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SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

We want every child to experience success and reach their full potential through, Quality First Teaching by inspiring and bringing education to life. Our Special Educational Needs and Disability Coordinator (SENDCo) is Mrs Hayley Porter. 

 

Aims
 

At Temple Meadow we celebrate individual difference and foster values of mutual respect preparing children for the diverse world in which we live. We have high expectations for all of our children, wanting them to achieve to their full potential. We aim for all of our pupils to leave us with high aspirations for the future and to be well equipped with skills for life. We place great emphasis on Protective Behaviour for all pupils, supporting safeguarding for life.

 

School life

 

To access our school’s Special Needs and Disability Offer click the link below.

 

At Temple Meadow we welcome children will a range of SEND needs. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school that strives to provide both, an environment that is accessible to all and a curriculum that all children can access and achieve.

 

Support is personalised to the individual child’s needs with support from outside agencies such as; the CCAT Team, Inclusion Support and our Speech and Language Therapist where appropriate.

 

School admission arrangements for pupils with SEND:

 

Applications for school admissions are available from the school office or by telephone (01384 569021). You will need to provide a full birth certificate with the application. We follow Sandwell Councils Admissions Policy and our oversubscribed criteria are available from the school office. If you are unable to secure a place for your child at our school the appeals process is managed by Sandwell Admissions Team.

 

Prospective parents are very welcome to visit our school. If you would like to come and look around, please telephone the school office to make an appointment (01384 569021). We are currently unable to offer school visits due to COVID 19. Please call to discuss any queries you may have.

 

The accessibility plan for SEND is included in the local offer which has been accepted and approved by the governing body. All SEND decisions and arrangements made in school, are made in line with Section 6 of the Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years which relates to primary schools.

 

At present, we have the following numbers of children on the SEND register:

 

SEND Type

Number of Pupils

Education Health Care Plans

6

School Based Support

48

Internal Referrals

15

 

Pupils are assessed and monitored constantly to ensure that the provision provided is the best and is suited to their individual changing needs. These figures are reviewed every half term by the Inclusion Manager.

 

For further information about SEND or to speak to the co-ordinator, please contact Mrs Porter through the school address; TM.admin@meadow.sandwell.sch.uk.

 

Any complaints from parents of children with special educational needs (SEN) are handled in line with the school's complaints policy (please see the policies page).

 

  • SEND report
  • Accessibility plan
  • Disabilities and Equalities policy
  • Admissions policy
  • Attendance policy

 

Useful links

 

https://www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200295/schools_and_learning/3697/what_is_the_local_offer

https://www.sense.org.uk/get-support/support-for-children/send/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn9Ox89rR6gIVzbTtCh3EgwRAEAAYASAAEgJ3tPD_BwE

https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/in-your-area/services/disability/sandwell-iass/

  • Temple Meadow Primary School and Nursery,
  • Wrights Lane, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 6RH
  • Telephone 01384 569 021 
  • Email: tm.admin@meadow.sandwell.sch.uk
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