Contact in school:
Mrs. Jane Thompson is our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator.
If you have any concerns about your child’s SEN, progress or provision we would urge you to come into school and discuss matters further with your child’s class teacher or the school SENCO. Although school complaints procedures are in place, we would always hope to resolve any issues or concerns informally by working in partnership with parents.
Newcastle's local offer for families can be found here.
Other useful information/contacts
Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Supportive Service (SENDIASS) - Provides free, confidential and impartial information on matters relating to education for children and young people with SEND.
Phone: 0191 2840480
A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).
Department for Education and Department for Health information:
Children and Families Act 2014 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/6/contents/enacted
SEND Code of Practice
Visual Impairment, Newcastle City Council
Education Healthcare Plan http://www.ehcplan.co.uk/
Family, Advice and support team - Independent Supporters who will guide you every step of the way through being assessed for an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).
Northeast Special Needs Network - provides information, advice, support and training for parents and carers of children with SEND.
Phone: 0191 2812485
The National Autistic Society
Tel: 0808 800 4104 (open 10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday)
Text: 07903 200 200
Further information can be found on Newcastle's SEND Local offer.
Updated September 2022