The staff and governors at St Patrick’s are dedicated to supporting children with SEND needs. Having an additional needs will not stop your child making progress at St Patrick’s. God made every one of us unique, with many talents and we each have things we find difficult. We aim to provide all children with a broad and balanced education and support where necessary to ensure every has access to a high quality education.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
School Policies and Document
Saint Patrick’s SEND Policy
Our policy outlines all the aims and beliefs we hold as a school about providing a quality education for our children with SEND.
Saint Patrick’s Information Report
This report outlines everything you need to know as a parent about how to access support, what kinds of support we offer and all things SEND related at Saint Patrick’s. It also outlines Nottingham’s Local offer in relation to SEND provision.
Please click on which ever box you’d like to find more information about and it will take you directly to that page if you do not wish to read through the entire document.
Annual Report to Parents and Governors
These reports give an overview of the specific support and actions for each year. The School SENDCo will report yearly to the governors and parents to ensure that quality provision is provided for all children with SEND.
What is the Local Offer?
When it comes to SEND the local offer is repeatedly referred to, but what is it? This video gives a brief overview. More information can be found on the ask lion website listed above.
Saint Patrick’s SENDCo is Mrs Cannell
If you need to discuss any matters about SEND please contact her via the school telephone number or firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful Contacts and Documents
- AskUs (Previously Parent Partnership)
Independent advice around educational issues
Futures, 57 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6GE
Tel: 0800 121 7772 Email: email@example.com
- The Government have published a document with advice and guidance for parents with children with SEND.
- Nottingham City Council outline their graduated approach and how we work as a city council
Rainbows Parent Carer Forum Website gives lots of useful advice to parents and also gives lots of valuable opportunities to network with other parents.
- Special Needs Circle
Support for parents and carers of children with special and additional needs living in the East Midlands – running virtually
Tel: 07495 551974 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Nottingham Local Offer website outlines lots of useful information about the way Nottingham supports children with SEND. It also has up-to-date information about events and activities for children with SEND to access.
- The British Dyslexia Association gives advice and support for those who struggles with issues that may be related to Dyslexia. Dyslexia is a complicated array of symptoms that goes far beyond struggling with spelling and this website gives lots of information about the condition.
- Autism East Midlands (Previously NORSACA)
A specialist autism charity: offers respite and activities
Tel: 01909 506678 Email: www.autismeastmidlands.org.uk
Parent Support Hub: currently running virtually
- National Autistic Society
Information and support-campaigning for a better world for people with autism
Tel: 0808 8004104 www.autism.org.uk