What strategies do you use in school?

As well as sharing with staff and using IEPs for individual students, we also equip staff with general strategies for a wide range of needs. In addition to this, where needed, we provide extra support for students. This may be SSM support in lessons; extra literacy support; a buddy system;…

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What SEND training have staff had? How would you ensure that my child has access to appropriate differentiation?

All staff at Caludon receive training when they start surrounding identifying and supporting students with SEND. This includes understanding of different needs, how to differentiate and how to access and use IEPs. Refresher training occurs each year and staff can access further training if needed.All staff are expected to differentiate…

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Who will support my child?

In terms of SEND, depending on the level of need (and this is regularly reviewed), support is available from a variety of places/people, such as; SSMs – Student Support Mentors (attached to year groups and subjects) Class teachers and tutor Peer mentors and 6th form mentors Pheonix staff If relevant,…

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What support do you get from outside agencies? How do you deliver/ follow through the advice/ programs from these professionals?

We work with a number of different agencies, including Educational Psychology, Complex Communication Team (CCT), Social Emotional and Mental Health Learning Team (SEMHL), Speech and Language, Sensory Support. We also liaise with any health care professionals who might be working with individual students. We ensure that parents/carers and relevant staff…

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What is the SEND Local Offer?

The Local Offer is where you can find information, advice and guidance and a range of local service providers who support children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Click on the link for Coventry’s local offer: https://www.coventry.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer

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