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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy

Boston's Catholic School

SEND Information


At St. Mary's we believe that all children have the right to accessing a broad and balanced curriculum.  Here at St 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. 

See below for DfE guidance on Special Educational Needs (SEN) in Schools



See below for DfE information regarding requesting and Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment

DfE SEND Code of Practice 


SENCO Contact Information

Mrs Brader is currently on maternity leave please contact: Mrs Gleed-Thornley (Headteacher and SENDCo)

Tel: 01205 362092

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SEN Co-ordinator at school:  Mrs Brader (on maternity leave)

Tel: 01205 362092 



Designated Teacher with responsibility for Previously looked after children (Post LAC) and Looked after children (LAC) is Mrs Brader 


Click image to link to Lincolnshire Local Offer - SEND 


Local Offer 

Our Lincolnshire Local Offer shares services and events for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and their families.

It includes advice about health, education and social care for:

  • children and young people from birth to 25 years old with SEND.
  • parents and carers of children with SEND.
  • professionals working in health, care and education.
  • providers of services for children and young people.

To find out more about the local offer, click here. or the image above 


Lincolnshire Virtual School

01522 550274