Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Welcome everyone! Follow the links below to find advice, resources and information to support your child with their learning and well-being at home. Please use the 'Contact' form at the bottom of the page if you have any questions.

Important Information

Letter from the SENDCo, Miss Cavendish

Open letter from Vicky Ford, MP, regarding families of children with Special Educational Needs

Most recent information from Leicestershire County Council

Access to Help and Support

Family Fund have a fantastic website with lots of useful information about how you, your child and your family can access support during this time. You can apply for a grant to ease finances and access a range of services via this website. 
The Contact website has links to lots of useful information about how to support your child at home and advise about how to look after your own mental well-being.
The National Deaf Children's Society have lots of useful information for families about how to stay connected, equipment maintenance and how to look after your child's mental health and well-being.

 

 Activities and Ideas to Support Your Child at Home

Lots of activities for all areas of Special Educational Needs, including a free British Sign Language course for under 18s. Find helpful activities for those with delayed fine and gross motor skills, Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD and Speech and Language Difficulties.

Lots of guidance about how long children should be studying, links to timetables and learning for different curriculum areas, including PE, Geography, History and Art.

Lots of free resources and printables. Sign up for free using the code UKTWINKLHELPS.

Phonics Play are offering a free months subscription to their online games that help to develop phonics, reading and spelling skills. Use the username march20 and the password home

Teach You Monster To Read is a fantastic app that will help your child to practice and develop their phonics, spelling and reading skills. It's great fun! Download the app for free (normally £4.99) or visit the website here (free)

Yoga at Home have released 3 free videos for you to use. These sessions have been designed for those with Autism, but can be used with those who don't. What a great way to relax!

Spelling     Autism     Phonics

"Disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs all make good progress from their individual starting points, especially in reading and mathematics. This is because they receive precisely tailored support and teaching that helps them to learn well." (OfSTED 2014)

 

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At Broom Leys, we are an inclusive school. We strive to remove barriers to learning to ensure that all children can reach their full potential. Use this page to find out more about different learning difficulties. If you are concerned about your child, please do not hesitate to contact the class teacher, who will happily discuss progress and ways in which you can help your child at home.

 

Parents of children at Broom Leys need to be aware of the 'Local Offer'. The Leicestershire Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and their families information about help and services in Leicestershire. To find out more, visit  www.leicestershire.gov.uk/local-offer

 

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We have a Disability Equality Scheme and Access Plan through which we plan future developments for the school in order to make the school as inclusive an environment as possible

To find out more about what we offer, please read our SEN Report.

We are always striving to improve our support. If you would like to contribute to our SEN report or have any questions or queries regarding SEN, please contact Miss Cavendish via the school office.


Please use the link below to find out more about some learning difficulties, how we can support your child at school and how you can support their learning at home.

 

 

 

In 2014, a new SEN Code of Practice was published. Broom Leys have begun to implement the changes and we are continuing to build on our good practise. Click here to read more about some of the important changes.

Further reading:

SEN Code of Practise. Guide for Parents. (Department of Education website)

SEN Contact

Please use this form to contact our SEN team directly

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