Sally Firth


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Special educational needs

Inclusion issues

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Coaching and mentoring colleagues


Passionate about her work to develop the future and outcomes of pupils with special educational needs.  Taught in Primary Schools in and around York for over 20 years. Inclusion Leader for 14 years in two different schools. Member of SLT, helped move school from special measures to good in eighteen months.


Coach and mentor to teaching and non-teaching staff, improving confidence and skills, leading to outcomes for pupils through developing the teaching and support for vulnerable pupils within schools.





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Worked with other SENCOs of both primary and secondary schools. Part of team delivering training to new and established SENCOs including policy, practice, interventions, tracking data, provision and assessment.

Supported primary teachers in creating right provision for pupils with a range of SEN and additional needs.

What our supported schools have said

Consistent/ongoing cycle and process

Time together to reflect and plan

Non-threatening/constructive support

Bespoke feedback and advice

Opportunities to focus on pupils with LA/SEN

Top tips for higher ability pupils to develop independence

Consistent approach and challenge between teachers


Helped colleagues to write detailed support plans for pupils, develop interventions.

For an informal, no obligation conversation, contact Sarah Clarke, Director of Teaching School on 01904 528663 or via email

Sarah will be pleased to discuss ways in which we can use our collective expertise to support your school.

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