Welcome to SENCo Zone.

SENCo Zone is a bank of free resources for SENCOs and professions with children and young people who have Special Educational Needs. 

Resources on theses pages include information, downloadable content and useful links. 

Click the category links on the left to view the range of freely available resources. We add more resources frequently so please visit regularly to find our latest downloadable materials. 

Please email us for more information about our services pssinfo@birmingham.gov.uk


Are you a SENCO working in Birmingham? If so, please contact us for access to Birmingham SENCO Zone, available by clicking the purple button in the top right of this page. 

Here you’ll find a collection of resources and documents supporting SENCOs in their roles as leaders of whole school improvement and development of strategic practice.

Please come back soon to download the Strategic SENCo Audit Tool.

This resources can be used to support SENCos in creating a robust plan for the strategic development of SEN in their schools.


Here you will find all downloads and resources from the Strategic SENCO Conferences held in Birmingham.

The workshops cover a range of subjects and are designed to support SENCos or Inclusion leaders in their strategic role.

Resources from the most recent conference are limited in the first 12 months of publication to delegates who attended the conference.  After that time access becomes open to all.

For more information on upcoming conference please visit the Courses and Resources tab or email Terri Cawser at terri.cawser@birmingham.gov.uk


Here you’ll find a collection of resources that will help to increase parental involvement and engagement. 

Parent Leaflets (Interventions Pack) – This download contains the first series of parent and carer information leaflets.They contain information about interventions that their child is to receive as part of your graduated approach to meeting their needs. 


Nasen Sharing Practice Flyer

Useful links to for SENCOs to find information and guidance

Local Offer – Birmingham City Council’s SEND Local Offer 

CRISP Online – Birmingham’s CRISP Online system. You may use this system to create and edit existing CRISP records for pupils within your school.

Foundation Years – A broad range of information developed by government, professionals and the voluntary and community sector. It is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources.

DfE Publications – Publications by Department for Education

AET Website – The Autism Education Trust (Resources and Information)

Autism West Midlands Site – Find out more about the services and support AWM offer

Action for Children Site – Help for disadvantaged children across the UK

Contact a Family Site – For families with disabled children

SENDIASS – Help and advice for children with SEND 

Nasen – Support for practitioners

Managing Transition Article