According to government statistics, the proportion of children with SEND has risen for the third year in a row to 14.9 per cent. There are many ways that these children can experience unintentional “everyday exclusions” in the classroom. Tes reports
Here are some top tips to develop a more inclusive practice.
Keep your expectations high
One of the greatest advantages of the current “mastery” trend is that, by its very nature, it encourages teachers to have the same aspirations for all students.
Choose challenging texts for your class readers, instead of easier ones that you are sure that everyone can access.
Your lowest-attaining students, some of whom are likely to be on the SEN register, will benefit from the dialogue and rich conversations you can have with the whole class.
Read more tips you can use in your classroom SEND: Four ways to make your classroom more inclusive
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