SEND

Intent

The Special Educational Needs Department will help staff in school provide a fully inclusive educational experience for all students regardless of abilities and disabilities. We identify students who have barriers to learning and give strategies to overcome these with differentiated approaches. Moreover, we support families by offering regular termly meetings to all students on the SEND register to ensure they are at the centre of all that is planned and implemented both in and out of school with regards to their education and wellbeing.

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Implementation

From as early as Year 5, staff from our department will liaise with you and your child’s primary school to ensure we understand their needs and can fully cater for them. When enrolled at Beauchamps we can offer specific interventions if appropriate such as;

- Extra literacy and numeracy sessions
- Handwriting support
- Dyslexia sessions and support
- Anger management
- Emotional resilience and social skills sessions
- Additional support in lessons from an LSA (mainly students with an EHCP)
- Break and lunch clubs
- Daily checks ins
- Homework clubs
- Wellbeing mentoring
- Cognitive behaviour therapy sessions
- Referrals to agencies such as; Educational Psychologist, Speech and Language and Occupational Therapy.

In some circumstances it may be appropriate to plan an alternative timetable for your child in order to meet their needs and give them a fulfilling curriculum. In these rare cases an Alternative Provision Plan will be implemented and reviewed fortnightly. The SENco will track your child’s progress and feedback all relevant information throughout the academic year via telephone, email or in one of the three One Plan meetings you will attend in school.

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Impact

We believe with the right support and guidance all of our SEND students can achieve not only their potential but above and beyond. We aim to ensure students are prepared for adulthood when they leave us, with a clear route to achieve their goals. We pride ourselves on ensuring every child is included whilst working towards the very highest standards of work, attendance and behaviour. We help mould our students into good, kind people who can make a positive contribution to society. Many of our students go onto colleges, apprenticeships and universities and experience tremendous success due to the foundations they have built at our school.

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