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Special Schools Workshop: Developing the Curriculum and Measuring the Impact on Pupils – 17 May 2023

The LASGB held a “Special Schools” Workshop on Wednesday 17 May 2023 and this was a “Face to Face” event. The Workshop commenced at 19:00 but delegates joined from 18:30 for refreshments.

Our first speaker for the evening was Angela Holdsworth, CEO, The View Trust who discussed “The Steps Required to Develop a Curriculum for a Special School”. Our other speakers were Alison Ashley and Danielle Lamb, Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher respectively of Hebden Green Special School, Winsford, Cheshire who discussed the “Methods of Measuring the Impact of the Curriculum on Special School Pupils”.

Whilst the focus was on Special Schools the material is also be of interest to those in mainstream especially those who are responsible for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) pupils.

British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreters were available for those who needed BSL support.

The workshop was held at:

The McDonald Tickled Trout Hotel
Preston New Road

Please click below for the PowerPoint slides (pdf format) from the workshop:

Assessment in Special Schools slides

Developing the Special School Curriculum slides

SEND support resource for school leaders

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