Our SENDCo is Mrs Walsh. She is available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs Walsh can be contacted via the main office on 0208 501 1115.
SEND Evaluation Summer 2022
In June 2022 Limes Farm Infant School and Nursery had an opportunity to have an independent SEND review from the Unity Schools Partnership.
Reviewing SEND attitudes and practice offers opportunities for us to reflect critically and proactively on our ability to meet the requirements of all learners within our settings. The intention is for this SEND review to act as a catalyst for driving change and improving provision.
Reviewing SEND attitudes and practice should help to ensure that all our learners, in all our educational settings, achieve their very best, including the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and qualifications that they need for successful transition into further education, employment and independent life.
Please see the summary points below:
If at any time you are concerned that your child needs additional help, you should initially talk to your child’s class teacher who may suggest some ideas to support your child. You can also contact the Special Educational Needs and Disability Coordinator (SENDCo) Mrs Walsh to discuss any concerns further. She is available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and can be contacted on 0208 501 111.
Every teacher is required to adapt the curriculum to ensure access to learning for all children in their class. Termly progress meetings take place with class teachers, the SENDCo and Head Teacher to discuss all pupils progress. Highlighted children and those with SEND will be given targeted support through differentiation and/or may take part in appropriate intervention groups, which may happen one to one or in a small group. If continued support is needed which is “additional to” or “different from” the well-differentiated curriculum offer for all pupils in the school, a One Plan will be developed. This will be created in agreement with the parents and smaller, more specific targets will be given to help aid progress. The one plans and interventions are regularly tracked and termly meetings will occur with the teacher, SENDCo and parents. We aim to work in partnership with the parents and carers to provide as much support and guidance as possible. If further support is needed, referral to outside agencies can be made with the parent’s permission.
The school works with external agencies to ensure that appropriate provision is made to enable children with disabilities to enter the school and access a full curriculum. The school is required to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that every child with SEND is not at any substantial disadvantage.
Our building is accessible for all as there are multiple ramps and we have a wheelchair accessible toilet. Further access improvements planned can be found in the following Accessibility Plan.
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