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Who is responsible for ensuring special educational provision?


  • The Head teachers, Mrs E McMenemie, is the overall responsible person for Special Educational Provision.
  • The Special Needs Co-ordinator (SENDCo), Mrs J Thackray, is responsible for co-ordinating the day to day provision of education for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. She monitors the provision, liaises with outside agencies and provides advice for both parents and staff.
  • The Deputy-SENDCo, Mrs N Jones, is responsible for assisting Mrs Thackray in her role.
  • Class teachers are responsible and accountable for the progress and development of all pupils in their class, even where pupils access support from teaching assistants or specialist staff.
  • Mr R Outhwaite is the member of the governing body who has specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN  and disability.