Early identification and intervention for SEND pupils

  • Meet the growing demands for SEND in Early Years:
    • SEND Code of Practice
    • Ofsted inspection
    • Early Years Pupil Premium
  • Audit your current SEN policy and update it in line with current thinking
  • Leave with essential techniques to:
    • identify pupils who may have SEND
    • intervene early to support pupils 
    • train your staff
Lorraine Petersen OBE

Lorraine Petersen OBE

Date: 7th Mar 2018

Lorraine was the CEO of NASEN from 2004–2013, and prior to that held a number of teaching posts. In June 2009 Lorraine was awarded an OBE for services to education. Since 2013, she has worked as an independent consultant supporting schools, local authorities and academy chains to implement SEN legislative changes.

View all of Lorraine Petersen OBE's Courses

Getting up to date with all of the changes

SEND Code of Practice 2015

Ofsted Inspection of Early Years

Data and research into children with complex needs

Effective and evidenced interventions


Step-by-step guide: supporting children with SEND in Early Years

Know how to identify need from a much earlier age

Utilise the Early Years Pupil Premium to support disadvantaged children

Understand the programmes that have the biggest impact

Implement effective interventions to support the complexity of needs

Evaluate the impact of interventions


A toolkit for Early Years practitioners

  • Information sheets to support the identifi cation of SEND

  • Strategies to support the four broad areas of need

  • Templates for record-keeping and reporting to parents

  • Hints and tips on working with other agencies

  • Guide to the 0-25 SEND Code of Practice

  • Summary of the Early Years Ofsted Guidance

  • Template for reporting your Early Years Pupil Premium spending

First delegate rate

£269 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£249 + VAT

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