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Role of the SENCO

Course title: Role of the SENCO

Course administrator: Early Years specialist teachers

Target group: This course is for NEW SENCO’s working in the PVI sector

Pre-requisites: Please bring Early years: guide to the 0 to 25 SEND code of practice. Advice for early years providers that are funded by the local authority

About this course

The course aims are:

  • to explore the role of the SENCO in settings as key to early intervention for SEND children
  • explore elements of the Code of Practice for SEND and other legislative changes related to Early Years provision.

The course outcomes are:

By the end of the course practitioners will have:

  • an awareness and understanding of the code of practice and how this links to current policies, procedures and practice
  • confidence to lead and support other practitioners in your setting
  • an awareness of local and national agencies and an understanding of multi-agency working.


The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC/ City EY provider: £30
  • NCC/City EY provider: £60
  • Non Nottinghamshire: £60

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Course dates

Upcoming dates
Date Time Venue How to book
3 October 2019 1pm to 4pm Richard Herrod Centre, Foxhill Road, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1RL Book online using Eventbrite
20 May 2020 9am to 12pm Edwinstowe house, High Street, Edwinstowe, Nottingham. NG21 9PR Book online using Eventbrite

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