Sandlings School SEN Offer

Report
How does the
school know if
my child needs
extra help?
The Farlingaye Pyramid
School Offer
What should I do
if I think my child
has SEND?
What are the
arrangements for
the resolution of
disagreements?
What does this
school do to
prepare SEND
children for the
future?
What will the
school do if they
think my child
has SEND?
SANDLINGS
What support is
available for a
child with SEND
at this school?
Where else can I
find support and
information?
What will happen
after it is agreed
my child needs
something extra to
help them learn?
JARGON BUSTER
How will the
school keep me
informed if my
child has SEND?
How will my child
be supported
during school
transitions?
What are the
school’s
expectations for
children with
SEND?
How does the school know if my child needs
extra help?
• Liaison with feeder schools
• Child performing below age expected levels
• We notice differences in behaviour, listening skills, self esteem
and confidence compared to other children
• Concerns raised by parents
• Advice from existing outside agencies
• Advice from existing health care professionals
What should I do if I think my child has
SEND?
• Arrange to have a chat outlining your concerns with your
child’s class teacher initially
• Arrange to have a chat outlining your concerns with the SENCo
and/or Headteacher as required
• Ensure the school is kept informed of any relevant background
information/ changes/ concerns you have about your child
What will the school do if they think my
child has SEND?
• The school will use simple tests as appropriate to assess your
child
• Class teacher will have a dialogue with parents/carers and child
What support is available for a child with
SEND at this school?
• Quality First Teaching –
At Sandlings, we strive to ensure that all our teaching meets the highest standards for all students and work is appropriately
differentiated to allow access and challenge for all. Additional intervention programmes are sometimes appropriate to support
children’s progress and our staff have been trained to deliver the following programmes.
•
Fischer Family Trust
•
Max’s Marvellous Maths
•
Dancing Bears / Apples and Pears
•
Acceleread, Accelerwrite
•
Nessy
•
Booster Maths and Literacy
•
Phonics
•
Extra, Additional and Further Literacy Support
•
TEACHH
•
Talking Partners
•
Talking Maths
•
Speech and Language
•
Power of 1/2
•
Nurture Group
•
Keyboard skills
•
Gym Trail
Outside agency support which may be available
• County Inclusive Resource - CIR
• Behaviour Support Services – BSS
• Special Schools Outreach
• Speech and Language Therapy ( both Suffolk County Council and NHS)
• SpLD Outreach
• Thomas Wolsey Outreach
• Educational Psychologists
• School Nursing Team
• Occupational Therapists
• Advisory Teachers Suffolk County Council
• Youth Justice Team
• Suffolk County Council Learning and Improvement Services
• SENDIASS – (PARENT PARTNERSHIP)
• Suffolk County Council Local Offer
Where else can I find support and information?
• SENDIASS
• Access Unlimited
• Access and Assessment Team for Norfolk and Suffolk
• Autism Suffolk
• The British Dyslexia Association
• Suffolk County Council Local Offer
What will the school do after deciding with
me that my child needs something extra and
special to help them learn?
• Class teacher will take responsibility for the daily education of your child
and will be supported and advised by the SENCo where necessary
• Learning is appropriately differentiated to allow access and challenge for
all
• Deployment of a Teaching Assistant/ Learning Support Assistant may be
appropriate
• Children will have access to the right tools to support them in the
classroom (please see our accessibility policy)
• Specific programmes of work may be used if appropriate
• Class teacher (after consultation with SENCo as required) will set targets
for your child’s learning, tracking provision as well as progress
How will the school keep me informed once
it has been agreed my child has SEND?
• Class teacher will meet with you at least termly to discuss your
child’s and progress, (this could be at a Parent Consultation
Evening)
• Meetings with external agencies where necessary
• Annual Review meetings where necessary
• Other forms of communication may include:
-Home/school diary
-Telephone conversations
-Letters home
-contact with class teacher/school staff
What are the school’s expectations for
children with SEND?
• Learners have increased confidence and are self-assured
• Children are encouraged to become independent learners
• Children have increased self-esteem about their place in the
world
• Children are aware of their own needs and the strategies that
help them learn
• Children will enjoy a balanced, well-rounded curriculum with
lots of fun opportunities
How will my child be supported during
school transitions?
• Liaison with pre-school prior to starting at the school and home
visits
• Liaison with external agencies to aid transition
Reception
• Sharing knowledge about your child so we can plan together
• New intake days
All year groups
• Liaison with class teachers as your child moves through the school
Year 6
• Additional meetings with High School/visits to High School
What are the arrangements for the
resolution of disagreements?
Contact:
• Miss Toal - Headteacher
• Mrs White - Chair of Governors
• SENDIASS – formally Parent Partnership
What does this school do to prepare
SEND children for the future?
• E-Safety awareness
• Sexual Health and Relationships Education
JARGON BUSTER
Abbreviation
LSA
TA
SEN
SEND
CoP
SENCO
LA
LA Local Offer
EP
SALT
CAF
TAC/TAF
YSW
EWO
BSS
CIR
OPPP
AT
ADHD
VI
PD
SpLD
MLD
ASD
EHC plan
Description
Learning Support Assistants who work in and out of the classroom with pupils
Teaching Assistants who work with pupils
Special Educational Needs
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Code of Practice – Legal Statutory guidance for organizations who work with
young people with SEN
Special Educational Needs Coordinator
Local Authority
States what the LA will be offering schools and other providers in terms of SEN
Educational Psychologist
Speech and Language Therapist
Common Assessment Framework
Team Around the Child/Team Around the Family
Youth Support Worker
Educational Welfare Officer
Behaviour Support Service
County Inclusive Resource
One Page Pupil Profiles
Advisory Teacher
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Visual Impairment
Physical Disability
Speech and Language Difficulty (Dyslexia)
Moderate Learning Difficulty
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Education and Health Care plan – these are replacing Statements of SEN. They
require a formal assessment by the LA and may result in ‘top up’ funding to
help support a child’s needs.

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