‘We should be ashamed that these children are being excluded’

As Jules Daulby’s example proves, having a learning difference should be no barrier to success, which is why the charity leader is adamant that mainstream settings must find better ways to tackle the behaviour of pupils with SEND, finds Hélène Mulholland

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Jules Daulby left school at 16 with a few CSEs and not one O level to her name.

Now she is a qualified teacher, an expert in mainstream special educational needs and disability (SEND) and literacy, and director of education at the Driver Youth Trust – a charity that focuses on supporting children with literacy-based learning difficulties.

Her mission is to give teachers confidence to work more effectively with pupils with learning differences in mainstream settings.

She is also passionately opposed to the increasingly well-worn route of exclusion experienced by many pupils with SEND, and the ...

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