Special Educational Needs
‘A pupil has SEND (Special Educational Needs) where their learning difficulty or disability calls for special educational provision, that is provision different from or additional to that normally available to pupils of the same age.’ (SEN Code of Practice p.82)
At Glen Park Primary we have high expectations of all our children and aim to offer excellence and choice to all, whatever their ability or needs. We aim to achieve this through the removal of barriers to learning and participation. We want all our children to feel that they are a valued part of our school community. Through appropriate curricular provision, we respect the fact that children:
- have different educational and behavioural needs and aspirations
- require different strategies for learning
- acquire, assimilate and communicate information at different rates
- need a range of different teaching approaches and experiences
Glen Park Primary firmly believes in developing a strong partnership with parents/carers and that this will enable children and young people with SEND to achieve their potential. The school recognises that parents/carers have a unique overview of their child's needs and how best to support them, and that this gives them a key role in the partnership. Parents/carers hold key information and have a critical role to play in their children's education.
Please click the links below to read what Glen Park Primary can offer children with Special Educational Needs. The SEND information report below will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Glen Park's provision for children with special educational needs or disabilities.
Accessibility Policy and Plan
At Glen Park Primary we aim to ensure that all pupils, regardless of disabilities or learning needs, have equal access to to all areas of our provison. We have high expectations of all of our pupils, and we strive to ensure that each and every pupil can take part in the whole school curriculum. We value the diversity of our school community and celebrate inclusion for all. Our Accessibility Policy and Plan outlines how we look to achieve this:
Please click on the links below for details of the Local Offer for Plymouth, as well as a direct link to the Plymouth Online Directory.
Please follow the link below for additional information and resources on supporting children with SEND:
PIAS (Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND)
PIAS have a team of dedicated facilitators skilled in a wide range of parenting programmes and behavioural strategies from birth to the teenage years.
They are on hand to provide help, advice, support and a friendly ear from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Please call PIAS on 01752 258933 and select option 2.
Details of the service can also be found at: