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SEND Information Report
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What training have the staff had, who support children with SEND?
The SENCO attends course on reforms to SEND and implementing the SEND Code of Practice and keeps the staff update with current thinking.
Staff maintain regular attendance at cluster meetings.
Staff INSET is provided to update staff on changes to the SEND Code of Practice and best practice.
Staff INSET on provision mapping to plan provision for all pupils in each class.
A skills audit for support staff has identified strengths within our support team and these needs can be used to match the needs of our pupils.
Teachers and TAs attend any relevant courses for continued professional development.
The SENCO is a qualified teacher and has achieved the National SENCO Award.
A dedicated TA has an additional responsibility for EAL pupils.
A dedicated TA leads our Speech and Language Therapy provision.
Training and advice is ongoing with Bonneygrove SpLD base for children with Specific Learning Difficulties. (SpLD)
Regular support from Speech and Language Therapy team, Educational Psychologist, Communication Autism Team, Visual Impairment team, Middleton School Outreach and the Behaviour Support Teams from Andrew’s Lane Primary Support base or Rivers ESC.