How are the teachers in school helped to work with children with SEND and what training do they have?

  • The Deputy Headteacher/Inclusion Assistant Headteacher’s job is to support the class teacher in planning for children with SEND. 
  • The school has a training plan for all staff to improve the teaching and learning of children including those with SEND. This includes whole school training on SEND issues such as ASD and Speech and language difficulties. 
  • Individual teachers and support staff attend training courses run by outside agencies that are relevant to the needs of specific children in their class e.g. from the ASD Outreach service and STEPS. 
  • Outside agencies such as ASD outreach service come in to school and meet and support class teachers.