A number of recent Ofsted reports note that a common feature of the most successful schools surveyed was the attention they gave to developing speaking and listening

Policy and Practice

A key role of The Communication Trust is to respond to upcoming policy changes that could potentially affect children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.

Within this section you'll find out more information about what we do in this area and how we help translate this information to support practitioners within their work.

Included in this section are our responses to Government policy, which we produce in partnership with our Consortium.

Here you can also find information on the SEND Reforms, including support for commissioners, schools, early years settings, as well as details about the Trust's policy work around the Reforms.