SEN Local Offer

St Edward’s Church of England School Local Offer

 

Our Local Offer is information for parents/carers of children who have Special Educational Needs and/or additional needs which require extra provision.

Here is the link to Havering’s SEN Local Offer

www.havering.gov.uk/directory 

This information outlines the support and provision available in the school

Provision or resource

Staffing and organisation

Accessed by?

Specialist equipment Fully accessible lifts, 3 disabled toilets, one with a shower. Computer technology issued where appropriate. Those with a need identified by their statement/EHCP or through staff’s professional judgement
Lunchtime clubs Homework Club – every lunchtime, staffed by Teaching Assistants Games Club – 3 times each week at lunchtime, staffed by Teaching Assistants Social Skills –Monday & Thursday lunchtimes Open to any student with homework to do. Identified students with a particular need. Identified students with a particular need.
Numeracy and Literacy Catch Up
  • Learning Support lessons 4 times a fortnight 1:1 Stareway
  • To Spelling and/or Power of 2 Maths programme
  • Students identified by the school data as being significantly behind their peers
  • Students identified through primary liaison, initial screening tests in Year 7 and/or referral by staff members as being significantly behind their peers
After school activities and school trips available for children with SEND SEND students have the same opportunities to go as any other student so long as they meet the criteria (as for all other students). Teaching assistants will go and provide support when necessary. All students who meet the criteria for the trip e.g. specific year group or based on language studied.

 

Provision or resource

Staffing and organisation

Accessed by?

Interventions for supporting students with mental health, behaviour and emotional needs. 

 

 

 

  1. Pastoral system
  2. 1:1 mentoring
  3. Mentoring and some in class support

 

  1. Strong pastoral care available to all students delivered through the Vertical Tutoring system.
  2. Referral by HOYs based upon underachievement highlighted by school data
  3. Students at risk of permanent exclusion
  4. Identified students referred by the pastoral team
  5. Referred by the pastoral team
Provision described on statements of SEND or EHCPs
  • In class support
  • Learning Support classes
  • Specialist advice given by outside agencies
  • Close liaison with parents by the key worker
Students with statements/EHCPs
Support for children with social care needs
  • Pastoral system
  • Designated safeguarding officer who works closely with external agencies
  • School nurse reviews care plans as and when necessary and offers a drop in clinic once a week
  • First Aid room permanently staffed by trained First Aiders 
  • Breakfast Club
  • Strong pastoral care available to all students, delivered through the tutoring system.
  • Students with Child Protection Plans, Child In Need Plans, Looked After Children and those with Health Care Plans
  • School nurse drop in clinic, available to all students.
  • Available to all students at St Edward’s.

 

Provision or resource

Staffing and organisation

Accessed by?

English as an Additional Language Small group work and some in class support delivered by EAL support staff. Students whose English speaking skills are at an early stage.
Individualised Careers Advice Prospects and Prospects Careers Advisors Careers advice is available to all students from year 10-13 at St Edward’s. However, students with SEN receive additional advice and support and the Prospects Service will be invited to annual reviews. Prospects Plus works with Year 11 students identified as statistically likely to be NEET on leaving school
Differentiated curriculum
  • All staff are given information about students where adjustments need to be made.
  • Teachers ensure that students can access their lessons through detailed planning and liaison with the Learning Support department
  • Three pathways available at KS4 to ensure students’ curriculum is well matched to need in order to optimise chances of success at GCSE
All students identified through the school’s tracking data.
Pupil Premium Funding Schools receive additional funding which provides a range of interventions to help narrow any learning gaps – please refer to Pupil Premium section on the school’s website Students who are receiving Free School Meals, are a Service Family or are in Local Authority care