Who to talk to if you have concerns
- Checking on the progress of your child and identifying, planning and delivering any additional help your child may need (this could be targeted work or additional support) and letting the Special Education Needs/Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCo) know as necessary.
- Writing pupil targets and Support Plans.
- Sharing and reviewing these targets with parents at least once each term and planning for the next term.
- Personalised teaching and learning for your child through Wave 1 inclusive, highest quality teaching.
- Ensuring that the school’s SEND Policy and Guidelines are followed in their classroom for all pupils in their class.
- Developing and reviewing the school’s SEND policy.
- Co-ordinating support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).
- Liaising with other professionals who may be coming into school to help to support your child’s learning, e.g. Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology.
- Updating the school’s SEN list (a system for ensuring that all the SEND needs of pupils in this school are known) and making sure that records of your child’s progress and needs are maintained.
- Providing advice and training for teachers and support staff in the school, so that they can help children with SEND to achieve the best progress possible
Ensuring that you are:
- involved in supporting your child’s learning
- kept informed about the support your child is getting
- involved in reviewing your child’s progress
- The day-to-day management of all aspects of the school; this includes support for children with SEND.
- The Headteacher will give responsibility to the SENDCo and class teachers, but is still responsible for ensuring that your child’s needs are met.
- To make sure that the Governing Body is kept up to date about issues relating to SEND.
The SEN Governor
- Making sure that the necessary support is given for any child with SEND who attends the school.