When a Tameside primary SENDCo recently said to me, “You’ve changed that boy’s life!” it meant a lot. Being able to “make a difference” is what gets me out of bed in the morning.
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At present, schools continue to grapple with the most effective way to assess and demonstrate the progress of pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND), whether they are working below, or well below the standard of the National Curriculum tests.
I often hear the statements ‘he is an August born boy,’ or ‘they are typical boys’ being used to explain the lower attainment of boys at the end of EYFS, especially in terms of Literacy (writing and reading) and to a lesser extent Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED).