June 8, 2023 11:52 pm

Graduated Response

Graduated Response

Here is the link to the recently published Warrington’s “Graduated Response”

The Graduated Response refers to the system of SEN support within mainstream settings. It is the system by which all educational settings  should assess the needs of children and young people and then provide appropriate support.

The system should follow four stages, often referred to as a “cycle”:  Assess, Plan, Do, Review.   This cycle should not be considered as a single process but provide a continuous cycle of assessment as children and young people’s strengths and needs develop and change.

An effective Graduated Response  has  a more detailed approach, more frequent reviews and more high quality teaching.  All decisions around SEN support should involve parent/carers and the young person.

The majority of children and young people with SEND will have their needs met through additional SEN support within mainstream provision.  However, for some children and young people their needs will be more complex, and the Graduated Response describes additional support to meet these needs.

If evidence from teachers and external specialists such as Educational Psychologists suggests that children and young people may require additional support over and above the SEN Support,  an Education, Health and Care needs assessment can be requested.

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Check in & Chat with Helen Rowlands & Katie Massey

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