Our Inclusion Manager has completed the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination and has been working with children with SEND since 2007.
Staff members have been involved in training on:
- supporting pupils on the autistic spectrum;
- supporting children with specific learning difficulties impacting on their reading, writing and maths learning;
- Supporting children with reading through phonics and spelling programmes (eg. RWI, Precision Teaching)
- supporting pupils with social and emotional needs, including attachment theory;
- supporting pupils with speech and language difficulties;
- supporting pupils with physical and co-ordination needs (Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy)
- supporting children with specific identified disorders including: Autism, Anxiety
- Team Teach: how to handle a child in a positive way.
- Working and Auditory Memory
- We have a fully trained as ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) who receives regular support from the Educational Psychologist Service.
- Regular training and updates of SEND strategies
- First aid and medication use including Epi-pen and diabetes training
As a school we work closely with any external agencies that we feel are relevant to individual children’s needs within our school including:
- MABS (Multi-agency Behaviour Support Service ),
- School Health e.g. School Nurse
- CAMHS (Child and Adult Mental Health),
- Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Service
- Speech & Language Therapy Service.
- Social Care
- Sensory Impairment Service
- Inclusion Outreach Service
- Mental Health Support Teams (MHST)
- Education Psychologists. (EP)
- Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS)
Should your child require any form of involvement with an outside agency then the school would immediately inform you and obtain permission from parents before pursuing any kind of professional intervention.