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The Role of the SENCO in Early Years Childminding
The Role of the SENCO in Early Years Childminding

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The role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is crucial for early years settings in supporting early identification and intervention for children with special educational needs and will be a useful contact for you if you have any concerns about your child’s development. The SENCO is responsible for coordinating a setting's recording and documentation process regarding special educational needs.

This course will ensure that all staff are aware of the importance of the SENCO role and how it can support them in providing excellent learning for early years children. It will also ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities in supporting the SENCO and providing support for SEN pupils.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand the strategic role of the SENCO in leading high-quality provision for children and young people with SEND
  2. To explore the role of the SENCO in leading and deploying the skills and expertise of practitioners and other staff
  3. To understand the Area SENCO’s role in supporting Early Years SENCOs and settings

This course ensures your practice is in line with the requirements of the Childcare Act 2006 (the Act), as amended by the Children and Families Act 2014. It will also support your continuous professional development and enable you to keep well informed and up-to-date with current practice.

Should you wish to discuss your training needs based on the children in your care, please call 0800 774 787.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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