SEND & Inclusion
SEND at Holy Ghost
Holy Ghost is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education to all the children at our school. We believe that all children, including those identified as having special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they should be fully included in all aspects of school life.
Our objectives aim to build on our principle of social inclusion, recognise the entitlement of all pupils to a broad and balanced curriculum, matched to individual needs and allowing and encouraging all pupils to achieve their best and feel fulfilled at school. We work to ensure that all pupils feel valued for their efforts, learning and personal achievements.
At Holy Ghost we believe quality first teaching is vital to ensure all children’s needs are met in all areas of learning. We recognise that in some cases, outside agency support and advice is needed and work alongside them to support children in their learning. At every stage we feel it is important to work alongside parents in supporting children’s learning.
Our school SENDco is Miss Gabriella Murphy and if you have any questions regarding your child’s specific needs, please contact Miss Murphy via the school office email email@example.com or calling the school office 020 8673 3070
Part of the SEND Code of Practice requires every school in England and Wales to provide a SEN School Report. Please click on the link below to see Holy Ghost’s outline of what the school has to offer when considering Special Educational Needs for individual children.
Wandsworth Local Offer
Government guidance requires every local borough in England and Wales to produce a Local Offer. This outlines what schools can offer to children with Special Educational Needs and Disability. It allows parents to self-determine the support they require, with expert advice given. The Local Offer will bring together all agencies within the borough explain how they facilitate, support and guide parents.
The Wandsworth Local Offer sets out the support available in Wandsworth for children and young people with SEN and/or disabilities (including those without an education, health and care (EHC) plan).
The local offer:
- Provides clear, comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date information about available provision and how to access it
- Makes sure the provision responds to local needs and aspirations
The local authority works with the local community, children and young people with SEND, and service providers (including schools).
How does the Local Offer differ from the School's SEN Policy and Information Report?
Use our flow chart to help you understand the purpose of The Local Offer, the SEN Information report and SEN Policy and who is responsible for the information in each of the documents.