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Faye Whittle
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Faye Whittle

Faye is an experienced SEND advisor with a passion for enabling school leaders to improve the quality of SEND provision and inclusive practice. She has over 20 years’ experience working within educational settings, having worked in primary, secondary and alternative schools. Her specialist areas include SENCO development, effective communication and engagement, reducing exclusions and championing SEND children and their families.

Her most recent roles included working as an inclusion project lead, coordinator and lead practitioner for SEND. She is currently the SEND advisor for 17 primary schools and delivers consultancy, workshop facilitation and SEND reviews for all school settings.

Faye is also a trainer for the DfE ‘Wellbeing for Education’ webinars and previously worked for a trust as the Lead Practitioner for SEND, during which time she was a member of the SLT and managed SEND provision for the whole trust. She has also previously worked as a DSL, SENCo, designated teacher for LAC and Deputy Headteacher, during which time she coordinated the South Network Alternative Pathways Programme, developed an effective Sharing Panel to support pupils at risk of becoming permanently excluded or NEET and developed and chaired Inclusion, SENCo and Transition groups for professionals across the Network.

Faye Whittle's Webinars

An Expert Review of Ofsted Research into the Impact of the Pandemic on Children and Young People with SEND

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, SENCOs, designated safeguarding leads and teaching staff with an overview of Ofsted’s research into experiences of children and young people with SEND and their families during the pandemic.

Delivering a Child-Centred Approach towards Managing Exclusions for Children with SEND | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), mental health leads and all teaching staff with advice and practical guidance on fulfilling their statutory duties with regard to school exclusions for pupils with SEND, highlighting the requirement to put the child’s best interests at the core of any decisions.

Delivering a Child-Centred Approach towards Managing Exclusions for Children with SEND | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, designated safeguarding leads (DSLs), mental health leads and all teaching staff with advice and practical guidance on fulfilling their statutory duties with regard to school exclusions for pupils with SEND, highlighting the requirement to put the child’s best interests at the core of any decisions.