For example: Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD); Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.
We use strategies to promote and develop literacy and numeracy.
We support access to the curriculum and we support students to develop the skills for independent living.
We use targeted small group and individual intervention programmes in order to improve skills in a variety of areas.
We use ICT to reduce barriers to learning wherever possible.
We seek support and advice from SENTASS (Specialist Educational Needs Teaching And Support Service) to ensure any barriers to success are fully identified and responded to.
We assess students regularly and report results of assessments and progress made to parents and staff
We assess pupils and provide access arrangements for external examinations / controlled assessments in GCSEs, BTECs, GCEs
We offer individual and small group targeted intervention programmes to improve skills in a variety of areas including; reading, spelling, numeracy and independent study skills.
We offer targeted in class provision to support access to the curriculum.
We offer support after school (period 7) for catch up, revision and homework.
We work closely with the Occupational Therapy Service to deliver and monitor therapeutic programmes for identified students with motor coordination difficulties (dyspraxia).
Special Educational Needs
Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs