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Special educational needs and disability policy 2018-2019

Annual SEN report for parents 2017-2018



At Greenmeadow Primary School we believe that every individual is important and should be included in all aspects of school life.  We aim to support and guide every pupil to achieve their best including those pupils with special educational needs or disabilities.  We believe that provision should take into account the needs of each individual pupil in order to remove barriers to their learning, allowing them to progress alongside their peers.  Greenmeadow Primary School recognises that every teacher is a teacher of every child, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.(SEND) 

Some children have particular learning and assessment requirements that could create barriers to learning.These requirements are likely to arise as a consequence of a child having special educational needs.  Teachers take account of these requirement and make provision, where necessary, to support individuals or groups of children enabling them to participate effectively in curriculum and assessment activities.

At Greenmeadow we support our pupils through a four step cycle that continues across universal, targeted and specialist support.

Parents/carers are encouraged to take part fully in the process of assess, plan, do and review.  We believe that working closely with parents/carers and the child enables us to more fully understand pupil needs and plan provision more effectively.  An outcomes based approach allows us to assess the progress made by each child and adjust support where necessary.  

For more information on our approach to SEND please click on our policy link above or contact our school SENDCo Ms M Thompson by phoning the school office or by e-mail 


There is also lots of information in our parent and carer guide.  Please click on the link below for details.

Special educational needs and disability parent and carer guide.

Our school provides provision based on the four areas of need as described in the SEND code of practice 2015.  Details of universal, targeted and specialist support for pupils is outlined in the table below.

Greenmeadow Primary School is part of the Swindon Borough Council local offer for Special Educational Needs and Disability. 

For more information on the Swindon Borough Council offer and services for SEND please follow the link below.

We also recognise that some pupils may require additional support due to medical conditions to enable them to achieve their academic and personal potential.  For more information please click on our Supporting pupils with medical conditions policy link below.

Greenmeadow Primary School Policy for Supporting Children with medical conditions.