Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
ool life. At Winterslow Primary School we recognise the diverse and individual needs of all of our pupils; we are dedicated to providing an education where every teacher has high aspirations, enabling every child to flourish and achieve their full potential.
Our Inclusion Manager is Mrs Kirsten Groth. She can be contacted via the school office or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our SEND Information Report
Our SEND Information Report is part of Wiltshire County Council’s Local Offer for children and young people with Special Educational Needs. This report is reviewed annually with the Inclusion Manager, Leadership Team and the SEND link Governor.
Support for our Families
The Wiltshire Parent Carer Council - the WPCC is Wiltshire’s Parent Carer Forum that represents and supports parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 resident in Wiltshire.
The Wiltshire Parent Carer Council (WPCC) is a voluntary organisation, managed by parents and carers FOR parents and carers.
Spurgeons - Spurgeons Children's centres are places where parents of children aged 0–5 years can share the challenges and joys of parenthood. The centres offer a range of activities and support services to help you with all aspects of parenting, helping you make sure your child gets the best start in life. https://spurgeons.org/wiltshire-childrens-centre-services/
SWAPP autism parent programme, Wiltshire - SWAPP is a partnership programme between parents and their child's setting or school that aims to build an understanding of autism and the challenges and delights it can present.
The programme aims to empower families and staff who are closely involved in supporting a child or young person with autism. Sessions cover all aspects of autism including communication, sensory issues and behaviour:
British Dyslexia Association - information, resources and training available to help you to ensure that your child is able to reach their full potential: Child - British Dyslexia Association (bdadyslexia.org.uk)
On Your Mind - The Wiltshire Children and Young People Emotional Wellbeing Service, provided by HCRG Care Group, has been funded by Wiltshire Council to improve outcomes for children and young people with emotional wellbeing and low level mental health needs. The service provides information, advice, support and positive activities: https://www.onyourmind.org.uk/our-support/
SENDIASS - Special educational needs and disability, information, advice and support services (SENDIASS) are statutory services which provide information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people 0-25 who have, or may have, special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities, and young people themselves: https://www.cfvsf.org/members/kids-wisa/