SEND

At Cheadle Primary School, we are committed to offering an inclusive education which provides all children with the opportunities to achieve their potential; personally, socially, emotionally and academically in all areas of the curriculum.

Please read below as to how we, at Cheadle Primary School, support SEND learners

A child or young person has special educational needs if he or she has a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

Please click to view our SEND policy or SEND Information Report

Latest News

Parent voice questionnaires will be sent out on Friday – please return them to Mrs Satongar by 23rd May.

Help us improve the provision for all SEND learners by having your say.

Helpful Hints

This month’s focus – Spelling

Use an old fairy liquid bottle filled with water and write your spellings on the path

Social, Emotional & Mental Health

Children and young people may experience a wide range of social and emotional difficulties which manifest in many ways. These may include becoming withdrawn or isolated as well as displaying challenging, disruptive or disturbing behaviour, e.g. anxiety, depression, self--‐harming, substance misuse, eating disorders, ADD, ADHD, Attachment Disorder.

Who to contact for support:

· Your GP

· CAMHS

· Sustain

Cognition & Learning

Support for children who are experiencing some difficulties with their learning and who may require additional support or intervention. Learning difficulties cover a wide range of needs, including moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), where children are likely to need support in all curriculum areas and specific learning difficulties (SpLD).

Who to contact for support:

· Your child’s class teacher

· Mrs Satongar (SENDCo)

· Georgina Smith – Dyslexia Assessor - Leek

Communication & Interaction

Children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) who may experience difficulty when communicating with others. These children may experience difficulties saying what they want; difficulties understanding what is being said to them; difficulties understanding or using social rules of communication, ASD – Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, etc.

Who to contact for support:

· Your GP

· Speech and Language therapists

· CAMHS

Physical & Sensory

Some children and young people require special educational provision because they have a disability which prevents or hinders them from making use of educational facilities generally provided. Specialist support and/or equipment will be required to support access to learning. VI – Visual Impairment, HI – Hearing Impairment, MSI – Multi-Sensory Impairment, PD – Physical Disability

Who to contact for support:

· Ann Ratcliffe – Physical Disability Support Service

· Hearing and Visual Impairment Teams

· Occupational Therapy

· Physiotherapy