SENCO and SEN Staff
Our SENCO is [School to add details of SENCO’s name, contact details and qualifications]
More details of the SENCO’s role can be found in the SEN Policy which you can find in the School Policies section of our website.
[School to insert any other in staff with expertise and/or qualification]
External Specialists and Other Bodies
The school enjoys good working relationships with a wide range of people who provide services to children with SEND and their families.
The external specialists may:
- Act in an advisory capacity
- Extend expertise of school staff
- Provide additional assessment
- Support a child directly
- Suggest statutory assessment is advisable
- Consult with all parties involved with the child
- Durham SEND Information, Advice and Support Service
- [School to provide the rest]
How We Secure Specialist Expertise
Our Additional Needs Budget is used to support children and young people with SEN. [In 2018/19 this amount is £xxx [optional] [School to personalise how expenditure is monitored]
This is used to support children and young people with SEND by:
[School to describe current types of support include: training, in school support, external specialists, SEN resources]
If a child has complex special educational needs, we could also receive additional funding from the Local Authority to meet the agreed outcomes.