Our team provides quality support for school improvement to improve outcomes for learners vulnerable to underachievement. This includes: Learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND); Disadvantaged pupils (those entitled to the pupil premium grant); Students with English as an additional language. We offer strategic support to improve provision for groups of learners with challenging behaviour and social emotional mental health needs, including lowering the risk of exclusion and improving attendance for individual pupils.
Our highly regarded, knowledgeable and skilled Inclusion Consultants offer support to primary and secondary schools in Oxfordshire and beyond. The team specialises in all aspects of educational inclusion and is committed to improving outcomes for all learners. We are passionate about our work in schools reducing exclusion and improving attendance for individual pupils, enabling schools to develop sustainable systematic ways of working that support school improvement in these areas.
The team are Ofsted trained and teach on Masters level courses in SEND for Oxford Brookes University.
We can help your school to:
- Ensure you meet statutory expectations for SEND pupils in line with legislation and local policy.
- Support leaders to develop inclusive quality first teaching focusing on diminishing difference.
- Support leaders to prepare and analyse data of vulnerable groups and to use this data to action plan for closing the gap
- Train and develop school staff through bespoke CPD, INSET, coaching, joint lesson planning, modelling and learning walks
- Ensure your self-evaluation and development planning is robust through an SEN review or a supported closing the gap self-evaluation.
- Ensure that disadvantaged pupils diminish the difference with all pupils nationally through the Pupil Premium review, sharing good practice, developing systems and structures and teaching and learning which enables these pupils to make accelerated progress.
- Improve attendance and reduce exclusions for pupils with Social Emotional and mental health needs.
- Improve provision and accelerate progress of learners with EAL
Key benefits to the school
- Knowledgeable, skilful and experienced professionals focused on school improvement
- In depth knowledge of good practice in the county to enable sharing of knowledge and expertise
- Up to date information relating to national developments
- Support for all teachers with inclusive teaching
What does the service offer?
We support strategic development of SEND provision in schools. This includes quality first inclusive teaching, support for dyslexia and literacy difficulties, exam access arrangements, training for interventions to accelerate progress, support for learners with social emotional and mental health needs, maximising the impact of Teaching Assistants. Our popular SEN review is a robust audit of SEND provision in schools to inform development planning. Contact the team to discuss your needs.
We support schools to improve whole school behaviour and to improve provision for individual learners presenting with challenging behaviour and those with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs. We use the Zones of Engagement model to support schools to improve whole school behaviour and teaching and learning. Our Inclusion Support Plan (ISP) that promotes reflective practice has supported many schools to improve provision for learners at risk of exclusion.
Did you know? We offer free phone consultation to foundation package members regarding pupils with challenging behaviour and those at risk of exclusion.
We have a range of excellent resources to support schools to improve provision for learners with English as an additional language. We offer training for teachers and teaching assistants in best practice for meeting the needs of pupils with English as an additional language. This includes specific support and resources for unaccompanied asylum seekers.
Annual Subscription Offers - 2018/19
Foundation Package - £300
Provides dedicated resources to school subscribers, email and telephone support, three inclusion briefings a year, monthly newsletter (which includes updates on national and local developments), web based resources to support the busy SENCO via our website, access to the Oxfordshire behaviour toolbox.
Includes Foundation Package membership
OXSIT Package 1 (Three days) - £1,575
OXSIT Package 2 (Four days) - £2,100
OXSIT Package 3 (Six days) - £3,150
OXSIT Package 4 (Ten days) - £5,250
OXSIT Package 5 (Twelve days) - £6,300
Pay as you go
Full Day £550
Half Day £275
Please note our day rate is typically the equivalent of 2 half day visits and includes a written report for each visit.