Louise Siddle

August 20, 2016

MA (Oxon), PGCE, MA (Ed), National Award in SEN Co-ordination

Louise has been a Primary School teacher for 25 years, working in large city schools, and a very small village school. She has been SENCo at her current school for 6 years and in 2013 achieved the Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Practice (SEN) with Distinction. She went on to complete her MA (Ed) at Oxford Brookes University and undertook a research project focusing on parental involvement in reading. She still teaches Early Years and Key Stage One as well as being SENCO and English co-ordinator at her school. For 5 years she worked as an Every Child a Writer (ECaW) lead teacher, supporting schools in improving writing in Key Stage 2.

Louise has worked as a Special Needs Advisory Support Teacher (SNAST) for the past 2 years, supporting small village schools and larger town schools with their provision. She has experience of supporting new SENCos to develop effective systems to evaluate and monitor SEN provision, signposting them to appropriate professionals for advice, and assisting with Additional Funding and Education, Health and Care Plan applications. She is able to conduct specialist assessments and provide advice to support the provions for children with a wide range of needs.

Louise is able to provided training for teachers, support staff, and parents on various SEN issues such assessments, Dyslexia, Multi-sensory learning, Memory, Precision teaching, and Vocabulary.

If you would like to contact Louise please email louise.siddle@oxsen.org.uk