Will Cannock & Jemima Rhys-Evans

How to adapt SEND provision during Covid-19

Far from being a compromise, the changes made at Charles Dickens Primary School have re-energised parents, children and staff alike, explain Will Cannock and Jemima Rhys-Evans

How to adapt SEND provision during Covid-19

Covid-19 has posed many problems for schools, but one of the most urgent has been how to organise SEND (special educational needs and disability) support for those receiving face-to-face teaching when resources are tight and “bubbles” cannot be “popped”. There are no easy solutions; it is not just a difficult job to get the right educational provision for the right pupil, but also to ensure the social, wellbeing and logistical needs of each child are met.

The approach that seems to have worked particularly well is that of Charles Dickens Primary School in Borough, South London. Tes caught ...

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