We recognise that some pupils, for example some pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), may not be able to access remote education without support from adults at home. We acknowledge the difficulties this may place on families, and we will work with parents and carers to support those pupils in the following ways:
All children with an EHCP have been invited to attend school on site, including those who we have made applications for, and will continue to receive in-class support as set out in their plan. For those with EHCPs who are at home, steps will be taken to ensure that we, where possible, provide the provision set out in their plan.
The SENDCo will be in regular contact with families of children with EHCPs and will be available to be contacted, via email or through the school office, for other children on the SEND register.
For those children with SEND accessing from home, teachers will ensure that they continue to set work appropriate for the child to meet their individual needs – this will be provided in Google Classrooms, through the Google Drive or through email.
Considerations, on an individual basis, will made about each child’s ability to access the recommended time allocation and this will be reduced in consultations with the SENDCo, teachers and parents.
Teaching Assistants will join live lessons in order to support young people with SEND. Teaching Assistants will email young people with SEND to offer support with accessing and completing work. Teaching Assistants will contact young people with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs) in order to provide emotional support.
Where possible, specific interventions may still be carried out remotely. Our Lead TA is monitoring students’ access to Lexia.
Contact with outside agencies will continue remotely and the SENDCo will continue to co-ordinate this.
Further information about SEND support is available on the SEND section of our website.