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A model school's Special Educational Needs Policy

Click on the link above to view advice on writing a Special Educational Needs Policy

A Framework for a Special Educational Needs Policy

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The SEN Code of Practice ( 2001) details the information required to be included in a school's SEN policy. This is listed in Schedule 1 towards the end of the document.

 

Listed below are the 17 headings specified within the schedule

 

1.        Objectives of the policy

 

2.        Responsibility for co-ordination of ISEN provision

 

3          Arrangements for co-ordinating ISEN provision.

 

4.        Admission arrangements.

 

5.        Specialist SEN provision.

 

6.        Facilities for vulnerable pupils, those with SEN or who are disabled.

 

7.        Allocation of resources for vulnerable pupils, those with SEN or who are disabled.

 

8.        Identification and review of pupil needs.

 

9.        Access to the curriculum, information and associated services.

 

10.      Inclusion of vulnerable pupils, those with SEN or who are disabled.

 

11.      Evaluating the success of provision.

 

12.      Complaints procedure.

 

13.      In service training.

 

14.      Links to support services.

 

15.      Working in partnership with parents.

 

16.      Links with other schools.

 

17.      Links with other agencies and voluntary organisations.

Examples of a school Special Educational Needs Policy and a Provision Map

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Click on the links below to view examples of a school's Special Educational Needs Policy and a Provision Map.

Special Educational Needs Policy

Provision Map

The authors wish to express their thanks to the Headteacher and Governors of Westgate County Primary School, Morecambe for allowing us to share this aspect of their practice.

Click on the link below to see an example of a school's Special Educational Needs Policy.

Special Educational Needs Policy

The authors wish to express their thanks to the Headteacher and Governors of Skerton St Luke's C of E VA Primary School for allowing us to share this aspect of their practice.