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SEND at Our Lady's

Our Lady's is an inclusive school where all pupils are supported to achieve their full potential.


Mrs Julia Foster is the Inclusion Manager (responsible for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, EAL, Gifted & Talented, LAC and Pupil Premium) and works with the governors and staff to ensure appropriate and inclusive provision for all pupils. 

At Our Lady's we will:

  • use our best endeavours to meet a pupil’s SEND
  • ensure children with SEND engage in the activities of the school
  • inform parents when pupils receive support for special educational needs and involve them in reviews of progress - at Our Lady's this is through provision mapping
  • admit a young person, where the school is named in an EHC plan
  • co-operate with the local authority in developing the local offer
  • produce and publish online a School SEN Information Report
  • appoint a suitably qualified or experienced member of staff as SENCO (National Award) - at Our Lady's Mrs J Foster is the appointed Inclusion Manager
  • appoint a governor with specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN and disability.

NASEN have produced this document to provide more information about the SEND code of practice 2014.