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School Based Assessment and Identification of SpLD: Increasing confidence in making judgements 23/05/18
Wednesday 23rd May 2018, & 13/06/18 9am-4pm

Who is it for:

SENCos and SEN teachers.

Paired SENCos/HLTAs or level 3 teaching assistants with responsibility for assessment.

Areas Covered:

Day One:

• The SpLD pathway and early monitoring process. • Understanding of standardised assessment terminology. • Basic literacy and language assessments to use in school.

Day Two:

• Case studies of pupils with SpLD and SLCN. • Understanding of how pupils with SpLD and SLCN present in school. • Assessing EAL pupils. • Support in interpreting assessment results and making judgements. • Awareness of effective provisions of pupils with SpLD.

Course Outcomes:

  • Be able to complete basic language and literacy assessments.
  • Have increased confidence in interpreting results of assessments.
  • Have increased confidence in identifying pupils with SpLD.


£220 per delegate or £330 for SENCo/ L3 teaching assistant or HLTA pair from Leicester City Council maintained schools.

£275 per delegate or £400 for SENCo/ L3 teaching assistant or HLTA pair from non-maintained schools.


3 May 2018, day one and 13 June 2018, day two


22 September 2017, day one and 6 October 2017, day two

Duration: Two days 9am-4pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email liz.richardson@leicester.gov.uk

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1607
Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Time: & 13/06/18 9am-4pm
Cost: £220 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£275 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: LCI Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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