Transition to Longdendale

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Transition to Longdendale"

Transcription

1 Transition to Longdendale We endeavour to achieve and aspire to be successful

2 Contents Introduction - Values Transition - What the students said Inclusive Provision Meet the Team Transition Leaders Primary School Visits Family Meeting and Induction Days Summer School

3 Introduction - Values Achievement - We know what our targets are and work hard to exceed them. Success - We always try our best and celebrate when we do well. Professionalism - We have high standards of behaviour, attendance and presentation. We take responsibility and reflect upon the choices we make. Integrity - We are trusted to be honest and truthful, to say what we mean and do what we say. Respect - We are kind and good. We treat other people in our community how we wish to be treated. Endeavour - We constantly strive to improve ourselves and make better the lives of others in our community. We refuse to give up. Longdendale strives to nurture the person first whilst looking for every opportunity to stretch the skills, attainments and natural attributes of all students, staff and families. We have expectations of excellence. This means everyone being the very best they can be. The goal is not perfection, but endeavouring to do our best. Using our core values we aspire to work with families to produce young people that are effective communicators, enthusiastic learners, and emerging leaders. We challenge them to be confident team players who learn to take intelligent risks. But above all else we want your child to be positive, cheerful and happy.

4 Transition What the students said... I thought Year 7 was going to be scary but it's not. The other pupils are really friendly and I've made lots of new friends. The teachers helped me with everything I needed, the transition leaders did too. Finding my way around school was really easy. I was really scared on my first day that I was going to get lost but I didn't. Even if I did get lost I always had a map in my planner to help me out. I think Longdendale is a great school to be in. When I started Year 7 I was really scared because nobody else from my primary came here and I thought I was all alone. I now feel like I ve been here forever. All the teachers and pupils are really nice and I don t know why I was even nervous! I am having loads of fun at Longdendale and I have learnt lots of new things. The teachers are really kind and helpful and there are clubs that will satisfy everyone. Longdendale is a great school! It s big enough, it s organised and everyone is kind. Longdendale is the perfect high school and I am looking forward to 5 more years here and then I can hopefully go on to college and succeed in life. I think I have settled into the school so well because of all the help I ve had. I thought Year 7 would be scary but actually it s fun and I know my way around already. I made new friends easily because all the other pupils are friendly. Longdendale was a big change for me but I have settled in nicely and I love it here! I think the first few weeks at Longdendale have gone really quickly because they have been so much fun. The lessons have been really fun, especially Art, P.E, French and Maths. The food has been really nice, and I have made lots of friends. Longdendale is a very good school. We have lovely teachers and it is a great working environment. Year 8 s and 9 s have really helped us finding our way around.

5 At Longdendale High School, we strongly believe that every child deserves to be given the opportunity to make outstanding progress, regardless of their background or needs. We believe it is our duty to remove any barriers to learning so every child can succeed. We recognise that some students may need additional support in order to fulfill their potential. This support may be needed for a variety of reasons and provision may be long term or for a short period of time. The Inclusion team at Longdendale uses a wide range of resources and strategies to support students in order that they are able to achieve their full potential. Identification of students with any additional needs Students experiencing difficulties are identified and assessed as early as possible. Identification is usually as a result of one or more of the following: Information from feeder primary schools Screening tests (reading and spelling) on Induction Days Diagnostic testing KS2 National Curriculum test results Observations of Year 7 students at the start of term Parental request Students self-referral Subject teacher request All students who have additional needs are monitored by the Inclusion Team and progress is reviewed regularly.

6 Provision Support is offered in a variety of ways: ASPIRE Centre In- class support in mainstream lessons Target English / Maths classes Tutorial programmes Paired Reading Individual or small group programmes to focus on specific skills Better Reading Partnership Lexia literacy programmes Breakfast Clubs Break Clubs Homework Club - Aspire+ Handwriting intervention Spelling intervention Support and advice to subject staff in providing appropriate class work and homework for students Mentoring and SEAL intervention Liaison with external agencies e.g. Educational Psychologist, Hearing- Impairment Service, Occupational etc. Support with emotional wellbeing Individual Health Care Plans

7 Assistant Headteacher Inclusion / Pastoral Assistant Headteacher Inclusion / SENDCo Senior Inclusion Leader Safeguarding Officer Pastoral Support officer (Transition) Teaching Assistant (Transition)

8 Year 7 Transition leaders are trained to support Year 6 students moving up to Longdendale. Their role is to: What the students said about our Transition Leaders... *Visit Primary schools to meet Year 6 students to talk about their experiences at Longdendale *Guide families and students around school on induction *Attend Induction family evening *Listen to student s school based concerns they helped me with my work when I was stuck *Offer advice and support to new Year 7 students the transition leaders were helpful and kind you helped me with friendship issues when I fell out with people.

9 School Visits After the SAT exams in May the transition staff and student team at Longdendale go out to each and every feeder primary school to meet the pupils and gather information from key primary school teachers. For many children this will be the first time they meet us. It is an exciting time as they begin upon their journey to the next stage of their education at Longdendale. We will endeavour to try and get a feel for every individual so as we can ensure that the induction process is smooth for everyone, taking into account the needs of every individual.

10 Family Meeting and Induction Days Induction Our induction programme is to inform students and parents of our high expectations so that everyone is challenged and supported to flourish and fulfil their aspirations. The programme has been designed to immerse students in the school ethos of aspiration. This starts with an evening dedicated to families on Monday 29 th June 2014 where you will have chance to find out in detail our expectations of working in partnership with home. This will be followed by a three day induction programme starting on Wednesday 1st July 2015 Wednesday 1 st July The morning session will include a welcome assembly and time with the Year 7 inclusion team where students will be introduced to our core values of Achievement, Success, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect and Endeavour. The afternoon will be spent emulating Rio 2016 in an Olympic Challenge, designed to build teams and have fun! Thursday 2 nd July Day two is dedicated to teaching students more explicitly about our core values and to familiarise themselves with their new surroundings with a tour of the school. They will work together in teams on challenges and end their day with presentations to Student Leaders. Friday 3 rd July The final day is Challenge Friday based on a South American theme where each tutor group will have to work creatively with language, making tribal masks, dancing and drumming, this will conclude with a celebration ceremony to complete their transition to Longdendale High School on Friday 3rd July at 2:00pm, that all families are invited to attend. At the end of the celebration there will be refreshments provided and time for families to meet key members of the senior team, Year 7 team and other Year 6 families.

11 Summer school is an exciting opportunity for your child to meet new friends, new teachers and familiarise themselves with their new educational environment. We provide a variety of activities for your child to participate in including; sport, music, maths, drama and English as well as trips out. All activities, although focussed on educational and social development, all delivered in a fun and engaging manner. The Summer School is free of charge and running from the 27 th July to 7 th August. This Summer School will provide an invaluable experience for new Year 7 students.

12 Achievement Success Professionalism Integrity Respect Endeavour Longdendale High School Spring Street, Hollingworth, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 8LW T F E. W.

A Partnership approach

A Partnership approach Appropriate and effective teaching and learning A Partnership approach Open and honest communication Hello and welcome to St Matthew s Special Educational Needs zone. My name is Ms Devi and I am the SENCo.

More information

Babington Community College. Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Report. 1. Ethos and Values

Babington Community College. Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Report. 1. Ethos and Values Babington Community College Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Report 1. Ethos and Values Babington Community College is an Outstanding School (OFSTED 2013). Our vision is for all of

More information

Eaton Bank Academy. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Approved by FGB February 2015 Next review due February 2017

Eaton Bank Academy. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Approved by FGB February 2015 Next review due February 2017 Eaton Bank Academy Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Approved by FGB February 2015 Next review due February 2017 1 SEND Policy December 2014 COMPLIANCE This policy complies with the statutory

More information

St George Catholic College. SEN Information Report 2015-2016

St George Catholic College. SEN Information Report 2015-2016 St George Catholic College SEN Information Report 2015-2016 The SEN Information Report complies with section 69(2) of the Children and Family Act 2014, regulations 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Needs

More information

Our Ofsted rating? Overall Grade: Requires Improvement. The school has the following strengths

Our Ofsted rating? Overall Grade: Requires Improvement. The school has the following strengths St Ignatius College HOW WE SUPPORT CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OR DISABILITIES What is the school s vision and mission statement? At St Ignatius College, we aim to find God in

More information

Damers First School Teaching & Learning Policy

Damers First School Teaching & Learning Policy Damers First School Teaching & Learning Policy DAMERS FIRST SCHOOL HAPPY CHILDREN & HIGH QUALITY OHANA! In our family NO ONE GETS LEFT BEHIND Because we believe CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE. TEACH THEM WELL

More information

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY Basic Information about the school s special education provision The College s policy is to integrate students with Special Educational Needs, thereby giving them access

More information

This document has been created to inform parents of the SEN provision in place at our school All information provided is correct at time of

This document has been created to inform parents of the SEN provision in place at our school All information provided is correct at time of This document has been created to inform parents of the SEN provision in place at our school All information provided is correct at time of publishing. is a Voluntary Aided Catholic Secondary School It

More information

Pakeman Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure: Report: 2013/14

Pakeman Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure: Report: 2013/14 Pakeman Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure: Report: 2013/14 Context of School Pakeman Primary School is a one and a half form entry school in Islington. We have a Nursery and provide extended provision from

More information

St. George s College Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND)- Academic Support

St. George s College Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND)- Academic Support St. George s College Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND)- Academic Support Mission Statement We are an independent Roman Catholic co-educational school which welcomes those of other

More information

Netherfield Infant and Eastland Junior Schools Transition Policy. TRANSITION is a process, not an event

Netherfield Infant and Eastland Junior Schools Transition Policy. TRANSITION is a process, not an event Introduction Netherfield Infant and Eastland Junior Schools Transition Policy TRANSITION is a process, not an event In this policy transition describes the movement that takes place from one familiar setting

More information

January 2015 Special Educational Needs Report/ Local Offer

January 2015 Special Educational Needs Report/ Local Offer January 2015 Special Educational Needs Report/ Local Offer How will school / college staff support my child? Peacehaven Community School (PCS) is an inclusive school with a strong commitment to meeting

More information

Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy

Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy Core Principles BCA fully endorses the 2014 Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years 2014. All young people are entitled

More information

Local offer to Students with. Special Educational Needs. and their Parents

Local offer to Students with. Special Educational Needs. and their Parents Local offer to Students with Special Educational Needs and their Parents Local Offer to Students with Special Educational Needs and their Parents Thornleigh Salesian College School is committed to meeting

More information

RHODES AVENUE PRIMARY SCHOOL

RHODES AVENUE PRIMARY SCHOOL RHODES AVENUE PRIMARY SCHOOL HEADTEACHER CANDIDATE INFORMATION Rhodes Avenue School: A Vision for the Future Our children are at the heart of all we do. We aim to instil a love of learning in all our children

More information

Vernon Park Primary School. Teaching and Learning Policy

Vernon Park Primary School. Teaching and Learning Policy Vernon Park Primary School Teaching and Learning Policy The school s approach to teaching and learning is based upon the school vision: At Vernon Park Primary School we aim to provide all children, parents,

More information

SENCo (Special Education Needs Coordinator):

SENCo (Special Education Needs Coordinator): Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Offer At St Columba's Head Teacher: SENCo (Special Education Needs Coordinator): Mr N Fisher Mrs K Kallend The following is a summary of the changes to

More information

Goose Green Primary and Nursery School. Passionate Learning Mentor required to join our Team

Goose Green Primary and Nursery School. Passionate Learning Mentor required to join our Team Primary and Nursery School Passionate Learning Mentor required to join our Team Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 9 th November 2015 Interviews Wednesday 18 th November 2015 Tours of the school

More information

Two Stars and a Wish Parent/Carer Survey. St Michael s Primary School March 2015

Two Stars and a Wish Parent/Carer Survey. St Michael s Primary School March 2015 Two Stars and a Wish Parent/Carer Survey St Michael s Primary School March 2015 Introduction Following the success of the parent/carer survey 2 years ago, governors decided to ask parents/carers for their

More information

Christ Church C.E.(VC) Primary School. Transition Policy. June 2015. Review date June 2016

Christ Church C.E.(VC) Primary School. Transition Policy. June 2015. Review date June 2016 Christ Church C.E.(VC) Primary School Transition Policy June 2015 Review date June 2016 Defining Transition: Transition describes the movement that takes place from one familiar setting (including home)

More information

Rainford High Technology College. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities School Offer

Rainford High Technology College. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities School Offer Rainford High Technology College Special Educational Needs and Disabilities School Offer School Name and Address Rainford High Technology College Web Address www.rainford.org.uk Telephone Number 01744

More information

Head of Business & Social Sciences Job Description. Leadership Spine L1 8

Head of Business & Social Sciences Job Description. Leadership Spine L1 8 Head of Business & Social Sciences Job Description Leadership Spine L1 8 This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to the conditions

More information

2014 www.into-exchange.com

2014 www.into-exchange.com Prospectus 2013-2014 CHRISTLETON HIGH SCHOOL Christleton High School Christleton is a school where everybody learns. Students are expected to arrive each day well organised practice and seek feedback

More information

Chamberlayne College for the Arts. Tickleford Drive, Weston, Southampton, SO19 9QP. SEN and Disability Local Offer

Chamberlayne College for the Arts. Tickleford Drive, Weston, Southampton, SO19 9QP. SEN and Disability Local Offer Chamberlayne College for the Arts Tickleford Drive, Weston, Southampton, SO19 9QP SEN and Disability Local Offer September 2014 Tel: 023 8044 7820 Web: www.chamberlayne.org School Ethos Statement At Chamberlayne

More information

St. George s College Academic Support Policy and Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND Policy)

St. George s College Academic Support Policy and Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND Policy) St. George s College Academic Support Policy and Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (SEND Policy) Mission Statement We are an independent Roman Catholic selective co-educational College which

More information

Saddleworth School A Specialist Language College

Saddleworth School A Specialist Language College Saddleworth School A Specialist Language College saddleworth school - a specialist language COLLEGE WELCOME TO SADDLEWORTH SCHOOL A warm welcome to the prospectus of Saddleworth School, a Specialist Language

More information

Account of practice: Using mentoring and coaching to facilitate school-to-school improvement

Account of practice: Using mentoring and coaching to facilitate school-to-school improvement Account of practice: Using mentoring and coaching to facilitate school-to-school improvement Beryce Nixon, Headteacher and national leader of education, Hill Top Primary School, Doncaster, and Sue Turner,

More information

West Hill Primary, Wandsworth CHANGE MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION

West Hill Primary, Wandsworth CHANGE MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION West Hill Primary, Wandsworth CHANGE MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION CONTENTS PAGE Context Learning Space The teaching experience Next Steps Conclusions and outcomes West Hill Primary is a single form entry primary

More information

BSix Planner 2009/10. College Information

BSix Planner 2009/10. College Information College Information College Opening Times OPEN CLOSE Monday 8.00am 7.00pm Tuesday 8.00am 7.00pm Wednesday 8.00am 7.00pm Thursday 8.00am 7.00pm Friday 8.00am 4.30pm The Student Experience Centre Based on

More information

CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS POLICY

CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS POLICY Aim To support Castle Primary School in its aim to become a thriving and successful school we must communicate effectively with each other, with our pupils, with their parents and with other members of

More information

THE BILLERICAY SCHOOL: SCHOOL OFFER 2014-15

THE BILLERICAY SCHOOL: SCHOOL OFFER 2014-15 THE BILLERICAY SCHOOL: SCHOOL OFFER 2014-15 SCHOOL ETHOS Caring About Success The core aim of The Billericay School is to maximise success, well-being and achievement by giving individuals the opportunity

More information

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TRANSITION POLICY

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TRANSITION POLICY DATE AGREED BY GOV S; DATE AGREED BY FULL GOV BODY; POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TRANSITION POLICY NOVEMBER 2014 TEACHING AND LEARNING COMMITTEE MARCH 2015 REVISION DATE; NOVEMBER 2017 STATEMENT FOR EQUALITY;

More information

Salary The postholder will be paid on the appropriate point of the pay scale with the addition of the TLR 2B.

Salary The postholder will be paid on the appropriate point of the pay scale with the addition of the TLR 2B. JOB DESCRIPTION ASSISTANT CURRICULUM LEADER FOR SCIENCE (TLR 2B) Salary The postholder will be paid on the appropriate point of the pay scale with the addition of the TLR 2B. Line of Responsibility The

More information

St Nicholas Catholic Primary School

St Nicholas Catholic Primary School SEND Information report St Nicholas Catholic Primary School 1. Provision for children with special educational needs St Nicholas Catholic Primary School is a fully inclusive mainstream setting. It currently

More information

KS2 Phase Lead. Oasis Academy Don Valley

KS2 Phase Lead. Oasis Academy Don Valley KS2 Phase Lead Oasis Academy Don Valley Oasis Oasis was established in 1985 and has now grown into a group of charities working to deliver housing, training, youth work, health care, family support and

More information

3. Name, qualifications and contact details for the Dartmoor Federation Special Educational Needs Coordinators (Senco)

3. Name, qualifications and contact details for the Dartmoor Federation Special Educational Needs Coordinators (Senco) Dartmoor Federation Special Educational Needs and Disability Report 2014-15 1. The Kinds of SEND for which provision is made within the Dartmoor Federation: Dartmoor Federation will do its best to ensure

More information

Farnham Heath End School

Farnham Heath End School Farnham Heath End School Information Pack for Applicants Letter from the Headteacher Dear applicant Welcome to Farnham Heath End School. I know that choosing a school is for the next stage in your career

More information

Longridge Primary SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN DATA LABEL-PUBLIC 1

Longridge Primary SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN DATA LABEL-PUBLIC 1 Longridge Primary SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN DATA LABEL-PUBLIC 1 Nurtured Safe Active 2015-2016 Healthy Successful Learner Achieving Confident Individual Included Respected Responsibl e Responsibl e Citizen

More information

King Charles C of E Primary School. Homework

King Charles C of E Primary School. Homework King Charles C of E Primary School Homework Agreed at Summer Term Meeting 2012 To be reviewed Summer Term 2014 Signed.. Chair of Governors Page 1 of 5 1 Introduction 1.1 Homework is anything children do

More information

CASE STUDY ATTENDANCE DATA LONGDEAN SCHOOL, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

CASE STUDY ATTENDANCE DATA LONGDEAN SCHOOL, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD CASE STUDY ATTENDANCE DATA LONGDEAN SCHOOL, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Background Graham Cunningham started as Deputy Head at Longdean School in January 2007. The Head Teacher Mr R Bryant was appointed in September

More information

To carry out the duties of the Teacher in accordance with the Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2009.

To carry out the duties of the Teacher in accordance with the Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2009. Job Description for the role of KS1 Class Teacher To carry out the duties of the Teacher in accordance with the Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2009. To implement and deliver an appropriately broad,

More information

From the parent carer s point of view:

From the parent carer s point of view: SETTING NAME: SETTING TYPE: Uppingham Community College Include details of: 11-16 years Mainstream From the parent carer s point of view: 1. How does the setting / school / college know if children/young

More information

South Molton Community College Special Educational Needs Information Report (School Offer) 2015-16

South Molton Community College Special Educational Needs Information Report (School Offer) 2015-16 South Molton Community College Special Educational Needs Information Report (School Offer) 2015-16 Part of the Devon Local Offer for Learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN) The SEN Faculty have written

More information

Learning Support Assistant Oasis Academy John Williams

Learning Support Assistant Oasis Academy John Williams Learning Support Assistant Oasis Academy John Williams Welcome to Oasis Academy John Williams! It is an exciting time to be part of Oasis Academy John Williams; we moved into our brand new state of the

More information

TRUMPS GREEN INFANT SCHOOL SEN Information report

TRUMPS GREEN INFANT SCHOOL SEN Information report Questions Which kinds of special educational needs are provided for and what are the school s admission arrangements for pupils with SEN or disabilities? TRUMPS GREEN INFANT SCHOOL SEN Information report

More information

SEND Information Report

SEND Information Report OAKWOOD PARK GRAMMAR SCHOOL: AN EXCEPTIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE. SEND Information Report OAKWOOD PARK GRAMMAR SCHOOL IS COMMITTED TO: High quality teaching that engages and challenges all students to become

More information

Denton Community College Job Title: Technology Teacher Resistant Materials / Product Design - QTS

Denton Community College Job Title: Technology Teacher Resistant Materials / Product Design - QTS Job Title: Technology Teacher Resistant Materials / Product Design - QTS PERMANENT Closing Date for Application: Friday 12th June 2015 at 12 noon Thank you for expressing an interest in our vacancy. Please

More information

Gifted and Talented Policy

Gifted and Talented Policy THE PRIORY SCHOOL Gifted and Talented Policy Adopted by the Governing Body on: January 2016 Review cycle: Annually Review date: January 2017 Governors Committee: Students and Curriculum Updated by: JTL

More information

Filming On An ipad. A media training course for teachers and teaching support staff. www.momentumworld.org info@momentumworld.

Filming On An ipad. A media training course for teachers and teaching support staff. www.momentumworld.org info@momentumworld. Filming On An ipad A media training course for teachers and teaching support staff www.momentumworld.org info@momentumworld.org 07990 578684 INTRODUCTION ipads are becoming a common and powerful learning

More information

Together in love and faith. Welcome to the Parent s Meeting for Year 1 and Year 2

Together in love and faith. Welcome to the Parent s Meeting for Year 1 and Year 2 Together in love and faith Welcome to the Parent s Meeting for Year 1 and Year 2 Our Mission Statement Through the love of God and the person of Jesus, our aim is to develop the wholeness of everyone,

More information

Pages 9-16 Show the amount of pupil premium we have received this year and the specific strategies that we intend to utilise.

Pages 9-16 Show the amount of pupil premium we have received this year and the specific strategies that we intend to utilise. What is it? Schools receive a payment, or Pupil Premium for any child who: who have been in receipt of free school meals at any point in the past 6 years or who have been continuously looked after the

More information

Contents. A very warm welcome to Jubilee Primary School

Contents. A very warm welcome to Jubilee Primary School PROSPECTUS 2016 Contents Welcome 3 Vision & Ethos 5 How is Jubilee Primary School different? 7 Our curriculum 13 Parental Involvement 15 Admissions 17 A very warm welcome to Jubilee Primary School I am

More information

Teacher of Art Design Technology (temporary part-time (0.6) to cover maternity leave)

Teacher of Art Design Technology (temporary part-time (0.6) to cover maternity leave) Teacher of Art Design Technology (temporary part-time (0.6) to cover maternity leave) Table of Contents Letter from Sarah Baker, Headteacher 2 Letter from Nick Lawrence, Curriculum Team Leader of ADT 3

More information

Headteacher s Welcome

Headteacher s Welcome Headteacher s Welcome I am always delighted to write the opening section of the prospectus as I am tremendously proud to be Headteacher of Friesland School. It is a truly great place of learning for young

More information

Greenleaf Primary School Inspection report

Greenleaf Primary School Inspection report Greenleaf Primary School Inspection report Unique Reference Number Local Authority Inspection number Inspection dates Reporting inspector 03054 Waltham Forest 308204 78 November 2007 Andrew Matthews This

More information

Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant Learning Support Assistant Reviewed: February 2014. Reports to: Lead / Principle Teaching Assistant. Purpose of Role: To work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with

More information

Earlsmead Primary School. Transition Policy

Earlsmead Primary School. Transition Policy 1 Earlsmead Primary School Transition Policy Defining the Terms In this policy, TRANSITION describes the movement that takes place from one familiar setting (including the home) to another. It is defined

More information

Etone College. Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Report 2015-16

Etone College. Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Report 2015-16 Etone College Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Report 2015-16 A child or young person has SEND if they have a learning disability which calls for special educational provision

More information

Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College. Our contribution to the Local Offer

Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College. Our contribution to the Local Offer Introduction: Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College Our contribution to the Local Offer As part of the changes to provision for people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities set out in the

More information

WYVERN TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE POLICY NUMBER 7 CURRICULUM POLICY

WYVERN TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE POLICY NUMBER 7 CURRICULUM POLICY PAGE 1 OF 8 WYVERN TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE POLICY NUMBER 7 CURRICULUM POLICY PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is to provide the framework within which Wyvern Technology College will carry out its responsibility

More information

Groby Community College: Information for Parents Students with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND)

Groby Community College: Information for Parents Students with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND) Groby Community College: Information for Parents Students with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND) At Groby Community College (GCC) students with SEND are supported by the Learning Support Team

More information

WEST HATCH HIGH SCHOOL

WEST HATCH HIGH SCHOOL WEST HATCH HIGH SCHOOL THE BEST THAT I CAN BE Curriculum Policy Policy reviewed December 2015 Signed Purpose and scope of the Curriculum and this policy The Governors, Head Teacher, teachers, pupils,

More information

Job Description Deputy Head Teacher The Deputy Head Teacher is responsible to the Head Teacher in all aspects of school life and will be the first

Job Description Deputy Head Teacher The Deputy Head Teacher is responsible to the Head Teacher in all aspects of school life and will be the first Job Description Deputy Head Teacher The Deputy Head Teacher is responsible to the Head Teacher in all aspects of school life and will be the first point of contact in the Head Teacher s absence. You are

More information

Phoenix School Parent s Newsletter

Phoenix School Parent s Newsletter Phoenix School Parent s Newsletter Issue 23 September 2015 Contents Welcome Back to School 1 Parents Evening 2 19+ Provision at the College 2 Satellite Classes 2 Summer Holiday Play Scheme 2 After School

More information

SEND / Local Offer Information. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School

SEND / Local Offer Information. St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School SEND / Local Offer Information St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School Welcome At St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School we believe that each individual is created by God and is unique and equal

More information

1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision

1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision KNOTTINGLEY HIGH SCHOOL & SPORTS COLLEGE SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS POLICY Reviewed and Revised: September 2009 1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision a) Objectives To enable

More information

Ashleigh C OF E (VC) Primary School Maintained

Ashleigh C OF E (VC) Primary School Maintained TITLE: S.E.N.D. POLICY DATE ADOPTED: 21 st March 2016 REVIEW SCHEDULE: ANNUAL DATE OF NEXT REVIEW: MARCH 2017 Ashleigh C OF E (VC) Primary School Maintained Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

More information

HOLY TRINITY PEWLEY DOWN SCHOOL, GUILDFORD SEN POLICY

HOLY TRINITY PEWLEY DOWN SCHOOL, GUILDFORD SEN POLICY Opening Statement HOLY TRINITY PEWLEY DOWN SCHOOL, GUILDFORD SEN POLICY At Holy Trinity Pewley Down School the provision for children with SEN is an integral part of our school ethos. It is based on a

More information

Lecturer Job Description - Maths Graduate

Lecturer Job Description - Maths Graduate Lecturer Job Description - Maths Graduate Date : May 2014 Reports to : Section Leader, Skills for Life Introduction Bicton College s Values are embodied in the following statements: We are student focussed

More information

St Thomas of Canterbury School, Merrow, Guildford

St Thomas of Canterbury School, Merrow, Guildford St Thomas of Canterbury School, Merrow, Guildford St. Thomas of Canterbury School is a Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School in the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton. It is situated in the Merrow district

More information

FAIRFAX INFORMATION PACK

FAIRFAX INFORMATION PACK FAIRFAX INFORMATION PACK WELCOME TO FAIRFAX CONTENTS Mrs D J Bunn - Head of Academy... 1 Context... Learning and The Curriculum... Commitment to Student Welfare... Our Facilities... 2 5 6 9 Conclusion...

More information

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy Aims and Objectives of this Policy The aims of SEND policy and practice in this College are: to enable all students to fulfil their potential to work

More information

Ashton St. Peter s Church of England VA Lower School. Disability Equality Scheme and Accessibility plan 3 Year Period Covered May 2014 to 2017

Ashton St. Peter s Church of England VA Lower School. Disability Equality Scheme and Accessibility plan 3 Year Period Covered May 2014 to 2017 Ashton St. Peter s Church of England VA Lower School Disability Equality Scheme and Accessibility plan 3 Year Period Covered May 2014 to 2017 Introduction The SEN and Disability Act 2001 extended the Disability

More information

The role and responsibilities of the designated teacher for looked after children. Statutory guidance for school governing bodies

The role and responsibilities of the designated teacher for looked after children. Statutory guidance for school governing bodies The role and responsibilities of the designated teacher for looked after children Statutory guidance for school governing bodies The role and responsibilities of the designated teacher for looked after

More information

Local Offer For Students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Local Offer For Students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Sussex Downs College Local Offer For Students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Introduction Your child has been at school and is now moving on to college. Moving from school to college

More information

Teaching Assistant Application Pack

Teaching Assistant Application Pack Teaching Assistant Application Pack June 2014 CONTENTS 1. Letter to Applicants 2. Advert 3. How to Apply 4. Job Description 5. Person specification 6. Information About the School May 2014 Dear Applicant

More information

Haig School Literacy Policy

Haig School Literacy Policy Haig School Literacy Policy 1. AIMS We aim to develop pupils abilities within an integrated programme of Speaking & Listening, Reading & Writing. Pupils will be given opportunities to develop their use,

More information

Elms Bank Specialist Arts College Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure Report 2014-2015. Context of School

Elms Bank Specialist Arts College Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure Report 2014-2015. Context of School Elms Bank Specialist Arts College Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure Report 2014-2015 Context of School Elms Bank Specialist Arts College is a special, co-educational day school for students aged 11 to 19

More information

Educational provision for gifted and talented young people

Educational provision for gifted and talented young people Wiltshire Council Children s Select Committee 1 st October 2013 Educational provision for gifted and talented young people Purpose of Report 1. This report provides an information briefing in relation

More information

Pupil Premium Policy 2015-2016 Bengeo Primary School

Pupil Premium Policy 2015-2016 Bengeo Primary School Pupil Premium Policy 2015-2016 Bengeo Primary School Responsibility: Governors Published: October 2015 Rationale All members of staff, governors and teaching assistants accept responsibility for socially

More information

Humanities Teacher Job Description

Humanities Teacher Job Description Humanities Teacher Job Description This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to the conditions of employment of Teachers contained

More information

Minsthorpe Community College Local Offer

Minsthorpe Community College Local Offer Minsthorpe Community College Local Offer Vision / mission statement Minsthorpe Community College is an inclusive school with a strong belief that all students needs should be met as fully as possible irrespective

More information

When this document refers to children and young people it is referring to children and young people on the dyslexic spectrum.

When this document refers to children and young people it is referring to children and young people on the dyslexic spectrum. DYSLEXIA POLICY PURPOSE To ensure that children and young people on the dyslexic spectrum have equal opportunities and that their diverse strengths are celebrated and built on. To promote the inclusion

More information

Job Description: Assistant Principal (AP) Pastoral and External Services

Job Description: Assistant Principal (AP) Pastoral and External Services Job Description: Assistant Principal (AP) Pastoral and External Services Introduction to the post This is an incredibly important role to the NSETC. We deeply believe that if students are going to be successful

More information

JOB PROFILE For a Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO)

JOB PROFILE For a Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) SAINT CECILIA S, WANDSWORTH JOB PROFILE For a Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) DATE September 2013 JOB CONTEXT Saint Cecilia's, Wandsworth is a co-educational voluntary aided Church of England

More information

WELCOME TO CHESTNUT STREET!

WELCOME TO CHESTNUT STREET! WELCOME TO CHESTNUT STREET! A Doorway to Opportunity I am delighted you have shown an interest in The Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Primary School and that you have taken the opportunity

More information

Midleton College POLICY FOR INCLUSION OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Midleton College POLICY FOR INCLUSION OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS Midleton College POLICY FOR INCLUSION OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS This Policy is drawn up in compliance with the Post-Primary Guidelines for Inclusion of Students with Special Educational

More information

Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy 2014 Notre Dame Catholic College. Contact details Mrs L Martin (NASENCO award) Special Education Needs

Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy 2014 Notre Dame Catholic College. Contact details Mrs L Martin (NASENCO award) Special Education Needs Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy Notre Dame Catholic College Contact details Mrs L Martin (NASENCO award) Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) Senior Leadership Team advocate: Mr

More information

POLICY ON ASSESSMENT OF AND PROVISION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

POLICY ON ASSESSMENT OF AND PROVISION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS ARTHUR MELLOWS VILLAGE COLLEGE POLICY ON ASSESSMENT OF AND PROVISION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS Presented to: Governors Students and Safeguarding Committee 24 March 2015 Consultation Process

More information

LEARNING SUPPORT POLICY 2015 to 2016 THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LONDON - LONDON

LEARNING SUPPORT POLICY 2015 to 2016 THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LONDON - LONDON Last reviewed Wednesday 25 th November 2015 Mission Statement Diversity Passion Identity Understanding LEARNING SUPPORT POLICY 2015 to 2016 THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LONDON - LONDON The International

More information

Assessment Policy for Pyrgo Priory Primary School

Assessment Policy for Pyrgo Priory Primary School Assessment Policy for Pyrgo Priory Primary School In our policy, the term assessment is based on the Black & William definition: the term assessment refers to all those activities undertaken by teachers

More information

Tri-borough Music Hub Guidance for Schools to ensure a broad and balanced curriculum

Tri-borough Music Hub Guidance for Schools to ensure a broad and balanced curriculum School Music Education Plan: Tri-borough Music Hub Guidance for Schools to ensure a broad and balanced curriculum This document is intended for Headteachers, Senior Leadership Teams, and Music Leaders,

More information

CHRIST CHURCH C OF E (VA) PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY. SEN Information Report

CHRIST CHURCH C OF E (VA) PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY. SEN Information Report SEN Information Report Children at Christ Church School are all closely monitored. The school has policies in place to ensure the graduated response to the identification and assessment of children falling

More information

South Staffordshire College. Learning Support Assistant Job Description

South Staffordshire College. Learning Support Assistant Job Description South Staffordshire College Learning Support Assistant Job Description JOB TITLE: Learning Support Assistant 22.2 hours per week, 36 weeks worked (Term Time Only) PAY POINT: Band 2, points 8 to 11 CONDITIONS

More information

Principal Job Description

Principal Job Description Anfield School Anfield International Kindergarten Anfield International Kindergarten & Nursery Principal Job Description RESPONSIBLE TO: The School Board INTRODUCTION: This job description is based on

More information

Ysgol Glan Gele Infants and Nursery School

Ysgol Glan Gele Infants and Nursery School REDUCING THE IMPACT OF POVERTY ON EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT POLICY OBSERVATORY CASE STUDY 1 Name of School/Setting: Ysgol Glan Gele Local Authority: Conwy Type of School/Setting: Infants and Nursery Language

More information

Start Date: October 2016 (extended from original date of September)

Start Date: October 2016 (extended from original date of September) Belle Vale Community Primary School Learning Mentor Recruitment Pack Start ate: October 2016 (extended from original date of September) School Contact etails Belle Vale Community Primary School Besford

More information

Creative Scotland, Youth Music Initiative. Case Study Young Music Makers in Edinburgh. Helping young people believe in themselves.

Creative Scotland, Youth Music Initiative. Case Study Young Music Makers in Edinburgh. Helping young people believe in themselves. Creative Scotland, Youth Music Initiative Case Study Young Music Makers in Edinburgh Helping young people believe in themselves. About this case study This case study was developed as part of Creative

More information

The Chalfonts Community College Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Annual Information Report September 2015.

The Chalfonts Community College Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Annual Information Report September 2015. The Chalfonts Community College Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Annual Information Report September 2015. The Chalfonts Community College is a much larger than average sized secondary school.

More information

CLAYTON VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL. Job Description for a Class Teacher (Full Time/Fixed Term Contract) Area of Responsibility: To be agreed

CLAYTON VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL. Job Description for a Class Teacher (Full Time/Fixed Term Contract) Area of Responsibility: To be agreed CLAYTON VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL Job Description for a Class Teacher (Full Time/Fixed Term Contract) Area of Responsibility: To be agreed Purpose of the job: To teach pupils in the Primary Age range To support

More information