Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
Holy Trinity CE Primary School is a mainstream inclusive school. We hold a shared expectation that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, should be offered inclusive teaching which will enable them to make the best possible progress in school and feel that they are a valued member of the wider school community.
Our approach to providing a positive educational experience for all our pupils, in line with the SEND Code of Practice (2015), is to:
There are four broad areas of SEND, as follows:
Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) is Mrs F Fargher who manages and co-ordinates all support for pupils with SEND. She can be contacted on the school number: 01344 620716 or through the school email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The SENCo works closely with our SEND governor, Ms B Moss, as well as with parents/carers, headteachers, class teachers and teaching assistants (TAs).
The SENCO’s role is to:
We are fortunate to have a team of highly skilled TAs in the school to support our children. Within the team, staff have specific skills in:
The range of support deployed will be tailored to individual needs following assessment by internal or external agencies. It will be designed to support pupils towards becoming independent and resilient learners and should not be seen in isolation.
We have a highly successful ELSA programme in place, for those children who are in need of emotional support. Our ELSA works with our SENCo to deliver appropriate support using a range of strategies, including art therapy, according to need. In addition, we have trained paediatric first aiders on site at all times, and staff who are trained to deliver appropriate medical care for those with:
You can view the school’s SEND Policy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page
What is the SEND Information Report?
You can see Holy Trinity CE Primary School’s SEND Information Report by clicking the link at the bottom of this page
What is the Local Offer?
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) also prepares a borough-wide Local Offer. This enables families to see which services are available across education, health, social care, leisure, short breaks, transport and preparing for adulthood, and provides information on how to access them. You can access the RBWM’s Local Offer at: https://rbwm.afcinfo.org.uk/local_offer