At St Helen's we strive to support all children to enable them to achieve at school.
In order to do this, many steps are taken to support them through their learning journey.
Quality teaching is vital; however for some children there are occasions when further additional educational needs have been identified and support may be necessary to help them achieve their targets.
The following information introduces the St Helen’s SEND team and sets out to answer the key questions “devised in consultation with parents/carers and other agencies” as part of Medway Council’s SEND strategy.
If you have further questions, please contact the school.
All class teachers and teaching assistants are teachers of SEND children. However they are supported by the SEND team, which currently comprises of:
Roles & Responsibilities of the SEND team
As SENCo, I am responsible for the operation of the Special Educational Needs Policy and co-ordination of specific provision made to support individual children with SEND.I also liaise with staff to monitor SEND pupil progress and plan further interventions where progress is slower than expected.
I regularly have contact with a wide range of external agencies that are able to give more specialised advice. Other SENCo responsibilities can be seen in the new Special Educational Needs Code of Practice.If you have any concerns regarding SEND matters do not hesitate to contact me.
Speech and Language Learning Support Assistant