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St Joseph's Catholic Academy'Live Like Jesus'

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How does the school know if pupils need extra help?

The new Code of Practice 2014 identifies 4 key areas of SEN:

* Communication and Interaction

* Cognition and Interaction

* Social, Mental, and Emotional Health

* Sensory and /or Physical

 

We know that a pupil has an SEN in a variety of ways.

* Parents may inform the school prior to or during admission

* Outside agencies may contact the school prior to / during admission or whilst the child is a pupil at the school

* The class teacher may identify concerns re progress or behaviours and SLT, SENCO, Teaching Assistants may become involved in a school based programme

* Behaviour tracking system to see if a child is continually struggling with their emotions and concentration

* It may be that we seek additional information from a specialist teacher eg assessments completed by outside agencies eg; Educational Psychology, Behaviour Support Service, CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service), School Health, Paediatricians, Speech and Language Therapists.

 

At different times in their school life, a child or young person may have a special educational need. The Code of Practice 2014 defines SEN as follows:

‘A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special education provision to be made for him or her. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty if he or she:

a) Has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others the same age, or

b) Has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided

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