We are a large mainstream primary school with 413 pupils on roll. Currently, 19%
of our pupils have a Special Educational Need and/or Disabilities (SEND).
We have a higher number of pupils with additional needs than the national average
and a high number of our pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENDCo) is Mrs Pam Cotter and our
Assistant SENDCo is Mrs Allison Holland. Governor with responsibility for SEND is
Mr Paul Meeks. We are a fully inclusive school with an ethos which is supportive of all
pupils in the endeavour of achieving their personal best. If you wish to contact the SEND
team, please do so via the school office using the email firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 01869 354059.
Our school provides for pupils with a wide range of SEND including those with:
Communication and interaction needs
This category includes pupils who have speech language and communication needs,
social interaction impairments and includes pupils who are on the Autistic spectrum.
Cognition and Learning needs
This includes pupils who have generalised cognitive delays and associated learning
difficulties and more specific learning difficulties such as Dyslexia, Developmental
Coordination Difficulties (formerly Dyspraxia,) and Dyscalculia.
Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs
This category includes pupils who suffer from anxiety, or Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Sensory and/or Physical needs
This includes pupils who have sensory seeking or avoidant behaviours, visual
impairments, hearing needs, or a physical disability that affects their capacity to
learn and make good progress.
Includes pupils with a whole range of medical conditions which require support in
school from medical professionals or services such as the School Health Nurse Team.
Please click on the link below for the SEND Information Report.