SEN Information Report & Local Offer

Greenfields is a fully inclusive school, which aims to ensure that all pupils achieve their potential – personally, socially, emotionally, physically and educationally.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all, providing education that ensures that all children, regardless of any special educational need or disability, receive an education that is broad, balanced and relevant to their needs.

We welcome enquiries from all parents and carers of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities and encourage you to visit our school to see the children at work and to discuss your child’s needs with our staff. Our special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCo) is Mr Walton, who is also the Upper School Leader and is usually on the KS2 playground every morning and after school if you’d like a quick word. If you’d like to discuss something in detail or in private, you can make an appointment with Mr Walton through the school office .

Our SEND Policy and SEN Information Report detail how we support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities at Greenfields, including the Local Offer.

GCPS Special Needs & Disabilities Policy

GCPS SEND Information Report

GCPS Accessibility Policy & Plan

North Tyneside Local Offer

Greenfields’ Local Offer

GCPS Equality and Diversity Policy & Single Equality Scheme    &    GCPS Annual Equality Data – Jan 2017

The North Tyneside website has information to help parents and carers who have a child with a disability or additional need. The pages are designed to provide brief answers on a wide range of topics with links to more detailed information:  Disability and Additional Needs in North Tyneside

Other useful websites:

Ambitious about Autism

Autism Education Trust

British Dyslexia Association

CBeebies- Special Needs

Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia North East

Dyspraxia Foundation

Do to Learn- Resources

Epilepsy Action

Family Lives – Parenting and family support

Gov.uk- Children with special educational needs (SEN)

I Can- Helps children communicate

Mental Health Foundation

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Special Needs Jungle- Parent led information and resources about children and young people with SEN

The Communication Trust

The National Autistic Society

Talking Point – Information about children’s communication

Department for Education Statutory Guidance: SEND Code of Practice

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