Hanley St Luke's Primary
Who to contact
Where to go
Stoke on Trent
- ST3 6QH
- Local Offer Age Bands
- How does this setting know if their children/young person needs extra help and what should I do if I think my child/young person may have special educational needs?
Assessment /diagnostic tests as a starting point. Parents are encouraged to speak to class teacher as a first point of reference during open evenings.
- How will the setting support my child/young person?
Children will be supported in accordance to their need, small group focused settings, differentiated tasks, focused personalised tasks and support, specialist equipment if needed.
- How will teaching approaches and the curriculum be matched to my child or young person's needs?
According to the child’s individual needs the curriculum will be tailored so that all children can access this, reasonable adjustments will always be made to support all children to reach their potential.
- How will both you and I know how my child/young person is doing and how will you help me to support their learning?
All children are regularly monitored using assessments; these are always fed back to the child and parent. Parents of children with SEN needs will be offered help to support their child through meetings with staff, specialist staff and outside agencies if necessary.
- What support will there be for my child's/young person's overall wellbeing?
All children’s wellbeing is of the upmost importance to school and all staff will strive to ensure children are confident and happy in school. A counselling service is available if needed.
- What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the setting?
According to the Childs individual needs school regularly accesses SEND services, EP, SLT, OT Counselling, CAMHS etc. This is dependent on the individuals need.
- What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEND have had or are having?
All support staff receive suitable and up to date training, be it in house, through SEND or out of school training. Staff also access specialist setting training to assist young people. Staffs have received a wide variety of training – beat dyslexia, Numicon, better reading, precision teaching etc.
- How will my child/young person be included in activities outside this classroom including school trips?
All children are included in all aspects of school life including trips and reasonable adjustments will always be made to ensure all children can access a full curriculum; children are always appropriately supported on school trips.
- How accessible is the environment?
Very, school has recently improved its disabled access to the main building and yards, through extra ramps and a lift.
- How will the setting prepare and support my child/young person to join the next stage of education and life?
Our transition process is very rigorous. Support staff will make extra visits to the next school with the child to ensure a smooth transition. Staff from the new school are invited to our school to meet the parents and discuss any concerns. This has always been a very positive part of our school transition.
- How are the setting's resources allocated and matched to children's/young people's special educational needs?
Very well. Resources recommended to school for individual children are purchased. Staff are encouraged to visit other settings i.e. special schools to see other resources in action. School always take advice from specialist teachers and outside agencies regarding the purchase of resources. School always match the purchase of resources to a Childs individual needs.
- How is the decision made about what type and how much support my child/young person will receive?
Dependent on the need of the child and advice taken from support agencies.
- How are parents involved in the setting? How can I be involved?
Parents are always invited to speak to staff at open evenings, these can be tailored to suit the needs of parents. The SENCO is always available to meet parents upon appointment.