SEN Welcome Message
All children are valued, respected and welcomed at St Teresa’s whatever their additional educational needs. We will support their learning and ensure they are fully included in all school activities, making full use of externally provided facilities where appropriate. Any concerns you may have about your child can be shared with your child’s class teacher and then who can liaise with Mr Burchett (SENCO) at any point during the school year.
The School’s policy on Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) fully supports the SEND Code of Practice 2014 that became effective from 1st September 2014; Inclusive Schooling of Children with Special Education Needs and the Disability Rights Code of Practice for Schools. Mrs Bridget Day is the school governor with particular responsibility for special needs.
Our SEND policy is regularly updated and sets out the school’s systems for identification, assessment, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating SEN.
Additional educational needs will be provided through the outline of the National Curriculum and the support of the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator in the school and support services. The SEND policy document is available below for viewing.
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Mr Burchett works in the school throughout the week as the Deputy Headteacher and Special Educational Needs Coordinator. He has however two dedicated days a week for SEN Provision which vary based on time requirements, meetings etc. Please contact him via this Contact Form should you wish to discuss your child's provision at St Teresa's in further detail.