Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
At St John’s C of E Primary School, we are proud of our inclusive, nurturing ethos. We are committed to children achieving their full potential and believe this is gained through outstanding teaching, high expectations of behaviour and an environment where they feel happy, safe, valued and respected.
All pupils receive high quality teaching using a range of approaches to ensure the curriculum matches their needs. Children sometimes experience difficulties in their learning and require additional support to accelerate their progress to enable them to work at or above age related expectations.
Our Inclusion Lead, Mrs Hames, works closely with class teachers and parents to identify at the earliest opportunity children who may need additional support. We then decide on appropriate support options, strategies and interventions. We regularly review the provision we put in place to ensure we are supporting children to make the best possible progress in their learning.
Teaching throughout the school is differentiated to meet the needs of all and our high percentage of adult to child ratio means an abundance of high quality support is available.
SEND support encompasses all areas of the child's development which include:
if the pupil has a cognition or learning need
if the pupil has a social, emotional or mental health needs
if the pupil has a physical, medical or sensory need
if the pupil has social communication or language needs
We value the partnership between home and school and encourage parents to share concerns or information as soon as a need arises. We are always there to listen and advise.
Our Inclusion Lead is Mrs Susi Hames. She can be contacted via email email@example.com or by telephoning the school office on 01306 884506
Our Speech and Language Specialist and Assistant Inclusion Lead is Mrs Louise Buckland. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Our link governor for SEND is Sophie Short. Her email address is email@example.com
Surrey's Local Offer provides a single point of access to clear and comprehensive information about services and provision that is available for children and young people from birth to 25 years of age who have a special educational need and/or disability (SEND). Details can be found on the Surrey local offer website https://www.surreylocaloffer.org.uk/kb5/surrey/localoffer/home.page
Additional support for parents can also be found at https://www.sendadvicesurrey.org.uk/