St. Anne’s R.C. Primary School
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Report
All Sunderland Local Authority (LA) maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and /or disabilities and are supported by the LA to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school.
All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.
The broad areas of SEND need are:
- Communication and Interaction.
- Cognition and Learning.
- Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.
- Sensory and/or Physical.
What is the Local Offer?
The LA Local Offer
The Children and Families Bill was enacted in September 2014. From this date Local Authorities (LA) and schools are required to publish and keep under review information about services they expect to be available for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) aged 0-25. The LA refer to this as 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.
What is the Special Education Needs Information Report?
The Special Education Needs Information Report
Schools utilise the LA Local Offer to meet the needs of SEND pupils as determined by school policy and the provision that the school is able to provide. Schools refer to this as ‘The Special Education Needs Information Report.
Please click on the answers below each of these 13 questions for more information about the Special Education Needs Information Report for St. Anne’s R.C. Primary School. (At the end of this document, there is a final link to the complete set of questions and answers as one document rather than individual questions then answers should parents wish to print a complete set).
- Question 1: Who are the best people to talk to in this school about my child’s difficulties with learning / Special Educational Needs or disability (SEND)?
- Question 2: What are the different types of support available for children with SEND in our school?
- Question 3: How can I let the school know I am concerned about my child’s progress in school?
- Question 4: How will the school let me know if they have any concerns about my child’s learning in school?
- Question 5: How is extra support allocated to children and how do they progress in their learning?
- Question 6: Who are the other people providing services to children with SEND in this school?
- Question 7: How are the teachers in school helped to work with children a SEND and what training do they have?
- Question 8: How will the teaching be adapted for my child with SEND?
- Question 9: How will we measure the progress of your child in school?
- Question 10: What support do we have for you as a parent of a child with a SEND?
- Question 11: How is St. Anne’s R.C. Primary School accessible to children with SEND?
- Question 12: How will we support your child when they are leaving this school? OR moving on to another class?
- Question 13: What Emotional and Social Development support we have for a child with a SEND?
Here is a complete set of questions and answers as one document rather than individual questions then answers should parents wish to view a complete set).