primary School


Access 12 presentations from SEND experts

1 ticket for your whole school is just £60!


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