Below are some of the more frequently asked questions about the Tes SEN North. If you can't find the answer to your question, just contact us and we'll be happy to help.


Who can attend Tes SEN North 2019?

Tes SEN North is for everyone in the SEN community and is relevant to all roles within and connected to the provision of education for children with SEN. Please note that children under 18 are allowed at the event under the supervision of an adult, but children under the age of 16 are strictly not permitted to access any of the seminars.

No children under 18 are allowed on site during the show’s set up or breakdown.

How much does it cost to attend Tes SEN North 2019?

Tes SEN North is free to attend – all visitors have full access to the exhibition and special features.

There are, however, a range of fees for attending seminars. Each seminar place costs £16 (+VAT) during the Early Bird period before rising to £19 (+VAT). During the show, seminar places booked onsite cost £21 (+VAT).

What subjects will be covered at Tes SEN North 2019?

The seminar programme will focus on a rich mix of vitally important topics central to SEN best practice and policy. The programme will be fully defined by early 2019 and will contain statutory guidance for the entire education workforce, with more than half of the sessions directly related to the SEND Code of Practice 2015: 0-25.

All the sessions will be delivered by renowned SEN experts and will be informative and educational with a view that all attendees can take away new ideas to put into practice straightaway.

What level of experience and ability do the seminars cover?

Each seminar on the programme has a reference to what 'Level/s' it is relevant to. The definition of the Levels is as follows:

Level 1: seminars for people who are new to SEN  or have limited knowledge of this topic

Level 2: seminars for people who have some knowledge or experience of working with SEN/this topic

Level 3: seminars for people who have significant knowledge or experience of working with SEN/this topic

Will I receive a certificate of attendance?

The seminar programme at Tes SEN North 2019 is CPD certified. All visitors who attend a seminar will be emailed their certificate after the show. It is vital that your badge is scanned as you enter the seminar room so that a record is kept of your attendance.

How do I pay for seminar places?

Seminar places should be booked online and paid for by debit or credit card. There are NO administration fees. If you are unable to pay by card and require an invoice to be supplied, please contact Sophie Kerr on sophie.kerr@markallengroup.com.

For seminars booked onsite during the show, payment can be taken both by cash and card.

Are refreshments available at Tes SEN North 2019?

Yes. There will be a catering point on the main exhibition floor serving tea, coffee, cold drinks and sandwiches.

Is there disabled access at the Tes SEN North 2019?

Manchester Central is designed for maximum accessibility at all events.

Where is Tes SEN North 2019?

Manchester Central
Windmill St
M2 3GX

When is Tes SEN North 2019?

Opening hours:

Friday 10th May 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 11th May 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm

How can I book a stand?

Please contact exhibition sales manager David Hussey on 0207 501 6763 or via david.hussey@markallengroup.com

Is Tes SEN North 2019 on social media?

Yes. For the latest updates and developments about Tes SEN North 2019, please follow us on Twitter @SENShowUK