NEW SEN Specialist Expertise

SENCO and SEN Staff

Our SENCO is [School to add details of SENCO’s name, contact details and qualifications] 

More details of the SENCO’s role can be found in the SEN Policy which you can find in the School Policies section of our website.

[School to insert any other in staff with expertise and/or qualification]

External Specialists and Other Bodies

The school enjoys good working relationships with a wide range of people who provide services to children with SEND and their families.

The external specialists may:

  • Act in an advisory capacity
  • Extend expertise of school staff
  • Provide additional assessment
  • Support a child directly
  • Suggest statutory assessment is advisable
  • Consult with all parties involved with the child

These include:

How We Secure Specialist Expertise

Our Additional Needs Budget is used to support children and young people with SEN. [In 2018/19 this amount is £xxx [optional] [School to personalise how expenditure is monitored]

This is used to support children and young people with SEND by:

[School to describe current types of support include: training, in school support, external specialists, SEN resources]

If a child has complex special educational needs, we could also receive additional funding from the Local Authority to meet the agreed outcomes.