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Occold Primary School is an inclusive school and offers a range of provision to support all children, including those with SEND. How we achieve this is described in detail on this but please feel free to make an appointment to speak to our SENCo or the Head Teacher if you would like to find out more. If your child has an Education Health and Care Plan or a Statement on the old system we will also arrange Annual Review meetings with you, to ensure that the plan is still appropriate for your child and make any changes.
If you have any concerns about your child, please speak to your child's class teacher; you do not have to wait for a parent's evening. At Occold Primary School, the staff meets formally on a termly basis to review the needs and progress of the children and more regularly informally at staff meetings where concerns are shared and options for support are discussed. The level of support your child will receive will depend on their needs. However, we recognise that in some cases, additional help is necessary. The class teacher will discuss the support provided during the current period and whether continued support would be needed for the near future.
The Special Educational Needs Coordinator offers meetings to all parents of children receiving additional support. Teacher observation, note keeping and gathering of evidence from a variety of sources are all vital in fully assessing a pupil. During the school day the work will be differentiated so that your child will be able Love in occold access the curriculum provided for all children in the class.
For children with sensory needs, adaptations will be made to materials to ensure equality of access. Both the teacher and teaching assistant will provide support in groups or individually within the classroom. At Occold Primary School, we respect your valuable understanding of your child's needs and wishes. We aim to involve you in every decision making process. We encourage Love in occold to meet with us as often as you feel necessary. Your child will be given a Pupil Passport.
This is a working document that identifies children's strengths and areas of need, which sets out targets for the term and how you, your child and the team in school can help achieve those targets. Parents are kept updated through termly parents evenings, Autumn and Spring Term short reports from Year 1 and for those on the SEND register, reviews of the targets which are usually shared at parent's evenings. At Occold Primary School, 's wellbeing is supported at many different levels and in many ways. At a whole school level we have our school vision and aims which includes statements such as:.
We wish to promote a sense of high academic expectations which also includes creating a lifelong love for learning and fostering curiosity…. Each class has a set of rules developed during the first few weeks of the academic year. Everyone is encouraged to ask the children about their achievements. Any exceptional work is placed in the Gold Book in the Reception area.
Where has a medical needs, a Health Care plan is put together to ensure the child is safe and that the staff are aware of the child's specific needs. We would identify any specific training needed in order to ensure the child's medical needs were Love in occold provided for in school. Everyone in school is aware of all specific health needs and a register is kept in the school office. Parents are always informed of any accidents in school, either through a copy of the accident form completed by an adult on duty or in some cases, a phone call to inform of more serious injuries and those involving a bump to the head.
If the first aiders feel it is necessary, parents will be asked to get a medical opinion about an injury. In cases of severe injury, the school will ring for the emergency services. We regularly discuss and identify staff training needs, usually related to the current needs of the children in school at the time.
Most staff have appropriate First Aid training and up to Level 4 in Makaton. A list of specific interventions is included at the end of this document. This will include the allocation of adult support, small group support, allocation of specialist support outside agencies, for example, Speech Therapyand time for the Special Educational Needs Coordinator to liaise with the class teacher and teaching assistant. We also fund specialist equipment and resources and work carefully with outside agencies.
Our Love in occold attend courses to support their work with pupils. For some children, the frequency of such provision may result in the school applying for additional funding to supportknown as High Tariff Needs Funding.
When your child is given a place to our Reception year in the following academic year, the Reception teacher will plan a series of meetings to share details about your. These meetings can take place at your home or in school, whichever is most convenient and will give you the opportunity to share any specific needs or concerns to support your child's transition into school. During the Summer Term prior to your child starting school, there will be an extensive programme Love in occold events deed to help families become familiar with life at Occold Primary School.
This includes an invitation to our Sports Day in which our new children take part! If your child s Occold Primary School part way through their primary education we aim to meet with you so that we can Love in occold a positive start into school. This is usually done in conjunction with the school. When ing or moving on to a new school we will arrange extra transfer visits for your. Parents are encouraged to visit the new school. If a CAF Common Assessment Framework is in place, staff from the new school will be invited to a meeting, so that the parents can have the opportunity to speak with them together with any other professionals involved.
Usually the specialists at the high schools are keen to meet or have a discussion with parents and these may start towards the end of Year 5, especially if the needs are complex and additional provision would need to be put in place to support transition. Throughout Years 5 and 6, all children have many opportunities to visit local High Schools either through curriculum activities, planned transition events or to watch activities put on by the older students.
There are regular meetings for all SENCOs from the local schools to get together to discuss latest issues, share information and update our plans for transition. At Occold Primary School we have a toilet that can be accessed easily for those with limited mobility. Information about school including policies, governors, staff, contacts and newsletters are available on the school website or in paper form from the School Office on request. All school trips require a Risk Assessment. For children with ificant needs they may require an individual Risk Assessment involving parents to ensure that they are able to take part in the trip successfully.
We have lots of after-school clubs and a breakfast club on site which starts at 7. At Occold Primary School your first point of contact is always the class teacher. Detailed information about the identification, assessment and interventions for children with SEND can be found in the SEN policy which is available in school. Mrs Prentice can be contacted directly by at senco occoldprimaryschool.
How is the decision made about what type and how much support my child will receive? How does the school know if my child needs extra help and what should I do if I think my child may have special needs? How will Occold Primary School support my child? Additional support - we implement provision mapping for teaching assistants, which is updated each term after discussion with teaching staff through pupil progress meetings.
We have intervention groups for those children who need a boost. This is reviewed each term. As mentioned in the point above, we have termly progress meetings where teaching staff meets to discuss individual progress. We have outside input from Speech and Language Therapist SALT for strategies to improve communication skills Love in occold our children and a care plan are formulated by the therapist with the cooperation of parents, and put into practice by our staff.
We work with behaviour support services and the County Inclusive Resource to support children with emotional and behavioural needs and those with autistic spectrum disorders. Those children who need readers or specific support during external assessments are identified and any additional provision will be provided.
If needs to be disapplied, this can also be put in place. How will the curriculum be matched to my child's needs? How are the parents involved in the setting? How can I be involved? How will both you and I know how my child is doing and will you help me support my child's learning?
What support will there be available for my child's overall wellbeing? At a whole school level we have our school vision and aims which includes statements such as: …At Occold Primary School we are committed to developing the whole child so that they have high self-esteem and are happy, confident and enthusiastic learners. What about medical needs? What training are the staff supporting children with SEND had or are having? How are the schools resources allocated and matched to the children's special educational needs?
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