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Rockmount Primary School

All Can Achieve

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

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ROCKMOUNT PRIMARY SCHOOL 

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Rockmount Primary School is committed to meeting the needs of all our pupils. We believe that all children have the right to an education which allows them, as an individual, to flourish and thrive. Our school policies outline the commitment of the staff and governors to ensure that equality of opportunity is available to all members of the school community.

 

This means not simply treating everybody in the same way, but understanding and tackling the different barriers school members may face, as well as celebrating and valuing the achievements and strengths of all. At Rockmount, pupils are supported, first and foremost, through quality first teaching and effective differentiation. However, when children need additional support to address difficulties, staff will liaise with parents/carers, colleagues or other professionals to ensure appropriate support is put in place.

 

There are four broad areas of Special Educational Need:

 

  • Cognition and Learning

  • Communication and Interaction

  • Social, Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health

  • Sensory and Physical Difficulties

 

The views, wishes and feelings of parents/carers and children are extremely important to us. We endeavour to support you in participating as fully as possible in decisions regarding the provision for your child in order to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

 

If you have concerns about your child, please speak to their class teacher or the Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCos):

 

Amber Pearless

amberv@rockmount.croydon.sch.uk

Hayley Gorman

hgorman2.306@lgflmail.org

 

Please click below for a short guide to SEND at Rockmount Primary School for parents and carers. 

Please click below for a short guide to SEND at Rockmount Primary School for children.

Support at Rockmount 

School Offer

Please see the document below 'Meeting the Needs of Pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities September 2020'. The information in this document describes our school offer for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

 

Croydon Local Offer

Activities, information and services for those with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

The Local Offer provides information and advice about services that children, young people and their families can expect from a range of local agencies. It also provides information on a wide range of activities to do in and around Croydon. Please click here for more information.

SEND Family Newsletter 

The SEND team in Croydon produce a regular newsletter that is packed with important information for you and your family. Please see the latest newsletters below.

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