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NEWTON FERRERS

Church of England Primary School

SEND and medical needs

Our school aims to be a fully inclusive school community and to involve all members of the community in decision-making and policy development.  We regard staff, parents and pupils as undertaking a joint enterprise to make learning exciting and positive for all of us.  We are all members of a team working co-operatively to this end.  The expertise of parents and carers is highly valued.

 

The schools SEND Co-ordinator is Heather Slater who works across the federation.  More details about our provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities, as well as children with special medical needs, including our approach, policies, and other useful information is available on the First Federation website at:

http://www.firstfederation.org/send-and-equality/

You will also find information about Devon's Local offer. 

Devon County Council is committed to ensuring that all children and young people have a good start in life. Some children and young people have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and these differing needs mean varied levels of support may be required at different times.

In Devon, we believe that children and young people with SEND should have the expectation to be part of their local community and to be included and educated alongside their peers. We aim to provide a range of support and opportunities to enable this to happen and these can be described as the ‘local offer’. This sets out what you can expect to be available to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0-25 along with Devon’s approach and underlying principles.

www.devon.gov.uk/send.

 

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