St Philip's aims to be an inclusive school which caters for the needs of all children.
Our approach to meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disability helps us to meet the following aims:
- To value the rich contribution that difference and diversity makes to our schools. In recognising and responding to the diverse needs of children, we will use a range of flexible responses to meet such needs and accommodate their diversity. ·
- To seek the participation of all our children in learning which leads to the highest possible level of achievement and fulfilment for each individual. ·
- To ensure the views of the child (according to their age and understanding) and parents are sought and valued. ·
- To identify and provide for all children’s learning and physical needs as early as possible, using a range of strategies. ·
- To deliver planned and organised support for all children who are experiencing a learning difficulty or have a disability. ·
- To ensure all children’s needs are met through the practice, culture, management, and deployment of resources. ·
- To work in close partnership with governors, staff, parents, children and outside specialists to create and maintain the best possible provision for all children who have been identified as having a special educational need in accordance with the Code of Practice.
Please click on the link to read the SEND Policy and Statement 2020
All local authorities working with their partners must publish information about how children and young people 0 - 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are supported in their area. This is known as the local offer. The local offer includes information on:
- universal services that are available to everyone, such as schools, GPs, (universal services)
- targeted support and services for children and young people who may need some additional, short term support
- specialist services for children and young people who have complex needs and need longer term specialised support
Click here to find out more about Cambridgeshire's Local Offer (the link is https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/children-and-families/local-offer/about-cambridgeshire-s-local-offer)
You may also find the following documents useful:
SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years (link is https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25)
SEND: guide for parents and carers (link is https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-guide-for-parents-and-carers)
A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).
Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.
Cambridgeshire County Council. All local authorities working with their partners must publish information about how children and young people 0 - 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are supported in their area.