1. Who are the best people to talk to in this school about my child’s difficulties with learning / special educational needs or disability (SEND)?
The Keyworker is responsible for:
The SENDco is Abi McCarthey and is responsible for :
The Headteacher is Ailsa Higgins and is responsible for:
The SEND Governor is Nora Waugh and responsible for:
2. What are the different types of support available for children with SEND in Hetton Lyons Nursery School?
Your child’s Key Worker plans learning for your child building on from what he/she already know, can do and can understand. When a child is identified as not making expected progress the Key Worker will plan intervention based on the child’s need. This will be discussed with parents/carers.
3. How can I let the school know I am concerned about my child’s progress in school?
4. How will the school let me know if they have any concerns about my child’s learning in school?
5. How is extra support allocated to children and how do they progress in their learning?
6. Who are the other people providing services to children with SEND in this school?
Directly funded by the school:
Paid for centrally by the Local Authority but delivered in school:
Provided and paid for by the Health Service (through a health referral) and delivered in school:
7. How are the keyworkers in school helped to work with children with an SEND and what training do they have?
8. How will teaching be adapted for my child with SEND?
9. How will we measure the progress of your child in school?
Personal, social & emotional development
Communication and Language Development
10. How accessible is the school environment?
11. How will my child be included in activities outside the classroom?
12. What if my child has medical needs?
13. How will the nursery school prepare and support my child to join the setting or transfer to a new setting in the next stage of their development?
We recognise that transitions can be difficult for a child with SEND and take steps to ensure that any transition is a smooth as possible.
14. How are parents involved in the setting? How can I be involved?