How do we identify children with SEND?
How do parents/carers raise concerns?
Talk to us:
- Firstly contact the child’s class teacher.
- Arrange a meeting with the SENCo through the school office.
- Arrange a meeting with a Deputy Head Assistant through the school office.
We pride ourselves on listening to and building positive relationships with our parents/carers.
How does the school identify a child’s Special Educational Need?
- We hold regular discussions with parents/carers about any concerns with a child’s learning or progress.
- Class Teachers will raise concerns with parents/carers and the SENCo following day to day teaching and observations or end of half-termly assessments.
- Class Teachers, with support of the SENCo, use SEND checklists and sensory audit tools to identify areas of need that need additional support or further assessment.
- Class Teachers, SENCo and Senior Managers will identify children who are not making expected progress from the school’s tracking system. This is carried out half-termly.
- Advice is requested from appropriate outside agencies to identify specific needs using specialist assessment.