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SEND Update

Jan 21

 

Dear parents,

 

We appreciate that this is a very difficult time at the moment.  If you require any help about how to support your child's learning at home then you can contact your child's class teacher via the class emails or the school office.  The work set by teachers on Seesaw will be differentiated to your child's needs but if you feel that the work is too difficult or there is too much to complete then please do not worry.  We understand that learning at home is not the same as learning at school.  You know your child best, avoid working for lengthy periods of time if they are getting bored or frustrated.  Short bursts of work may work better for you in your house.  Remember that everyday activities such as cooking, playing board games or even just going for a walk are all learning opportunities.

 

We are here to help so please do contact us if you require any support.

 

If your child needs support for their speech and language you can access support from the Speechlink Parent Portal website: https://speechandlanguage.info/parents

 

Mrs Caldicott

Dear Parents and Carers,

 

We appreciate that this is an anxious and worrying time for all and we do not wish to add any pressure onto families.  Teachers are working hard to provide work online, however if your child has additional needs then they may find this work difficult to complete.  If your child is on the Special Educational Needs Register (SEN register) and has an individual support plan, please use this at home.  It may have ideas and different ways to help your child access their work whilst at home, as well as the areas that your child requires specific support.

 

There are many websites which you may find useful if you require extra help, which I will add links to soon.

 

If you need any extra information or have any specific concerns you wish to discuss please contact me via the school office.

 

Most importantly, please try to enjoy this unplanned time at home.  

 

Mrs Caldicott

Useful SEND websites

https://speechandlanguage.info/parents

This is a page run by Speechlink to provide resources for parents to support their child with speech and language difficulties.

 

https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

 British Dyslexia Association - a useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions etc.

 

https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/education/bucks-sendias-service/

SEND Information, Advice and Support Services - IAS Services have a duty to provide information, advice and support to disabled children and young people, and those with SEN, and their parents. They are statutory services and are free, impartial and confidential.

 

https://www.nessy.com/uk/

Your child may already be using Nessy at school to support their spelling or reading.  If so then they will already have a log in which they can use from home to access the games and activities.

 

www.autism.org.uk/directory.aspx

 The National Autistic Society - useful advice to parents of autistic children, including an online directory which will pull together information according to your child’s age diagnosis and where they live.

 
The children can also access their Reading Eggs account and their Times Table Rockstars account from home.  
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The school is fully accessible for wheelchairs and has disabled toilet facilities.  There are sound softeners installed where there are children with hearing impaired to ensure access for all.  The curriculum is adapted for disabled pupils where necessary.  For details please see the policy and local offer below.

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Equality Objectives Statement

Broughton Infant School is committed to ensuring equality of provision throughout the school community. To achieve this, our equality objectives 2017 - 2021 are as follows:

 

  • To promote understanding and respect for differences.
  • To  diminish the difference between pupil premium and non pupil premium children in Reading, Writing and Maths in all year groups.
  • To provide training for all staff and governors on equality and diversity

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