Learning Support

Learning Support – The School Offer

How does the school know if my child needs extra help and what should I do if I think my child may have SEN?

Initially, contact the Form Tutor to discuss any concerns. The school will assess student’s needs through:

  • Assessment Data
  • Initial Screening Tests
  • Teacher observations
  • Parental Input

How will the school staff support my child?

  • Form tutor and Pastoral team
  • A Personal Pupil Passport outlining Strengths and Weaknesses
  • In–class LSA support
  • Differentiated teaching in lessons
  • Intervention Programs depending on the individual and their needs

How will I know how my child is doing?

  • Tracking and reporting data
  • Parents’ meetings and consultations
  • Contact with Learning Support and the SENCo

What support will there be for my child’s overall well-being?

  • Form tutor and pastoral team
  • PSHE Programmes
  • Positive relationships with parents, school and children
  • Mentoring
  • Wider outcomes : extracurricular activities

What training have the staff supporting children with SEND had or are having?

  • All teachers are teachers of SEND and have appropriate training and liaison with the school SENCo

What Specialist Services and expertise are available at or accessed by the school?

  • The school liaises with Essex CC and can provide a range of private services in a wide area SEN

How accessible is the school environment?

  • We comply with; Equality Act 2010, Children & Families Act 2014, SEN Code of Practice 2014

Who can I contact for further information?