Learning information for parents

At Shillingstone Primary School we treat every child as an individual.

How do we do this.........?

Progress

  • All the teachers and headteacher monitor the progress your child makes every term in Reading, Writing and Maths.
  • All children's progress is measured and monitored against the national average.
  • Teachers are continually changing their planning and teaching to meet the needs of all the individual learners in the class.
  • All children learn at a different pace and use a range of learning styles. 

 

Targets

  • Every child has a set of individual targets linked to writing and maths.
  • These targets are personal to your child and are continually monitored, reviewed and updated every term by each class teacher.
  • The personal targets are displayed in the front of all Literacy books and are used as a prompt for children during lessons.
  • Maths targets are displayed in every classroom.
  • All the children know their personal targets and understand that these targets help them to move their learning forwards.

 

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;

  • find it more difficult to learn than the majority of children their own age
  • have a disability which stops them from making full use of the educational facilities provided for the children of the same age in school

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.

Please click here to read our SEND policy.

Please click here to read our Supporting children with medical conditions and managing medicines policy

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. 

Local Offer

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.

Dorset SENDIASS

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.

 Accessibility Plan

Please click here to read our Accessibility Plan 2016 / 2017

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.

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