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Brookfield Primary School is a mainstream school catering for children aged 4-11years.

 

At our school, we believe that high quality teaching should be differentiated and personalised to meet the individual needs of the majority of the children. 

 

The SEND report below outlines how we cater for children who have additional SEN needs. 

 

Our SEND report sets out the ways in which we support children and families with special educational needs and disabilities. It outlines what you should do if you have any concerns about your child's needs, or if your child has a disability and needs support.

 

At Brookfield Primary School we make provision for pupils with different types of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including:

 

  • Moderate Learning Difficulties

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders

  • Development Coordination Disorder

  • Dyslexia

  • Sensory Impairment

 

We are an inclusive organisation, and we will make provision for other needs where we can make all reasonable adjustments including training for all appropriate staff.

 

Our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENDCo) is Mrs Louise Schofield. 

 

You are welcome to make an appointment to speak with Mrs Schofield about any concerns that you may have about your child's needs at any time. Please contact either Mrs Hardy or Mrs Flint in the school office to arrange an appointment. Mrs Hardy and Mrs Flint can be contacted either by calling into school in person or calling (01623) 742285.

 

The purpose of the local offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available in their area and how to access them. Our SENDCo liaises closely with service providers in Derbyshire, and is a point of contact. Parents and young people can use this link to find information about services and advice on how to access them directly.

 

 

Special Education Needs Updates and Information for Parents/Carers:

SEND Green Paper

 

The government has published a green paper (discussion document) on the future of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision system.

 

You can read the proposals here (Over 100 pages long)

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-and-ap-green-paper-responding-to-the-consultation/summary-of-the-send-review-right-support-right-place-right-time 

 

Here you can read shorter summaries:  

 

IPSEA

 

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/news/government-publishes-send-review-and-invites-peoples-views

 

National PCF

 

https://nnpcf.org.uk/2022/03/29/send-green-paper-response-from-the-nnpcf/

 

DPCV are collating parent/carers views via a short survey which includes 10 questions, focusing on themes relevant to parent/carers.

 

You can complete the survey HERE

 

Closing date: Thursday 26th May 2022

 

Health Education England - Autism Peer Support

Brookfield's graduated approach to supporting pupils with SEND

SEND Report

SEND Policy

Inclusion Policy

Brookfield Primary School SEND Curriculum Impact Statement

Derbyshire's Autism Alliance