University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Special Educational Needs Co-Ordination (SENCO)

The programme is strongly rooted in evidence-based special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) practice in the work place, equipping special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) to evaluate and develop effective leadership and management of SEND provision. The course will encourage students to discuss topics including: the new SEN (0- 25years) code of practice and requirements of the local offer; developing students� leadership and management skills; managing and deploying the SEN team; understanding and using data to ensure pupils are making progress and achieving; working with colleagues to create inclusive learning environments; developing positive partnerships with parents and other agencies; working strategically to promote achievement for all pupils with different abilities and backgrounds.

Entry requirements

If you are a SENCO/inclusion manager new to the role from September 2013 or will become a SENCO within the academic year of the programme, you are eligible to apply. We also welcome experienced SENCOs who are interested in gaining the national award. Please download an application form and return it with the letter of endorsement which is attached to the application form.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bognor Regis Campus Bognor Regis PO21 1HR South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01243 812178