The Education Committee holds roundtable discussion with school leaders, teachers, specialists and support staff on special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Tuesday 15 January in Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster
- Tania Beard, Headteacher, St Martin's C of E Primary and Nursery School
- Jon Boyes, Principal, Herne Bay High School
- Penny Earl, Resource Provision Manager, Stoke Park Infant School
- Sabrina Hobbs, Principal, Severndale Specialist Academy
- Nicola Jones-Ford, SENCo, Fulham College Boys’ School
- Dr Cath Lowther, Educational Psychologist
- Callum Wetherill, Pastoral Leader and Specialist Leader in Education (Behaviour, Attendance, SEND), Joseph Norton Academy, part of Wellspring Academy Trust
Purpose of the session
The Committee's SEND inquiry is examining the impact of the reforms introduced in the Children and Families Act 2014. The meeting will focus on the impact of the reforms from the perspective of schools and staff members as well as some of the broader issues facing children and young people with SEND.