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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
At Annfield Infant School all pupils will follow the Early Years or National Curriculum at a level and a pace that is appropriate to their abilities. Our SEND philosophy places SEND children at the heart of personalised learning and our curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of individual pupils. At times and when it is felt appropriate, modifications to the curriculum may be implemented.
To successfully match pupil ability to the curriculum and their pastoral, medical and social needs,Annfield Plain Infant School remain committed to:
- A range of teaching and learning styles.
- Differentiated learning materials. Access to ICT and Technology.
- Obtaining additional specialist resources as requires.
- Additional in class support.
- Additional out of class support.
- Flexible groupings – including small group support work.
- An innovative and supportive curriculum.
- The appropriate use of rewards and sanctions.
- Mentoring and counselling via Durham Local Authority.
- A broad range of extra-curricular activities, one to one support and booster/extension sessions.
- A range of social and emotional interventions.
- Assessment procedures that emphasise pupils’ strengths and achievements.
- Applications during national testing at Key Stage 1 to obtain access arrangements as appropriate.
Pupil assessment is an on-going process and forms an essential part of teaching and is designed to promote the raising of achievement. Pupil assessments provide important information for pupil review and support meetings and is also used to gather evidence for referral to external support agencies.
If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.
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