St Mary’s RC Primary School
Type of school
Fully wheelchair accessible
Are you currently able to deliver your core offer consistently across all areas of your school?
One qualified ‘Numbers Count’ teacher
Staff trained to deliver Better Reading Partners (BRP)
Are the schools policies available on its website for:
Equality and Diversity
Are you aware/familiar with the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010?
Range of provision
Please indicate what your school has to offer (over and above your core offer) in each of the following areas:
Areas of strength
Narrowing the gap in Reading ( BRP) and Number (1stClass@Number)
Specialist Facilities/equipment to support SEND
Disabled toilet/adapted toilets/ramp
Input from therapists/advisory teachers/other specialist support services
We have access to a speech and language therapist and specialist teachers (dyslexia team) via the Local Authority.
Access to an Educational Psychologist and Behaviour support team via a service level agreement.
Breakfast and After School Club support
A variety of after school clubs are available during the school term
How do you promote inclusion within the school? Including day and residential visits?
Lessons are as inclusive as necessary with adjustments made depending on need.
Children with disabilities are included and supported on all school visits and residential visits. Staff adhere to policies on inclusion and equal opportunity.
What proportion of the children currently at the school have SEND?
How do you involve/support the parents of children with SEND regarding identifying and meeting their needs. How do you communicate their progress and areas of difficulty?
Children with an SEND work closely with the teacher, SENCo, and outside agencies. Individual Education Plans (IEPs) are reviewed and discussed with parents three times a year. We hold parents’ evenings in terms 1 and 2 each year, and provide a written report each term.
What else do you think parents would like to know about your school?
We currently use the following intervention programmes:
Small group phonics sessions
One to One tuition
Better Reading Partners (BRP)
Speech and language programmes
Personalised learning programmes.
(Name and Position)
Mrs J Jarvis