Special Educational Needs and Disability
Shottery St Andrew's C of E Primary School Local Offer
How We Meet Our Children’s Needs
Shottery St Andrew's Primary School is an inclusive school where every child is recognised and celebrated as an individual with needs and aspirations. We are committed to early identification, delivering targeted learning for all and ensuring that all pupils achieve their potential; personally, socially, emotionally and academically in all areas of the curriculum, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, physical ability or educational need.
At some point during their school life children may need additional help. Our first level of support will be our class teachers, delivering high quality first class teaching. Our teachers are best placed to know and identify the needs of the child, planning adapted activities, offering learning strategies, preparing personalised timetables, delivering high quality lessons while continually assessing to enable children to progress and succeed.
The SENDCo and teaching staff respond to children’s needs by using a range of carefully matched interventions.
We work closely with families, which is essential for children with additional needs. We also, where appropriate, seek the views of the child. Class teachers and the SENDCo schedule discussions with parents/carers/children at termly meetings where barriers to learning are identified and targeted interventions are agreed.
On occasion, provision may also involve seeking the advice of external partnerships to help identify appropriate additional support.
At Shottery Primary School, we are supported by a number of external agencies, when required. These include:
These services support and enable us to secure additional expertise.
For children with complex SEND, the frequency of such provision may result in the school applying for additional funding to support a child. Children with more pronounced needs have support in line with their Statement of Additional Learning Needs or their Education, Health and Care Plan. Please see further information about the EHCP Process.
SENDCO - Miss Charmaine Campbell
Headteacher - Mrs Louise Withers
SEN Governor - Mrs Jeanette Parkin
We also work closely with Flourish in the Farm, which is an Alternative Provision provider. Please see the attached information regarding Alternative Provision.
Information to Support Families and Children
Rise- Neurodevelopment Service Specialists