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This section contains information about SEN and some of the many ways in which we seek to fulfil our responsibilities to those children who may need support during their time with us.

Key staff in school (in addition to your child’s class teacher):

Mrs R Lee - Head Teacher                                                                              

Mrs L Shingler - SENDCO                                                                                            

Mrs J Snead - SEND Governor  


Phone - 01746 764072                                                                                            

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The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice: for 0-25 years (2014) states that: A child or young person has Special Educational Needs (SEN) if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability if they:

a) Have a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age; or                              

b) Have a disability which prevents or hinders them from making use of educational facilities of a kind generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools or mainstream post-16 institutions.


At Castlefields Primary School we believe that:

  • All children should be valued regardless of their abilities or difficulties.

  • All children are entitled to a broad and balanced curriculum which is differentiated to meet individual needs.

  • All teachers are teachers of children with SEN.

  • All children can be enabled to fulfil their potential through effective teaching and learning, supporting and encouraging.

  • Affective assessment and provision for children with SEN will be secured with partnership with parents/carers, children, and any relevant outside agencies.

Click on the links below for more information on SEN:

Castlefields Primary School
WV16 5DQ
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