Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Report

Our SEND Report provides information for parents/carers of children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, and all those who support children with additional needs.

The information in this report outlines the support and provision that you can expect to receive, if you choose The East Manchester Academy for your child.


Our SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) is Miss R Moules: b.moules@temac.co.uk


Our SEND Policy can be found under Trust Policies.

The East Manchester Academy aims to be an inclusive school by working towards an ethos of Quality First Teaching. Teaching and learning is of a high standard and geared towards enabling all pupils to access a broad and rich curriculum to foster independent learning and develop lifelong skills. Work is differentiated for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to ensure that teaching and learning is at the appropriate level for their individual needs.


Events

Manchester Parent Carer Forum, together with Buzz Health and Wellbeing service, will be hosting fortnightly support groups for SEND Dads in Manchester. The drop in is a space to chat, Dads-to-Dads, all having experienced being a father to a child with SEND. Tuesday mornings 10am – 11.30am or Friday Evening 8.30am – 10pm.

manchesterparentcarerforum.org.uk/event/manchester-send-dads-fortnightly-support-group-20210209

On February 10th 2021 there is a virtual drop-in is for the benefit of parents and carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) who are looking to find information and support. Share your stories and ask questions. We will try to help and signpost you to the relevant services and organisations who may be able to give you expert advice and support.

manchesterparentcarerforum.org.uk/event/virtual-send-early-help-local-offer-drop-in-20210210

Coming soon: TEMA parental virtual drop-in.


Surveys

  • Manchester Parent/Carer SEND Survey
    This survey reviews SEND families’ experiences of Manchester services across Education, Health and Social Care in the past year.
  • COVID-19 Impact Survey
    This survey looks into the impact of the pandemic on families of children and young people with SEND in Manchester.

Resources

  • BBC Bitesize – Parents’ Toolkit: SEND

    SEND resources, activities and support to help you and your family during lockdown.

  • Coronavirus: A Book for Children

    A fantastic illustrated book for children, to help them understand the Coronavirus.

  • Immersive Reader

    Microsoft Immersive Reader is a free tool that supports literacy development for learners regardless of age or ability.

    How do I use immersive reader in Word?

    1. On the View tab, in the Document Views group, select ‘Immersive Reader’. Your document opens within Immersive Reader
    2. You can choose from various options in Immersive Reader, depending on how you want to focus on the content in your document
    3. Click the ‘Close’ icon to exit Immersive Reader
  • Colour Veil

    Colour Veil is an app which places colour filters over your screen. This reduces eye strain, helps with Dyselxia and visual stress. It is free and easy to download to your computer. This is a Windows only app so won’t work on apple machines.


If your child is struggling to access the work and needs additional support, please email Miss R Moules (SENCO): b.moules@temac.co.uk

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