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The Local Offer at Barton St Peter's CE Primary School

At Barton St Peter's we value all of God's children. We believe that they all have an equal opportunity to work to their full potential and to enjoy being part of a positive school community.

Children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age. The difficulties may be short or long term and they may need extra or different help from that given to other children. In order to do this many steps are taken to support them throughout their time at school. Quality first teaching and well planned differentiation are essential to achieve this; however for some children there are occasions when further additional support may be needed to help them achieve their targets. This is where the SEND team would begin to work to support pupils and their teachers.

Support may be given in a group or one to one, either within the classroom or separately. All groups are run by trained teaching assistants or class teachers and are used to support a wide range of children, not just those with Special Educational Needs.

Examples of one to one and group interventions are:

  • Beat Dyslexia
  • Paired Reading
  • C.A.L.L
  • Lexia
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Phonics 1:1
  •  

The SEND Team

SEND Co-ordinator (SENCO)

Miss J Winney

Specialist TA for SEND

Mrs S Drury

 

The Pastoral Care Team

Safeguarding and Behaviour Leader

Miss A Brack

Deputy Safeguarding Leads

Mr J Danson
Miss E Sandon

Learning Mentor

Miss E Sandon

 

Specialist Services and Expertise

At times it may be necessary to consult with outside agencies to receive their specialised expertise.

The agencies used by the school include:

  • Autistic Spectrum Education Team (ASET)
  • Children and Families Support Services
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Emotional and Behavioural Support Service
  • CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
  • EWO (Educational Welfare Officer)
  • Hearing Support Service
  • Physical Disabilities Team
  • Learning Support Service
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy Service
  • School Nurse Support
  • Visually Impaired Service
  • LACES team (Support for Looked After Children)
  • External Specialist Teachers e.g. English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Parental Concerns and Complaints

If parents are concerned about any aspect of SEND provision at the school they are encouraged to contact the SENCo initially. Additional support and advice can be accessed through SENDIASS.

Arrangements are made by the governing body relating to the treatment of complaints from parents of pupils with SEND concerning the provision made at the school should in the first instance be directed to the class teacher/ SENCo. However, should a parent feel that his/her complaint has not been dealt with satisfactorily by the class teacher/ SENCo he/she has the right to refer the matter to the head teacher.

Local SEND Services

The following local agencies provide services which you may wish to access.

 

The SEND Local Offer

The SEND Local Offer in North Lincolnshire aims to provide you with the information you may need, or want to know, about resources, services, support, activities and events for North Lincolnshire's children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities and their families. Information is arranged according to age from pre-school through to early adulthood.

North Lincs Local Offer website

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope offers a wide range of services to support parent/carers of children and young people, aged 0 to 25 years; with additional needs, disabilities and long term health conditions. This can include advice, support and workshops for parents, activities for children and parent support sessions. They can be contacted at:

Dunstall Street
Scunthorpe
DN15 6JZ
Telephone: 01724 277766
Email: nek@actionforchildren.org.uk

Kaleidoscope website

Barton Children's Centre

Anyone can access Barton Children's Centre, which is located behind Castledyke Primary School, Council Terrace. The nearest car park is approximately two minutes' walk away. Activities are inclusive to all children and young people, including those who have a disability or additional needs. All activities are free unless otherwise stated. There is also an on-site nursery at Barton children's centre. The centre also offers parenting groups and courses.

Barton Children's Centre
Council Terrace
Barton upon Humber
DN18 5AP

Barton Children's Centre website

 

The Special Educational Needs and Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service

The Special Educational Needs and Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS), formerly known as the Parent Partnership Service, provides a free, impartial and confidential service to parents and carers of children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) aged 0 - 25. We also support children and young people with SEND. They can be contacted at:

Hewson House
Station Road
Brigg
DN20 8XJ
Telephone: 01724 277665
Email: help@nlsendiass.org.uk

SENDIASS website

Parent Involvement Partnership

The Parent Involvement Partnership is a forum for the views of parents and carers of disabled children, those with special needs, young people and families. We do this by representing them on various focus groups and forums.

Parent Involvement Partnership website

SEND Documents

More information about the SEND provision is detailed in the documents below and in policies available on our policy page

 

DfE SEND Code of Practice

DfE SEND Guide for Parents and Carers

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