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NA Senco

NA Senco in collaboration with Best Practice Network.

The academy is proud to be delivering the NA Senco from September 2022 in partnership with Best Practice Network.

We’re delighted to share the exciting new that The Springfields Academy are working in partnership with Best Practice Network to deliver the NA SENCO from September 2022.

The Springfields Academy is delighted to be working in partnership with Best Practice Network to offer a bespoke NA SENCO programme with a focus on Special schools and resource based provision

NA SENCO is a statutory requirement for all SENCOs in maintained schools and academies. Your SENCOs can achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in SEN Co-ordination as part of the course (worth 60 credits towards a Master’s (MA) degree), improve their practice and develop a network of peers. The Award is also relevant to aspiring or deputy SENCOs as part of your succession planning and to SENCOs from other types of schools and settings. 

As well as having access to an online learning platform, from September 2022 you can study for this award with us here in Calne, North Wiltshire through 5 face to face learning days.

You can find more information and apply onlineApplicants are asked to state whether they have been recommended to the programme and should select RSAT, Reach South Academy Trust from the drop-down list. Due to high levels of interest we are urging people to register as soon as possible to be considered for a place.

If you would like to know more about any of these opportunities, or have any questions, you can reach out to the friendly advisors at Best Practice Network, who are always on-hand to answer any questions and support your application. You can contact them through the livechat function on their website, on 0117 920 9200 or at You can also contact

 The cost of the programme is £2,250 + VAT. Fees include ongoing tutor support, registration with Bath Spa University and access to the virtual learning environment for the duration of the programme.

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