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24/06/18

Well done to our amazing PTA for a fantastic fair today! We are so lucky to have such a supportive parent community. Great to see so many of you there and meet some of our September starters

22/06/18

Amazing collaboration with year 9 graphic design students from today; they are illustrating stories written by our year 2 children https://t.co/mYmxumK7C8

21/06/18

Come and join us on Sunday for our fantastic summer fair! https://t.co/KeYlwqabm8

20/06/18

We have been using telescopes to observe the sky. Thank you to Orpington Astronomical Society! https://t.co/iqJbfGCWmh

19/06/18

Look at the beautiful books that year 2 have been making inspired by https://t.co/uzmZeDPdzC

15/06/18

We are tasting a rainbow 🌈 of fruit and vegetables as part of https://t.co/RVGCczG4Fn

14/06/18

Don’t forget to bring in some colourful fruit and veg tomorrow so that we can taste a rainbow!

13/06/18

Year 2 are bringing their sea creatures to life https://t.co/5PT1ZeHItF

11/06/18

Reception has been invaded by fairytale characters! https://t.co/aRXaVXNJbL

07/06/18

Fantastic! Well done

25/05/18

Families celebrating with children and celebrating the fantastic learning this half term https://t.co/i7KmF71nHz

22/05/18

Remember it is Science day tomorrow! Children can come dressed as a scientist or as someone from a profession linked to science. Children will be taking part in investigations throughout the day( dressing up is optional!)

22/05/18

Thanks for all of the donations for Please bring any more donations in tomorrow morning. Thanks!

16/05/18

Very exciting!!

16/05/18

Y1 are testing which materials are waterproof by building temporary shelters over our trim trail and seeing if the hose gets them wet! https://t.co/jMfLTSCuTq

16/05/18

We are so excited to have been awarded a Local School Nature Grant to further develop our outside learning. Thanks to

14/05/18

Go club has started! Thank you for the resources and the visiting expert! https://t.co/xpwtsKBUxn

10/05/18

Some of the beautiful art work created by our amazing children https://t.co/sH9FAJ1DgR

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SEN & Disabilities

Information on where the Local Authority’s Local Offer can be found HERE.

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of our website. All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential.   At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

We offer a range of support to develop teachers expertise and additional support within the classroom, this includes; drop-in sessions, in class training and observations from the SENCO, as well as specialist advice/input within the classroom.

 

The SENCO is Mrs Sophie Tillman
Contact details: 0203 772 4578
Email: info@harrisprimarybeckenham.org.uk

 


 

Harris Primary Academy Beckenham’s visions for pupils with SEND

Harris Primary Academy Beckenham is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life. We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our pupils, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn. We believe that many pupils, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential.

It is also worth noting that from 1st September 2014, there were some changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of key changes are below, but please visit the link at the bottom of the page for further information.


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs, a coordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

 

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