SEND

Grimsargh St Michael’s C of E Primary School is an inclusive school and aims to meet the needs of all pupils applying for a school place.

 

We will work closely with parents and professionals to ensure that a pupils’ needs are being met.

We are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for disabled children. We aim to develop a culture of inclusion and diversity in which people feel free to disclose their disability and to participate fully in school life. Steps taken to ensure all children with disabilities have access to a full and enriched educational experience include:

  • Raising awareness and staff training;

  • Ensuring all policies reflect the school’s commitment to equal opportunities for children with disabilities;

  • Monitoring the impact of policies;

  • Reviewing policies alongside consultation with all stakeholders;

  • Maintaining high expectations for all.

Our SEND Coordinator is Miss Helen Smith

To contact Miss Smith please email h.smith@grimsargh-st-michaels.lancs.sch.uk or contact the school on 01772 653600.

Our SEND nominated Governor is Mr Wayne Bretherton

As part of the National SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability) Reforms of 2014, we produced a School Offer as a guide for new and existing parents.

Please click on the links below to access our School Offer document, SEND Annual Report to Parents, Information Report and SEND policy.

Local Offer Grimsargh St Michael’s C of E Primary School

Local Offer Flier Lancashire

SEN Policy

Information Report

SEND partnership (Lancashire)

SEN Directory (Lancashire)

Information Advice and Support (Lancashire)

FIND Newsletter Winter 2023

Our SEN Complaints procedure

Admissions

 

The local authority, as the coordinating body for admissions, will require professional supporting evidence if admission is to be made under the criterion for special medical or social circumstances.

Such evidence must set out the particular reasons why Grimsargh St Michael’s C of E Primary School is the most suitable school and the difficulties which would be caused if the child had to attend another school.