NASS Annual Conference

The 2017 NASS Annual Residential Conference will be taking place on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October at The Grand Hotel, 97-99 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FW.

NASS Conference is tailored specifically for the special needs sector.  Come and join us to hear news, share views and network.  Dame Christine Lenehan has been confirmed as a keynote speaker and there will also be an update from Ofsted.  Other topics and areas that are confirmed include updates on High Needs Funding and Safeguarding.  We are currently finalising the programme and will be covering other key issues.

The Grand Hotel is located on Brighton seafront approximately 15 minutes’ walk from Brighton Railway Station, or a couple of minutes in a taxi. It’s also just 30 minutes from Gatwick Airport and 1 hour from Central London by rail.

Further information and details of how to book can be found here.


With special thanks to:

Townsend Mccormack


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We offer policies for special needs schools and colleges as well as Risk Management Solutions to meet the specific needs of your educational institution.  Through our Schools Scheme which is officially endorsed by NASS we are able to provide insurance for the “Special Needs” sector with vast and bespoke wordings including cover for molestation. For a free quotation or if you would like to arrange a Specialist Schools Insurance Consultant to visit your school please visit:

Vision for Education


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Vision for Education, is the UK’s fastest growing and most trusted education recruitment agency. As part of TES Global, its unique approach to ethical recruitment has made it the first port of call for both schools and teachers alike. We offer, not only an excellent service, but also an unrivalled school support programme that aims to enhance pupils’ learning environments and experiences through sponsorship of activities and regular competitions.

We are committed to understanding each service that we support. Through our knowledge and experience of SEN, we endeavour to find the right member of staff for each role that we fill. Vision for Education takes pride in our ability to offer free, tailored CPD to all of our candidates. We offer the Manual Handling, Safeguarding, Autism Awareness, SEND Awareness, Team Teach, amongst many others. This sets us apart from other education recruitment agencies.

Operating through 11 branches across the UK, we have local and knowledgeable consultants on hand to deliver a service that’s personal to the needs of your school. For more information and to find your nearest branch, visit or call 0800 085 0644.


What people said about our 2016 Annual conference

“Once again an incredibly good conference, excellent sessions and workshops.”

“An excellent well organised conference.”

“Another excellent conference – well organised, great atmosphere and informative.”