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.

Further information regarding the West Berkshire Local offer can be found via the link below.

West Berkshire Local Offer

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 July 2017

SEND Report 2016- 2017

SEND Report 2015-16

“The shadow of failure is never cast over us”- quote from Red Kite class

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Latest Events

Fri 15th March Super Hero Performance Infants

Fri 15th March Tag Rugby Tournament Yr3-Yr6

Sat 16th March 1.30pm Netball Tournament Park House School

Mon 18th March 2pm-3pm Open afternoon for prospective parents

Tues 26th March 1pm 6 A Side Football Tournament at Trinity School

Tues 26th March Simon Murray Author Workshop Rec-Yr4

Weds 27th March Choir Anvil Basingstoke

Fri 29th March Last Swimming session for Yrs2-Yr5

Tues 2nd April Cross Country Yr3-Yr6

Thurs 4th April Kwik Cricket Yr3-Yr4

Fri 5th April School closes 1pm for Easter Break

Weds 24th April School Opens after Easter Break

 

World Book Day Celebrating Reading

The whole school took part in World book day and some wonderful costumes and characters were evident around the school, even the teachers!!

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Crocus Fields

The whole school took a walk up to the crocus fields at Pottery Lane Inkpen to enjoy the rare beauty of Inkpen’s very unusual nature reserve, with over 400,000 crocus’s.

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