Who are the best people to talk to in this school about my child's difficulties with learning / Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Who are the best people to talk to in this school about my child’s difficulties with learning/ Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

1.     Class Teacher

      Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all children has access to good/ outstanding teaching and that the curriculum is adapted to meet your child’s individual needs through quality 1st teaching (also known as differentiation).
  • Checking on the progress of your child and identifying, planning and delivery as well as additional help your child may need (this could be things like targeted work, additional support, adapting resources etc).
  • Ensuring that all members of staff working with your child in school are helped to deliver the planned work/ programme for your child. This may involve the use of additional adults, outside specialist help and specially planned work and resources
  • Ensuring that the school’s SEN policy is followed in their classroom and for all the pupils they teach with SEN.
  • To monitor teaching and learning activities to meet the needs of the pupils with SEN.
    1. SENCO/Inclusion Manager

Responsibilities

  • To collaborate work with the class teachers to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum.
  • Lead and deliver a balanced high quality curriculum programme supporting children with additional needs.
  • To monitor, challenge and improve the effectiveness of curriculum planning, intervention and provision delivery..
  • Ensuring that all expected planning assessment and record keeping systems are followed and kept up to date.
  • Making sure that the school has an up to date SEND policy.
  • Making sure that the school has appropriate provision and has made necessary adaptations to meet the needs of all children in the school
  • To lead, challenge and continue to develop an effective team of teachers and support staff to ensure continued accelerated progress of children.
  • To identify, adopt and adapt the most effective teaching approaches for children with SEN to ensure needs are met.
  • To ensure an effective deployment of all LSAs, intervention groups and specialist support. 
  • To teach either individual pupils or small groups within, or outside the class.