At Shillingstone Primary School we treat every child as an individual.
How do we do this.........?
Children have special educational needs if they have a learning difficulty which calls for special education provision to be made for them. They have a learning difficulty if they;
Shillingstone CE VA Primary School has a SENCo and specialist SEN teacher called Mrs Sharon Proyer. We also have a designated governor for SEND, called Tony Tew.
SEN Code of Practice
The school follows the guidance contained in the SEN Code of Practice 0 - 25 years - July 2014. Please click here to read this document.
Information about the specific arrangements Shillingstone Primary School has in place, to support SEN and disability is published on the Dorset website Local Offer. Please click here to read this document.
Dorset Parent Carer Council
The new SEND Code of Practice provides a much stronger emphasis on placing children and families at the heart of processes and on involving them in planning and decision making. The Dorset Parent Carer Council is run by parents for parents and for their families and work to provide a strong and united voice for the families of children who are disabled/have SEN. For further information about the DPCC and how they can support agencies regarding the changes, visit the website, by clicking here.
Description of service offered:
Special Educational Needs and/or Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service for parents/carers and children/young people aged 0-25 living in Dorset with SEND. Please click here to visit the SENDIASS website.
Our children are taught in four mixed age classes, Reception/Year 1, Year 1 / 2, Year 3 / 4 and Year 5 / 6. Every child progresses at their own pace. At Shillingstone Primary School personal targets are set for all children and lessons are adapted to meet their individual needs. Attainment and progress is tracked for all children. Intervention and booster sessions for all ability groups is used to develop understanding. Specialist support is used to guide teaching and learning for children with special educational needs.