Special Needs Co-ordinator(SENCO): Mr P. Willis (Assistant Headteacher)

Contact Number. 01299 403277

Main Contacts:Tracy Heseltine (Statement / Disabilities Manager)

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Young Carers: Mrs D. James (Young Carers Lead)

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Identifying and supporting learners with additional needs:

  • Cognition and learning needs
  • Communication and interaction needs
  • Emotional, behaviour and social needs
  • Sensory and physical needs
  • Young Carers with additional responsibilities at home

We offer achievement for all

  • Inclusive approach based on every child being an individual
  • Small group study
  • Specific targeted intervention work both 1:1 and small group
  • Transition support from primary to secondary and to post 16/18yrs
  • Break/lunch socials (share needs, worries/interests

We offer a partnership approach:

  • Working with parents/carers to support their child.
  • Supporting teaching staff in enabling all learners to access the curriculum.
  • Liaising with support agencies which includes:
    • Educational Psychologist
    • Learning Support Team
    • Behaviour Support Team
    • Speech and Language Therapist
    • CCD/Autism Team
    • Teachers for the Visually/Hearing Impaired
    • Physical Difficulties Support Team
    • Physiotherapist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Educational Welfare Officer
    • School Nurse
    • Community Paediatrician
    • Child and Adult Mental Health Service

Description of terms on provision maps


If appropriate, your child may have had the following assessments and support. A standardised score (SS) below 85 indicates your child may require additional intervention. This may include Wordshark and/or Lexion which are spelling programmes and one to one reading or Rapid, which is a reading programme. Learners requiring support with Maths use a software programme called Numbershark


NFER SWRT              National Foundation for Education Research Single Word Reading Test

Salford                        Salford Sentence Reading Test


GL SWST                  Granada Learning Single Word Spelling Test