Kilburn Grange School is a fully inclusive school, which ensures that all pupils achieve to their full potential; personally, socially, emotionally and academically in all areas of the curriculum. We promote an inclusive ethos across our school community and are committed to providing a high-quality education for all. We believe that all children, including those identified as having a special educational need or a disability (SEND), have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced curriculum that is accessible to them. Tolerance, courtesy, understanding and compassion underpin our school ethos and curriculum offer.
We believe that inclusion is directly related to diversity and equality which we promote for all pupils in our care, irrespective of their gender, age, ethnicity, social background, religion, sexual identity, physical ability, educational need and attainment. At Kilburn Grange School, all pupils, regardless of their particular needs, are offered inclusive teaching, which will enable them to make the best possible progress, in an environment where they feel that they are a valued member of the school community. We have developed an inclusive learning environment, where all children can learn, enjoy and succeed in safe and secure learning environment. We are committed to raising standards for all children by removing barriers that may hinder how their learn. We have ensured that our curriculum and planning is reflective of the child’s special need. Our assessment tools enable us to track progress and also ensures that we are helping our children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to meet their personal targets, so that good progress for all children is made from their starting point.
The SENDCo Role
The school SENDCo works in collaboration with the school Headteacher, Senior Leadership team and school staff in the strategic development of the SEND policy and provision in the school, in order to raise the achievement of children with SEND.
At Kilburn Grange School, our Assistant Head teacher, Miss Sarah Storey is our Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCo). Miss Storey is responsible for overseeing the Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy in line with the SEND Code of Practice. She coordinates specific provision across the school to support individual children with SEND. Her role is to liaise with staff, external professionals, parents and the children in order to ensure that collaborative thinking and decisions are made with the child’s best interest at heart.
The SENDCo will monitor pupils’ progress and help to plan specific interventions to support SEND children as they make progress. The SENDco will ensure and that early identification of need is carried out swiftly in order to provide the child with the most suitable support, adjustments and adaptions so that they can access the curriculum and make progress.
Miss Storey’s contact details are:
Phone: 0207 504 0547 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org