Ms Tewari – Designated Safeguarding Lead/SEN co-ordinator/Inclusion at Green Lane Primary and Nursery School
Telephone No: 020 8337 6976
Email: [email protected]
Green Lane Primary School understands the importance of communication with families, parents and carers.
At some point in a child’s school life, they may have a specific educational or emotional need which requires extra support in order for them to progress.
When this is the case, they may be placed on the SEND Register, targets and objectives will be identified by the class teacher and Inclusion Manager and monitored by the Inclusion Team. Families, parents and carers are kept informed of their child’s needs and any provision offered.
It means staff have identified that there is a ‘barrier’ preventing a child from getting the most out of his/her education. The barrier would be in one of the following areas:
Once it has been identified that there is something preventing a child from learning, the school must develop ways of overcoming the barrier. At this point the class teacher will:
All children have to meet eligibility criteria in offer to access services stated above.
Every local authority has a SEND Local Offer. The purpose of the local offer is to enable parents, carers, children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities to see clearly, from a single and regularly updated source, the services available to local families and how to access them. The offer covers services from birth to 25, across education, health and social care.
Kingston and Richmond children's services are provided by Achieving for Children. The SEND Local Offer sits within their AfCinfo website or you can use this direct link Local Offer website for Kingston and Richmond
If you don't live in Kingston or Richmond, your home local authority will also have a SEND Local Offer.
The role of this team in Kingston and Richmond is to ensure that parents and carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities are fully engaged with the services provided by Achieving for Children.
All local authorities must have a record or register of children with Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities (SEND) in their area. If you live in either Kingston or Richmond, we encourage anyone whose family includes a child or young person whose has a special educational need or disability to register. Young people over 13 years can register in their own right.
When you register you have the option to ask for a Disability Awareness Card.
Parent Carer Forums (PCFs) are independent groups run by parents for parents or carers of children/young people (aged 0 to 25 years) who have any form of special educational need or disability.
They receive funding from the Department for Education and their purpose is to ensure that the voices of parents, children and young people are heard in the planning and implementation of SEND services.
The Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) in Kingston and Richmond offers advice and support across a wide range of subjects. This may include help with personal budgets and how to use the Local Offer plus information about:
The service is a free, confidential and impartial. It is for children and young people up to the age of 25yrs who have special educational needs or disabilities, and their parents or carers.
We're based at The Croft Centre, Windham Road, Twickenham TW9 2HP and at The Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, Chessington KT9 2AA.
Freephone number: 0808 164 5527
Email: [email protected]