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Allenton Community

Primary School

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SEND

I am Simon Field and I am the SENDCo at Allenton Community Primary School. Below is information regarding SEND in our school. Have a read or alternatively feel free to come into school and I can discuss this further! To arrange an appropriate time contact 01332 701144. 

 

Special Educational Needs and Disability

At some time in their school career, your child may need some help which is different to that required by most of the other children in their class. Examples of this are:

  • There is a bereavement in the family and a child needs specialised help to cope with their feelings
  • A child is making little progress in reading and needs a specialised programme and some 1-1 support
  • The behaviour of a child becomes particularly difficult to manage and parents and school work together to help the child
  • A child wears a hearing aid and their seating position in the classroom must be carefully considered in every lesson

 

All of the above and many more come under the umbrella term of special educational needs and disability. At Allenton Community Primary School we endeavour to provide effective support for these children and their parents.

What is the Local Offer?

Derby’s SEND Local Offer is an online one stop shop for parents and young people to find out about all the services and support on offer to children and young people from birth to 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)in the city. Derby City Council, along with all other local authorities, are required to pub-lish information about services they expect to be available in their area. Derby City’s Local Offer is available here: www.derby.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer . It tells parents how to access services and support in Derby City and what to expect from these services, including details of Higher Needs Funding and Education and Health Care Plans.

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