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Specialist strategies

What specialist strategies/equipment are available to support children with SEND?

  • Adaptations have been made for wheelchair access throughout the school
  • Radio mic is in place for children with hearing impairment
  • Additional teaching room
  • Visual timetables
  • Task boards
  • Now and Next boards
  • Access to netbooks
  • 1:1 support as appropriate
  • Writing slopes / posture supports
  • Specialist cushions
  • Learning Support Assistants support pupils with severe and complex needs
  • Withdrawal groups as necessary
  • Social skills groups for targeted children
  • Smart Moves
  • Transition programmes to support induction at new schools and transition to new classes


Specific Strategies to support / develop Literacy

  • Read, Write, Inc  Fresh Start
  • Nessy Phonics programme
  • Touch typing training
  • Phonics interventions related to phases
  • Story Starters
  • Hi Lo comprehension
  • Year 6 booster groups



Specific Strategies to support / develop Mathematics

  • Use of Wave 3 materials
  • Numicon
  • Year 6 booster groups