SEND Analysis

Understand the performance of your SEND provision.

As part of your SEND inspection, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will look at the information that you use to monitor the performance of your services. Your data should be timely, comprehensive and enable you to understand quickly how you are doing.

We are experts in using data to help local authorities make better decisions. We have considerable experience in analysing, presenting and forecasting using SEND data.

We can bring data together from a range of sources to give a single, complete picture of your service. Our SEND dashboard compares indicators over time and against national averages and statistical neighbours including:

  • Prevalence and characteristics
  • Provision and attainment including closing the gap
  • Absence and exclusions
  • Preparation for adulthood
  • Performance of your process.
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We can also forecast demand for SEND placements or provide detailed analysis by school, pupil or type of need. Our analysis can help you identify trends, spot problem areas and communicate performance to a range of stakeholders including managers, councillors (or governors) and Ofsted/CQC using a simple visual style. For an example of our forecasting projects, see our casestudy on forecasting SEND placements in London.

Or we can develop bespoke solutions to your data and performance monitoring issues. For example, we built a database to help a school track the performance of children with SEN against their learning framework. For more information, see our case study at Glebe School.

The SEN dashboard has been very useful in giving headline messages to SENCOs. As Mime’s work always is, the dashboard is very clear and enables us to focus effort where it is needed.
Head of School ImprovementA London Borough
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