This section provides information on how the early years, schools and post 16 education settings do to monitor your child or young persons progress and development:
What do EY providers record to monitor a child’s progress and development
• Development matters
• Baseline assessments
• Tracking documents
• Screening tools, for example The Communication Toolbox
• Working collaboratively with parents, for example, ‘wow’ moments
• Early Years Support Development Journal
• What to expect and when
• Ongoing observations and assessments
• Assess, plan do and review cycle
• Identification of SEND
• My agreed outcomes (MAO)
• My Support plan (MSP)
• Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
• Consideration and dialogue detailing child’s next steps
How are parents involved in the planning process
• Contributions to sections in child’s MSP
• Working with providers on child’s My Agreed Outcomes MAO
• Reviewing child’s progress in ‘What to Expect and When’
• Regular ongoing dialogue between provider and family
• Supporting the home learning environment through regular information sharing
• Regular meetings both formal and informal
• Recording outcomes and sharing positively with family
• Workshops, open days and promotion of national events, for example ‘World Book Day’
• Dialogue and support for their child’s transitions
What do school’s record to monitor a child’s progress and development?
Involving parents in planning and reviewing progress at school
How are parents involved with reviewing progress?
The views of the pupil should be included in any discussions.
What will college keep a record of to monitor a young person’s progress?
This information will be used as part of regular discussions with the student and their family about progress, outcomes and planned next steps.
Reviewing support at college
The effectiveness of support should be reviewed regularly, and the college should take into account:
Colleges should revisit this cycle of action refining and revising their decisions about support as they gain a better understanding of needs and what is effective in securing good outcomes.
Will support be reviewed if the young person does not have an EHC plan?
Yes, if the young person does not have an EHC plan, support should still be reviewed.
How often should an EHC plan be reviewed?
If the young person does have an EHC plan it must be reviewed every 12 months and this must include a review of the students support.
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Last Updated: December 2019