SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability)
All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils’ with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.
The four broad ‘areas of need’:
Communication and Interaction
Cognition and Learning, Social
Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
Sensory and Physical Needs.
Our school SENDCO (special Educational Needs & Disability Co-ordinator) is Miss Anneliese Dobson.
If you would like to see Miss Anneliese Dobson, an appointment can be made through our school office.
From the 1st September 2014, under Section 65 (3) (a) of the Special Educational Needs (Information) Regulations, all schools are required to publish an SEND Information Report on their school websites. This report must contain SEND information as is set out in the Schedule, as well as utilising the Local Authority (LA) Local Offer. Consequently, the report should meet the needs of SEND pupils as determined by school policy and the provision that the school is able to determine.
SEND Information Report
The report is currently being updated.
The Children and Families Bill became enacted in 2014. From this date, Local Authorities and schools are required to publish and keep under review information about services they expect to be available for the children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) aged 0-25. This is the ‘Local Offer’.
The intention of the Local Offer is to improve choice and transparency for families. It will also be an important resource for parents in understanding the range of services and provision in the local area. Derbyshire’s can be found by visiting the website below:
Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service for SEND
Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service (DIASS) is the new name for the Parent Partnership Service.
They provide independent information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), as well as their parents and carers. This includes Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, Dyslexia or any other special educational need.