SEND at Swinefleet
WHAT ARE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS?
Definitions of special education needs taken from section 20 of the Children and Families Act 2014.
A child has special educational needs if he or she has learning difficulties that call for special educational provision to be made.
A child has learning difficulties if he or she:
Has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of children of the same age.
Has a disability which prevents or hinders the child from making use of educational facilities of a kind provided for children of the same age in other schools within the Local Authority.
At Swinefleet Primary School, we support all pupils to fulfil their potential.
We are an inclusive school and believe that all children should be valued and treated with respect. The school strives to ensure that the provision for all its pupils is of the highest possible standard, whilst acknowledging that we are continually striving to improve our practice. We are committed to narrowing the attainment gap between children with SEND and their non-SEND peers. We are working to achieve this in variety of different ways.
The School works with due regard to the SEN Code of Practice (2014) and the Equality Act (2010). The school endeavours to support children with all special educational needs and disabilities including
Please find a link below to the SEND Code of Practice:
The Local Authority SEND Services and Provision can be found as part of their ‘Local Offer’, detailed at the website http://localoffer.eastriding.gov.uk/
This website is a really useful resource for parents.
Through this link, you can access the SENDIASS team, (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service) . The SENDIASS team can offer impartial advice and supports for parents with children with SEND or suspected SEND.
Telephone: (01482) 396469 (8:30am to 4:30pm)
Text only: 07507310273
East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum
The East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum work to collect parents views to work with the local authority and health commissioners to improve services for children and young people (0-25 years) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). You can find more information here:
SENDIASS (SEND Information, Advice and Support Service)
SENDIASS offer impartial, confidential information, advice and support to:
- parents and carers of children and young people (birth to 25 years) with special educational needs or disabilities
- children (16 years and under) with special educational needs or disabilities
- any type of disability or learning difficulty, diagnosis not needed.
You can find their website here: