SEN Personalised Learning Task

This website is designed to support primary and secondary PGCE students. It includes a range of information about SEND and the SEN Personalised Learning Task.

Self Study Tasks


Do you want to learn more about SEND? How do you support pupils with autism? What about handwriting difficulties? Liaising with parents and other professionals? There are a number of different Self Study Tasks you can undertake.

Although these are now archived by the government as some aspects, eg Every Child Matters policy and Teachers' Standards references, have changed the information and advice for working with children with SEND is all still relevant.

Subject Specific Support


What can you do in PE to support pupils with physical disabilities? How can you make scientific concepts more accessible? Do you want Subject Specific Support and advice to help you plan and teach inclusive lessons in your subject?

There are 27 booklets available with versions for primary and secondary trainees. Each booklet is organised into 7 areas:

  • Including pupils with SEN and/or disabilities in the subject
  • Removing barriers to the subject for pupils with SEN and/or disabilities
  • Self-audit for inclusive lessons, based on the eight pillars of inclusion
  • The subject and Every Child Matters
  • The P scales for the subject
  • Bilingual learners
  • Sources of information and advice

Although these are now archived by the government as some aspects, eg Every Child Matters policy and Teachers' Standards references, have changed the information and advice for working with children with SEND is all still relevant.

SEN Personalised Learning Task

Primary and secondary PGCE students carry out the SEN Personalised Learning Task during their school placement.

What is involved in the task? How do you carry it out? Read the Task Brief.

The Framework for Personalised Learning sets out a practical model for assessing, decision-making, teaching and reviewing involved in meeting pupil's needs. This is organised into sections and illustrated by a visual model.