05) How will the school support my child?

All subject teachers are responsible for the outcomes of students in their lessons. They are responsible for making the curriculum accessible to all students and will receive ongoing training about additional learning requirements.

The SENCO will ensure that:

  • All relevant information is distributed on students’ needs so that teachers have a good understanding
  • The Inclusion Team provide high quality training so that teachers are equipped in meeting those needs
  • Teachers and teaching assistants meet regularly to plan to meet a student’s needs
  • The quality of teaching for students with SEND and provision across the school is efficiently managed
  • There is high quality support in place in classrooms
  • There are regular intervention sessions offered in the Inclusion Team Area during form time, lunchtimes and break times
  • Parents are kept informed of any changes to the provision that is in place for their child

The following types of additional support are available, all dependent on need:

  • Additional adult support in the classroom – there are 9 dedicated Teaching Assistants in the SEND department who support teachers in helping the learning of whole classes. Students with an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP) or a Statement of SEND will receive this support according to their needs
  • Small group withdrawal sessions– when students comes out of some lessons for pre-arranged sessions with TAs or external agencies for example, handwriting, reading, numeracy skills, organisation skills and social skills
  • Intervention from external agencies – Educational Psychology/ Speech and Language Therapy/ Specific Learning Difficulty Teacher / Sensory Support Service

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