SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability)

Sir Michael Wilkins has said that 'The whole point of schools is that children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.'

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The Academy Council representative with responsibility for SEND is Mrs Audrey Davison MBE.

The SEND Coordinator and Inclusion Coordinator take day-to-day responsibility for the operation of the SEND policy and Coordinate the provision made for students with SEND.

The SEND Coordinator at the Academy is Andrea Tomlin, Assistant Principal & SENDCo.
The Inclusion Coordinator at the Academy is Mrs Sharon Richardson.

We welcome children to our academies and we prioritise admission for children with SEND.

We have a comprehensive support programme and our policy is available below.

Concerns and Complaints Regarding Provision for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Any concerns or complaints about SEN provision by parents or carers should be initially raised informally, whether by e-mail, letter or a telephone call with the SENDCo.

The SENDCo will investigate and report back within a week. If the parents/carers continue to be dissatisfied, a complaint should be raised as per the academy’s complaints procedure by completing the Complaint Form at Appendix 1. Academy Complaints Procedure