S.E.N.D.

Special Educational Needs & Disability.

Additional Support for children with SEND

We are proud of the support we offer to children with SEND at Heathfield. This involves a range of interventions to support children experiencing difficulties with maths, literacy, processing, memory, social skills and emotional or behavioural difficulties.

Additional support is delivered by a dedicated team of experienced SEND Teachers and Teaching Assistants, and trained volunteers. We also involve outside agencies whenever appropriate and welcome conversations with parents about their child's difficulties or the support they are receiving.

We have high expectations of our children with SEND and work in partnership with families to ensure they achieve their very best.

Our SENCO/Inclusion Managers

Specialist Resourced Provisions (SRPs)

There are two SRPs within the school. Both are fully integrated into the whole school and all children attending one of the provisions are allocated a mainstream class, into which they integrate as much as possible. The vast majority of the children attending one of the provisions will have an EHCP in place although we are willing to consider assessment places for children who are in the process of an EHC needs assessment.

  1. i.  The Willow Centre: Provision for children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)

This is an 18 place provision currently for children in Reception and KS1 (due to open for KS2 children in September 2018). Children would typically have a diagnosis of ASC, or would be on the pathway to a diagnosis. Children within this provision may also have mild to moderate learning needs.

  1. ii.  The Hub: Provision for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH)

This is a 4 place provision for children in KS2, with SEMH as their primary area of need. Children within this provision may also have a diagnosis of ADHD, attachment disorder and may also have mild to moderate learning needs.

School Support & Information

Local Authority Support & Information

Education, Health & Care Plan

Department for Education Information