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Special Educational Needs and Disability


PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS/ DIFFICULTIES WITH LEARNING

IN THIS SCHOOL:


Mrs Herbert - SENCO


The SENCO (Special Needs and Disability Coordinator) is responsible for:

Overseeing the day to day operation of the school’s SEND policy

Coordinating provision for children with SEND

Liaising with the relevant Designated Teacher where a looked after pupil has SEND

Advising on the graduated approach to providing SEND support

Advising on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet pupils’ needs effectively

Liaising with parents of pupils with SEND

Liaising with early years' providers, other schools, educational psychologists, health and social care professionals, and independent or voluntary agencies.

Being a key point of contact with external agencies, especially the local authority and its support services

Liaising with potential next providers of education to ensure a pupil and their parents are informed about options and a smooth transition is planned

Working with the headteacher and school governors to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010) with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements

Ensuring that the school keeps the records of all pupils with SEND up to date

(from the SEND Code of Practice 0-25, 2015)

To attend EDP meetings for children due to transition to Arreton during their final pre-school year

To accompany the SENCO at the children’s pre-school annual review

Oversee the quality of support and provision in place for children with SEND in the reception year


Mrs Suze Keynes – Senior Leader – Family Inclusion Officer is responsible for:

Lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection

Social Care Liaison – Child Protection, Child in Need, TAF, CAF

Parenting Support

Advice and guidance to parents on benefits and other support including housing


Useful documents:

SEND Offer

Accessibility Plan

SEN Policy Currently being reviewed to take account of Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016) and the DfE Child Sexual Exploitation.




Arreton St George’s CE Primary School

St George’s Nursery & Pre School

St George’s Nursery & Pre School is a privately run childcare setting located on the grounds of Arreton St George’s CE (Aided) Primary School. They run a breakfast club and after school club Monday to Friday, please contact them directly with any queries.

Please click here to view their website.


Federation Arreton St. George’s CE (Aided) Primary School is part of a federation with Oakfield CE (Aided) Primary School.  Please click here to view their website.

Ofsted

In November 2014 Ofsted rated our school ‘Good’. Please click here to download the full report.