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I am Mrs Jenni Gilham, Kingsway's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator.

 

My role in school is to

  • Review and update the SEND policy and ensure it is followed
  • In liason with teachers, identifying children with SEND and collating relevant information
  • Ensuring that appropriate Personal Learning Profiles (PLPs) are in place
  • Organising and attending reviews for pupils who are on the SEND register
  • Liasing with parents and other professional
  • Advising and support other practioners
  • Monitoring and evaluating the SEND provision.

 

My working days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

 

I can be contacted via email - senco2638@welearn365.com or please contact the school office for an appointment.

 

Our SEND Information report offers information for parents in a single place, which helps them to understand what services they and their family can expect from a range of local agencies.

 

Click the click below to see the report and watch this space for a video version.

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SEND Information Report


Introduction

All Warwickshire Local Authority (LA) maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs 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 being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.

The four broad ‘areas of need’ are Communication and Interaction, Cognition and Learning, Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, and Sensory and Physical Needs.

 

What is the Local Offer?

The LA Local Offer:

  • The Children and Families Bill will become enacted in 2014. From this date, Local Authorities and schools are required to publish and keep under review information about services they expect to be available for the children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) aged 0-25. This is 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.
  • Warwickshire’s Local Offer can be accessed at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/sen

 

The School SEN Information Report

This utilises the LA Local Offer to meet the needs of SEN pupils as determined by school policy, and the provision that the school is able to meet. This information report was co-produced with a set of Kingsway’s parents of children with SEND, and the children themselves.

 

Your Child has Special Educational Needs. What can we at Kingsway Community Primary School offer you?

At Kingsway Community Primary School, we embrace the fact that every child is different, and, therefore, the educational needs of every child is different; this is certainly the case for children with Special Educational Needs.

 

Please click on the 16 questions below for more information about the Local Offer from Kingsway and how we can support your child.

 

Kingsway’s SEND 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; Single Equalities Scheme; Intimate Care Policy and the Anti-bullying policy.

What is SEND?

Who are the best people to talk to about my concerns?

How does the school know if my child needs extra help and what will they do about it?

What types of support are available for children with SEND?

How does Kingsway support pastoral care and care outside the classroom?

What support is available at less structured times of the day, e.g. playtimes, school trips?

How is our school accessible to children with SEND?

Who else might support my child?

How are the teachers at Kingsway helped to work with children with SEND?

How do children have a say?

How do I complain if I am not happy with what is happening for my child?

Information about funding and resources

Glossary- what do the abbreviations mean?

Where can I find more information online or locally?

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