An Overview of SEND at Holly Mount
The school follows the Code of Practice for children who have special or additional needs.
All classes in school are of mixed ability, and teachers provide work that is specially designed to match the ability of each group. They do this using a variety of materials and classroom support to make an effective, inclusive environment.
If a child has special or additional needs, parents will be informed that their child is being registered on the special needs register. These children will have a specific, short term targets set in cycles of 'Assess-Plan-Do-review' which are recorded on the school provision map and shared with parents by class teachers.
For a small proportion of children, the school may need to involve the use of advice of specialists outside of school. Parents will always be informed of this in advance, so that they have the opportunity to ask questions and raise any concerns.
At Holly Mount Primary School, we are sensitive to the needs of all children and ensure that their achievements are recognised. We aim to provide all of our children with a curriculum differentiated to their needs, if those needs can be met by the school.
There is a member of staff in school who is responsible for overseeing provision for children on the SEND register and to support staff and parents: Mrs Williams is the school SEN Co-ordinator and Learning Support Teacher.
At Holly Mount we have our own designated SEND area in school.
The Learning Support Classrooms are located on the top floor of school and contain laptops for our children to use, a large interactive, touch-screen TV and projector screen for group teaching.
These rooms are used for 1:1 and small group, specialised teaching.
We also have an abundance of specialised and tailored resources.