The Role of the SENCO – Live Virtual Classroom

Course details
This Live Virtual Classroom training consists of 4 x 90 minute modules that will be delivered 1 module at a time. The course will be completed over a period of 2 weeks with a gap task between each module.

Duration: 4 x 90 minute modules

Who should attend: This course is suitable for SENCOs working in early years

What you learn on the course:
This advanced level course not only outlines the key knowledge you need to carry out this role, but it will also provide you with practical tools and strategies to enable you to develop:
• Whole staff practice and knowledge of SEND
• An inclusive environment that supports the needs of all children
• Resources to support with day-to-day practice
• Assessment and goal setting practice for all staff in your setting.

The course is designed to enhance the knowledge of all SENCOs, including those who have completed the L3 SENCO or those who are yet to complete the qualification.

Key Topics:
• The four areas of need in relation to SEND
• The Importance of early identification and early action
• Graduated approach to identifying and supporting children with SEND
• Understand your role in supporting practitioners working with children with SEND
• Create an effective inclusive environment
• Working in partnership with parents and other professionals
• What to include in SEND policies & procedures?
• Understand the funding and EHCP process

To Book
To book please use the buttons below or contact NDNA's training department on: 01484 40 70 70 ext 228
Before your session

Before your session
If you have never attended a Live Virtual Classroom with NDNA before, it is advisable to log onto a test session prior to your training commencing. A test session will be live between 15:30 and 16:30 every Wednesday. NDNA uses Adobe Connect for live virtual classroom delivery.

Unique login Instructions:
You will receive your unique login in the order confirmation email.

Test your connection (anytime):

Join the NDNA test session (between 15:30 and 16:30 every Wednesday):

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What you will need:
• A desktop computer or laptop is recommended
• We do not recommend using a mobile phone or tablet (these are not suitable for course materials being presented and participation in course activities)
• A headset or earphones that have a microphone (your smartphone earphones should suffice, an inbuilt microphone may be used but sound quality is often better with a headset)
• Access to the internet with a reliable connection
• A quiet space to enable you to use your microphone and camera.

Terms & Conditions
8.12 Cancellation of a Live Virtual Classroom place -– if a customer wishes to cancel a place on our Live Virtual Classroom by giving more than 14 days’ notice, a full refund will be made. If notice of cancellation is less than 14 days, no refund will be paid.
8.12.1 If instead of cancellation, a customer notifies us less than 14 days before the event of their wish to swap onto a different Live Virtual Classroom course, the customer will be charged an administration fee of 25% of the original booking fee (inc VAT).
8.12.2 The customer must select the course they would like to swap to within 48 hours of notifying us of the intended swap. If NDNA is not alerted within 48 hours, the initial booking fee will not be refunded and NDNA will not be able to carry out the swap. All swaps are subject to NDNA’s discretion and course availability.

See full terms & conditions here


  • Title: The Role of SENCO - Module 1
  • Start Time: 02/09/2024 09:45
  • End Time: 02/09/2024 11:30
  • Title: The Role of SENCO - Module 2
  • Start Time: 05/09/2024 10:00
  • End Time: 05/09/2024 11:30
  • Title: The Role of SENCO - Module 3
  • Start Time: 09/09/2024 10:00
  • End Time: 09/09/2024 11:30
  • Title: The Role of SENCO - Module 4
  • Start Time: 12/09/2024 10:00
  • End Time: 12/09/2024 11:30




02/09/2024 - 12/09/2024

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