13th Feb 2024

Special Educational Needs and Disability ( SEND) and the Role of the Board

Overview of Learning

The session will provide governors and trustees with a responsibility for SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) with an overview of the role of the SENDCO (SEND Co-ordinator) and how their role supports the SENDCO in implementing the SEND Code of Practice. By the end of this session, you will:

  • Have an understanding of your role as a Governor or Trustee with responsibility for SEND
  • Have an overview of the SEND Code of Practice
  • Understand some of the changes and proposals within the SEND Green Paper



All governors, trustees and local governors of schools and academies, particularly the SEND Governance Lead.


Cate Marsden, Head of Ladywood Outreach and Director of External Partnerships for Woodbridge Trust


This course will be held in person at the Bolton Science and Technology Centre.


Pricing and Cancelation

Fees for this session are payable via the school budget and not by individual members of the governing board. If your governing board has signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement, sessions are free of charge. Governors of governing boards who have not signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement may attend for a fee of £90 per session.

If you are unable to attend a course, we ask that you please notify the Governance Services Team on 01204 332116 at the earliest opportunity and at least five working days prior to the course date to enable the place to be offered to others.

Cancellation fees will apply for non-attendance or if a place is cancelled by the delegate within five working days of the course date. Schools who have signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement will be charged £25 for each cancellation within five days of the course. If your school has not signed up to the SLA the full course fee will be charged. Fees may be waived in exceptional circumstances. Please contact Marie Foley, Governance Training Officer on 01204 332116 or via email at

Price per session: Governance Training SLA/ £90 per session

Venue: Bolton Science and Technology Centre

Time: 10-12pm

Category: Training

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