Responsibilities: Teaching staff
In our school the class teacher is recommended as the first point of contact for parental concerns and is responsible for the following:
Responsibilities: Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCo)
Consultation with parents and young people about special educational needs and involving in their education
In accordance with the SEN Code of Practice, the Smithdon cluster schools believe that all parents of children with SEN should be treated as equal partners. The cluster schools have positive attitudes to parents, provide user-friendly information and strive to ensure that they understand the procedures and are aware of how to access advice and support.
Parents will be supported and enabled to:
Responsibilities: Student and Home
Students with SEND often have a unique knowledge of their own needs and circumstances, as well as their own view concerning the support they need to help gain the most from their education.
They will be encouraged to participate in the decision making process, including the setting of learning targets and contributing to plans. This will be achieved through a variety of approaches as appropriate to the age of the student. These include:
Home will be expected to provide: