Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND)

Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND) Department Aims

  1. To adopt an inclusive approach, enabling all students to develop their interests and abilities and aptitudes as fully as possible.
  2. To ensure that all students can access the curriculum where possible.
  3. To liaise with and gain support from external agencies and Local Authority Support Services to ensure that the needs of pupils are met.
  4. To work with parents/carers, students and outside agencies to meet the additional needs of SEND students.
  5. To inform, advise and train staff regarding the support of students with additional educational needs.
  6. To use diagnostic tests to address and support the needs of the students.
  7. To prepare the students for appropriate future opportunities within education and employment.
  8. To celebrate the achievement and contribution of those students with special educational needs and disabilities.

Painsley SENDDepartment Staff

Mrs S. Davies

Special Educational Needs Coordinator & Teacher of English

Mrs A. Comfort

Deputy Special Educational Needs Coordinator & Teacher of English

Mrs V. Keates

Special Educational Needs Tutor Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs T. Horleston

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs L. Johnson

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs B. Luke

Support Worker

Mrs M. Lowell

Teaching Assistant

Mrs J. Horleston-Paine

Teaching Assistant

Mrs J. Brown

Teaching Assistant

Miss C. Jones

Teaching Assistant

Miss J. Hill

Teaching Assistant

Mr J. Wilkes

Teaching Assistant

Mrs A. Redfern

Counsellor and Intervention Manager

SEND Image 2SEND Documentation

SEND Report

SEND Policy

Useful links / websites

Paired Reading

High Frequency words

Spell Zone

Staffordshire Marketplace

Staffordshire SEND Family Partnership

British Dyslexia Association