The School’s SEN Information Report should be read in consultation with other key school policies that are accessible on the schools website: Teaching and Learning Policy, Safeguarding Policy, Behaviour Policy, Administration of Medicine Policy, Equalities Policy.
The specific objectives of our Information Report/SEND policy are as follows:
The success of the school’s SEN Information Report/policy will be judged against the aims set out above. The Governing Body will ensure that it makes appropriate special educational provision for all pupils identified as in need of it. The Governing Body will review subject leader’s reviews in the school self-evaluation reports to ensure successful implementation of the school’s policies including the SEN Information Report/policy.
The School’s Information Report will be reviewed annually in response to adjustments made to the Local Authority’s Local Offer and following analysis and assessment of the needs of children attending the school. Effectiveness of the provision provided for children will be made using data analysis and provision mapping. An annual update report for parents will be accessed via the school website.
The Code of Practice 2014 states that:
‘A pupil has SEN where their learning difficulty or disability calls for special educational provision, namely provision different from or additional to that normally available to pupils of the same age.’
The Four broad areas of need identified within the SEN Code of Practice 2014 are: