Glossary of Terms Used in Schools in Relation to Special Education Needs
Individual Education Plan; this gives details of the extra support given and sets targets for a child who is at ‘School Action Plus’ level and also in some schools at ‘School Action’ level.
Individual Learning Plan; this gives details of the extra support given and sets targets for a child who is at ‘School Action Plus’ level and also in some schools at ‘School Action’ level.
Local Education Authority
Learning Support Assistant
Multi Agency Provision Plan; this gives details of the support a child, usually statemented, is receiving from several outside agencies due to the complexity of their special needs requirements. The plan identifies the agencies and what support they are providing.
Special Educational Needs
Additional SEN Support
Disabled Student Allowance.
Education Fund Agency.
Early Years Foundation Stage
Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
Office for standards in education
Pupil Referral Unit
Service Children’s Education
Special Educational Needs Coordinator
Special Educational Need & Disability code of practice: 0-25
Speech and Language Therapist
This means that the goal/targets set for a child are: Specific (detailed method/approach to task); Measurable (evidence possible); Achievable (fair in relation to the child’s ability); Relevant/Realistic (importance in child’s needs); Time-bound (set a time limit for re-assessment).