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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Welcome to our SEND information report, part of Durham County Council's Local Offer for children and young people with special educational needs.  Hopefully you will find all of the information you require here on our website. However, if you  would like to discuss our SEND information report in more detail, require any further information or would like to discuss any issue specific to your child,  please do not hesitate to  contact the school to arrange an appointment. Mrs Lee, our SENCO would be more than happy to meet with you.  

 

From September 2014, the Government has asked all Local Authorities in the UK to publish, in one place, information about the services and provision they expect to be available in their area for children and young people from 0 to 25 who have Special Educational Needs and/or a Disability (SEND). This is known as the Local Offer - you can find further details by following this link. Local Offer

At Prince Bishops Community Primary  School we celebrate each child as an individual. We ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best progress possible.  We are committed to the equal inclusion of all pupils in all areas of primary school life. We recognise the diverse and individual needs of all of our pupils and take into account the additional support required by those children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).  

 

There are now four broad areas of SEND, these are:

Communication and Interaction
This area of need includes children with Autism Spectrum Condition and those with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

 

Cognition and Learning
This includes children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

 

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
This includes any pupils who have an emotional, social or mental health need that is impacting on their ability to learn.

 

Sensory and/or Physical Difficulties
This area includes children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment and physical difficulties.

 

Further information about the Local Offer can be found on the County Durham Families Information Service (FIS) Website

 

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