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What is Special Educational Needs?

In the 2014 Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disability code of practice: 0 to 25, the Department for Education and Department of Health define Special Educational Needs as:

‘A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability if he or she:

  • has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age, or
  • has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools or mainstream post-16 institutions.’

Richard Coates Middle School uses a variety of methods to assess pupils in their care to identify SEN. Further details about this process and the interventions and support we offer post assessment can be found in our SEN Policy and SEN Information Report.

If you have any queries about an SEN issue please do not hesitate to contact

Angela Storey

RCMS SENDCo

016618231167

For more information regarding SEND at Richard Coates please see the below documents:

Document Download
GFT – Young Person with learning difficulties Download
Interventions Download
Programmes, interventions & assessments Programmes, interventions & assessments
QFT Autism and social communication difficulties Download
QFT Hearing impaired Download
QFT Social, Emotional and Mental health Download
QFT Speech and Language Communication Download
SEN Terms & Abbreviations Download
Special Educational Review Parental Response Form Download
Special Educational Review Pupil Views Form Download
Special Educational Needs Download
The Three Waves Download

 
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