At Saint Mary’s we believe that all children have the right to accessing a broad and balanced curriculum. Here at Saint Mary’s we pride ourselves on being an inclusive school. We aim to strive to support all our pupils to achieve to the best of their abilities. Across the school there are systems and practices in place to ensure that all children receive the quality of education that will result in them achieving their full potential. We understand that by changing some aspects of our practice, we remove children’s barriers to learning and aid their progress.
Definition of SEN: Department for Health & Education, January 2015 ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice
A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him / her which is different from or additional to that normally available to pupils of the same age.