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SEND School Information Report

SOLIHULL'S LOCAL SEND OFFER  

          http://socialsolihull.org.uk/localoffer/                   

Under the Children and Families Bill which becomes law in 2014, Local Authorities are required to publish, and keep under review, information about services that they expect to be available for children and young people with disabilities and Special Educational Needs aged 0-25.  This is called the Local Offer.  The intention of the Local Offer is to improve choice and transparency for families.  It will also be an important resource for professionals in understanding the range of services and provision in the local area.
Oak Cottage is a fully inclusive school that is totally committed to providing the best possible education to all of its children regardless of their gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, sexual identity, physical ability or educational needs.  This document is intended to give you information regarding the many ways in which we ensure we support all of our children, including those with SEND.  It is important to note that it may not include every skill, resource and technique that we employ as these are continually being developed and modified to meet the changing requirements of individual children.  Please click on the links for additional information.
SCHOOL NAME: Oak Cottage Primary School
 
TYPE OF SCHOOL: Mainstream School for 3 - 11 year olds  
 
ACCESSIBILITY: Fully wheelchair Accessible Yes
Other Adaptations: Disabled toilet
CORE OFFER: Are you currently able to deliver your core offer consistently across all areas of your school? Yes
POLICIES: Are the schools policies available on its website for: SEN Yes
ACCESSIBILITITY PLAN Yes
CHILD PROTECTION Yes
SAFEGUARDING Yes
BEHAVIOUR Yes
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES Yes
Are you aware/familiar with the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010? Yes
 
RANGE OF PROVISION: Please indicate what your school has to offer (over and above your core offer) in each of the following areas:
What are the school's areas of strength?
The school has supported children with a range of additional needs including ASD, Dyslexia,Global Delay, Cerebral Palsy,Speech and Language Difficulties, Dyspraxia, hearing impairment and English as an additional language.
 
What specialist strategies /equipment are available to support children with SEND?
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Which Therapists/Advisory Teachers/other specialist support services offer specialist support?
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What CPD have staff had in order to meet the needs of children with SEND?
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How do you promote inclusion within school? Including day and residential trips?
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INCLUSION: What proportion of children currently at the school have SEND?
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How do children with SEND perform compared to their peers?
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How do you involve/support the parents of children with SEND regarding identifying and meeting their needs?  
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PARENT SUPPORT/ INVOLVEMENT/ LIAISON: How do you communicate their progress and areas of difficulty?    
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  Views of the Child
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PUPIL VOICE: How will the school prepare children with an SEND to join their next stage of education or life?
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TRANSITION: What services, external agencies or support groups are available for parents?
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OTHER INFORMATION:  What are the arrangements for making a complaint?
Please see policy below

For admission arrangements for pupils to Solihull schools please click here  http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Schools-learning/schooladmissions/admissionarrangements2015-16

 

 
COMPLETED BY:       
Debbie Goodman - SEN Coordinator
DATE COMPLETED: May 2014    
UPDATE: January 2017    

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