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The First Day Contact Procedure can be found on the Policies page of the website
  • Dawley Brook
  • Primary School
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Who should I speak to in school about my child's learning needs?

Roles and responsibilities

 

The SENCO

 

Our SENCO is Miss OHare. She can be contacted on 01384 818770.

They will:

· Work with the headteacher and SEND governor to determine the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision in the school

· Have day-to-day responsibility for the operation of this SEND policy and the co-ordination of specific provision made to support individual pupils with SEND, including those who have EHC plans

· Provide professional guidance to colleagues and work with staff, parents, and other agencies to ensure that pupils with SEND receive appropriate support and high quality teaching

· Advise on the graduated approach to providing SEND support

· Advise on the deployment of the schools delegated budget and other resources to meet pupils needs effectively

· Be the point of contact for external agencies, especially the local authority and its support services

· Liaise with potential next providers of education to ensure pupils and their parents are informed about options and a smooth transition is planned

· Work with the headteacher and governing board to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements

· Ensure the school keeps the records of all pupils with SEND up to date

 

 

 The SEND governor

 

Our SEND governor  is Mrs Corns. She will:

· Help to raise awareness of SEND issues at governing board meetings

· Monitor the quality and effectiveness of SEND and disability provision within the school and update the governing board on this

· Work with the headteacher and SENCO to determine the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision in the school

 

The headteacher

 

Our headteacher is Mrs Maskell. She will:

· Work with the SENCO and SEND governor to determine the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision in the school

· Have overall responsibility for the provision and progress of learners with SEND and/or a disability

 

Class teachers

Each class teacher is responsible for:

· The progress and development of every pupil in their class

· Working closely with any teaching assistants or specialist staff to plan and assess the impact of support and interventions and how they can be linked to classroom teaching

· Working with the SENCO to review each pupils progress and development and decide on any changes to provision

· Ensuring they follow the SEND policy

Your first point of contact should always be your child's teacher or the school office on 01384 818770 who can put you straight through to the right person to advise.
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