SEND Information Report

Welcome to our SEND information page. Hopefully you will find everything that you need.

At St. Cuthbert’s we recognise that all pupils are entitled to a quality of provision that will enable them to achieve their potential. We believe in positive intervention, removing barriers to learning, raising expectations and levels of achievement and working in partnership with other agencies in order to provide a positive educational experience for all our pupils including those with a special educational need or disability.

Our school recognises there are particular groups of pupils whose circumstances require additional consideration by those who work with them to support their SEN.

At St. Cuthbert’s  we have appointed a Designated Teacher for Looked after Children who is also the SENCO ( Mrs Donnelly and Mrs Murray) to ensure all teachers in school understand the implications for those children who are looked after and have SEN.

At St. Cuthbert’s we ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs make the best possible progress.

There are now four broad areas of SEND, these are: 

  • Communication and Interaction

This area of need includes children with Autism Spectrum Condition and those with Speech, Language and Communication Needs 

  • Cognition and Learning

This includes children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

This includes any pupils who have an emotional, social or mental health need that is impacting on their ability to learn

  • Sensory and/or Physical Difficulties

This area includes children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment and physical difficulties.

The information that must be included in our SEND Information Report can be found under the image headings (click on the ‘Local Offer’ image) or from the SEND menu. We will continue to add information on the website and welcome your feedback by using the on-line form.

Parent Partnership
Parent Partnership is a service supporting parents and carers of children with special educational needs (SEN). Parent Partnership provides confidential information advice and support through a range of services. This includes home visits, attending school meetings and liaison with all services working with children and young people. Training and guidance to parents and schools on SEN issues are also provided.
Follow the link to contact Parent Partnership:
http://www.durhamparentpartnership.info/Pages/default.aspx