Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

All these children in school are regarded as individuals and treated as special and unique. We recognise the needs of children vary as they move through the school and we seek to meet their needs in the best way we can.

It is recognised that sometimes children have particular needs that require additional support in school. Such needs will always be discussed with parents and the school will seek to ensure there is appropriate support give to children to meet the identified need

Parents are encouraged to raise any concerns about a child’s educational or social need with the class teacher at any point in the year.

Sometimes the needs of an individual require additional advice or support from the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO) in school, and sometimes external agencies may be invited into school to give further professional advice & support.

In most cases, the school will seek to provide suitable teaching and learning opportunities within the normal class context, and some children may benefit from additional support small group or individual support.

Occasionally the needs of a child are significant enough for the school to seek additional support and sometimes funding, to help meet the needs of a child.

In all cases, parents are fully involved in the discussions, advice and support. Full details are in the Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Policy, and this will be discussed with parents as necessary.

If you would like to discuss your child’s progress or address any concerns please do contact the school. The schools Senco Mrs Jane Obin can be contacted on 01488 668219 or an email can be sent to office@inkpen.w-berks.sch.uk and this will then be passed to the Senco.

Able Gifted & Talented

It is also recognised that some children are more able and sometimes have specific skills, talents and abilities. Wherever appropriate these needs will also be met through school or advice will be given as to where additional support or opportunities might be found.

These have included additional lessons in Maths & Literacy both within school and at our local secondary school. We also undertake some enrichment activities such as visits to listen to local authors and Maths challenge tournaments.

 

SEND Information Report/Local Offer – Inkpen Primary June 2016

SEND Report 2015-16

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Latest Events

Thurs 21st Sept Police Assembly all Years

Mon 25th Sept European Day of Languages Parents Assembly 9am

Weds 27th Sept- National Fitness Day

Tues 3rd Oct 3.30pm Welcome session for Parents in Classrooms

Weds 4th Oct Reception class Photo for Newbury Weekly News Supplement

Fri 6th Oct - Yr3/4 Visit to  Egyptians Exhibition

Weds 11th Oct- Yr5/6 5 a side Football Tournament

Weds 11th Oct- Infants Harvest Festival Visit Newbury Showground

Tues 17th Oct Open Day & Evening 10am-2pm & 6pm-7pm

Fri 20th Oct Flu vaccinations for Years 1-4 inclusive

Fri 20th Oct last day of term school ends 3.15pm

Mon 30th Oct New Term starts

Tues 31st Nov Individual School Photos- all year groups & Inkspots

Sat 18th Nov Sportshall Indoor Championships at Park House School

Fr 24th Nov Yr5/6 Lantern Making Workshop re Corn Exchanges annual Lantern Parade

Thurs 14th Dec Christmas Dinner

Thurs 14th Dec The Borrowers Christmas Pantomime Watermill Theatre

Weds 20th Dec last day of term -school ends 2pm

PC Hawkett Visit

A very interesting assembly with PC Hawkett talking to the children and giving them an opportunity to ask questions about the Police and their role in society.

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Farmhouse Breakfast Feb 2016

To celebrate the most important meal of the day, a visit for the morning to the children in Yr3/4, Pheasant class by Newbury District Agricultural Societies Education Officer Jan Murray who engaged the children in making breakfast smoothies, porridge, planting seeds and learning about milk and how to milk a cow. A very enjoyable educational […]

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