Woodmanstern Primary

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Who are the best people in the school to talk to about my child’s difficulties with learning/special educational needs and/or disabilities? 

The Deputy Head for Inclusion is responsible for:
  • The strategic vision of SEND and inclusion across the school.

  • Leading the educational development of the school and ensure that each student's educational programme meets their individual needs.

  • Monitoring and evaluating the standards of teaching and learning and pupil progress across the school.

The Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) is responsible for:
  • Coordinating all the support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and developing the school’s SEND Policy to make sure all children get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs in school.

  • Ensuring that you are: involved in supporting your child’s learning, kept informed about the support your child is receiving, involved in reviewing you child’s progress.

  • Liaising with all the outside agencies who may be coming into school to help support your child’s learning e.g. Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology etc.

  • Updating the school’s SEND register (a system for ensuring all the SEND pupils in this school are known) and making sure that there are excellent records of your child’s progress and needs.

  • Providing specialist support for teachers and support staff in the school so they can help children with SEND to achieve their best possible progress.

Governing Body is responsible for:

  • Making sure that the necessary support is made for any child who attends the school who has SEND.