Special Educational Needs
Our school SENDCO (Special educational needs and disability coordinator) is: Mrs Sarah Stevens email@example.com
In the tabs below we have tried to provide you with everything you may need to help you understand more about this area of our schools. Don't forget to get in touch if you are unsure of anything.
You may also find the family support area of our website helpful as there is information here for a number of different charities who support our families locally.
School Information Documents
SEND Policy may be found in the policy area of our website and by clicking on link below:
Schools information report may be found in the SEN policy area of our websire and also by clicking on this link:
Hertfordshire Information Documents
Our school is part of Hertfordshire Local Education Authority and our Special Educational Needs offer links closely to the work that Hertfordshire county council undertakes for children and adults with special educational needs. We hope you will find the below documents really useful but if you can not find what you need please do not hesitate to get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
My child needs an EHCP - what is that?
An EHCP is an education, health, care plan. We have included some documents below that will help you understand more about this process but we will be here to support you through this journey so don't forget to call or email us if you have specific questions for your child.
Extra links for parents
Delivering Special Provision Locally Area 3:
DSPL is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, staff in early years settings and schools, further education colleges, local authority officers and representatives from other agencies, work together as part of an Area Group, reviewing and developing the range of provision and support services available to their local community that :
- Meets the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), aged 0-25, as close to home as possible.
- Improves outcomes for wellbeing and attainment
- Widens choice for children and parers/carers
- Removes barriers to learning
- Uses resources more effectively
You can find out more about DSPL 3 and how they can support you by clicking the blue link: DSPL3
Hertfordshire Local Offer:
The Hertfordshire Local Offer lets parents and young people know what special educational needs and disability services are available in Hertfordshire and who can access them. Simply click on the blue hyperlink to find out more.
Hertfordshire SENDIASS is an impartial Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS):